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Magical London: Harry Potter Guided Walking Tour

1. Magical London: Harry Potter Guided Walking Tour

Walk in the footsteps of your favorite wizards (and witches) around Muggle London. Your Harry Potter enthusiast guide will be armed with weird and wonderful trivia all along the way.  Meet your guide and start your adventure by finding out which Hogwarts’ House you belong in. Compete against other Houses in an interactive quiz as you see the sites that inspired J.K. Rowling, from Shakespeare's Globe to the London alleys that inspired Knockturn Alley. Highlights include passing The Leaky Cauldron, the secret wizarding inn. Explore the real Diagon Alley, where Harry buys his first wand. Even see the bridge destroyed by the Death Eaters in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince".  For part of your guided tour, choose either a short boat trip down the Thames or take the world-famous London Underground. Both the boat and Underground options follow this itinerary:  1. Southwark Cathedral 2. 800-year-old Borough Market 3. Sir Francis Drake's world-famous Golden Hinde 4. Winchester Palace 5. 900-year-old Clink Prison 6. Shakespeare's Globe 7. Millennium Bridge 8. Daniel Radcliffe's School 9. The London Eye 10. River Thames 11. Sherlock Holmes' Pub 12. Great Scotland Yard 13. Gringotts Wizarding Bank 14. The world's smallest police station 15. Trafalgar Square 16. Knockturn Alley 17. Diagon Alley 18. Palace Theatre

Harry Potter 3.5-Hour Bus Tour of London Movie Sites

2. Harry Potter 3.5-Hour Bus Tour of London Movie Sites

The 3.5-hour tour by air-conditioned mini-coach includes many of the film locations and inspirations from all 8 films in the series, including King's Cross Station, which was used to film Platform 9 ¾, 12 Grimmauld Place, and the sites used for the Leaky Cauldron. With the locations scattered across the capital, the Harry Potter Tour of London is the best way to see the sites. You will also get to see many other familiar landmarks along the way, such as St. Paul’s Cathedral and the London Eye. Learn about magic and how the films were made. See how good your Harry Potter knowledge is as you tour. Along the way you will have the chance to get off the bus on several occasions, stretch your legs, take pictures and see the locations up close.

London: Mary Poppins Walking Tour

3. London: Mary Poppins Walking Tour

Join the Mary Poppins tour of London and explore on foot the magical fun packed walking tour of the film locations and inspirations. Learn about everyone’s favorite nanny and how the films were made. Test out your Mary Poppins knowledge. Can you speak Leery? Learn a few catchphrases from the film to try out when you go home.  It may sound a bit bombastic but it is time to trip the light fantastic. Grab your carpet bag and explore the historic streets of the City of London. See where Mary Poppins Returns was filmed, including scenes from the catchy and energetic Trip a Little Light Fantastic. As this is the sequel to the iconic Disney film Mary Poppins, also visit the now famous corner steps where the bird lady sits. She may not be there but you can hum Feed The Birds to yourself and snap a few photos too.  No tour about a flying nanny would be complete without a trip to the rooftops of London. Grab a lift to capture some stunning views of St Paul’s Cathedral. End your tour at the bank, of course, where Jane and Michael flew their kite up to the windows to save No. 17 Cherry Tree Lane. This 2 hour walking tour will have you singing in the streets and make you want to watch the new film all over again. You will also see many other familiar landmarks and your guide will point out some historic locations and provide additional information, a mix of fiction and reality.

London: Harry Potter Walking Tour

4. London: Harry Potter Walking Tour

Start at the Monument to the Great Fire of London, discover how a baby dragon destroyed 80% of London, how magic was used to put out the fire, and how an innocent muggle was accused of starting the fire. After this, marvel at the stunning Victorian Leadenhall Market, a famous filming location thanks to its beautiful neo-gothic architecture, stunning color scheme, and cobblestone streets, and hear how dragons have a special place in the heart of modern-day London. Next, cross London Bridge and take in the sights, such as the Shard, The Tower of London, and HMS Belfast. Whilst on the bridge, hear how a daring driver crossed Tower Bridge in a double-decker bus as it was opening, with the bus full of passengers. Stroll along the river Thames visiting some of Bankside's most famous muggle and magical attractions, including Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, where some of the most powerful words in the English language have been performed on stage. Walk across Millennium Bridge and take a moment to close your eyes and feel the bridge swaying in the breeze. Once across the bridge, learn why it sways, and why death eaters attacked the bridge in the opening moments of The Half-Blood Prince. Carry on to St Paul's Cathedral and listen to how this site of religious worship goes back to the Romans, how the medieval church was once used as a stable, and how it survived the bombings of the London Blitz. Find out which famous wizards stood on the roof of this iconic building. From here, take either a bus or the train, with your guide, and journey from the City of London to the neighboring City of Westminster. Once in the City of Westminster, visit some of the magical places which inspired the writer J. K. Rowling to create the magical world of Harry Potter. Along the way, see Trafalgar Square and identify some of the fantastic beasts which live here, and how and why the square was used for the Harry Potter film premieres. Finally, explore some of the City of Westminster's most memorable filming locations from the Harry Potter film series before taking the underground train to visit Kings Cross, home of Platform 9 and 3/4.

London: Harry Potter 3-Hour Private Walking Tour

5. London: Harry Potter 3-Hour Private Walking Tour

Your guide will meet you at the Westminster Tube station, and from here you’ll begin your 3-hour private walking tour. Visit the Ministry of Magic and other locations from the Harry Potter film franchise. See the Leaky Cauldron pub and Diagon Alley, and take a double-decker bus to the Wizarding Bank run by the Gringotts. On this guided walk that’s priced for a group of up to 5 persons, you’ll also take in some additional locations, like the Leadenhall Market and Millennium Footbridge, featured in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. You’ll see iconic landmarks such as St. Paul’s Cathedral, Big Ben, Parliament, Scotland Yard, Trafalgar Square, and others. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to shop for souvenirs of the Harry Potter movies. This tour ends at King’s Cross Station, Platform 9 3/4.

London: Doctor Who Guided Walking Tour

6. London: Doctor Who Guided Walking Tour

Travel in space and time with a Doctor Who-themed walking tour of London. Meet your Whovian guide outside Westminster Tube station, as they lead you on an adventure. On the way, explore Doctor Who filming locations and some of London’s most significant landmarks. Stand outside the filming location for 10 Downing Street from the 2-part episode ‘Aliens of London’ and ‘World War Three’. Visit the street when Missy reveals that she is the female incarnation of The Master in ‘Death in Heaven’. Whilst you walk across London, listen to the behind-the-scenes secrets of how one of the biggest TV shows in Britain was filmed in some of the capital’s most iconic places, how the writers of Doctor Who sneak fanfiction, and historical references almost unnoticed to the hit series. Take a photo in the place where the Doctor and Rose stood whilst looking for the Nestene Consciousness in the episode ‘Rose’. Discover what it is like to step through the real Tardis doors whilst filming for the BBC with the help of your guide. This Doctor Who tour is a must-do for anyone who loves Doctor Who in all its forms.

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Overall rating

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based on 4,841 reviews

Jack was great from the get go! Lots of quizzes and knowledge sharing about Harry Potter and sights. The extra for the trip down the Thames made it extra special. Well curated. Even if you were not a 100% Harry Potter fan, you would enjoy this tour. If you book your Harry Potter theatre tickets after the tour, it would make a perfect Harry Potter Day!

Such a great guide. Ananis not only advised us on details about Harry Potter, but also gave us cool information and details for us parents. Highly Recommended!

Was very nice :) I would do it again in a heartbeat, also learned a lot about London

I can’t believe how much of London we were able to see! Louie was fabulous

Pamela wa quite smiling expert and doing it very nice