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Free Harry Potter Tour
London with a Local was created in 2018 out of a desire to bring something different to those visiting (or living in) this wonderful, hectic, ever-changing City. We wanted to provide the best quality tours at a price that works for everyone. London is expensive – believe us, we know. Our aim was to provide at least one part of your time here where you feel like you are truly getting your money's worth. London With A Local is made up of a mix of born and bred Londoners, who can give you a picture of how it feels to grow up in the midst of the chaos, and those who decided to become Londoners after visiting as a tourist and falling in love. They combine a knowledge of the secrets that have been passed down through generations, with the hunger and excitement that comes with embracing a new place as your home. Our tours, of course, visit the iconic architectural structures that London the most recognisable city on Earth, but also allow a peak behind the curtain, away from the glitz and glamour of the West End, to give you the opportunity to see the “real” London, far from the tourist trap souvenir shops, to where the true treats and treasures, so often hidden away from tourists, reside. In short, we want everyone who gets the opportunity to join us on a tour, to feel like they are getting to know the essence of this great city. As well as experience in guiding and a knowledge of the history and politics of Britain, our expert guides all come from a performance background. We are actors. We are musicians. We are comedians. We are dancers and directors. Above all, we are storytellers and our aim is not just to reel off a load of dates that will be forgotten in a split second, but to paint you a picture of the people and events that built the foundations that we tread upon.
If you're still waiting for your letter from Hogwarts then despair no more!
Join our Potter potty guide and explore the London filming locations as seen in the movies as well as visiting a few of the real places in London that inspired J K Rowling to create this magical world.
Take a stroll down Charing Cross Road, (complete with real spell books), visit the entrances to the Ministry, and get insider tips on where to buy the best wands and Harry Potter goodies in London.
Oh and you will be tested on your Harry Potter knowledge in our Hogwarts Trivia House Cup, so get revising!
The tour finishes at Embankment Station.
Please note, groups larger than 6 and any educational groups will need to get in touch to arrange a private tour, as they will not be able to join the public tour
Meeting point:Palace Theatre London Ltd, London W1D...Palace Theatre London Ltd, London W1D, UK
We begin outside The Palace Theatre, home to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, just around the corner from Leicester Square underground station. The station is on the northern and piccadilly line, and around a 10 minute walk from Tottenham Court Road Station and Covent Garden Station. The guide will be holding a red umbrella
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Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).
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