London’s enchanting streets are not only home to centuries of captivating history but also a wealth of magical treasures to explore. Get on an awe-inspiring adventure with these incredible sights in the city, featured in the cult favourite Harry Potter movie series. Harry Potter is loved by kids and adults alike, so exploring these spots can be a great way of planning a family day out in London city. Whether you are travelling alone, with family or a group of friends, book a stay at the luxe Montcalm London City hotel, a perfectly located central London accommodation to explore and immerse yourself in the world of wizards and magic.
King’s Cross Station
London’s King’s Cross Station is a must-visit for all Harry Potter fans, marking the very spot where Harry’s remarkable journey to Hogwarts commences. It’s also the place where he meets his inseparable companion, Ron Weasley. While you might not be able to dash through the barrier between platforms 9 and 10 in true wizarding fashion, discover the official Harry Potter emporium, aptly named Platform 9 and 3/4. It’s also a great spot for getting a memorable picture clicked here in true Harry Potter style. Here, you can treat yourself to all the Harry Potter merchandise to take back home and remember. If you are seeking an ideal stay to complement your adventure, make sure to check for the best London hotel deals.
Nestled in the heart of London, Leadenhall Market is an exquisite Victorian market. What makes it even better for Harry Potter fans is the market’s appearance in the films as a part of the iconic Diagon Alley. Hidden amidst the towering modern structures of the financial district, keep an eye out for the Opticians with its bright blue frontage in Bull’s Head passage. Visit the real-life location that was used as the entrance to the Leaky Cauldron in the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire movie and make memories that will last a lifetime.
Tucked away in Covent Garden, Goodwin’s Court is an enchanting alley that served as the backdrop for Knockturn Alley in the Harry Potter films. With its authentic street lanterns and painted facades, Goodwin’s Court is sure to make you feel like a part of the film. To add to the experience, head to the Liberty department store and indulge in some delightful treats from Hoxton Street Monster Supplies. Afterwards, treat yourself to a classic Montcalm afternoon tea experience, adding a touch of elegance to your exploration of Harry Potter’s London.
Warner Bros Studio Tours
The Warner Bros behind-the-scenes studio tour offers an immersive journey through the Harry Potter world, complete with authentic film sets, props, and costumes. It’s the ultimate dream for Harry Potter fans as you step into cinematic locations like the Great Hall, where Harry, Ron, and Hermione celebrate their triumphs. Explore the mystical Forbidden Forest, visit Hagrid’s hut, and wander in the Diagon Alley, for an unforgettable experience.
Undoubtedly, London itself serves as a living Harry Potter film set. So, book an amenity-rich central London accommodation, with iconic landmarks appearing in the movies and books while exploring these Harry Potter landmarks!