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  • 90 to 120 mins
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
Meet your guide—dressed in a Hogwarts-esque cloak, they'll be easy to find—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 the authors, including C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkein, 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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University of Oxford
New College
Bodleian Library
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Get an inside look at the world of Harry Potter on this walking tour in Oxford. In a small group of no more than 15 people, accompany your guide as they take you inside the grand buildings of Oxford University, including New College and Divinity School — both featured as Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Hear lesser-known stories about the filming, as well as context about Oxford's long history as a place of literary inspiration.
  • Hear lesser-known stories about the movies' filming
  • Small group ensures an intimate experience
  • Entrance to the New College and Divinity School included
  • Benefit from the expertise of your guide, a genuine Harry Potter fan
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a brilliant Harry Potter tour in Oxford! Our highly motivated guide Peter really knew his stuff and made this 100 min tour both very informative and entertaining for adults and kids (11 and 6) alike - he really made sure he was addressing...More

3  Thank sl0wis
Reviewed 3 days ago
Great opportunity to see some key parts of Oxford

Our guide, Lorenzo, was really great. Very personable. He offered interesting tidbits about Oxford and Harry Potter-related facts. It was a little odd the way we had to bring along two Oxford students to help our tour group get into Christchurch. It was unexpected that...More

2  Thank rgp464
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi. Thanks for taking the time to review and share your experience of booking our Christchurch Oxford Harry Potter film sites tour. To clarify, on busy days and especially if we get a rush of last minute bookings, I proactively schedule one or two of...More

Reviewed 5 days ago
Fantastic tour not only for Harry Potter fans

Fantastic event! Whole family was happy! Our english guide Peter was funny and knew a lot details about Harry Potter, Hermine Granger (Emma Watson who he met personally earlier) and the filming sites and of course everything about Harry Potter's universe. So even real fanboys...More

6  Thank intershopper
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi. Thanks for recommending your tour experience with us viz. Peter's talent at guiding and our proactive organising of tickets to skip the queue to enter Christchurch.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great tour but a pity about rude receptionist as Devinity School

This was a great tour and the tour guide was absolutely amazing. However it was ruined by a particularly officious rude receptionist at Divinity School who had zero people skills. There needs to be a contract between the company directing the tours and this particular...More

4  Thank leerob2016
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rob, Thanks for sharing your comments but for your information, I am going to request tripadvisor to delete this review for the following reasons and what this means is that they may contact you to ask you to confirm the details I am about...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fly on broom through the histroy of Oxford

The tour was very exciting because the anecdotes and mysterious stories were given by the guide with passion.

5  Thank Alexandre E
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for sharing your recommendation of your Oxford Hogwarts themed Harry Potter film sites walking tour.

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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
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