Ready to write your own cultural journey? Edinburgh is the place for that! Home to many famous writers and poets. Visit the world’s most famous graveyard – Greyfriars Kirkyard. You will find a lot of familiar names from the Harry Potter books here! Take pictures under a glass dome at Potterrow. Find your food escape in Spoon. A wide-ranging menu of delights awaits you. Learn about Scottish antiquity in the National Museum of Scotland. Be sure to check out Elton John’s shiny suits while you’re at it! The Elephant House: See Harry Potter’s “literary” birthplace. And finish off with a jolly stroll down Victoria Street. An Old Town favorite!

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  • Professional local tour guide services

Route & Duration

2 hours
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    Greyfriars Kirkyard

    Often called 'the most haunted cemetary in Edinburgh", Greyfriars Kirkyard gives its visitors chills. During your visit, you will hear all about its spooky history and will learn about its ties to the famous Harry Potter novels.

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    You will stop by a modern union complex called Potterow. The most impressive feature is an open dome area that provides a sun-lit space where students can study or relax. (Outside visit)

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    Cafe "Spoon"

    Enjoy a nice and cozy atmosphere in a true Scottish cafe "Spoon". It is widely known as the place where J.K. Rowling wrote some of the chapters of her first book, Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone.

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    National Museum of Scotland

    Stop by one of UK's top attractions. Through the guide's storytelling learn about history, nature, and culture of Scotland. (Outside visit)

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    The Elephant House

    Stop by the place where British author JK Rowling wrote some of the Harry Potter books. The cafe is often called the “birthplace of Harry Potter”, and one of the earliest interviews with the famous author was conducted in The Elephant House.

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    Victoria Street

    Stroll down the photogenic Victoria Street and admire its gentle curve and colourful shopfronts. It is one of Edinburgh's most iconic locations.

Meeting Point

The main entrance of Greyfriars Kirkyard (6A Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QE, UK) See Map

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.