Harry Potter Tour Opens in UK

Harry Potter in UK
Harry Potter Studio TourJust opened 32 kilometres outside London is the Making of “Harry Potter” movie studio tour which offers Harry Potter fans a 3 hour self-guided tour past movie sets, costumes, models and props from the 8 movies in the series.
The Harry Potter studio based at Leavesden Studios where the movies were produced and the attraction was designed and produced by Thinkwell Group.  The Harry Potter attraction also features a number of sets including the 50 foot model of Hogwarts Castle that was used in aerial photopgraphy scenes in the movies.  The 1:24 scale model castle features live plants, miniature birds, 2,500 lights and completes a full day-to-night cycle every 4 minutes.
The new visitor attraction is built on 2 new soundstages specifically built for public access and is designed to cater for up to 6,000 visitors per day.  If you are visiting the UK the top 3 Harry Potter tours are:
  1. Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
  2. Harry Potter Walking Tour of London
  3. Private Tour: Harry Potter Black Taxi Tour of London
Key Harry Potter Attractions
  • Walk through the Great Hall at Hogwarts
  • Visit the Gryffindor Common Room and Dorm
  • Walk down Diagon Alley
  • Visit Dumbledore’s Study
  • Visit Hagrid’s Hut and many other sets
  • Meet some of the magical creatures from the Harry Potter universe
  • Huge range of costumes worn by the actors
  • Model workshop where prosthetic make-up and creature effects were manufactured
  • Ride a Broom (photo opportunity)
  • Huge 50 foot scale model of Hogwarts castle

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