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Harry Potter Walking Tour of Oxford Including Bodleian Library

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Highlights
  • Discover key Harry Potter locations on a small-group walking tour
  • Tour varies: You might visit Bodleian Library or Christ Church
  • Take part in a Harry Potter quiz and learn movie trivia as you explore
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Harry Potter Walking Tour of Oxford Including Bodleian Library
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Overview

Discover key locations from the Harry Potter movies on this guided Oxford walking tour. The itinerary varies, but sights you might visit include the Bodleian Library and Christ Church college, both used for Hogwarts settings. Bond with fellow fans, take a quiz on the movies, and hear behind-the-scenes stories. Choose from multiple departure times to fit your schedule and enjoy plenty of time for questions on this small group tour.

What to Expect
The itinerary varies depending on building schedules, but a typical tour begins in central Oxford with a trip to 17th-century Bodleian Library, where scenes were shot for Hogwarts’ library and infirmary. Next, you’ll explore one or two of Oxford’s oldest colleges, discovering ancient rooms and gloomy hallways that served as Hogwarts interiors.

Learn trivia about the movies and character, and enjoy an entertaining quiz as you stroll to other filming locations. Your tour ends at Christ Church, the most famous of the Harry Potter locations (it provided inspiration for Hogwarts’ dining hall). If it’s open and the lines are reasonable, your guide will show you around, although note that entrance is at your own expense.
Reviews (24)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great tour!

Very much enjoyed the tour and were very impressed by our tour guide's knowledge of Oxford and her enthusiasm. It didn’t include as much Harry Potter as we thought but the visits to some of the areas that were seen in the films was brilliant....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 8 October 2018
Fascinating 2 hours in Oxford with an perfect Tourguide

Very interessting tour. The tourguide Martin was really entertaining and had an amazing Harry Potter knowledge. Alltrough the wather was bad he kept everybody in a good mood and we laughed a lot. The Harry Potter filmsets we visited where really great. Im sure we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Footprints T, Manager at Footprints Tours Oxford, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

It is impressive that Martin knows so much about both history AND Harry Potter. I don't know where he's found the time! I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour, and Martin will be delighted to see this review. Thanks for taking a moment...More

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Fun tour, but not a ton of Potter.

We loved it, but it's more like a general tour of Oxford with a bit of Potter thrown in. Definitely worth doing, we learned a lot and really enjoyed it. Freddie was a fun guide and made us feel quite welcome. Would recommend to anyone...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kim D
Reviewed 15 September 2018
Worthwhile

We took the Harry Potter Walking Tour in a group of 7. The tour largely consists of relating aspects of the Harry Potter books to particular sites in Oxford, largely the Bodleian Library and New College. Even though I am not a fan of Harry...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ghost
Fergal O, Front Office Manager at Footprints Tours Oxford, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Thanks for the review :)

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile
Fun university tour, not enough Potter

The tour was as much a university tour as a Harry Potter. Sure, we went to some sites where they filmed scenes from the movie. It was great that our guide had an iPad with images and scenes from the movies. A great reference. But...More

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