Are you a Harry Potter fan in need of some new spots to visit? You’re in luck! These are the top Harry Potter Locations to visit.
We’ve compiled a list of the top five Harry Potter locations for fans to visit (that aren’t Wizarding World at Universal)!
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 20 years. You’re aware that Harry Potter has become a global phenomenon. The wizarding world is a tremendous thing to millions of people, from the books to the movies to the theme park activities.
Harry Potter New York
This official Harry Potter complex in New York is a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in the wizarding realm! This is a terrific spot for any Harry Potter enthusiast, complete with a Butterbeer Bar, exciting VR activities, and a wand store!
Oh, and did we forget to mention the shopping? This is also the first Harry Potter flagship store. It includes a TON of unique merchandise. If you’re looking for Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans or a new Hogwarts gown. You’ll most likely find it here.
Harry Potter Locations: Rooms at Georgian House
For the rest of these Harry Potter locations, we’ll be crossing the pond to the United Kingdom! The Georgian House Hotel in London provides a unique Wizarding Experience. You’ll be transported to the wizarding world with Hogwarts-themed accommodations, enchanted afternoon tea, and a new “potion” mixology class!
If you’re going to the UK to visit any of the other places on this list. This is a terrific place to start, especially since many of them are in London!
King’s Cross Station
If you’ve read Harry Potter, you’ll know that King’s Cross Station is a pivotal site throughout the story. Platform 9 3/4, located at London’s King’s Cross Station, marks the beginning of every journey to Hogwarts!
And, sure, there is a Platform 9 3/4 picture opportunity! You may photograph yourself as you push your cart through the secret corridor! There’s also a special Harry Potter store.
The Harry Potter Studio Tour
Do you want to see where it was all made? You’ve come to the right place! The Making of Harry Potter Tour, a special behind-the-scenes glimpse at the props, sets. Costumes from the Harry Potter films are hosted by Warner Brothers! Explore Diagon Alley and Hogwarts’ Great Hall, meet animals like Buckbeak and the Basilisk. Discover everything that made the films so spectacular!
Walking into the sets and seeing all of the items may be rather emotional for many fans. It’s fascinating to watch how the magic was created (pun intended)!
Spoon Café (Formerly Known as Nicolson’s)
Although it closed during the epidemic last year, Spoon Café in Edinburgh is often regarded as the origin of Harry Potter as we know it today. Rowling wrote much of her first book. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, at this café, whenever she could.
A plaque outside the building commemorates this area as the beginning of it all. Many Harry Potter enthusiasts continue to make a pilgrimage to Spoon Café.
Harry Potter Locations in Scotland and Wales
Glenfinnan Viaduct | Lochaber, Scotland
We’re off to Hogwarts. This 100-foot-high bridge is featured in multiple Harry Potter films as part of the journey to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. You may travel across this wonderful terrain in the same way as Harry and his pals did. Onboard the Jacobite steam train that served as the Hogwarts Express in the film.
See if you can find where Arthur Weasley’s baby blue flying Ford Anglia lands on the viaduct in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. The Weasley family patriarch adapted it to accommodate 8 people, 6 trunks, 2 owls, and 1 rat.