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Your magical tour begins at 3pm 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.

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Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Old Town
Royal Mile
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Overview
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.
Highlights
  • 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great way to see the city

Monique was an absolutely wonderful tour guide whose passion for Harry Potter was very clear! She was charming and fun and so knowledgeable, making the tour great for children and adults alike. We did the tour in the pouring rain and she did her best...More

1  Thank LucyQA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic Tour Guide! A Must for HP Fans.

I had Monique for my Harry Potter tour, and she was fantastic! Really fun and knowledgeable. She kept the tour moving along nicely, and had a lot of interesting things to say about where and how J.K. Rowling got her inspiration for the books. I...More

Thank Tim E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great experience

This was a fantastic tour. Great guide with lots of knowledge and humor. Would do this tour again. Edinburgh is a beautiful city with great history.

1  Thank Sheila B
Reviewed 11 July 2018
Harry Potter walking tour shows also nice places where you normaly never would go

Monique did give an excelent tour with very detailed stories around JK Rolings and Harry Potter. Besides the stories you also see different interesting places of Edingburg where you normally won't go as a tourist.

Thank Mike104H
SYCTeam, Owner at See Your City, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your feedback! We really appreciate it, please don't forget to check out @seeyourcity1 on Facebook and Twitter for photos of the event.

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile
Wrong time

I was not able to take this tour. Just to warn people who preregister on line, the info they sent me said the tour started at 3.we were at the appointed place at 2:45, we watched the gate and the front door but no guide...More

5  Thank Marilyn B
SYCTeam, Owner at See Your City, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good day Marilyn, We're dreadfully sorry you were unable to team up with your guide. Please accept a free tour as an apology for this inconvenience. Please just email us - info@seeyour.city

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Nikki G
26 July 2018|
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Response from Monique C |
Hiya, so I do talk a bit about the castle outside of it but no we do not go inside, this is purely a Harry Potter tour. Definitely go check out the castle though, it’s really good but does take a decent half a day - also... More
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