Harry Potter and Horrible Histories Walking Tour in Edinburgh

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From $13.70

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This is a unique walking tour which combines Harry Potter, History and Scottish Cuisine into one, all the while making you laugh.

This experience is fun, interactive and educational where we will learn about J K Rowling’s life, delve deep into Edinburgh's dark history, including executions and grave robbers, hear the tale of Edinburgh's most loved dog, walk in the footsteps of Charles Darwin and finish off indulging in Scottish delicacies like haggis and deep fried mars bar?

What's Included

All Fees and Taxes

What's Not Included

Deep Fried Mars Bar

Traveler Information

  • YOUTH: Age: 9 - 15
  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 120

Additional Info

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Discuss how J K Rowling began her journey in creating Harry Potter and how Edinburgh played its part in her journey of writing Harry Potter.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Talk about the official place of public executions

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Vennel Viewpoint Edinburgh Castle
Enjoy the beautiful view of the Edinburgh Castle.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Flodden Wall
Learn about the bloody battle which resulted in the creation of the Flodden Wall.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

George Heriot's School
Talking about the Jingling Geordie and how this school could be one of the main inspirations for Hogwarts

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Greyfriars Kirkyard
See three gravestones which are said to have inspired Rowling in naming important Harry Potter characters and delve into some ghost stories.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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