Semi-Private Studio Tour: The Making of Harry Potter

Discover the cinematic sorcery behind the world’s most famous wizard in this fully guided tour

Travel Flexibly · 6.00h · London, England

Do you want to dive deeper into the mysteries of Hogwarts? Our exclusive guided tour of Warner Bros. studio gives you unparalleled access to the film set of the entire Harry Potter series, putting you at the center of the magic! You’ll be whisked away by Muggletrain through Platform 9 ¾ on your way to Great Hall, the Forbidden Forest, Hagrid’s Hut, and more. Sip on a refreshing Butterbeer and see authentic movie memorabilia on this supernatural 6-hour tour.

  • New Tour
  • Semi-private Warner Bros. Studio tour​
  • Spend the day with your expert Harry Potter guide
  • Learn production secrets
  • Visit Diagon Alley
  • See memorable locations
  • Mischief managed

You’ll meet your guide in Central London at the Euston War Memorial outside of Euston Station. Along with your tour companions, just 8 people or less, you’ll board the train to Waterford Junction. From there, you’ll hop on the Warner Bros. Studio shuttle bus and make your way to the Harry Potter set. Upon arrival, you’ll immediately be greeted by our official Studio Tour Guide and the magic begins! Sit back and enjoy a brief introductory film to learn the secrets of the movie-making process before heading into the majestic Great Hall. Next, you’ll walk along the cobblestone street of Diagon Alley, snapping pictures of the fabled storefronts while you learn little-known details about the set. Board the Hogwarts Express and experience a recreation of Platform 9 ¾ before heading deeper into the world of Harry, Ron, and Hermione.

Magical Guided Studio Tour: The Making of Harry Potter description:

Your 6-hour Warner Bros. Studio tour includes:

  • Transportation to and from London’s Euston Station

  • Shuttle to and from Warner Bros. Studios

  • Behind-the-scenes guided studio tour of The Making of Harry Potter

  • Timed entry with no lines

  • Maximum group size of 8

  • Official English-speaking expert studio guide

The Great Hall

Prepare to be amazed as you enter the enchanted Great Hall. This grand candlelit room within Hogwarts Castle was the central meeting place for students. They gathered here for meals, to collect the owl post, and for special occasions like the Sorting Ceremony and most importantly, the final defeat of Lord Voldemort.

Diagon Alley

Where do wizards shop? Why, Diagon Alley, of course! Walk the dream-like cobblestone streets where Hogwarts students sourced their supplies. Pass by Ollivanders, Flourish and Blotts, Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes, Gringotts Bank, and Eeylops Owl Emporium.

Hogwarts Express and Platform 9 ¾

Board the famous, muggle-inspired train carriage for a photo op like no other! At Platform 9 ¾, you’ll have ample time to snap a picture of yourself holding on to your disappearing luggage cart.

Gryffindor common room

Experience the grandeur of this cozy, elegant space where scholarly wizards would come relax after a long day of spell-casting. Admire the portrait-clad walls and cushy armchairs as the filtered light streams in through the arched windows.

Boys’ dormitory

Visit the sleeping quarters of Harry, Ron, Neville, Dean, and Seamus. Filled with original luxurious wooden furniture, the iconic four-poster beds, and draped in rich red curtains, this is where the wizards laid their heads at night.

Hagrid’s Hut

See the quaint wooden cabin that was home to the Gamekeeper and rather eccentric Hogwart’s teacher. Looking through the gently dimmed light, you’ll spot all kinds of treasures perched on the walls and tucked between crowded bookshelves.

Potions classroom

Enter the largest dungeon in all of Hogwarts Castle. See where potions were perfected as studious wizards concocted wild recipes in this chilly, subterranean space.

Dumbledore’s office

Prepare to have your interest piqued- just as Harry’s was upon entering the Headmaster’s office for the first time. You’ll see the circular walls lined with past inhabitants, snoozing among the countless tiny treasures.

Forbidden Forest

Travel to the furthest edges of Hogwarts and prepare for a scare as you enter the Forbidden Forest. The dense canopy shrouds you in mystery as you navigate the terrain of Buckbeak the Hippogriff and Aragog the Acromantula. Wander among the elaborate roots of 19 tall trees and learn how to control the weather like a wizard.

What you get with this tour
Exclusive inside-the-studio access
Costumes from the Harry Potter series
Diagon Alley™
Shop fronts of Ollivanders™, Flourish and Blotts™, Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes, Gringotts™ Bank, and Eeylops Owl Emporium™
Hogwarts Express
Gryffindor's common room
And much more!
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Frequently Asked Questions

What to bring?

Wear comfortable shoes that’ll keep your feet dry and cushioned for this 6-hour tour. Packing layers is advised since you’ll be both indoors and outdoors during the duration of the tour, including transportation transfers. Food and beverages aren’t included, so bring cash if you want to stop for a drink or snack along the way.

What to bring?

Wear comfortable shoes that’ll keep your feet dry and cushioned for this 6-hour tour. Packing layers is advised since you’ll be both indoors and outdoors during the duration of the tour, including transportation transfers. Food and beverages aren’t included, so bring cash if you want to stop for a drink or snack along the way.

Is this tour run by The Tour Guy?

No, this tour is operated by one of our trusted and vetted partners in London.

How comprehensive are the site-seeing portions of this tour?

This is an exclusive tour of the actual Warner Bros. studio where the Harry Potter series was filmed. It doesn’t get more in-depth than this! For longer guided tours that include the Harry Potter studio experience and more of England’s most important sights, check out Harry Potter Studio & Oxford from London: Magic Behind the Scenes or The Magic of Harry Potter: Warner Bros Studios & Walking Tour of London

Is food included in the price of the tour?

No, but you'll have plenty of opportunities to find delicious food and grab a bite on the go. We're happy to recommend our favorite spots, but your local guide is sure to point you in the right direction, too.

Why do I have to pay for my child who's under 5 years old?

Since this trip includes transportation and the group size is limited to 8 guests, all passengers on the tour incur a charge. For the round trip train and bus tickets, young children take up the same space as teens and adults. This tour is deeply discounted for children 0-4 years old.

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