The best way to explore Oxford is on foot with your friendly and expert guide, who will share stories about this beautiful city and its famous university.
Harry Potter Highlights Tour
- Private Tours
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- 1 Hour Large Group Call to Book
- 2 Hours Small Group Call to Book
- 2 Hours Large Group Call to Book
Enter the Magical World of Harry Potter
For all fans of Harry Potter (designed especially for children and their families), this is the perfect Oxford walking tour. See the key locations from the outside that inspired the Harry Potter Stories.
This tour is currently only available as a Private Group Tour – please see the Private Group Tour page and choose the Harry Potter Tour option.
See Christ Church and the Divinity School (part of the world famous Bodleian Library) from the outside, with a specially trained guide.
All colleges are closed to pre-booked guided group visits currently (due to Covid) but your expert Guide will help you make the very most of your Harry Potter inspired visit to Oxford.
Christ Church Dining Hall, looks magnificent from the outside – you can see why it was the inspiration for Hogwarts Great Hall! Your Guide will show you pictures of the famous staircase and cloisters used in the filming of Harry Potter, explaining how CGI was used to ‘magically’ alter some of these locations in various scenes.
The Divinity School was a location in several of the Harry Potter films (do you remember the Dance School and the Infirmary?) It is the oldest teaching hall of the whole of the University of Oxford, dating back to 1427. You can enter The Old Schools Quadrangle it sits within, which houses the different schools including the ‘Schola Metaphysicae’. All are part of the world-famous Bodleian Libraries.
You may also be able to glimpse the Great Oak Tree over the New College walls…
Your Guide will be able to advise you which magical sites you can go and see after your tour, to make the very most of your Harry Potter visit to Oxford!
Group sizes are limited to 20 people for your safety and comfort.
Whenever possible a visit inside a college will be included on your tour – but due to restrictions this isn’t always possible. (On Degree Days, Exam Days and certain holidays all colleges are closed.)
All Oxford Official Walking Tours meet at the Cool Britannia gift shop entrance on the corner of Turl Street and Broad Street (Broad Street Numbers 23-25, OX1 3DH).
Your Guide will be holding an Oxford Official Walking Tours paddleboard.
Book this as a Private Tour
For details on how to book this as a private tailor-made tour on this or a combination of themes, for yourself or family and friends: