The ultimate guide to 'Harry Potter' filming locations
Posted on 08/05/2016

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Are you still waiting for your letter from Hogwarts? Then you'll have plenty of time to marvel over these 12 UK muggle locations for a whirlwind tour of the magical world of Harry Potter.

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  • Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Exterior)
    Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Exterior)

    Muggle location: Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland.
    Film scene: Harry's first flying lesson in The Philosopher's Stone and the crash landing of the flying Ford Anglia in The Chamber of Secrets.
    Visit: Entry fees for children 5-16 and adults. Only open late October to late March.


The on-screen magic of the Harry Potter films began deep in the British countryside and luckily for you we've tracked down some of the best locations used by crews to film all eight installments.

From the highlands of Scotland to London's busy hubs, you'll be surprised how many locations around the UK have actually made an appearance in the beloved Harry Potter films.

Even if you only have a day in London, add St Pancras Station, Borough Market, Cecil Court, and Great Scotland Yard to your must-see list. Then hop on your broomstick (or the Tube) and dive into the magic!


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