Explore the iconic Warner Bros. Studio and immerse yourself in the magical world of wizards, witches and wonder with the Harry Potter™ studio tour. Escape the muggle life and go on an enchanting walking tour of the dazzling world of Harry Potter. Walk in the footsteps of wizards and witches, hop aboard the triple-decker Knight Bus and ride in the Flying Ford Anglia from the beloved film series.
Experience first-hand the spellbinding and painstaking artistry of the work of hundreds of artists, designers, technicians and production crew to bring alive the magic of the Wizarding world. Grab your wands and let the Making of Harry Potter Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, London cast a spell on you. Explore the magic behind the making of the 8 iconic Harry Potter films. It’s a journey that is bound to enthral wizards and muggles alike.
There's plenty to see on your visit to the Harry Potter Studio Tours in London. Here's what's in store for you!
Diagon Alley is a one-stop destination for all essential supplies needed by a wizard or witch. Step into Ollivander’s, Flourish and Blotts, Mr. Mulpepper’s Apothecary and more to replenish your school supplies. The original architecture and layout of Diagon Alley represents a combination of the rich details from the Harry Potter books along with streets described in the works of author Charles Dickens. The Diagon Alley set features intricately detailed props, shop interiors, and decorations that have undergone significant changes throughout the making of the films. Additionally, the set pieces were re-dressed for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban to be showcased as the village Hogsmeade.
The Great Hall served as the backdrop for several unforgettable memories through Harry’s journey, including the Sorting Ceremony, the Yule Ball, the end of the Second Wizarding War, Christmas and Halloween feasts and more. It has been featured in 7 of the 8 films in the series. The set stunning handcrafted props like the House Points Counter, Professor Dumbledore’s Lectern, the teacher’s table and costumes from students belonging to each Hogwarts house. Attend the special two-course Christmas feast at The Great Hall. Watch in delight as the set transforms to keep up with the festive spirit.
All aboard the Hogwarts Express! Platform 9 ¾ has taken thousands of wizards and witches from the muggle world to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Although several scenes of Platform 9 ¾ were shot on location at King’s Cross Station, a portion of the platform was recreated and restyled at Leavesden for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2. The Hogwarts Express was the backdrop for the very shot ever filmed for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone and was also the very last shot of the entire series in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2.
Spread across 6500 sq. ft., Gringotts Wizarding Bank is one of the biggest attractions of the studio tour. The set features props and costumes created with painstaking effort. The Lestrange vault featured the Sword of Gryffindor, Helga Hufflepuff’s cup and over 38,000 pieces of prop treasures. Get a glimpse of the costumes and prosthetics worn by Bogrod and Griphook and the 210,000 coins created for the Deathly Hallows films. Gringotts played a significant role in the Harry Potter film series; most importantly, the one where the trio break in to find a horcrux and escape on the Ukrainian Ironbelly Dragon.
Gift yourself and your fellow Potterheads the best official merchandise, souvenirs, memorabilia and more from Harry Potter Studio shops. Head on over to the Forbidden Forest shop, Studio Shop or the Railway shop to purchase exciting gifts that thrill muggles and witches and wizards alike.
The Warner Bros. Studio Tour London is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Harry Potter films. Visitors can walk through the sets, see the props and costumes, and learn about the special effects that were used to create the films.
The tour takes approximately 3-4 hours to complete.
The tour is open from 9:30am to 6:00pm, with the last entry at 4:00pm.
The studio is located in Leavesden, Hertfordshire, which is about 20 miles from central London. The best way to get to the studio is by car or by train.
Yes, there are several cafes and restaurants on site.
Yes, the tour is accessible to people with disabilities.
The best time to visit the studio tour is on a weekday or during the early hours of the day. This is when the crowds are smaller and you will have more time to explore the exhibits.
Yes, there is parking available at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London. The parking fee is £16 for cars and £25 for coaches.