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The Potter Trail, Edinburgh

4.8
#14 of 192 in Tours in Edinburgh
Prepare to enter a secret world…

Grab a wand and join your robed guide on the only tour in Edinburgh designed especially for Potter fans! You’ll discover the magical locations that inspired characters and scenes in the series, visit the places where JK Rowling wrote the books and even learn about the real-life witches and wizards of medieval Edinburgh.

Discover…

- Who the world’s worst poet was, and which Hogwarts teacher is named after him!

- Where Lord Voldemort is buried!

- In which café Rowling wrote the FIRST Potter book!

And much, much more.

Even if you’re not a Harry fan, there’s still plenty to entertain you on this lively and atmospheric tour, full of colourful characters from Edinburgh’s mysterious past.

Suitable for families. Muggles welcome!

Note: The Potter Trail is an unofficial tour that is not endorsed by or affiliated with Warner Bros., JK Rowling or her publishers.
Use our Edinburgh holiday planner to arrange your visit to The Potter Trail and other attractions in Edinburgh.
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The Potter Trail Reviews

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  • Our guide Gemma was great! Very knowledgeable, energetic andshe made it a fun, interactive experience. Thank you! Definitely recommend it!  more »
  • Well worth every one of the five stars and highly recommended to any Potterhead and non Potterhead out there. What an enjoyable and interesting experience and all from the comfort of your own...  more »
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  • Passionate and very well documented. Very much recommended. Hope Sam received the rewards he deserved at the end of the tour, he managed to communicate his passion and knowledge to our very large group (around 60 people).
  • Really fun tour. The guide was so funny and great with children! Would definitely return

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