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Walking Tours
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2-Hour Harry Potter Magical Guided Walking Tour in Edinburgh

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2 hr.
Guided Tour
  • Embark on a 2-hour guided tour through J.K. Rowling's inspiration in Edinburgh, complete with real-life sightings of her book's iconic landmarks.
  • Hear interesting anecdotes about J.K Rowling’s life and her inspirations and feel the book come to life with a visit to Tom Riddle's grave.
  • Delve into the story of George Heriot’s School, considered to be the inspiration for Hogwarts, while walking through Edinburgh’s streets.
  • Step beyond just seeing – get sorted into your Hogwarts House, and test your Potter knowledge with an engaging audio-visual quiz.
  • See J.K. Rowling's golden handprints located outside the City Chambers, a nod to the author's immense contribution to Edinburgh's fame.
  • Embark on a 2-hour guided tour through J.K. Rowling's inspiration in Edinburgh, complete with real-life sightings of her book's iconic landmarks.
  • Hear interesting anecdotes about J.K Rowling’s life and her inspirations and feel the book come to life with a visit to Tom Riddle's grave.
  • Delve into the story of George Heriot’s School, considered to be the inspiration for Hogwarts, while walking through Edinburgh’s streets.
  • Step beyond just seeing – get sorted into your Hogwarts House, and test your Potter knowledge with an engaging audio-visual quiz.
  • See J.K. Rowling's golden handprints located outside the City Chambers, a nod to the author's immense contribution to Edinburgh's fame.

Inclusions

  • 2-hour tour
  • Expert guides
  • Interactive film quiz
  • William Chambers Monument
  • Greyfriars Kirkyard
  • Potterrow
  • Victoria Street
  • Grassmarket
  • Royal Mile, Edinburgh
  • 253 High St, Edinburgh, UK
  • Tip: Don your favorite Harry Potter costume for the tour – it's not required, but it certainly adds to the fun!
  • The tour will be held with a minimum of 1 participant and a maximum as per the government regulations.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Edinburgh Harry Potter Walking Tour with Edinburgh Castle Entry

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4 hr.
Guided Tour
  • Join a Harry Potter-themed walking tour guided by an expert English-speaking guide, complete with exclusive access to Edinburgh Castle.
  • The Edinburgh University Old College will draw you in with its 18th-century allure, and visit the Elephant House café, the birthplace of Harry Potter.
  • Try to spot Tom Riddle's grave at Greyfriars Kirkyard graveyard, and see a shop on Victoria Street that inspired the famous Diagon Alley.
  • Enter Edinburgh Castle, a symbol of Scottish heritage, and learn about its dark connection with witches and wizards of the past.
  • Join a Harry Potter-themed walking tour guided by an expert English-speaking guide, complete with exclusive access to Edinburgh Castle.
  • The Edinburgh University Old College will draw you in with its 18th-century allure, and visit the Elephant House café, the birthplace of Harry Potter.
  • Try to spot Tom Riddle's grave at Greyfriars Kirkyard graveyard, and see a shop on Victoria Street that inspired the famous Diagon Alley.
  • Enter Edinburgh Castle, a symbol of Scottish heritage, and learn about its dark connection with witches and wizards of the past.

Inclusions

  • Harry Potter walking tour in Edinburgh
  • Expert English-speaking guide
  • Entry to Edinburgh Castle
  • Tip: Keep an eye out for "The Boy Wizard" shop on Victoria Street, known for its Harry Potter-themed merchandise.
  • This experience is wheelchair and stroller accessible.
  • Guide dogs and pets are welcome on this experience.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Edinburgh Harry Potter Guided Walking Tour

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£15
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Mobile Ticket
2 hr.
Guided Tour
  • Witness the magic of Harry Potter on a small-group walking tour of Edinburgh, visiting locations that inspired J.K. Rowling's wizarding world.
  • Delve into Potter's universe, led by an expert guide. Walk through the real-life Diagon Alley, Victoria Street, with its whimsical and colorful buildings.
  • Sink in the dark academia aesthetic of Edinburgh's Old College, and try to spot Tom Riddle's grave at the Greyfriars Kirkyard.
  • The tour includes a stop at the famous Elephant Cafe, the birthplace of Harry Potter. Experience the thrill of standing where Rowling penned the initial books.
  • Opt for a private tour for a more personalized experience as you enter into the wizarding world of Edinburgh. Bring the kids along for free!
  • Witness the magic of Harry Potter on a small-group walking tour of Edinburgh, visiting locations that inspired J.K. Rowling's wizarding world.
  • Delve into Potter's universe, led by an expert guide. Walk through the real-life Diagon Alley, Victoria Street, with its whimsical and colorful buildings.
  • Sink in the dark academia aesthetic of Edinburgh's Old College, and try to spot Tom Riddle's grave at the Greyfriars Kirkyard.
  • The tour includes a stop at the famous Elephant Cafe, the birthplace of Harry Potter. Experience the thrill of standing where Rowling penned the initial books.
  • Opt for a private tour for a more personalized experience as you enter into the wizarding world of Edinburgh. Bring the kids along for free!

Inclusions

  • Harry Potter walking tour of Edinburgh
  • Expert guides
  • Private tour (optional)
  • Entry to Victoria Street (Diagon Alley)
  • Entry to Greyfriars Kirkyard (Tom Riddle's grave)
  • Entry to Elephant Cafe (birthplace of Harry Potter)
  • Tip: There are many Harry Potter-themed shops scattered throughout Edinburgh. Fancy a Phoenix-feather wand or a Nimbus?
  • This experience is accessible for wheelchair, pram, and stroller users.
  • Pets and guide dogs are allowed on this tour.
  • Note that the following are not allowed during this experience: outside food and drinks, flash photography, and tripods.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Day Trips
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From Edinburgh: Glenfinnan, Glencoe & Fort William Day Trip

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£65
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11 hr. 45 min.
Transfers Included
  • Come on an exhilarating full-day trip to Glencoe, Fort William, and Glenfinnan, with round-trip transfers from Edinburgh.
  • Explore the legendary filming locations of James Bond and Harry Potter in Glencoe while traveling in an air-conditioned luxury coach.
  • A local expert will lead you through the area's rich history during your stops at the magnificent Glenfinnan Monument.
  • Take a moment to admire the stunning architecture of the well-known Glenfinnan Viaduct, also called as the Harry Potter Bridge.
  • Come on an exhilarating full-day trip to Glencoe, Fort William, and Glenfinnan, with round-trip transfers from Edinburgh.
  • Explore the legendary filming locations of James Bond and Harry Potter in Glencoe while traveling in an air-conditioned luxury coach.
  • A local expert will lead you through the area's rich history during your stops at the magnificent Glenfinnan Monument.
  • Take a moment to admire the stunning architecture of the well-known Glenfinnan Viaduct, also called as the Harry Potter Bridge.

Inclusions

  • Full-day trip around Glenfinnan, Glencoe & Fort William
  • Expert English-speaking driver-guide
  • Digital translations in French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian & Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Pick-up from Ensign Ewart, Lawnmarket
  • Round-trip luxury modern air-conditioned coach transfer

Exclusions

  • Tickets to Glenfinnan Monument
  • Food & drinks

Meeting point

Callander

  • key to the Highlands, quick refreshments

Glencoe

  • famous valley known for waterfalls and breathtaking trails, photo stop

Fort William

  • explore famous Loch Linhe, lunch at your own expense

Glenfinnan Viaduct

  • Harry Potter bridge, photo stop

Glenfinnan Monument

  • stone tower on Loch Shiel, free time to explore, tickets can be purchased on-site

Pitlochry

  • the Victorian resort town of Pitlochry, stop for refreshments at your own expense

Ending point

  • Tip: Make sure to look out for local wildlife like red deer and golden eagles at the Glenfinnan Monument.
  • Keep in mind hot food & beverages are not allowed on the coaches. You can carry a cold-packed lunch if you don’t wish to make the most of your time at each stop.
  • Safety is a priority so this experience is restricted for guests under the age of 4 years.
  • Your guide dogs are welcome on the coaches.
  • The schedule is subject to change during busy months to avoid traffic at the attractions and refreshment stops. Reverse running will take you via Pitlochry, making a halt somewhere else for refreshments.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Guided Tours
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Harry Potter Walking Tour with Whisky Tasting Experience

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4 hr.
  • Discover Edinburgh, Harry Potter style, on a small-group walking tour with an expert, followed by a whisky-tasting experience at The Lost Close.
  • See the 12th-century Edinburgh Castle with your English-speaking guide, and learn about its murky links to witches and wizards.
  • Head to Kirkyard cemetery to spot the resting place of Tom Riddle and explore Victoria Street, the inspiration for the wizard shopping hub of Diagon Alley.
  • Wondering where J.K. Rowling started writing Harry Potter? Check out the Elephant House Cafe, where she wrote some of the early drafts of the series.
  • Wrap your tour with a visit to 'The Lost Close,' where a whisky expert will delight you with anecdotes as you savor 3 drams from multiple regions.
  • Discover Edinburgh, Harry Potter style, on a small-group walking tour with an expert, followed by a whisky-tasting experience at The Lost Close.
  • See the 12th-century Edinburgh Castle with your English-speaking guide, and learn about its murky links to witches and wizards.
  • Head to Kirkyard cemetery to spot the resting place of Tom Riddle and explore Victoria Street, the inspiration for the wizard shopping hub of Diagon Alley.
  • Wondering where J.K. Rowling started writing Harry Potter? Check out the Elephant House Cafe, where she wrote some of the early drafts of the series.
  • Wrap your tour with a visit to 'The Lost Close,' where a whisky expert will delight you with anecdotes as you savor 3 drams from multiple regions.

Inclusions

  • Walking tour of Edinburgh
  • Small-group tour
  • Expert English-speaking guide
  • Whisky tasting with expert
  • 3 drams of whisky
  • Tip: The Elephant House Cafe offers a selection of Harry Potter-themed merchandise, making it a great place to pick up unique gifts for Potterheads.
  • This experience is wheelchair and stroller accessible.
  • This experience welcomes guide dogs and allows pets.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Guided Day Tour to Hogwarts Alnwick Castle & Northumbria from Edinburgh

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9 hr. 30 min.
Audio Guide
  • Enjoy a day trip to Alnwick Castle from Edinburgh in an air-conditioned bus. Take a picture in front of the Bamburgh Castle, dating back to the 5th century.
  • With an English-speaking guide, experience the magic of the prime filming location for the Harry Potter series at Alnwick Castle.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich history of both castles through an in-depth audio guide available in 6 languages.
  • Admire the scenic views of the Scottish and English border region with rolling hills, green meadows, and stunning coastline.
  • Upgrade to include entry to Alnwick Castle. Explore its grand state rooms and the castle's impressive library, home to over 14000 books.
  • Enjoy a day trip to Alnwick Castle from Edinburgh in an air-conditioned bus. Take a picture in front of the Bamburgh Castle, dating back to the 5th century.
  • With an English-speaking guide, experience the magic of the prime filming location for the Harry Potter series at Alnwick Castle.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich history of both castles through an in-depth audio guide available in 6 languages.
  • Admire the scenic views of the Scottish and English border region with rolling hills, green meadows, and stunning coastline.
  • Upgrade to include entry to Alnwick Castle. Explore its grand state rooms and the castle's impressive library, home to over 14000 books.

Inclusions

  • Day tour of Alnwick Castle
  • Round-trip AC coach transfers from Edinburgh
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Audio guide in 6 languages
  • Entry ticket to Alnwick Castle (optional)
  • Edinburgh
  • Lindisfarne or Bamburgh Castle
  • Alnwick Castle
  • Scottish Borders
  • Tip: Choose the ticket option with entry into Alnwick Castle to indulge in a free broomstick training experience!
  • Please note the itinerary is subject to change.
  • The audio guide is available in Chinese, Portuguese, Italian, French, German, and Spanish.
  • The experience is restricted to guests aged 5 and above.
  • Collapsible wheelchairs are allowed if accompanied by an assistant for boarding and disembarking.
  • Please bring along your photo id. Students are to bring a valid ISIC/ISE/ITIC. Without it, they will be charged the full tour price + 25 GBP admin fee.
  • Baggage Allowance: 1 x med case / + 1 x small carry-on bag; Max 15 kg.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Harry Potter Edinburgh Tours | Revisit Harry Potter’s magical world

Prepare to step into the enchanting world of Harry Potter in Edinburgh! With Harry Potter Edinburgh Tickets and Tours, you'll embark on an unforgettable journey. Visit the actual filming locations, relive the movie magic, and engage in an immersive quiz about J.K. Rowling's beloved characters. These experiences promise a truly magical adventure, rekindling your love for the wizarding world and creating lasting memories.

Things to know before booking your Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets and tours

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  • Age limit: To fully experience the Harry Potter Edinburgh Tickets and Tours, visitors need to be aged 5 years and above.  
  • Visiting tips: Plan to go for the Harry Potter Edinburgh Tickets and tours during the off-peak season to avoid crowds. Avoid visiting Edinburgh during the peak winter season, since the temperatures drop pretty significantly during this time.  
  • Guided tours: Opt for guided tours of the Harry Potter Edinburgh Tickets and tours, for a more wholesome and interactive experience. Your professional guide will not only take you to all the popular shooting locations of the Harry Potter movies, but they will also share fun anecdotes about the movies and J.K. Rowling’s life. 
  • Accessibility constraints: Certain parts of the experience may not be accessible for people with reduced mobility. Please refer to your tickets for additional information about accessibility during the Harry Potter Edinburgh Tickets and Tours. 

Why visit Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets and tours?

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  • Shooting locations: The experience takes you on guided walking tours of all the prime shooting locations of the Harry Potter movies. 
  • Edinburgh: Edinburgh: Scotland's capital, a city that inspired J.K. Rowling, is a magical experience for Potter fans.
  • Broomstick lessons: You can fulfill all your Quidditch fantasies on the grounds of Alnwick Castle! The grounds of the historic castle were the filming location for Harry’s first flying lesson with Madam Hooch in the Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 
  • Walking tours: The Harry Potter Edinburgh Tickets and Tours take you on a walking tour of some of the most famous shooting locations of the Harry Potter movies in Edinburgh.  
  • Interactive experience: Enhance your Harry Potter Edinburgh Tickets and Tours with engaging interactive activities.

Which Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets and tours are best for you?

Edinburgh's Harry Potter Tour

If you are on a budget

Go For: Walking Tours

Duration: 2 hours

Guide: Professional tour guide

  • Explore Edinburgh in a budget-friendly manner, while walking to all the different shooting locations for the Harry Potter movies. 
  • Get your money’s worth as you learn about the city, the Harry Potter movies, and J.K. Rowling’s life with a professional tour guide. 

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Family sitting in front of Alnwick Castle

If you are traveling with kids

Go for: Guided Tours

Duration: 2-10 hours

Guide: Professional tour guide and Audio guide

  • Kids will enjoy going on a walking tour of some of the most famous filming locations of the Harry Potter movies. 
  • Let kids experience the real-life magic of the Harry Potter movies on guided tours of Edinburgh and Alnwick Castle. 

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Edinburgh's Harry Potter Tour

If you are short on time

Go for: Walking Tours

Duration: 2 hours

Guide: Professional tour guide

  • Explore all the prime shooting locations of the Harry Potter movies on a magical walking tour of the city. 
  • With a professional guide by your side, visit all the shooting locations and learn about interesting anecdotes from J.K. Rowling's life and her inspiration for the world’s most famous wizard.  

Recommended tours

Cancellation policy

Your Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets and tours can be canceled 24 hours before the experience begins, for a full refund. 

View of Alnwick Castle from Lion Bridge

If you want to explore in-depth

Go for: Guided Tours

Duration: 2-10 hours

Guide: Professional tour guide and audio guide

  • Explore Edinburgh and the Alnwick Castle as you go on a magical walking tour of the key filming locations of the Harry Potter movies. 
  • Choose from a professional tour guide or an audio guide to fully explore all the different filming locations of the Harry Potter movies. 

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Solo Traveller

If you are a solo traveler

Go For: Group Tours

Duration: 2-10 hours

Guide: Professional tour guide and Audio guide

  • Embark on a magical guided tour of the key filming locations of the Harry Potter movies with other Potterheads for company. 
  • With a professional tour guide and multilingual audioguide, you can learn about all the behind-the-scenes fun of the Harry Potter movies and interesting anecdotes from J.K. Rowling’s life. 

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What to see at Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets and tours?

Statue of William Chambers in Edinburgh

William Chambers Monument

William Chambers was the ‘Lord Provost’ or city mayor of Edinburgh from 1865-1869. During his four years as mayor, Chambers made some extremely significant contributions to the administration and infrastructure of Edinburgh.

Gate to Greyfriars Kirkyard, Harry Potter Magical Guided Walking Tour

Greyfriars Kirkyard

Experience chills as you visit the graveyard of the real Tom Riddle in the historic Greyfriars Kirkyard graveyard in Edinburgh.

Potterrow Port, Edinburgh, Harry Potter Magical Guided Walking Tour

Potterrow

The Potterrow is a street in central Edinburgh that is believed to have inspired the last name of J.K. Rowling’s famous boy Wizard Harry Potter. 

Victoria Street

Victoria Street

Victoria Street was the inspiration for the famous Diagon Alley in the Harry Potter series. You can even purchase officially licensed Harry Potter merchandise at a small shop on the street. 

Grassmarket

Grassmarket

Fancy a visit to Hogsmeade? Then check out Grassmarket, an area in Edinburgh that bears a striking resemblance to the fictional Hogsmeade village in the Harry Potter movies. 

Golden Handprint

Golden Handprints

Just off the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, at 253 High Street, you can see J.K. Rowling’s golden handprints. Located just outside the City Chambers, these handprints are a testimony to the immense contribution made by the author to Edinburgh’s fame. 

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The timings of the Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets

The timings of the Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets and tours vary according to the type of ticket you purchase. 

Best time to visit: To avoid crowds, waiting times, and long queues, it's a good idea to plan your Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets and tours during the off-peak season. During the peak winter season, the temperatures drop significantly in Edinburgh, so avoid planning your visit during this time. 

Address: 45 Chambers St, Edinburgh EH1 1JF, UK. Find on maps. 

Getting there

  • By bus: 35, 45

      Nearest stop: National Museum of Scotland

  • By train: Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, ScotRail

      Nearest stop: Edinburgh Waverley

  • By car: 13.8 km from Edinburgh Airport

      Car parking: Many parking areas are available near the William Chambers Monument. 

Meeting point for the Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets

There is a single entrance or meeting point for the Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets and tours. The entrance varies according to the type of ticket you have purchased. For additional information regarding this, please refer to your ticket voucher. 

Wheelchair accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • The Harry Potter Shop: This shop is a haven for Harry Potter fans, selling everything from wands and robes to books and collectables.
  • The Elephant House Cafe: This cafe is where J.K. Rowling is said to have written much of the first Harry Potter book. The cafe is now a popular tourist destination, and it's a great place to enjoy a cup of tea and a slice of cake while you're reading your favourite Harry Potter book.
  • The Real Mary King's Close: This underground tour takes you back in time to Edinburgh's dark and gruesome past. Along the way, you'll hear stories of witches, warlocks, and plague victims.
Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets
  • Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets and tours are primarily walking tours. We recommend wearing comfortable footwear and clothes for a comfortable and enjoyable experience. 
  • Carry an umbrella and a light sweater since the weather in Edinburgh is unpredictable. 
  • Try to reach at least 10-15 minutes early for your Harry Potter Edinburgh tours and tickets. 
  • The Harry Potter Edinburgh experience is pretty popular, so it is a good idea to book your tickets for the experience well in advance. 
  • Feel free to dress up as your favorite Harry Potter character when you go for the tours. 
  • Don’t forget to click pictures, and buy licensed Harry Potter merchandise during the experience. 
  • Revisit the Harry Potter series and movies before embarking on your Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets and tours. 


Pastries in cafe
  • Museum Brasserie: Located in the National Museum of Scotland, the Museum Brasserie is a great place to enjoy tea, coffee, pastries, and some popular Scottish delicacies. 
  • Nando’s Edinburgh: Nando’s is a popular Afro-Portuguese chain restaurant that serves delicious and super spicy flame-grilled chicken. 
  • MUMS Great Comfort Food: Relish traditional British fare and gourmet sausages at MUMS Great Comfort Food, a retro-style diner near the William Chambers monument. 
  • Cafe Andaluz Old Town: Dig into delicious paellas, tapas, and other Spanish dishes at the Cafe Andaluz Old Town. 
  • The Cellar Door: Sophisticated and classy, the Cellar Door is a great dining option if you are looking for classic dishes with an innovative twist. You can also choose from some great vegetarian options at the restaurant. 
Edinburgh castle, Scotland
  • National Museum of Scotland: Located 13m away from the William Chambers monument, the National Museum of Scotland is home to Scottish antiquities that give a beautiful insight into Scotland’s cultural heritage.  
  • Edinburgh Castle: Located 1.2 km from the William Chambers monument, Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortified castle that has served as a royal residence, a military garrison, a prison, and a fortress. 
  • St.Giles’ Cathedral: Located 1 km from William Chambers monument, St. Giles’ Cathedral has been a working church for over nine centuries! The cathedral is a living testament to the turbulent religious history of Scotland. 
  • Princes Street Gardens: The Princes Street Gardens are located 1.3 km away from the William Chambers monument. These gardens are the largest in Edinburgh and separate the Old Town from the New Town in the city. 
  • Royal Botanic Garden: Just 3 km away from the William Chambers monument are the Royal Botanic Gardens. These gardens are home to one of the largest and richest collections of plants in the world.

Beyond Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets and tours

Exterior view of the Alnwick Castle
Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh Castle is a fifth-century castle that sits on a natural throne of volcanic dolerite. With its rich history and charming beauty, Bamburgh Castle is a great place to visit when you go for the Harry Potter Edinburgh tours and tickets. 

Frequently asked questions about Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets and tours

How much is a ticket to Harry Potter Edinburgh Tours?

The starting price of Harry Potter Edinburgh tours and tickets is £16.

How to book tickets for the Harry Potter Edinburgh tours?

You can only book tickets for the Harry Potter Edinburgh tours online. 

Why should I book Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets and tours online?
  • Cheaper rates: Harry Potter Edinburgh tours and tickets are available at special prices online. 
  • Discounts and offers: Booking your Harry Potter Edinburgh tours and tickets online allows you to benefit from various discounts and offers that are only available on the online purchase of tickets. 
  • Cancellation policy: If you have purchased your Harry Potter Edinburgh tours and tickets online, you can easily cancel them 24 hours before the experience begins for a full refund. 
  • Convenient and reliable: You can easily book your Harry Potter Edinburgh tours and tickets online from literally anywhere! Be it your home, public transport, or restaurants, tickets can conveniently be purchased online. 
What do Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets and tours include?

The inclusions of your Harry Potter Edinburgh tours and tickets depend on the type of ticket you have purchased. If you have opted for the walking tour, your tickets include visits to key filming locations such as Greyfriars Kirkyard and Potterrow. If you have chosen the day tour, your tickets include a visit to the grounds of Alnwick Castle and Bamburgh Castle. 

What is the cancellation policy for Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets and tours?

You can cancel your Harry Potter Edinburgh tours and tickets 24 hours before the experience begins for a full refund.

How long does it take to explore Harry Potter Edinburgh tickets and tours?

The duration of your Harry Potter Edinburgh experience depends on the kind of tickets you have purchased. A walking tour of Edinburgh will take you around 2 hours whereas a day trip will take you almost 10 hours.