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The Potter Trail, Edinburgh

#12 of 176 in Tours in Edinburgh
Walking tour · Tour
Prepare to enter a secret world…

Grab a wand and join your robed guide on the only tour in Edinburgh designed especially for Potter fans! You’ll discover the magical locations that inspired characters and scenes in the series, visit the places where JK Rowling wrote the books and even learn about the real-life witches and wizards of medieval Edinburgh.


- Who the world’s worst poet was, and which Hogwarts teacher is named after him!

- Where Lord Voldemort is buried!

- In which café Rowling wrote the FIRST Potter book!

And much, much more.

Even if you’re not a Harry fan, there’s still plenty to entertain you on this lively and atmospheric tour, full of colourful characters from Edinburgh’s mysterious past.

Suitable for families. Muggles welcome!

Note: The Potter Trail is an unofficial tour that is not endorsed by or affiliated with Warner Bros., JK Rowling or her publishers.
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  • Great, fun tour! We were running late and Will was communicative about where the group would be. His tour was witty, informative and…enchanting!  more »
  • All we can say is THANK YOU to Charlie! The tour was everything a HP fan would want & for my husband who isn't as mad as me, he greatly enjoyed it too. Charlie's enthusiasm was incredible and the...  more »
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