Having recently gained a degree in Tourism management and extensively working in the Edinburgh tourism industry I feel that I have the passion and knowledge to show you around! I specialised my final year thesis paper on the phenomenon that is Harry Potter and how it relates to Scottish tourism.
Harry Potter Walking Tour
Come with me muggles and explore where J.K. Rowling gained the inspiration for her global phenomenon. Visit the grave of "he who must not be named", the cafe's where she sat and wrote the beginnings of Philosophers Stone and where she finished the series in the realms of luxury.
We'll discover the streets and secret alleyways of the Old Town area of Edinburgh, starting at Edinburgh Castle, then we'll wander down to "Diagon Alley" and find the gravestones of some well known names in the Harry Potter series. We'll also spot "Hogwarts School" of Wizardry and find where the writer found her inspiration from. Following onto the famous and not so famous cafes that J.K. Rowling began her writing career and finish in the realms of luxury outside the Balmoral Hotel.
Tour Length: 1 Hour, approximately
Language: English only
Group size: 6-8 people. Private tours can be arranged upon request.
Cost: £12 per person
*No charge for children under 5 years
Starting Point: Castlehill, Edinburgh. Outside the main door of the Tartan Weaving Mill. *Will message group on morning of tour to confirm
No refunds will be given if late and for no shows. It's advisable to arrive at least five minutes before the tour starts. We will not wait for latecomers.
Please wear sensible walking shoes and be prepared for all eventualities of Scottish weather. The tour will go on even if it is raining!