Guided tour

Edinburgh: Harry Potter Magical Guided Walking Tour

Edinburgh: Harry Potter Magical Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: See Your City
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From US$ 14.69 per person

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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Live tour guide
German, English

The Original experience

Highlights
  • 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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  • Walking tour
  • Guide

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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 2166 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.9/5
    • Value for money
      4.7/5
    • Service
      4.8/5
    • Organization
      4.7/5

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    I had a tour with Monique and she was an amazing guide (i guess it's the Hufflepuff blood in her). Although I initially expected to see the actual filming locations, the trip around the see locations and learn factoids about places that inspired JK Rowling was a pleasant surprise as well. Great additional factoids by Monique about history of Edinburgh as well as some behind the scene Harry Potter fun facts are great as well. Highly recommend for Potterhead and more importantly Monique as a guide - for a trip like this, you need a Potterhead guide :)

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    May 14, 2022

    Kieran was the best guide I have ever had on a tour. He engaged everyone on the tour, shared an incredible vault of Harry Potter knowledge, stopped to talk to the group in a way that everyone could hear and see. During walking time he talked with individual people and showed an interest in them. His accent is very thick but I had no trouble understanding him and I am deaf (wear hearing aids). I would highly recommend this tour for anyone. Hopefully you are lucky enough to have Kieran as your guide.

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    May 12, 2022

    Our guide, Kieran, was terrific. He had excellent people skills and was extremely knowledgeable. We went on the Harry Potter walking tour, in Edinburgh, yesterday with our 9 year old grandson Jamie, who was engaged with the tour the whole time. Kieron made the tour very interesting for all ages, and his obvious love and expertise of all things Harry Potter was amazing. I am completely in awe of his presentation and have already begun to read the first book. We can’t speak highly enough of Kieran, he made the walk come alive for us all. It was a most enjoyable experience.

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    May 4, 2022

    Product ID: 224262