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Harry Potter Filming Locations Tour in Oxford

From $32.89
Highlights
  • Hear lesser-known stories about the movies' filming
  • A small group size ensures an intimate experience
  • Tour inside New College and Divinity School, used for Hogwarts in the films
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Harry Potter Filming Locations Tour in Oxford
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New College 2.30 tour dailyMost Popular
Available daily at 2.30pm, going to New college
From $32.89
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Overview
Get an inside look at the world of Harry Potter on this walking tour of Oxford. Accompany your guide inside the grand buildings of Oxford University, including New College and Divinity School—both used for Hogwarts in the films. Hear lesser-known stories about the filming, as well as context about Oxford's long history as a place of literary inspiration. A small group ensures plenty of time for questions.
What to Expect
Meet your guide—who will be easy to spot dressed in a Hogwartsesque cloak—in the center of Oxford and embark upon your tour.

As you walk toward Oxford University, listen as your guide tells you about the city's pre-J.K. Rowling literary heritage and authors like C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Lewis Carroll who studied, wrote, and lived here. Your guide also provides some inside information about the filming of the movies.

Discover the magic of the New College and Divinity School, and understand why they were featured in the movies. Also, marvel at the 11 million antique volumes in Bodleian Library.

After exploring the filming locations, your tour concludes at the original departure point.
Reviews (78)
1 - 5 of 55 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago
Surprising literary connections

Having been given this as a gift we were unsure what to expect. We were soon spellbound by the knowledge of our guide Naima as she led us through the streets and colleges with their literary associations from Lewis Carroll to the latest J K...More

1  Thank David John W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Wonderful tour

We often come in England but it was the first time in Oxford. We made our Harry Potter tour with Naima and we really have enjoyed. She took the time to explain us the huge history of Oxford. She is passionate by what she said...More

3  Thank this_is_thom
Reviewed 1 week ago
Goes the extra mile

It's marketed as a Harry Potter tour, but we found out about everything from the effects of the plague on the city, to the rivalry with Cambridge, to the tuition scheme and the impact of the wars on student numbers. We were shown and told...More

5  Thank Anchy2006
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Anca, Thanks for kindly sharing your recommendation of your tour with us here and also on tripadvisor too. Most appreciated!

Reviewed 1 week ago
A very good 2.5 hours

Our guide (Peter) was very knowmegeable about Harry Potter, other Oxford literary references and Oxford history in general, he was also very enthusiastic and had a good personal contact despite a cold rainy day visit. Good communication through Whatsapp also ahead of the tour.

5  Thank Marc S
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Marc, Thanks for recommending your tour of Harry Potter film sites to Christchurch

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Fabulous time

Michiel our guide was awesome, so knowledgeable and kind on various subjects and Oxford as a whole. Laughed, took lots of pics and learned things not even my local friend knew. Highly recommend.

3  Thank Frank M
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Pleased to hear that you enjoyed your tour of Oxford with Michiel.

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Nick473
October 16, 2018|
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Response from VisitOxfordTours | Property representative |
Hi Nick, you can bring children of any age! Infants under age of 6 are free on our tours (or under 5 on the Christchurch tour, as Christchurch charge £7+ entry fee for 5 year olds and above). We charge a child ticket rate... More
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Mari S
September 14, 2018|
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Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
From memory, the tour took about 2 hours and we were actively walking for about half of it. The other half was standing listening to the guide and looking around. Hope this helps.
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Eire108
August 26, 2018|
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Response from crino402 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just saw this. I took the tour from Victoria station...parked in the lot near the station.
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