Guided tour

Edinburgh: Harry Potter Magical Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: See Your City

Edinburgh: Harry Potter Magical Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: See Your City
Booked 14 times yesterday

From US$ 16.96 per person

Booked 14 times yesterday

Take a magical walking tour of Edinburgh and discover the city where the world of Harry Potter was conceived. Test your knowledge with an audio-visual quiz, find out your Hogwarts House, and visit Tom Riddle’s grave.

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Duration 2 hours
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The Original experience

2 hours
  • Edinburgh

  • Greyfriars Kirkyard

  • Potterrow

  • Victoria Street

  • Grassmarket

  • Royal Mile, Edinburgh

Meeting point
Main stop
End point
  • See the real Grave of Tom Riddle in Greyfriars Kirkyard
  • Discover the city that inspired JK Rowling’s famous books
  • Be sorted into your Hogwarts House
  • Test your Harry Potter knowledge and earn points for your house
Full description

Enjoy a Harry Potter-themed walking tour across Edinburgh. See the city where JK Rowling found inspiration for Hogwarts, her famous characters, and discover the place where she wrote the books. Have your Harry Potter trivia tested with an audio-visual quiz, and earn points for your house. Find out which Hogwarts House you’re in, and whether you’re a pure-blood, a muggle, or a squib. Visit the Grave of Tom Riddle in Greyfriars Kirkyard, and pass JK Rowling’s golden handprints outside City Chambers. See all this and more on a magical guided tour.

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    Meeting point

    Meet your tour guide at the William Chambers Monument. Your guide will be wearing a guide wearing GetYourGuide attire and holding a red GetYourGuide flag.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Weather-appropriate clothing

    Know before you go

    • No Harry Potter film locations are included in this tour as no filming took place in Edinburgh
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 3407 reviews

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    This tour was so great, didn’t want it to end! Before going, we didn’t know why HP Is such a big thing in Edinburgh but now we completely understand. Absolutely loved the way we were broken up into different houses and to top it all off, our house won go hufflepuff!! Eva was a great host and had lots of fun facts to tell us.

    November 20, 2022

    This was so much fun! Although it was raining most of the time, we were dedicated to do this tour and we are so glad we did, because our guide Jo made us totally forget that we were wet and cold! She told many interesting facts in such a way not everyone else could! And there was also a fun game…can’t say much, but it included the sorting hat! The tour takes around 2 hours, but the walking is light and you won’t get too tired. :) Thank you, Jo! And thanks to J.K.R. for writing HP in this beautiful city.:)

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    November 18, 2022

    My daughter and I had a great time on the tour. Our guide, Jo, was super bubbly and friendly and also super knowledgeable on all things HP! I learned quite a few things I didn't already know and my daughter loved the quiz which runs through the whole tour and was delighted at her House winning the House Cup even though it was imaginary, lol!! Watch out for Jo with the points though as she's a not so secret Ravenclaw fan All in all, I thought it was a well planned, fun tour and worth the money

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    November 14, 2022

    Product ID: 224262