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The Edinburgh of JK Rowling's Harry Potter - private tours

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January — December

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Discover Edinburgh differently during this private tour. Our team of wizards will take you through the streets of Edinburgh, and we will try together to understand better all the places and myths which inspired JK Rowling.

Did you know that Voldemort has a grave in Edinburgh cemetery? Or that the Patronus of James Potter comes from a Scottish legend? When she wrote Harry Potter, JK Rowling had just moved to Edinburgh and was inspired by everything she saw around her. During this private tour, you will follow her footsteps and discover more of the behind the scenes of the magic. You will learn both anecdotes about both Harry Potter and the life of its author while discovering all the hidden spots of Edinburgh - which are strikingly similar to the world described by JK Rowling.​

Duration: 2h00

Prices: £ 120 / 136€ per group up to 7 people (contact us for bigger groups)

Please note, young wizards (under 18) must be with an adult.

Meeting Point: 1 Barrie's Close, Edinburgh EH1 1RF

COVID-19 information

This business has confirmed that they have implemented, and will ensure ongoing compliance with, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels protocols. The Safe Travels stamp is based on self-assessment and it is not a certification.

Contact details

6/11 Orwell Terrace
United Kingdom
EH11 2DZ

Key facilities

Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
Private Small Group (1-16)
English French
Art City Crime Film and TV Food and drink Ghosts and Supernatural History Literature Year of Stories 2022

COVID-19 facilities

  • Advance booking essential
  • Capacity limit

Tour company information


At Thunderdices we offer private tours and activities in Scotland with a storytelling twist. Discover the hidden myths and legends during tours off the beaten path: from the mysteries of Surgeon Hall which inspired Conan Doyle when he created Sherlock Holmes, to the places which inspired JK Rowling when she created Harry Potter. Be a wizard during hot chocolate potion workshops, alchemy workshops, or even wand-making workshops! Do you want to push this further and play D&D in a templar underground cave system or castle? We can set this up for you as part of our customised experiences.

Opening times

Monday to Sunday 10:00 to 22:00

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