Guided tour

Edinburgh: Harry Potter Tour with Entry to Edinburgh Castle

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Activity provider: London Top Sights Tours

Edinburgh: Harry Potter Tour with Entry to Edinburgh Castle

Activity provider: London Top Sights Tours

From US$ 67.93 per person

Discover the wizarding world of Edinburgh on a Harry Potter-themed guided tour with entry to Edinburgh Castle. See the inspiration for Diagon Alley and visit the Old Town cafe that inspired the books.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Stroll down Victoria Street, the inspiration for Diagon Alley
  • See Greyfriars Kirkyard which inspired Tom Riddle's Grave
  • Visit the Elephant Cafe, where the world of Harry Potter was conceived
  • Explore the famous Edinburgh Castle
Full description

Se several beautiful Potter sights in this wonderful city and several locations that inspired JK Rowling to create the wizarding universe that we know and adore today.

Meet Tron Kirk on The Royal Mile, the first stop of the tour is a view of the historical Waverley Train station. Trains are an iconic part of a young wizard's journey. Head to Edinburgh University Old College, and pop into the Old Town area to see a spooky graveyard and visit a shop down Victoria street which inspired Diagon Alley. Enjoy great views of the famous Edinburgh Castle alongside many sights and buildings that inspired JK Rowling when she was writing each of the books including the famous cafe. Following the walking tour of the city you will then head to the world-famous Edinburgh castle.

Includes
  • Entrance ticket for Edinburgh Castle
  • Walking tour
  • Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meet outside of the Tron Kirk, opposite Bella Italia on the world-famous Royal Mile. The nearest train station is Waverly station, a 10-minute walk away.

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because of train closures due to the strike I missed the start of the tour because my train the day before was canceled. even though I missed the start they were kind enough to still let me have my castle ticket so I could at least make it into the castle.

August 14, 2022

Fantastic tour. very informative and friendly guide. would highly recommend to anyone interested in Edinburgh's history and the links to Harry potter.

September 18, 2022

The tour was quite good and the guide was nice. However, it is stated that a 2-hour city tour and a 1-hour visit to the castle are included. This is wrong! The walking tour lasted almost 90 minutes and then you are simply dropped off at the castle. There's no more guidance there. If you add the 20 euros for the castle entry at 70 euros per person, you have 50 euros for a Harry Potter walking tour, which otherwise always costs around 20 euros. So much too expensive!

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August 28, 2022

Product ID: 426382