Friday Lates at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
- Avoid the crowds on this exclusive tour with numbers limited to maximum 50 people - Available every Friday - Experience the Great Hall with expert Warner Bros staff, amazing special effects and a glass of champagne!
Enjoy Wizarding World magic after dark with a semi private tour at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, exclusive to *International Friends.
Travel by executive coach from our London city centre meeting point for the short 1 hour drive to Leavesden. Upon arrival you will be met by Warner Bros staff. Avoiding the queues you will then be whisked into the tour which will begin with a private welcome talk detailing how the iconic books were turned into one of the most successful movie franchises of all time! You will then step into the original Great Hall, first built for Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, where you will enjoy a private tour with a glass of Champagne while you take in the filmmaking magic of the iconic set.
This exclusive tour will enjoy private time in the Great Hall among a smaller group of only 50 visitors. With extra time in the iconic set, you'll be able to explore, take as many photos as possible, interact with Warner Bros expert staff and discover the breath-taking details up close before continuing on to enjoy the full Studio Tour at your leisure. You will then have free time to explore the Studio at the end of day. Step on to authentic sets, discover the magic behind spellbinding special effects and explore the behind-the-scenes secrets of the Harry Potter film series.
Visit Platform 9 ¾ and board the original Hogwarts Express before pulling up a Mandrake in Professor Sprout's greenhouse. Enjoy a cold Butterbeer in the backlot café before you marvel at the grandeur of Gringotts Wizarding Bank, all before wandering down Diagon Alley.
Located at the Studio where all eight films were produced, the Studio Tour showcases the British talent and artistry that went into the making of the Wizarding World.
Entry to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
Return transfers by executive coach from Central London
Private Champagne reception in the Great Hall
1 glass of Champagne per person (or non-alcoholic options)
We also offer an option with private transfers to and from the studios that includes a pick up from any central (zone 1) London address. See here for full details.
Arrive Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
Depart Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
Arrive Central London
Please note that all timings above 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.
Helpful Information about the day of your Tour
Semi-private evening experience at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
Is the meeting point easy to find?
Yes! The meeting point is opposite Marylebone Train station, and has very easy access for taxis. We recommend you arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the departure time. Your International Friends day trip has been carefully planned to ensure maximum enjoyment, which sadly means we cannot delay our departure times to wait for latecomers. This would impact the day's itinerary and could mean we miss booked entry times at attractions. If you are running late please phone the emergency number and our team will help you. If you miss the departure for your tour, you are welcome to join the Studio Tour. Any expenses incurred in doing so will be at your own expense. Refunds cannot be issued for passengers who miss their tours departure through their own late arrival.
How will I identify the International Friends vehicle at the meeting point?
Depending on the number of people travelling on a particular day we use executive minivans or coaches. On arrival at the pick up location the guide/driver will announce themselves, will be holding a sign reading “International Friends” and will be aware of your names ready to welcome you on board.
How much time will I get to spend at the Studio Tour?
In total you will spend around 3.5 hours immersing yourself in the wonder that is Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter.
Is entry included in my ticket price?
Entry into Warner Bros. Studio Tour London is included.
Can I make my own way to or from the Studio Tour or stay longer?
If you just wish to use the entry ticket you must inform our office in advance and we will confirm with you what time you need to meet our tour at the Studio Tour. Please do not attempt to enter the Studio Tour independently as the staff will not be able to admit you without our group ticket. Unfortunately there is not the option to stay later as we have an exclusive, after closing experience in the Studio Tour. In our experience 3.5 hours is plenty of time to enjoy all the Studio Tour has to offer.
Please note the full advertised price is still payable if you choose not to use the transfer service.
Are there rides at the Studio Tour?
This is actually quite a common question, so if you are wondering this you're not alone! The Warner Bros. Studio Tour London gives visitors the opportunity to step on to authentic sets, discover the magic behind spellbinding special effects and explore the behind-the-scenes secrets of the iconic Harry Potter film series. It is not a theme park, and as such does not feature rides.
How can I find out more information about the attractions we will see on this tour?
More information about Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter can be found on their website - www.wbstudiotour.co.uk/
Are audio guides provided at the Warner Bros. Studios?
Digital audio guides are available to hire on arrival at the Warner Bros. Studios situated in the lobby. The audio guides contain fascinating facts about the sets, props and costumes displayed at the Studio Tour as well as exclusive interviews with filmmakers and behind-the-scenes footage. Digital Guides are available in the following subtitled languages; English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin), Brazilian and Portuguese. For further details on audio guides, please see the following link - https://www.wbstudiotour.co.uk/enhance-your-visit/. On arrival, please make your way to the lobby area if you wish to purchase audio guides.
Is there a cloakroom at the Warner Bros. Studios?
There is a cloakroom available at the Warner Bros. Studios. Coats, bags and suitcases can be left in the cloakroom free of charge for the duration of your visit. The cloakroom can be found at the information desk, just after you enter past security.
Will the shop be open at the end of the tour?
Yes! The shop will remain open at the end of the tour so you will have plenty of time to see everything and look around the shop at the end of the tour.
Is food and drink included in my tour?
This tour includes a glass of champagne (for over 18s) or a soft drink alternative.
Can I bring food and drink onboard the vehicle?
There is to be NO Hot Food or Beverages (exception if hot beverage is in a sealed reusable thermal cup) on board the coaches due to the risk of scalds or burns and smells remaining on board the vehicle. Only Cold food & beverages with screw top lids are to be taken on board any vehicle. All litter must be taken from the vehicle and disposed of appropriately.
How much walking is involved in this tour?
The Studio Tour is set across two sound stages and is self-guided, the length of time you spend within the attraction walking will vary depending on your pace. The average Studio Tour takes visitors approximately 3 hours to complete.
How many people will be joining this tour?
This exclusive tour will be limited to maximum 50 people.
Do we need to tip staff?
Tips are entirely at the customer’s discretion and in no way expected. Should you feel inclined to tip a 10% tip is considered customary in the UK.
What time do we arrive back in London?
We aim to arrive back in London at approximately 11:00pm. Please note all timings are estimated and assuming normal traffic conditions. On the return to London, the tour will drop off at the original departure point.