So, are you a Harry Potter fan? Wanna experience the magic of the wizarding world in real? Here we have presented some of the spellbinding places related to Harry Potter where you can experience the charm of the magnificent wizarding world.
So, here are 10 best Harry Potter places that should be on the travel bucket list of every Potter Fan. We are sure after knowing about these places, you will no longer wait, pack your bag, book a cheap flight tickets, and fly to your destination.
- Platform 9¾, King’s Cross Station, London
Remember the famous Platform no. 9 ¾? This can be experienced in King’s Cross station in London between platform number 4 and 5. You probably won’t pass through the wall as spectacular as it was in the movie but still, you can go for it.
- Warner Bros Studio, London
Being a potter fan we all have wondered how the butterbeer tastes. But you can take its sip in real. Yes, you heard it right. You can try butterbeer in real at Three Broomsticks at Warner Bros. Studios in London. Apart from that, during the studio tour, you will walk through the Great Hall, wield a wand, and do tons of activities there. From Hogwarts Express to Hogsmeade, the entire world of Harry Potter is settled in Warner Bros. Studio.
- Hogwarts Express Train Ride, Scotland
You can take the Jacobite train from Scotland which is an alternative to Hogwarts Express. One of the most stunning scenes in the Harry Potter movies when the Hogwarts Express glided over a viaduct that cuts through the lush countryside in the movie can be experienced in reality. The train will pass through a bridge which you have seen many times in the movies. Those iconic shots of Hogwarts Express passing through viaduct were shot in the same location i.e. Glenfinnan Viaduct, Scotland. Isn’t it amazing?
- Experience Great Hall in England
The Christ Church in Oxford University in England is the place where all the scenes of Great Hall in Hogwarts were filmed. Various old aged buildings of the Oxford University were used as shooting locations for the movie. Students of the university are getting pretty much feeling of studying in Hogwarts. You don’t have to be the student of the university as you can have a walking tour of the areas and you can stroll through opulent halls, gardens, and libraries where movies’ scenes were shot.
- Broom Flying, Alnwick Castle, Northumberland
In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the first flying lesson scene was shot in Alnwick Castle, Northumberland in England. You can get there and you will have the same feel. This scenic place is bursting with priceless arts. There, you can explore the areas, visit the museum, Gallery, Gardens, and get your picture clicked on a flying broom, and much more.
- Harry Potter Themed Park, Florida, USA
This is one of the best places for the Potterheads. You can visit Harry Potter Themed Adventure Park which is named as ‘The Wizarding World of Harry Potter’ in ‘Universal Orlando Resort in Florida’. It is a magical paradise for Harry Potter fans where they can see, explore, and enjoy the numerous attractions related to the franchise.
- Loch Eilt and Glencoe, Scotland
At these places, a varied range of scenes of the films were shot. Like Hagrid’s Hut scenes, various scenes of Goblet of Fire, and the Prisoner of Azkaban and at the middle of the lake, Dumbledore’s grave was kept in Deathly Hallows. Loch Eilt, Shiel, and Glencoe will be the nice picnic spots as well where you can have the feel of the fantasy world of Harry Potter and enjoy the scenic beauty of the place.
- Gloucester Cathedral, England
Gloucester Cathedral, formally the Cathedral Church of St Peter, the Holy, and Indivisible Trinity, is located in Gloucester, England. Here, various scenes of Hogwarts interiors and exteriors in Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone, and The Chamber of Secrets, and the Half-Blood Prince were shot. You can explore this magnificent place and you will definitely think that you are really in Hogwarts.
- Divinity School, Oxford University
You have seen Hogwarts Infirmary scenes a large number of times in the movie. This is the place where all those scenes were filmed. Not only infirmary but also the scene where Professor McGonagall teaches Ron dance for the Yule Ball in the Goblet of Fire was also filmed here. After visiting the place, surely you will recognize it at a glance and it will remind you of all the scenes of the films.
- Durham Cathedral, England
This is the place where many scenes of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the Chamber of Secrets and the Prisoner of Azkaban were filmed. The Cathedral is a scenic place that offers some truly awe-inspiring beauty, history, and architecture.
Are you excited to visit some of these places? So what are you waiting for? Book your cheapest flights from India and head to any of your favorite Harry Potter destinations tour, to experience the charm in real.