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Harry Potter Filming Locations Tour in Oxford

From US$33,46
  • 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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Christchurch 2.30 Harry Potter Tour available daily. If no availability shows, ask viator to call us up.
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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.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
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

4  Thank Alexandra G
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week 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 1 week ago
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 1 week 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 1 week ago
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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent for kids and adults

Our teenage girls simply loved this tour and we adults also learned some really interesting new facts and details. We can only highly recommend it.

2  Thank calabrisella12018
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for sharing your review of your Oxford university guided tour with us here at Visit Oxford Tours.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous tour today with Lorenzo. Was a perfect sunny day. We saw and learnt about Harry Potter filming but also some extra about Louis Carroll and Alice in Wonderland and The lion the witch and the wardrobe. A little about Oxford history...More

2  Thank Connector765806
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gowri, Thanks for recommending your Oxford Alice in Wonderland and Harry Potter tour to Christchurch with us, as led by Lorenzo. Glad you all enjoyed it!

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Mari S
14 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.
26 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.
12 May 2018|
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Response from VisitOxfordTours | Property representative |
Sorry but TripAdvisor don't seem to be sending me alerts when you post questions here so I didn't notice your question till now. We can offer private group tours at other times than the 10am +2.30pm Christchurch tour and the... More