What a magical atmosphere in the place where J.K. Rowling wrote parts of the first novel! You will have a chance to feel it yourself. You will visit one of the Hogwarts Houses also. What is the connection between Hogwarts and Lauriston Place? What a unique and a bit scary place inspired to create the names for some of the characters in the books? Where you can see Rowling’s handprints? Where is the ‘birthplace’ of Harry Potter? You will also have a chance to find out if you are pure blood, a muggle, or a squib. A professional local guide will tell you fascinating stories and facts.

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  • Professional local tour guide


  • Transportation

Route & Duration

2 hours
  • 1

    Edinburgh City Chambers

    Visit Edinburgh City Chambers and find fascinating history, outstanding architecture, a Hollywood-style plaque, a unique atmosphere, and many more!

  • 2

    Victoria Street

    Visit the historical Victoria Street and immerse yourself in the Harry Potter magic, admire impressive architecture, look for unique shops, such as the 'Aha Ha Ha!' and find many more fantastic attractions!

  • 3

    The Elephant House Café

    The Elephant House Café is the 'birthplace' of Harry Potter! Visit and immerse yourself in the magic that still lives in this place, see the impressive collection of various elephants, and feel the unique atmosphere that lies within the walls!

  • 4

    Greyfriars Kirkyard

    Greyfriars Kirkyard is undoubtedly one of the most famous graveyards in the world that attracts visitors day and night! Visit and hear the heart-melting story of a little dog called Greyfriars Bobby, listen to some chilling legends about ghosts, and of course, don't miss out on this place's connection to Harry Potter!

  • 5

    George Heriot's School

    George Heriot's School is also called a mecca for Harry Potter fans! Visit and find outstanding Scots Renaissance architecture, unique decoration details, unique atmosphere, and fascinating history!

  • 6

    Spoon Café

    It is known that Spoon Café, whose large windows overlook the University of Edinburgh, inspired the famous J. K. Rowling to write most parts of Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone book! Visit and immerse yourself in a magical atmosphere along with a unique interior!

  • 7

    The Balmoral Hotel

    Visit and admire the majestic clock tower, mesmerizing architecture and rich history of this hotel. The Balmoral Hotel is home to the room where author J.K. Rowling escaped to complete the final book of the Harry Potter series.

Meeting Point

The main entrance of Nicolson's Café (25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh EH8 9BX, United Kingdom) See Map

Cancellation Policy

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