HARRY POTTER - Calling All Muggles Free Harry Potter walking tour

Duration: 1h and 15min
Languages: English
Guru: Richard
Quality Verified Registered on May 03, 2022

Richard is a vastly experienced London Tour Guide having worked in the industry for 25 years, He started out working for Historic Royal Palaces based at Hampton Court Palace before becoming a guide with The Original London Tour (now Toot Bus) and later a guide manager for Golden Tours. His career has seen him work at many of London’s major attractions including The London Film Museum, The Tower Bridge Museum, a long stint at The Harry Potter studio tour and even at Buckingham Palace itself. His varied career has also seen him working for Merlin Entertainments (The company who own and run The London Eye, Madame Tussauds, Sealife etc) City Cruises and combine his passion for sports and particularly Football to work as a guide at Chelsea FC, West Ham United FC and Wembley Stadium tours. For the past 4 years Richard has been running independent small group walking tours via Guruwalks, using his vast passion for London, deep knowledge and experience to bring London to life for thousands of happy visitors every year.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

CALLING ALL MUGGLES (And Witches and Wizards too) - Join Us on this “magical” free walking tour as we explore the wizard world of Harry Potter. 

  • Visit locations of key scenes in the Harry Potter movies 
  • Walk along the original “Diagon Alley” 
  • Be amazed  at the magical objects for sale at Wizards and Wonders
  • Have your photo taken with the Harry Potter Statue in the heart of London’s West End
  • See ORIGINAL props, costumes and artwork used in the movies 
  • Follow the trail of destruction of the death eaters
  • See where the film premieres took place 
  • But be careful we don’t want to take a wrong turn and end up in Knockturn Alley!!!!

Starting in Trafalgar  Square and ending at The House Of Minalina Gallery in Soho, with actual props and costumes from the movies on display, the walk takes in many areas of the “west end” including Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square, Soho, and Chinatown as we explore the magical world of Harry Potter, his friends and enemies.

THE BASICS📃- What you need to know! (And the boring legal bit)
📍The Tour Starts in Trafalger Sqaure (Nearest underground Charing Cross/Leicester Square) please meet at the TOP of the steps in the north west corner (Look for Canada house) underneath the statue of two men wearing hats. Please note that there may be several tour groups  here so make sure you find the right one.  I will be wearing a flat cap and carrying a black rucksack 

📍The tour ends outside the shop/gallery of The House of Minalina in the heart of Soho which is around 7 minute walk to both Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Circus stations and close to many restaurants shops and cafes in one of London’s liveliest districts.

🧑‍🦽The route is flat on paved roads with one small set of steps, and at one point a narrow alleyway. The route is suitable for those with reduced mobility, A comfortable pair of shoes or trainers is sufficient,  no need for any specific footwear, although it is advised against wearing high heels.

🐕‍🦺The tour is suitable for dogs but they MUST be kept on a lead at all times. 

🥤🥪Please note that there are very limited Toilet facilities or refreshments on this tour (there are public toilets at the start point) You may eat and drink on the tour (please no alcohol) but please be responsible and take any rubbish with you until you can find a bin. Smoking and vaping is forbidden on this tour for the comfort of all participants.

👉Also please note that the tour will cross many busy roads, please take extra care when crossing and follow any instructions given by the guru, please note that you are responsible for your own safety at all times. 

👉Please follow any instructions given to you by myself, police officers or any other person in an authoritative position whilst on the tour. 

🎒Please take basic precautions with your personal belongings. All visitors are responsible for any personal possessions. Neither the guide or Guru Walks accept any liability for loss or damage to personal possessions or any personal injury or death whist taking part on the tour. 

📩 If you have any questions please feel free to contact me via the tour guru website

I look forward to welcoming you to Hogwarts

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Trafalgar Sq, London WC2N 5DS, UK
    Trafalgar Sq, London WC2N 5DS, UK
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    The top of the steps (by the statue of the two men on the plynth) I’m the north west corner of Trafalger SquareI will be wearing a grey cap and carrying a green bag

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Trafalgar Square

    The start point for the tour with a link to the Harry Potter movies as well as a colourful history of its own

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Leicester Square

    Location of many film premiers including several of the Harry Potter movies now home to the popular film character sculpture trail, can you spot Harry flying his Nimbus 2000 through the square?

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Cecil Court

    A Victorian shopping street in the heart of Covent Garden, is this the original Diagon Alley?

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Palace Theater

    The home of Harry Potter in London’s West End showing both parts of Harry Potter and the cursed child.

  • 5
    Free admission
    House of MinaLima

    A place of pilgrimage for any true Potterhead a truly magical place full to the brim with ORIGINAL props and artwork from the movies

How much does this tour cost?

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).

Tour opinions

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Janine 12 Apr 2024

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Travelled in family - Apr 2024
The perfect walking tour for young and old Harry Potter fans! Thanks.
Stormy 25 Mar 2024

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Travelled in family - Mar 2024
My family really enjoyed our tour with Richard, he was very informative and really took the time to make sure everyone was having an enjoyable time. Thank you Richard 😊
Rachael 10 Jan 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2024
Excellent tour and a very fun guide. Could have done with visual prompts to remind walkers of scenes and how they were depicted in the films, other than that, excellent.
Vivian 19 Jul 2023

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Travelled in group - Jul 2023
The Tour was very interesting and nice for every Harry Potter Fan!! Richard knows a lot of hidden spots and facts. We had a good time!
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 30 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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