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Harry Potter Filming Locations Tour in Oxford

From US$33.43
  • 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
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
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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 (73)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A true Potter-phile with extensive knowledge, enthusiasm, and personality. Must do!

If you want a great guide who loves his city, his university, and everything Harry Potter, with extensive knowledge of the books, films, actor trivia, and scene-sites, as well as Oxford history generally, and other important related Oxford authors and important sites, this is the...More

4  Thank Rebecca G
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Rebecca, Thanks for leaving us such a great tripadvisor review for the Oxford Harry Potter tour.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome tour!!

Tour was informative, fun, and entertaining. Price was reasonable and had our entrance fee to one of the locations refunded since we weren't able to enter at the time. Peter, our tour guide, is highly knowledgable about Oxford and Harry Potter which made for a...More

5  Thank Michael R
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Michael, Thanks for sharing your review for your Harry Potter Oxford film sites walking tour. This is really appreciated. Sincerely, Alasdair

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Harry Potter, Alice, Narnia and Oxford History in one tour

We had a lovely time with Paul´s Tour. He showed us filmscenes at his ipad and then the filming locations. He told us a lot interesting about the history of oxford, the students, buildings, Alice in wonderland and Narnia. Some in our group who were...More

7  Thank Alexandra G
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

HI Alexandra, Thanks for sharing your positive feedback of your Oxford Harry Potter film sites tour on Sep 5th, led by Paul. I am grateful for your posting your recommendation here and for your feedback by email too...which came about as response to my seeing...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018
What a waste of time and money!

The tour guide was absolutely not interested in Harry Potter, he was babbling and refused talk about Harry Potter. He insisted talking about Oxford history, which is not bad by itself, but I purchased Harry Potter tour and was expecting to hear about that. Guide...More

Thank Alena S
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

HI Alena, I am sorry to hear that you didn't appreciate your tour experience with us. Upon seeing your awful review of our tour, I proactively immediately messaged Alexandra and Heike and Nelly who also were on the same tour as you on Sep 5th....More

Reviewed 10 September 2018
The Perfect tour

Anyone who is given an Activity Superstore voucher should pick this tour! Peter is simply brilliant, leading you on a journey packed with so much information through various locations, including New College. His passion and knowledge of Harry Potter and Oxford makes this tour a...More

3  Thank lockiej509
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hi Carol, James and Janet, Thanks for recommending your Harry Potter Oxford tour with us, as led by Peter.

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17 October 2018|
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
Mari S
15 September 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.
27 August 2018|
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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