Harry Potter Locations You Can Visit in Real Life!

Fancy a Muggle's day out? Bust out the map and visit these cool places featured in the Harry Potter films.

Alnwick Castle, Northumberland

Remember when Harry learned to fly on a broomstick? Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was filmed on location at this huge castle in 2000. It was also used in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

Alnwick Castle, in England
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Glenfinnan Viaduct, Lochaber

This Scottish viaduct is 100 feet above the ground! The train track is part of the Hogwarts Express route and has appeared in many of the films.

Glennfinnan Viaduct, Scotland
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Leadenhall Market, London

This market was used to form part of Diagon Alley in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone! You can't buy any wands here, though.

Leadenhall Market, London
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Malham Cove, North Yorkshire

After Ron stormed off in a huff in Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, Harry and Hermione set up their tent in this beautiful spot

Malham Cove, Yorkshire
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Picket Post Close in Berkshire

Number 12 was used as the outside of the Dursley's home in Privet Drive. The cupboard under the stairs is used for outdoor coats.

Picket Close, England
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Platform 9 and 3/4s, Kings Cross Station, London

Catching a train to Hogwarts? You'll find Platform 9 and 3/4s at this busy London train station. Don't run into the wall, though. Seriously.

Platform 9 3/4, London
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Goathland Station, North Yorkshire

This tiny train station is part of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. It's also the stop for all the wizards and witches who live in Hogsmeade. 

Goathland Station, Yorkshire
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Gloucester Cathedral

The Cloister in this grand cathedral was used as a Hogwarts corridor. You'll spot it in many of the films, including the time when Moaning Myrtle flooded the loos.

Gloucester Cathedral, England
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The Millennium Bridge, London

This bridge was 'destroyed' by Fenrir Greyback and a gang of Death Eaters in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. But as you can see, it's absolutely fine. Phew! 

The Millennium Bridge, London
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Warner Bros. Studio Tour, London

If you don't have time to travel up and down the UK to see all these different locations, why not check out The Making Of Harry Potter at the Warner Brothers studios in London? It's amazing! 

Warner Brothers Studios, London
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