Once you meet up with your friendly and efficient guide outside the Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, and are joined by the rest of your tour group, the game will be afoot! First and foremost, you will find out which house you belong in, and after providing you with a brief introduction, you will make your way to the many different locations on your itinerary. Throughout your tour, your guide will be providing you with interesting commentary and tidbits from the movies but also interesting facts about locations you pass and if they have any connections to pop culture or movies aside from Harry Potter.
From taking a stroll on the real Diagon Alley to standing on the bridge destroyed by the Death Eaters, this tour is every Potterhead's dream. Your visit shall cover Gringott's Bank, Platform 9 and 3/4, Daniel Radcliffe's school, 900-year-old Clink Prison, Sherlock Holmes' Pub, Trafalgar Square and many more! You will then get to visit other landmark locations like where the battle in the sky took place at the beginning of Deathly Hallows when the seven Potters were trying to make their way to safety and the entrance to the Leaky Cauldron, which marked Harry's entrance into the magical world. You will also get to walk over the bridge the Death Eaters destroyed at the beginning of the Half-Blood Prince, signaling Voldemort's return to power. Perhaps the best photo opportunity will present itself at the last location on your itinerary, marking the end of your walking tour, King's Cross Station.
After your Harry Potter tour, you will be taken to the boarding point of your cruise, where will you get to see the rest of the city from a unique vantage point. This cruise is popular amongst both locals and tourists. As a city with over two millennia of rich culture and history, London has much to offer in terms of beautiful sights to see. Like most great cities, London developed around a major river - the Thames. The captain of your cruise boat will tell you intriguing facts about all these places. allowing you to learn more about some of London's most famous buildings, like the London Eye.
You will receive an email confirmation with your Harry Potter Walking Tour of London + Thames Boat Cruise vouchers shortly. Please display your vouchers on your mobile phone along with a valid photo ID at the meeting point to your guide.
This experience cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled.
Timings and Availability
This tour is available daily at 10:00 AM.
You must meet your guide outside the Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 5AY. Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour starts.
By Bus: Board either Bus #24, 29, 176, N29 or N279 to the Cambridge Circus (Stop D). The meeting point is located right outside the Palace Theatre, a mere 1-minute walk from the stop.
This is a walking tour and will involve a fair bit of walking. We recommend that you wear comfortable shoes, clothing and carry a refillable water bottle with you.
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