Where to find all Harry Potter Destinations Around the World

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Harry Potter Destinations around the world

Incase you didn’t already know (in which case welcome to my blog), I’m one of the biggest Harry Potter fans you’ll ever meet. I’ve read the books more times to count, watched the films, know the spells, drank Butterbeer, have a wand (duh) and could recite almost all of the screenplay….. does that sounds like you? We’ll be great friends.

After visiting the birthplace of Harry Potter, numerous filming locations, book references (such as Transylvania, Romania – home to the Romanian Dragon Sanctuary of course) and a handful of kitschy themeparks later, I present to you… no less than the most comprehensive guide to…

Harry Potter Destinations Around the World (that you can visit)

hogwarts express train Glenfinnan Viaduct, Scotland

 Now I KNOW you’re familiar with this sight. In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), Ron and Harry make their way to Hogwarts in the Ford Anglia that wrongly lands on the train track for the Hogwarts Express. But can you really visit here? Why yes you can!!! You can ride the Hogwarts Express (aka Jacobite Steam Train) on this very route, pictured above. It’s one of the most memorable travel experiences I’m yet to have! The season runs through summer (May to October).

Glencoe, Scotland

 A little further into Scotland you will find Glencoe, where lots of the dramatic landscapes were filmed for the series.

Edinburgh, Scotland *WOW favourite*

Edinburgh (capital of Scotland) is an absolute mecca for Harry Potter fans the world over. Why, exactly? Well it’s the birthplace of Harry Potter of course! The uber-ridiculously-unfathomably talented J. K. Rowling penned Harry Potter here at the Elephant Cafe…. a series of books which turned out to be only the greatest piece(s) of literature of our time. But she didn’t stop there, in fact, Rowling checked into the Balmoral Hotel to finish the final installment of the series in peace and quiet. Although its a luxury hotel, she even left her mark on a marble bust, writing “JK Rowling finished writing Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in this room (652) on 11th Jan 2007,”. YES! You can book this room, still to this day. Just a short walk away from the cafe, one will find Greyfriars graveyard and if you’re really intent to visit all HP locations, look for Tom Riddle’s gravestone. But it doesn’t end there – Edinburgh is full of Harry Potter inspiration at every turn, so be sure to give yourself a few days to explore this city – still home to J. K. Rowling herself.

Durham Cathedral, England

One of the locations for filming Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizadry was Durham Cathedral. This is also one of the most spectacular filming locations, so be sure to visit if you’re in the country. 

Bodleian Library, Oxford, England

The Bodleian Library was famous before the film series, as a highly celebrated older-than-time-itself building in Oxford, England. The library was however used for three of the films, making it a popular place to visit for fans.

Hogwarts-Oxford Christchurch, Oxford, England

 While you’re in Oxford, you can’t miss a tour of Christchurch college – it’s as close as you’ll get to being inside the ‘real Hogwarts’. It was here where scenes of the Great Hall were filmed – and it looks just as magical in real life as it does on film (although it is MUCH smaller in real life).

Alnwick Castle, England

Do you remember that scene where Harry and his new classmates have their first broomstick lesson? Well of course you do! Those scenes were filmed here at Alnwick Castle, though other locations were also used for Hogwarts exeriors (and interiors), including Christ Church, Oxford, Durham Cathedral, Gloucester Cathedral and Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire.

Goathland Railway Station, North Yorkshire, England

Goathland Railway Station was used as Hogsmeade Station in the films and fans still flock here to get their photos, despite not being able to jump aboard the Hogwarts Express (though you can do this on the Jacobite Steam Train).

4 Privet Drive, Little Whinging in Picket Post Close, Berkshire, England

Have you been fooled into thinking this street address doesn’t exist? For all the sceptics, here’s a detailed account of where to find the REAL 4 Private Drive in Little Whinging. But for most of us, the replica at the Warner Bros Studio Tour London will have to do.

Warner Bros Studio Tour London, England

Many fans coming to London will be quick to book a tour on the Warner Bros Studio Tour to enjoy a great reproduction of the sets used in the films and photo ops galore.

harry potter platform King’s Cross Station, London, England

 King’s Cross Station is home to the famous ‘Platform 9 and three quarters’, which is actually located between platforms 4 and 5. Here you will find a long line of HP fans eager to take their snap heading off to Hogwarts, just don’t attempt to walk through the wall…. it’s a hoax. We all know this is not the real platform, because why would we inform the muggles of the real deal?

Leadenhall Market, London, England

 Here you will find the outside facade to the Leaky Cauldron, as used in the films. Leadenhall Market is location in the city of London (business district), but is easy to reach via public transport.

Millenium Bridge, London, England

 Known for it’s cameo appearance during the “Death Eater Attack” in the sixth film, the Millenium Bridge is a pedestrian bridge on the Thames in London, England.

Reptile House, London Zoo, England

 Known for its’ short feature in the first film, where Harry infamously talks with a snake for the first time. Die hard fans might want to go here, or just those who enjoy (magical) animals!

butter beer harry potter

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Florida, USA

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, is perhaps as close as you will come to living out your dreams of being inside the magical world. They’ve put oodles of money into the project, and the results are fantastic. Diagon Alley is a highlight, but the new Hogsmeade Village is equally fantastic. You can even hop on board the Hogwarts Express! There’s loads of memorabilia on site, which was perhaps my highlight. While one wand is surely enough, one can never have too many sweaters and Hogwarts uniforms. Read about my time at the park here. Don’t forget to try a butter beer! Heads up: the frozen BB tastes WAY better. delish!

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Los Angeles, USA

What’s that? Another Wizarding World? The only thing better than one is two. In  2016 Universal Studios Hollywood will open their version of the park – hoorah! Westies rejoice.

Warner Bros Studios Tour, Hollywood, USA

If you can’t wait for the 2016 opening, you’re not completely out of luck. Warner Bros Studios do a great tour that includes a (little) HP time at the end of the tour. You’ll get to see some of the memorabilia up close and have a green screen photo to show you’re about to board the Hogwarts Express! Not all is lost!


Getting a bit creative now, if you find yourself in Ireland you may not run into any filming locations, but you will be on the stomping ground of the winners of the 1994 Quidditch World Cup. Ireland is also home to many mythical creatures including Imps and Porlocks.


Norway and Harry Potter!? Norway is home to the Norwegian Ridgeback dragon of course! If you find yourself in Norway you’re just a few good doses of imagination away from being in magical territory.

draculas castle


Well of course you remember the Romanian Dragon Sanctuary – the preferred supplier of dragons for the Triwizard Tournament. If you do get a chance to visit, be sure to spend the majority of your time in Transylvania – a magical region of Romania that is unlike any other (pictured: inside Dracula’s Castle)!


And of course, Wales. Home to the Welsh Green dragon and just a short distance from many of the other locations mentioned here in the UK.

How many have you visited!? Share in the comments below – I’ll be interested to see who takes the glory on this one!


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    April 1, 2016 at 8:37 am

    I was there today. There are no restrictions on photography

    February 24, 2016 at 2:25 am

    A tiny part of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was actually filmed in Lesjaverk, Norway. When the Hogwarts Express is running on the snow it’s on a lake called Lesjaskogsvatnet.

    November 25, 2015 at 6:22 pm

    If you are talking about the world you also missed wizarding world of hp in Japan! 😉
    But further your article is awesome!! 🙂

    Caitlyn Leggett
    August 21, 2015 at 7:49 pm

    I can’t believe you forgot Porto, Portugal. Rowling lived there and started writing there. Students in Portugal wear uniforms that inspired the Hogwarts uniforms (capes and all) and the Lello bookstore was her major inspiration for the bookstore in the books. I’ve been there personally and felt like i was on the set of Harry potter! Definitely worth including

    Vania Agudo
    August 21, 2015 at 8:42 am

    OMG! You’re missing Portugal!! In Oporto is were J.K.Rowling started writing Harry Potter!! It’s the city that inspired her!! Our College Students walk around in capes!!! That’s where she got the idea from!! Please EDIT and talk at least about the Lello library and the Magestic Cafe! The two places she wrote the most and inspired Hogwarts out of! Specially the stairs!

    June 26, 2015 at 6:50 am

    might want to venture a trip out to LA and visit Whimsic Alley.

    March 10, 2015 at 1:08 am

    Thank you for this article!! I makes me want to read/ watch the movies again *-* I hope I could visit some of these places soon

    February 12, 2015 at 5:19 am

    I love HP and the sites are very interesting and informative.. But–“Around the World”? –A bit pretentious–there’s a whole lot more to the world than Europe and the US.

    Christine @thetraveloguer
    January 27, 2015 at 1:35 am

    Oh my God, I now love you after reading this! I thought I was a major Potter fan but you are a pro! Hogwarts for life! 🙂

    January 25, 2015 at 1:18 pm

    I visited Ireland last summer and while I was walking around the Cliffs of Moher, I felt like I was strangely in a familiar place (despite having never been). I looked it up and sure enough, a part in the Half-Blood Prince was filmed there! If you remember the part where Dumbledore takes Harry to the cave to find the Hocrux, the cliffs they stand before was filmed right there in Ireland. So if you ever visit, not all hope is lost!

    January 24, 2015 at 11:49 am

    So we pretty much just became Bffs and we’ve never met. I’m crazy obsessed with Harry Potter too! I’ve been to the wizarding world of Harry Potter but have not visited the extension yet 🙁 I’ve been to Gloucester Cathedral, platform 9 3/4 and there’s also a place my family took me too near where they live where harry finds the sword of godric griffyndor in the river in the 7th film. It’s out near heresfordshire (I don’t know if I spelt that right).

    Can’t wait for fantastic beasts and where to find them!!!

    January 24, 2015 at 5:32 am

    There is a place in New York City that is a Harry Potter exhibit. It has actual items that were in the movies and a huge gift shop at the very end. It is fantastic. The website is It is right off of Times Square. Definitely a must if you’re in New York.

    Carly Thomas
    January 20, 2015 at 9:34 pm

    you have missed out fresh water west in pembrokeshire ! It’s where dobby was buried and the shell house was up for weeks! Google it!

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    December 16, 2014 at 9:29 am

    Hi Brooke, I visited none of the places stated above! But when I was in High School I went to Bath, UK, on a exchange and the school was exactly like Hogwarts! Should definitely make it to the list!
    Enjoying you blog very much lately xx

    Alexandra Chirila
    December 12, 2014 at 7:31 am

    Being a huge Harry Potter fan myself, I love it when I read travel articles on Potter destinations. Besides Dracula castle there’s Corvin Castle in Transylvania that’s more Harry Potter-ish and dragons go well with it. It is a bit off the beaten path. Check it out here:

    November 16, 2014 at 2:23 am

    So much fun. I’ve been to Harry Potter World in Florida, the Elephant House, the cemetery at Greyfriars Bobby, the sites around Edinburgh, but my favorite just might be the riding the Jacobite Steam Engine across the Glenfinnian Viaduct. It was a spectacular experience!

    November 15, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    You *may* be my new BFF. I took a job at The Elephant House Café in Edinburgh in the hopes of one day serving coffee to JK Rowling. I’d also spend my lunch breaks among the tombstones in Greyfriars Kirk (creepy, I know). Love this blog!

    November 13, 2014 at 3:54 am

    Yes! This is the best blog post ever! I had no idea you could actually ride the Hogwarts Express 🙂 I’m saving this for that day someday in the future when I get to visit Europe 🙂

    November 11, 2014 at 12:50 pm

    Been to 11!

    November 10, 2014 at 12:08 am

    Is this like the best post ever or what??

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    October 31, 2014 at 3:51 am

    Freshwater West Beach in my home county if Pembrokeshire in Wales I where Dobby died, and the shell house remained on the beach until 6weeks after filming!! it’s a gorgeous beach and when Harry Potter fans visit, they leave a little flower on the place he died!! CUUTE!!

    October 27, 2014 at 10:27 pm

    Definitely the best blog post ever written…

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    October 20, 2014 at 7:52 am

    Great list; I’ve been to a few of these, you might want to add Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire to the list – it was used as Malfoy Manor in the Deathly Hallows films.

    Alice Holdstock
    October 13, 2014 at 9:26 pm

    Australia House (or the High Commission of Australia) in London is the filming location of Gringotts in the first film as well! Just another to add to the list!

    xo Alice

    October 12, 2014 at 3:13 am

    Shell Cottage/ Dobby’s death scenes were filmed in Wales in Freshwater West, Pembrokeshire I believe!

    Susanne aka Sinead
    October 11, 2014 at 2:11 am

    So cool!! Those places are fantastic! I’d like to visit that little alley where he buys the stuff when he first goes to the wizard school.
    I remember when I was in Oxford I actually thought that all those colleges looked like taken from the HP movies. Too bad I didn’t visit Christchurch!

    October 9, 2014 at 11:57 am

    It’s wierd that, being PORTUGAL and mainly COIMBRA’S UNIVERSITY and it’s academic rituals a big part of the imaginary that I find in the writting of Harry Potter (mainly students clothes and some academic rituals and symbologies) it was never mentioned. I would like to see JKR admiting she took at least some inspiration from this 😉 When will I see that mentioned somewhere? I’m still waiting…

    October 8, 2014 at 4:52 pm

    You forgot the gorgeous Lello Bookstore in Porto, Portugal, that inspired JK Rowling. I have written about it in my last blog post, they only allow photographs before the store officially opens and I went there on a very rainy morning.

    And while I live in Romania, I have yet to see a dragon. I wonder where are they hiding….

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    October 7, 2014 at 9:25 am

    Such a cool post!! Haha, I’m such a HP fan myself.. Seems like I’ve been to lots of the locations mentioned above. Like the Glenfinnan Viaduct, Glencoe, Edinburgh, the sights in Oxford, King’s Cross Station, Millenium Bridge in London, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios in Orlando, Warner Bros Studios Tours in LA, Ireland, Norway (I’m Norwegian) and Romania. Phew!

    October 6, 2014 at 11:16 am

    I’m dying to see the new part of the Universal Harry Potter theme park! Everyone says it’s amazing.

    Jaime Wanders
    October 4, 2014 at 11:45 pm

    Love this post.

    I am a huge Potter fan and all things magical. Great journey and love the pics.

    Jaime –

    October 4, 2014 at 6:31 pm

    Hi Brooke, I have been enjoying your blogs, and they are so interesting. I am a traveller and a blogger too. I would to contribute more about the fascinating places I am visiting in Europe. However I can share with you the following Harry Potter locations. In London I have crossed the Millennium Bridge, taken friends to platform nine & three quarters. I am hoping to go to Lethenhall Market, the next time I visit London. I have also been to Durham Cathedral, and further afield I also visited Edinburgh & Bran Castle in Transylvania. Thanks for this blog, I have many friends who are Harry Potter fans, and travel lovers, and I am sure they will also be interested. I hope you will have a happy weekend.

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    October 4, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    Thanks for posting nice blog.

    October 4, 2014 at 6:41 am

    Malham Cove in North Yorkshire is well worth a visit also. It’s where Harry kisses the snitch in Hallows part 1.

    Been to studio tour, Florida, all the London ones and Oxford. Also off to the studio tour in Japan next month.

    Love this list though.

    The Together Traveler
    October 4, 2014 at 4:18 am

    We would be great friends! I am so obsessed I started a HP club at the high school where I taught. I’ve only been to Orlando HP World and King’s Cross. You can bet the rest of these are now on my bucket list! Thanks for the fun post 🙂 xTiffany

    October 4, 2014 at 3:52 am

    You missed Freshwater West beach in Pembrokeshire, Wales! It’s where they (actually) built the shell house Ron’s brother and the beautiful Fleur lives in and the beach where they BURY DOBBY!! Super important, in other terms.

    I lived there for my exhange year during the shooting of the movies, and it was so cool to see! 🙂

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    Kelly White
    October 3, 2014 at 11:30 pm

    You forgot Gloucester Cathedral! Harry Potter was filmed there in the hallways xxx

    October 3, 2014 at 1:17 pm

    Ahhh this post has just made my life haha! So great, love it!

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    October 3, 2014 at 6:24 am

    I have to do the train tour in Scotland, the landscape must be amazing! Really recommend the visit to Oxford, gorgeous places and yes you do feel inside the HP world 😀

    October 3, 2014 at 5:39 am

    Awesome post! I want to go to Scotland soooooo bad and ride the train (hogwarts express)! LOL! Thanks for sharing another great post, Brooke!

    October 3, 2014 at 5:17 am

    Oh!!! Harry Potter is the best book/movie/series/everything ever! Such a pity I have never been able to visit any of them… (but someday will).
    Such an interesting post!
    With love,

    October 3, 2014 at 2:46 am

    awesome article! i have already been to platform 9 3/4 in london, unfortunately i couldn’t make it to little whinging, and i have also been to ireland this year. i hope i’ll visit scotland soon as well, and if i’m going to england again next year, i’ll definetely finally will take the harry potter tour!

    October 3, 2014 at 2:30 am

    I absolutly love this post! I really want to hop on an airplane right now to visit all those places. Thanks for the great list 😀

    Oxford visitor
    October 3, 2014 at 1:44 am

    Oxfords Christcurch was actually just used as an inspiration for the great hall scene! This is what I was told on the tour. It would have been too small to fit four taples in because, like you said, it is quite small.

    Is It French?
    October 3, 2014 at 12:54 am

    I love Harry Potter and wish to visit all of these locations (visited none so far, except in my imagination) because reading books and watching movies multiple times, daydreaming and nightdreaming about being there and facing all of the things Harry, Ron and Hermione faced…. well, it wasn’t enough and never will be. I’m glad we’re Potter siblings Brooke! I’m glad to see and know there is many of us loving the world of Harry Potter so much.

    Marie @ Marie Away
    October 3, 2014 at 12:41 am

    You basically just created my itinerary for touring the UK 🙂

    I haven’t made it to any of these places yet (though I have seen the Harry Potter Exhibition). I’ll have to print this and start it checking off!

    October 2, 2014 at 11:41 pm

    Im going to England in few weeks and I will be sure to visit atleast some of these places!
    I love your blog and this post just made my day!
    -Harry Potter nerd

    October 2, 2014 at 11:04 pm

    And I have some new places i want to visit 🙂

    I’m just back from a holiday in Orlando and the wizarding world is so awesome.
    I’m hoping i will get to the wizarding world in Japan in 2016. And hollywood 2017 or something like that (long-time-planning 😀 )

    Jesse Owen
    October 2, 2014 at 10:21 pm

    Oh my – best blog ever. I so have to visit some of these places, definitely seems like it would be worth a trip to Scotland! 🙂

    Eithne on the moon
    October 2, 2014 at 10:20 pm

    That’s the best post ever made on Harry Potter! 😀 Now I have a list of “want to see” ready to go, also: I remember when I went to London that my professor booked a tour around the city for ghost and harry potter (two different tours). At the time I picked the ghost one because it went in places I wanted to see, but I really wonder where you have to ask for the Harry Potter one 🙂 it’s a walking tour with a guide, really interesting!

    Gina Barbone
    October 2, 2014 at 9:37 pm

    Brooke, thanks so much for this post – I love it!! Edinburgh is one of my all-time favorite cities! I also visited the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare, Ireland where some scenes from Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince were filmed – it was amazing 🙂 I would love to ride the Hogwarts Express – adding this to my list. Thanks for sharing!

    October 2, 2014 at 9:08 pm

    This makes me want to pack up my bags and just go visit all these places, I have seen alnwick castle although I didn’t have time to go in 🙁 and I have also been to platform 9 3/4

    Gemma Meenan
    October 2, 2014 at 8:54 pm

    Possibly one of the greatest blog posts on the internet, love love LOVE. Now planning to add each of these locations in turn to my travel bucketlist! Only one tiny thing, the coastal scenes in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, where Harry and Dumbledore are going to find the Locket Horcrux, these scenes were in fact filmed here at the Cliffs of Moher which are here on the west coast of Ireland. Your blog is definitely a favourite of mine, such travel envy!

    October 2, 2014 at 7:25 pm

    So cool! I’m happy to say that I have visited some of these spots, including Alnwick Castle and the Warner Bros Studio Tour in London. Next on my wish list is Florida!

    October 2, 2014 at 6:48 pm

    I loved this article! But I just thought that Gloucester Cathedral should be mentioned. The corridors and chambers were used in many of the films, particularly in the Chamber of Secrets. The guides are very friendly and will gladly show Harry Potter enthusiests the site where Mrs Norris was petrified and hung beside the bloody message on the wall, as well as where Moaning Myrtle flooded the corridors.
    P.S The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is also in Japan now! Yay!

    October 2, 2014 at 6:21 pm

    I’d love to go to miami for the wizard world!

    October 2, 2014 at 6:21 pm

    St Paul’s Cathedral, London is also full of Harry Potter locations. Most are off limits to the public unless your on one of the free tours the cathedral offers daily. Ask your tour guide to point out the locations.

    October 2, 2014 at 6:08 pm

    I love the idea behind this post! Still never been to Great Britain, but it should be crossed off my bucket list in the next year…

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    Betty J. Ogburn
    October 2, 2014 at 4:58 pm

    …Sadly, I’ve only done The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando–but when I return to the U.K., I’ll definitely try to tick more off my list!!…

    Madeline Fedmont
    October 2, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    I’ve been in the World of Harry Potter in Florida. It was pretty awesome 🙂

    October 2, 2014 at 3:10 pm

    I rode on the Harry Potter train last week, and it was such a nostalgic trip! You can see a couple of photos here. (we also drove through the very dramatic Glen Coe that very same day!)

    ps I would love to visit the Harry Potter studios at some point 🙂

    Kate @ NonstopfromJFK
    October 2, 2014 at 1:21 pm

    This list is awesome for Harry Potter geeks. I hope to make it to all those destinations.

    You missed one, sort of: There is a bookstore in Porto called Lello & Irmao with an amazing staircase that inspired JK Rowling to think of the moving staircases in Gryffindor hall. It is SUPER crowded with tourists and they don’t allow photography in there, but if you look it up, you can find awesome pictures of the staircase without a million people on there.

    Deepti @ Endless Postcards
    October 2, 2014 at 1:03 pm

    The Harry Potter fan in me (AKA all of my being) is almost in tears because I haven’t been to any of these places yet. 🙁 I’m so jealous!

    October 2, 2014 at 12:59 pm

    What a great list of places! I always thought only of Oxford and King’s Cross Station. Now this makes the ‘little fan’ in me more excited haha Thanks for sharing!

    May Casson
    October 2, 2014 at 12:08 pm

    Thank you for this post.
    I think I will start organising a trip to all of these places! || AUS Fashion/Lifestyle

    October 2, 2014 at 11:38 am

    i am in complete agreeance with the above commentor. harry potter fans unite!

    October 2, 2014 at 11:02 am

    This is such a great blog post! I love it. I’m saving this so that I can reference it as we travel around the world.

    Sarah Theresa
    October 2, 2014 at 9:51 am

    Ahh could you not have written this sooner! I have just come back from Scotland and England and have visited some of these but was so many that I had no idea about. Great list!

    October 2, 2014 at 9:03 am

    I’ve been to Durham Cathedral, Alnwick Castle, Edinburgh, London Zoo, The Studio Tour in Watford, Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Kings Cross 🙂

    October 2, 2014 at 8:53 am

    Great post! I am a huge Harry Potter fan too and have had a meal at the Elephant Cafe, and also visited the various sites in London as well as Oxford, Durham Cathedral, Lacock Abbey, Ireland, Norway, Romania, and lived for some time in Wales. I would have definitely checked into the Balmoral Hotel but I was in Scotland before the last book was written. I love writing and giving my friends travel advice when asked, so, inspired by your blog, I decided to write down my tips and suggestions for my friends too. Do have a look if you have time: and thanks for the inspiration!

    October 2, 2014 at 8:48 am

    I want to visit them all!!!!

    506 Miles

    Danielle @ Chits and Chats and Chocolate
    October 2, 2014 at 8:46 am

    Yes!!! I love your Harry Potter posts because, well, if you’re his biggest fan, then I am his second biggest! I really want to visit all of these places! Another place fans might want to visit (if they are brave— I mean– Gryffindor) is Albania, where Voldemort hid for so many years!

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    Jess Kiss
    October 2, 2014 at 8:34 am

    Very thankful for this post. I am such a die hard fan and was so excited when I saw this! Amazing x

    October 2, 2014 at 8:33 am

    Porto, Portugal also a place for Harry Potter.
    It is said that J K Rowling spent many hours at the Majestic Café, Porto writing her first Harry Potter book.

    October 2, 2014 at 8:28 am

    Visited the Warner Bros studios in London, Kings Cross, Edinburgh, Durham and Oxford locations while living in the UK… only missing my home country from this post, the land of one of the most dangerous dragons ever – the Hungarian Horntail hehe 🙂

    October 2, 2014 at 8:27 am

    Oh, and also – Edinburgh has a free Harry Potter tour called the Potter Trail as well!

    October 2, 2014 at 8:25 am

    Eee! This was such a timely post for me – I’m going to Scotland this week! Definitely going to Glencoe for a day and spending a few in Edinburgh.

    October 2, 2014 at 8:20 am

    I love this! I am such a Harry Potter nerd. This just made my day!

    Andy Cao
    October 2, 2014 at 8:16 am

    Wow, I’m really stunned by this list! Some of these places I didn’t even think about, like the place where Harry’s gets his first flying lesson.

    I’ve been to Glencoe, Edinburgh (toured the castle, visited the Elephant Cafe, and stayed at the Balmoral), Warner Bros. Studio Tour in Leavesden, King’s Cross (Ravenclaw!), Millennium Bridge, and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando.

    October 2, 2014 at 8:15 am

    I’m a big potterhead, and these destinations are definitely on top of my bucketlist! Can’t wait to get cracking, thankfully most of them are in the UK 🙂

    October 2, 2014 at 8:12 am

    This blogpost is amazing!! I’m a huuuge fan of Harry Potter and have already been to the reptile house, the studio tour in London, the millenium bridge and to some film locations in London. I really want to visit all of these places! Thanks for sharing Brooke!
    x Valerie from

    October 2, 2014 at 8:05 am

    This may be the best blog post ever written