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The Potter Trail

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“jk rowling”(130 reviews)
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Grab a wand and join your robed guide on the original tour in Edinburgh designed for Harry Potter fans! You'll discover magical locations that inspired characters and scenes in the series, visit places where JK Rowling wrote the books and even learn...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
30-34 Candlemaker Row | Greyfriars Bobby's Bar, Edinburgh EH1 2QE, Scotland
Old Town
+44 7853 384535
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All reviews jk rowling great tour free tour our tour guide sorting hat hp fan diagon alley magical experience elephant house interesting facts walking tour tour today all ages great fun victoria street greyfriars bobby highly recommend this tour
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a wonderful tour experience, so much Harry Potter knowledge and very entertaining. Thank you very much Will.

Thank Louise D
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did this tour while in Edinburgh! I loved Harry Potter and I was so excited that we could fit this tour into our plans! You meet at Greyfriar Bobby in Old town. We were given our wands and practiced our Rossio Lumos spell and...More

Thank LauraAnne30
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Potter trail delivers, great walking tour with plenty to see...Potter business and otherwise. Thank you Charlotte...Slitherin rules😀

Thank jmstith
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We loved this tour! Our tour guide Charlie was brilliant and plenty of knowledge and lots of enthusiasm. Would highly recommend :)

Thank Ellielouise18
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well led tour of interesting sights in Edinburgh which inspired J K Rowling. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave the tour a fun and upbeat feeling. Suitable for die hard enthusiasts, as well as those with a casual interest.

Thank JoshLTyler
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I really wanted to love this tour, my husband and i we're looking forward to it on our trip to Edinburgh. We specifically chose this tour because it seemed that this would be the "Go to Harry Potter Tour" although there are many tours to...More

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Richard D, Manager at The Potter Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Renard, I'm pretty speechless. In 5 and half years of my Hufflepuff jokes you're the first to genuinely take any of it to heart. For anyone reading this who hasn't been on the tour - believe me these jokes are always very light-hearted and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charlie led a great tour - fun and informative. One of our crew has no interest in Potter and still enjoyed herself immensely.

Thank 568brendao
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a Harry Potter fan this tour is a must do! Our guide was Will, who was hilarious and full of knowledge! I still can’t believe this tour is FREE! I would 100% recommend The Potter Trail.

Thank OliviaBrady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family with three daughters (ages 13, 11, and 8) all of whom are big HP fans signed up for a private tour. Our guide, ahem, wizard for the tour was Richard, a very energetic, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable guide who took us around on a...More

Thank MChristenson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to discover Edinburgh with many beautiful building and scenery. Walking up and down Royal Mile is great. Enjoying a cup of tea at the top of John Lewis Cafe and enjoy the scenery.

Thank ElsieChanLP
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Old Town
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labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Ally H
July 29, 2018|
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Response from Richard D | Property representative |
Hi Ally, We have no content that I would consider spoilers. Perhaps a couple of references that she won't get but nothing that will ruin any plot points! Hope you manage to make it along. Thanks, Richard
April 26, 2018|
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Response from nengfan | Reviewed this property |
no need to book