Grab your wand and enjoy a magical walking tour around Oxford – home to the oldest University in the English speaking world. Suitable for both muggles and wizarding folk alike, this 2-hour guided walking Harry Potter Tour of Oxford will take you to some of the film locations used in the Harry Potter movies.
As part of this Harry Potter Tour of Oxford, you will be spellbound as you learn about life at one of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world, and find out why Oxford’s Colleges make the perfect setting for Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As the tour also visits Christchurch College, you will get to find out about the inspiration for Lewis Carroll’s two Alice in Wonderland books. During your tour, your guide will enthrall you as you journey around the old city of Oxford, reminding you of some of the most memorable scenes from the Harry Potter films, such as when Dumbledore tells Harry that his mother’s sacrifice to save him left its mark.
You can re-enact moments from the films in the exact locations where they were filmed, such as when Ron was instructed to dance with Professor McGonagall in preparation for the Yule Ball and you can stand on the spot where Malfoy is turned into a Ferret! You will learn about what happened when the stars and film makers came to Oxford, you’ll delve into the fascinating history of the colleges and you’ll discover how the magical wonders of Oxford are echoed in the Harry Potter movies. As part of the price of your ticket, entrance into ALL 3 film sites is included. These are New College and the Divinity School at The Bodleian Library PLUS Christchurch college. Max group sizes are limited to 19 persons.
NOTE: Depending on the time of day and University events (which can be announced at short notice), certain Oxford colleges may not always be accessible on the day of your tour. However, in the instance of any unforeseen or unscheduled events preventing access to venues, your guide will ensure that your party enjoys the best possible tour experience. Please note that this tour is not wheelchair accessible.