Enter the Magical World of Harry Potter at These UK Hotspots

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If you’re one of the millions of fans who were swept in the magic of the Harry Potter franchise, then a trip to the UK is a must! Here are some of the most enchanting Harry Potter-themed hotspots and locations from the movies where you’ll feel as if you’re walking in the shoes of your favorite boy wizard.

Alnwick Castle

Located in the lush countryside of Northumberland, Alnwick Castle is better known to Harry Potter fans as Hogwarts, the magical school that Harry and his friends attended throughout the franchise. Open from 10:00 am until 5:30 pm. Alnwick Castle offers you the opportunity to walk the very halls that Harry stepped through. Take a tour of the castle grounds to see where all of your favorite Harry Potter scenes were shot and take a broomstick flying class in the very same spot where Harry first took flight.

Warner Bros. Studio Tour

In the heart of London lies the ultimate Harry Potter experience, packed with props, costumes, and authentic sets that were used in the movies themselves. You’ll get the opportunity to sit in the Great Hall where extravagant dinners and sorting hat ceremonies took place while also visiting other iconic locations such as Diagon Alley, Gringotts Wizarding Bank, and Platform 9¾. Opening hours vary so make sure to visit the official website to book your tour.


Home to the prestigious Oxford University, this university town was the filming location of many scenes throughout the Harry Potter movie series. By embarking on the Oxford Harry Potter Tour 2023, you’ll have the opportunity to explore numerous famous Hogwarts locations, including the Hogwarts library, the school’s hospital ward, and several classrooms.