Edinburgh: Harry Potter Guided Private Walking Tour

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Explore Edinburgh's historic streets on a private magical Harry Potter walking tour, visiting iconic landmarks and inspirations from J.K. Rowling's world.


  • Discover the inspiration behind Harry Potter on a walking tour of Edinburgh
  • Enjoy the convenience of a private tour with your knowledgeable guide
  • See some of the places in the city that inspired the world of Harry Potter
  • Stroll down Victoria Street, which served as the basis for Diagon Alley
  • Explore the Greyfriars Kirkyard, home to eerie legends and Harry Potter lore


Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Harry Potter on this private walking tour of Edinburgh's historic streets. See various places that inspired J.K. Rowling's wizarding world like the Edinburgh City Chambers, Greyfriars Kirkyard, and The Elephant House Café. Meet your guide at the Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, and set off on your journey through the historic streets of Edinburgh. Explore the Edinburgh City Chambers before wandering along Victoria Street, Edinburgh's very own Diagon Alley, with its charming shops and unique architecture. Feel the pulse of creativity at The Elephant House Café, known as the 'birthplace' of Harry Potter, where you can soak in the magical atmosphere and admire its impressive collection of elephant-themed items. Continue your adventure to the eerie yet captivating Greyfriars Kirkyard, where legends and Potter lore intertwine. Marvel at George Heriot's School, often likened to the real-world Hogwarts, with its outstanding Scots Renaissance architecture and fascinating history. Dive into the literary history at the Spoon Café and The Balmoral Hotel, where J.K. Rowling found inspiration for her beloved series. Enjoy a spellbinding tour suitable for Potterheads and history enthusiasts alike, offering a unique glimpse into the magical inspirations of Edinburgh.


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