Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
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Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
Book now for best availability! Prices start from just £65pp*
Go behind-the-scenes of the Harry Potter™ film series at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London and extend the fun with a magical overnight stay.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to stroll through the iconic Hogwarts Great Hall? To discover the magic behind how Harry Potter and his friends fly? To taste the Wizarding World's favourite drink, Butterbeer? At the Studio Tour, you'll be able experience all of these things and so much more.
The Studio Tour is the production home of all eight Harry Potter films located beside Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, a purpose-built, state-of-the-art film and television studio! This incredible experience is a must for anyone who is spellbound by the Harry Potter film series. The Studio Tour offers up a treasure trove of props, costumes and sets, with something new to discover around every corner.
Professor Sprout's Greenhouse
For the very first time step through the glass doors of Professor Sprout's greenhouse. Built by the original Harry Potter filmmakers, the greenhouse is home to many exotic and magical creatures.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour is expanding it's exterior backlot with new additions including the fountain from the Hogwarts courtyard and a 1:3 scale-version of the Weasley's Burrow.
Brand NEW for 2023
2nd May - 4th September
Travel back in time and learn the secrets behind Harry's first years at Hogwarts, from his acceptance letter to being sorted into Gryffindor and practicing his first spells.
Immerse yourself in Harry's first experiences in the wizarding world through special photo opportunities and interactive experiences. Try your hand at Wingardium Leviosa and see how filmmaking techniques were used to bring the spell to life during Professor Flitwick's Charms class.
15th September - 5th November
Visit during Dark Arts and witness the marvellous Great Hall decorated with over 100 floating pumpkins, follow the Dark Mark trail and challenge Death Eaters to a live duel – if you dare!
Hogwarts In The Snow
11th November - 14th January 2024
Discover the magic behind ice that never melts and fire that doesn't burn and marvel at the fan-favourite sets covered with a blanket of filmmaking snow.
Why you should book with Holiday Extras
Book now for best availability!
Our package deals are designed to save you money and give you a convenient stay close to the attraction. Trips to London can be expensive if you book your accommodation separately - let us work a little magic for you! So, what are you waiting for? Book your spellbinding staycation today.
One magical short break
What to expect at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
At the Studio Tour visitors are invited to go behind-the-scenes and:
- Explore authentic sets. Walk in the footsteps of all your favourite characters as you experience countless special sets including the Great Hall, Forbidden Forest, Gringotts Wizarding Bank and the Hogwarts Express at Platform 9 ¾.
- Discover the real-life magic behind spellbinding special effects, along with visual and creature effects. Experience green screen technology used in Quidditch first-hand, learn how intricate prosthetics transformed actors into Gringotts goblins and how life-size animatronics brought Buckbeak the Hippogriff to life.
- Spot all your favourite props, from the big to the small - Harry's first Golden Snitch to a giant model of Hogwarts Castle. Delight in the attention to detail and artistry that could be easily missed on screen, like the 950 filled potion jars lining the walls of the Potions classroom.
- Enjoy a closer look at the costumes worn by well-loved characters. From Quidditch uniforms to Yule Ball robes, you'll be able to see all the hidden details on these beautifully embroidered costumes.
Where to stay near Warner Bros. Studios
Holiday Inn Hemel Hempstead
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
This stylish 4-star hotel is just a short drive from Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, and the historic city of St Albans.
Guests can enjoy complimentary access to the Spirit Health Club, with a gym, pool and spa facilities.
Indulge in a delicious meal at the hotel restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar. All Day Dining means you can grab a bite to eat at any hour from the To Go Cafe, or there's 24-hour room service.
Perfect for a magical family break, children stay and eat for free!
Leonardo Hotel London Watford
Clarendon Road, Watford
Situated only a 15 minute drive from the attraction, on the outskirts of northwest London, enjoy a great location with a stay at this contemporary 4-star hotel.
Located just 20 minutes by car from the capital, once you've had your dose of wizarding magic, you can experience some of London's greatest attractions before escaping the hustle and bustle for a restful night's sleep.
The Leonardo Hotel London Watford offers comfortable beds, en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV with Freeview in each room.
Doubletree by Hilton Elstree Hotel
After a day of magic and adventure, enjoy a peaceful overnight stay just 25 minutes away. This 4-star hotel boasts modern amenities and has ample parking, free Wi-Fi and stylish rooms.
The ideal retreat for your short break, grab a delicious bite to eat at the on-site Chaplin's restaurant which serves full breakfast and features a selection of British and continental dishes.
Additionally, Chaplin's Bar provides light meals and a great selection of wines.
How do I get from the hotels to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London?
The Studio Tour is located 20 miles north-west of London and less than 3 miles from the M1 and M25 motorways.
The Studio Tour's nearest railway station is Watford Junction and direct services arrive there from both London Euston (20 minute journey) and Birmingham New Street (1 hour journey).
Regular shuttle buses run from Watford Junction to the Studio Tour with a journey time of around 15 minutes. Buses run at least every 30 minutes. This is a FREE service – you will just need to show a valid Studio Tour ticket or booking confirmation to the driver when boarding.
Planning your trip with Holiday Extras
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter + Hotel stay & breakfast for two
To help you get the most out of your trip, why not book a money-saving package that includes an overnight stay at a nearby hotel along with your tickets for the Studio Tour. With options located less than 15 minutes away they're ideal if you want to arrive early to spend hours and hours soaking up the Studio Tour or need a place to wind down after calling 'Mischief Managed' on the whole day. Less stress. More magic.
- Tickets for the Studio Tour
- Overnight stay at a nearby 4-star or 5-star hotel
Wizarding World London Breaks
BRAND NEW: Complete London package of Harry Potter experiences!
Pack your trunk and hightail it to the capital to discover the filmmaking magic of Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter and the critically acclaimed stage production, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
Craft your magical getaway and combine both official experiences with a London hotel stay for the ultimate Wizarding World break!
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*Terms and conditions apply. Per person price is based on a family of 4 staying at the Leonardo Hotel London Watford with a Bed and Breakfast package including tickets to the Studio Tour. Available on the following 2023 dates: Sunday to Thursday in November and December 2023. Subject to change and availability.