In the UK there are many interesting places, but if you or your children love Harry Potter movies, you will need this material.

Platform 9 ¾

Slip into King’s Cross Station and find the elusive entrance to the Hogwarts Express train station platform, where all the greatest witches and wizards took their first steps on their magical journeys. With a dedicated photo spot for aspiring young magicians, fans of the series can pose with Harry’s luggage trolley under the Platform 9 ¾ sign and afterwards venture into the stunningly designed Harry Potter Shop for your own mystical memento.
Address: King’s Cross Station, Euston Road, King’s Cross, London N1 9AL
Opening times: Store hours 8am – 10pm, Monday – Saturday; 9am – 9pm Sunday

Prices: Free

The Magic Train

For the filming of scenes with the Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter films, the most beautiful railway line in Great Britain was used – the West Highland Line (the real train route) and the quite real London locomotive. The unique charm of these places and the famous viaduct with 21 arches in the Glenfinnan valley you will never forget! It is on this bridge, built in the early XX century, carried a magic train to Hogwarts. From mid-May to the end of October, a magical steam locomotive runs along the route Fort William – Malleig. In the magic car D completely reproduced the atmosphere of the “Hogwarts Express”: all the luggage shelves are stuffed with suitcases, and the car is driven by a cart with various sweets.

Harry Potter Bus and Walking Brit Movie Tours

Want to indulge your Pottermania and take in London at the same time? Brit Movie Tours offers not one, but two Harry Potter bus and walking tours that will take you from the entrance of the Leaky Cauldron to the Ministry of Magic. Available as a half or full day tour, the route takes guests past some of London’s biggest tourist attractions including the Tate Modern, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Borough and more.
Address: Walking tour begins at Westminster tube station, bus tour begins at Temple tube station
Duration: Walking tour, two hours; bus tour two and a half to three hours
Prices: London Pass holders get 20% off all tickets using the coupon code LDP20; walking tour adult tickets priced at £12, children at £10; bus tour adult tickets priced at £27, children at £20


Not only is Westminster one of London’s most iconic districts, it’s also packed with Harry Potter film locations. Begin at Westminster tube station, where muggle-fanatic Arthur Weasley bumbled his way through the turnstiles with Harry, and leisurely make your way over to Westminster Bridge to relive the Potter gang’s stunning flight over the Houses of Parliament in the Order of the Phoenix. Budget time in to see the rest of the area and Westminster Abbey – while they aren’t related to Harry Potter, they’re still well worth seeing.

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