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Potter About Edinburgh - with quizzes

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Experience the magic of the world’s most famous wizard on a 2-hour Harry Potter walking tour of Edinburgh, perfect for families with kids. Alongside your Potter-mad guide, you’ll explore the winding streets and mysterious alleys that inspired J. K. Rowling to create the iconic wizarding world, and see filming locations featured in the movies. Plus, tick off top Edinburgh attractions such as the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, and Princes Street.
  • 2-hour Harry Potter walking tour of Edinburgh
  • A family-friendly expereince suited to adults and kids alike
  • Explore the winding streets and historic alleys that inspired J. K. Rowling to write the magical novels
  • Visit filming locations such as Hogwarts and the final resting place of Lord Voldemort
  • Tick off top Edinburgh attractions such as Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street
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Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

45 Chambers St, Edinburgh EH1 1JF, UK

Departure Point: By the William Chambers Monument on Chambers Street Address: William Chambers Monument 45 Chambers St, Edinburgh EH1 1JF Directions: Next to the National Museum Entrance Dates: See Availability Return point: Royal Mile, Old Town

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Your magical tour begins by the gates of the Museum on the Mound, located in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, where you’ll greet your guide and immerse yourself in the wizarding world of Harry Potter.

Wander through the historic streets of Scotland’s capital, listening to Harry Potter trivia, insider gossip, and what inspired J. K. Rowling to create one of the most popular literary franchises of all time.

At Castlehill, you’ll see the graveyard home to the final resting place of ‘He Who Shall Not Be Named’ and marvel at the original Diagon Alley facade. Wander down the Royal Mile, head into the bustling shopping district of Princes Street, and admire the Gothic grandeur of Edinburgh Castle.

After two hours, your tour concludes on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Edinburgh Castle
We will finish the tour near Edinburgh Castle
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • There is approximately 1.5 miles walking, at an easy pace
  • The tour is wheelchair accessible, although there are many hills
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • OPERATED BY See Your City

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Potter About Edinburgh - with quizzes?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers.

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star-4
Fantastic tour
Jeffrey_P
, Sep 2021
Jenny's explanations and knowledge of the whole JK Rowling and Potter books were truly remarkable. The House selection with the sorting hat and the quiz questions were a lot of fun. My son who is the main Harry Potter fan in our group thourghly enjoyed the whole experience.
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Unreliable! Awful!
Ann
, Sep 2021
Awful experience and ruined our afternoon in Edinburgh. Our guide didn’t show up and we tried contacting the main office number several times with no answer. We were at the specified pick up location 5mins early and waited 30mins before moving to another pick up point (as instructed by Viator.) We were told to wait as they would come soon and a further 40mins later no one appeared! We wasted so much time, with the little we had in Edinburgh as we came through for the day from Dumbarton.
star-5
Simply Fabulous
V_S
, Sep 2021
Our tour guide was simply fabulous, providing an entertaining and very informative tour . Highly recommended Thank you !
star-5
Rowlings Edinburgh
Gillian_K
, Aug 2021
Monique was a fun and knowledgeable guide, we saw lots of places that has influenced JK Rowling and were given lots of facts. The quiz was brilliant.
star-5
I found out things that I didn’t know
Jean_M
, Jul 2021
I enjoyed the tour, our guide Monique was very nice and knowledgeable. I learnt a lot of new information
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Nice work Monique
Kristina_H
, Jul 2021
Our guide Monique was fab. The perfect self confessed Potter nerd. Good distance for young legs. Enjoyed being selected into houses.
star-5
Excellent
Rhiain_M
, Mar 2020
My tour guide was Monique and she was excellent. She made the tour interesting for adults and children alike. Would highly recommend the tour.
star-5
Highlight of our trip
Heather A
, Sep 2019
My sister and I booked the tour and were pleasantly surprised to find we were the only ones on the tour. Our guide, Monique, was excellent, sorting us into houses and quizzing us about all things Potter on our way around the tour. We learnt so much and are the envy of our daughters in Australia who would love to do the same tour. Highly recommended, especially if you can get Monique.
star-5
Walking tour Harry Potter
cmmurphy86
, Aug 2019
Muriel was great. Knowledgeable, friendly, inclusive. Lots of games & quizzes to engage people of different ages & backgrounds. Highly recommend.
star-5
Harry Potter tour
annamariefairfax
, Aug 2019
My daughter and I loved this tour. Monique did a fabulous job making the tour informative and very, very fun. If you are a Harry Potter fan, this tour is a must.

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