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Experience the magic of the world’s most famous wizard on a 2-hour Harry Potter walking tour of Edinburgh, perfect for families with kids. Alongside your Potter-mad guide, you’ll explore the winding streets and mysterious alleys that inspired J. K. Rowling to create the iconic wizarding world, and see filming locations featured in the movies. Plus, tick off top Edinburgh attractions such as the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, and Princes Street.
  • 2-hour Harry Potter walking tour of Edinburgh
  • A family-friendly expereince suited to adults and kids alike
  • Explore the winding streets and historic alleys that inspired J. K. Rowling to write the magical novels
  • Visit filming locations such as Hogwarts and the final resting place of Lord Voldemort
  • Tick off top Edinburgh attractions such as Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street
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William Chambers Monument , 45 Chambers St, Edinburgh EH1 1JF, UK

Departure Point: By the William Chambers Monument on Chambers Street Address: William Chambers Monument 45 Chambers St, Edinburgh EH1 1JF Directions: Next to the National Museum Entrance Dates: See Availability Return point: Royal Mile, Old Town

This activity will end right where it started.
Your magical tour begins by the gates of the Museum on the Mound, located in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, where you’ll greet your guide and immerse yourself in the wizarding world of Harry Potter.

Wander through the historic streets of Scotland’s capital, listening to Harry Potter trivia, insider gossip, and what inspired J. K. Rowling to create one of the most popular literary franchises of all time.

At Castlehill, you’ll see the graveyard home to the final resting place of ‘He Who Shall Not Be Named’ and marvel at the original Diagon Alley facade. Wander down the Royal Mile, head into the bustling shopping district of Princes Street, and admire the Gothic grandeur of Edinburgh Castle.

After two hours, your tour concludes on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.
Itinerary
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Edinburgh Castle
We will finish the tour near Edinburgh Castle
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • There is approximately 1.5 miles walking, at an easy pace
  • The tour is wheelchair accessible, although there are many hills
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • OPERATED BY See Your City
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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  • "If you are a Harry Potter fan, this tour is a must." See review

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JoAnne_B
, May 2022
This was a really fun tour! My daughter and I really enjoyed it! Our tour guide Monique was awesome. She share a lot of fun facts about Edinburgh and how the Harry Potter series came to be. The quizzes through out the tour made a blast!
star-5
Fun, fun, fun!
Kathy_M
, Apr 2022
Kieran was the best! He knew so much about Harry and the series, and he was an absolute delight to listen to! I would highly recommend this tour - it was the perfect way to start off our Scotland holiday!
star-5
Great tour, fab guide!
Thea_A
, Apr 2022
Amy our guide was brilliant. We learnt loads and really enjoyed the quiz. Definitely recommend for any potter fan who wants to learn what inspired the characters and places in the books
star-5
Great way to Potter about
Shannon_B
, Apr 2022
Kieran was really great. He gave everyone a chance in the quiz. It was great to have him speak so loudly as everyone could hear no matter where you stood in the group. Highly enjoyable and would gladly recommend Kieran!
star-5
Kieran’s HP tour
Maria_A
, Apr 2022
Enjoyed quizzes and Kieran’s energy and enthusiasm. Not too strenuous, but a nice walk around the city.
star-5
Great tour for Harry Potter fans, young and older alike
Derin_D
, Apr 2022
Thanks to our tourguide, Amy, for a great walking tour of Edinburgh featuring the highlights of Harry Potter and inspirations for JK Rowling. I normally shy away from walking tours while traveling, but I opted for this tour for my daughter who is a huge Harry Potter fan. I'm so glad I did because she loved the tour and it was a highlight of our trip to Edinburgh. Amy created a fun and participative atmosphere amongst the Harry Potter fans- and expertly fielded the eager, younger participants (like my children). The tour was easily walkable for my 9 and 6 year old. Highly recommend.
star-5
City which inspired Potter!!!
Amrith_M
, Apr 2022
Jenny was an excellent tour guide who kept it so entertaining and exciting to my kid. Would definitely do this if you have any Harry Potter fans in the family.
star-5
Potter fun filled tour
Jean_D
, Apr 2022
Everything about this tour was fab from start to finish. The knowledge and fun element that our tour guide Kieran provided was outstanding. Kieran got to know everyone in the group individually, finding out how far along they were in the Harry Potter story which made it so personal . He had the children and adults engrossed from the get go . Great fun element with the quizzes on the way ,all the stories and historical places to see plus fantastic tour guide Kieran what more could you want .
star-5
Potterheads will love it!
MelissaAllen_B
, Apr 2022
Great tour! Fun informative guide. Loved the mix of Potterlore and history of the city. Highly recommend!
star-4
Wonderful Experience
Nahid_M
, Apr 2022
I loved our tour guide Jenny. My favourite part was the Diagon Alley since we were asked questions in it, my kid liked the sense of competition. We greatly enjoyed it and our housing.

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