Step on to authentic film sets from the Harry Potter film series and explore behind the scenes secrets at the studios where the stories came to life!
Travel by executive coach with friendly tour manager
Entry to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
Guided walking tour in Oxford
Day trip Itinerary
We depart London and after a short drive of around one hour, we'll arrive at the Warner Bros Studio, a truly unique attraction. The Studio Tour is your chance to experience the magic that went into creating one of the most successful film series of all time, where you'll see real life sets, props and costumes, all used to make the Harry Potter books come to life! Marvel at the detail throghout the tour as you stroll through the Great Hall, and some of the most iconic sets from the movies, including Dumbledore's Office, 4 Privet Drive, the Gryffindor Common Room, the Weasley kitchen, Diagon Alley, the Atrium from the Ministry of Magic and the Hogwarts Express, plus so much more! We'll spend at least 3.5 hours in the Studios, during which you'll have the opportunity to discover behind-the-scenes secrets which created the special effects we enjoy in the films, marvel at the intricate details that went into every single part of the films, as well as learning the techniques behind the prosthetics and make up that transformed actors into the creatures we see in the films. All will be revealed at the working studios where all eight Harry Potter films were produced!
The Warner Bros Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter includes:
The Great Hall, one of Hogwarts Castle’s most recognizable locations!
Professor Dumbledore’s office
An original Hogwarts Express steam train, with Platform 9 and 3/4
The potions classroom
Hagrid’s hut, the home of Rubeus Hagrid
The Weasley kitchen, including the magical self washing frying pan and Weasley family clock
The Ministry of Magic, the wizarding world’s centre of government in Britain
The backlot, home to exterior sets including Privet Drive and Hogwarts Bridge
Creature effects, where creatures and intricate prosthetics were built, including Lord Voldemort’s snake like face!
Hogwarts Castle model, the highlight of the art department!
Diagon Alley with Ollivanders wand shop and the Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes shop
In the afternoon we head to Oxford to continue our Harry Potter day out. Upon arrival in Oxford, we'll take a one hour walking tour of this world famous University city, with a professional guide. Founded in 1167, Oxford is England's oldest university. On the walking tour we will include filming locsations and links to Harry Potter, and also walk past some of the most famous college buildings, cloisters and quadrangles, explore the back streets and across cobblestone squares, all the while standing in the shadows of the famous 'dreaming spires'. Our guided walking tour will take you into the heart of this land of hallowed academia, where you'll have a chance to see the Bodleian Library, the Radcliffe Camera, Sheldonian Theatre and selected colleges. Some of the university colleges our tour will take us past include Christ Church, Merton, Oriel, Corpus Christi, Magdalen, University, Queens, All Souls, Hertford, Trinity, Balliol and St John's. The University has 38 independent, autonomous colleges and we will also pass alongside many others on your tour. We end our visit to Oxford with some free time, a chance for you to explore at your own leisure.
Important note about cancellations - due to the very limited availability of Warner Bros. tickets, all bookings for this day trip are 100% non refundable.
Central London Warner Bros. Studios
Warner Bros. Studios Oxford
Oxford Central London
Please note that all timings are estimated and assuming normal traffic conditions. Due to the changeable nature of road conditions, we cannot guarantee a precise time when you will get back to London. On the return to London, the tour will drop off at the original departure point.
Please ensure you arrive at your allocated departure point at least 10 minutes before your departure time.
Saturday departure time
Outside International Student House, opposite Great Portland Street tube station, W1W 5PN (MAP)