Guided tour

Oxford: Harry Potter Tour with Divinity School Entry

Activity provider: Visit Oxford Tours

Oxford: Harry Potter Tour with Divinity School Entry

Activity provider: Visit Oxford Tours
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From US$ 36.39 per person

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Explore Oxford through the eyes of Harry Potter and other characters from the Harry Potter movies. Discover how student life at Hogwarts compares with an Oxford education. Test your knowledge with a Potter-mania quiz.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the magic of Oxford on a tour for Harry Potter fans
  • Learn about the historic colleges with your enthusiastic guide
  • Test your Hogwarts knowledge in a fun Potter-mania quiz
  • Join this tour to see why hundreds of other Muggles rated it a 5-star tour
Full description

Follow in the footsteps of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger and other characters from the Harry Potter movies. J.K. Rowling applied to study at Oxford University and so she was familiar with Oxford.

When they were producing the films, Rowling walked the producers around Oxford, pointing out various sights which they could use, such as the statue that looks like 'Nearly Headless Nick', and Turf Tavern Lane, which looks like Knockturn Alley.

This tour showcases where the Harry Potter movies were filmed in Oxford. It includes entry to 1 film site only via the Divinity School, where they filmed the classroom, dance, and infirmary scenes.

You will be passing the city's famous sights and colleges from the outside. You will also be provided with lots of insights about the actors, the producers and about JK Rowling's inspirations. As you walk around, you will take part in a Harry Potter quiz to test your knowledge of the books and films. The guide will also describe how student life in Oxford compares with Hogwarts.

Includes
  • Guide
  • Detailed map of Oxford city center colleges, attractions and sights
  • Entrance to the Divinity School film site worth £2.50 per person
  • Inside visit of the medieval library upstairs (the library is not open to any tour operators to conduct guided tours)
  • Entry to New College film site or the Christ Church film site

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Meet your guide wearing a red, iloveoxford, lanyard and/or Harry Potter gown and hat outside the currently empty shop at 15 Broad Street, Oxford. Currently, in 2022, this is located next to the Ukrainian refugee's sculpture.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The Divinity school film site is closed on these dates in 2022:
  • July 20, July 23, July 26, July 29, July 30, August 6 until Aug 9, September 10, September 23, September 24, November 4, November 5, and November 12.
  • On June 20 only, the cloisters film site & the chapel of New college are also closed but the rest of New College is open to visitors
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 582 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Service
    4.7/5
  • Organization
    4.6/5

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A special day in Oxford! I do strongly recommend this tour and Naima, the guide, for those who like to enter a word of history and magic. Thanks to her passion and knowledge both me and the kids enjoyed so much the visit and we will have a special memory of Oxford. The kids were so much involved that the 2 hours flew. Thanks again.

July 2, 2022

We had a phenomenal experience with Peter at Oxford. My daughter, a ferocious and passionate fan of Harry Potter had a blast. His knowledge of the sites and the extra stories made the tour really special. We also appreciated the quick stop for a shake at Mo mo’s that was a must for a hot weather, it made three kids very happy! Appreciate the experience and will definitely recommend for any family who wants to spend a fun couple of hours in Oxford and want to make it an unforgettable experience!!

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June 15, 2022

Peter guided our tour. He's really very funny, friendly and knows a lot about Oxford and also Harry Potter. He took his time and even extended the tour a bit. Unfortunately we couldn't look at the university library - but that was due to the fact that the students are doing their exams there. All in all very recommendable! Oxford is beautiful!

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May 25, 2022

Product ID: 70566