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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Harry Potter Magic in Edinburgh Tour

Rated 4.98 out of 5 from 307 reviews.Edinburgh, United KingdomPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by David

60 mins
Up to 10 people. Private groups available for up to 100
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in German, English

What you'll do

I am proud to announce that I have a new co-host, Jule who will be doing the tours in both English and German.

Join us as we see the beautiful Scottish city of Edinburgh through the eyes of J.K Rowling. From her poor beginnings to become a billionaire author.

Our tour is brilliant for solo travelers, families, birthday parties, children's parties, team building, and corporate events.

First, we'll do our own Hogwarts House test for all the muggles. This is very important as throughout the tour, there will be a Harry Potter trivia competition between the houses!

We'll then start our tour of the beautiful city of Edinburgh using moving images to keep the action fluid and accessible to people will all internet speeds. We'll show you the places where J.K Rowling drew her inspiration, such as the school believed to be the inspiration for Hogwarts, the shops that found their way into Diagon Ally, and the graveyard where she took names for her characters.

Along the way, we'll tell you about the inspiration for some of the most loved characters and we'll finish with the final round of quiz questions to see which Hogwarts house wins.

If you could tell us your favorite characters beforehand we'll include them on the tour! We also give extra house points to those who show up in costume.

If you wish to attend but can't find a suitable time slot, please message me.
I am proud to announce that I have a new co-host, Jule who will be doing the tours in both English and German.

Join us as we see the beautiful Scottish city of Edinburgh through the eyes of J.K Rowling. From her poor beginnings to become a billionaire author.

Our tour is brilliant for solo travelers, families, birthday parties, children's parties, team building, and corporate events.

First, we'll do our own Hogwa…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Download Zoom for free on a desktop or mobile device. After you book, you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    David can host private groups of any size, up to 100 guests. Private group rates start at €103.

What to bring

  • A pen and paper and questions.
  • If you come in costume you'll receive a point for your Hogwarts House
  • I'll also give an extra point to whoever has the best costume!
  • A reliable and fast internet connection is recommended
  • This experience is also good for team building as my reviews have now suggested.
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Fri, Oct 30
5:00 AM - 6:00 AM (EDT)
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Fri, Oct 30
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)
€10 per person
€10 per person
Fri, Oct 30
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
€10 per person
€10 per person

Meet your host, David

Host on Airbnb since 2013
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David
I have been a tour guide in Edinburgh for 7 years doing walking tours of both the Old and New town, Castle tours, Horror tours, and Harry Potter Tours. I worked mainly in partnership with SANDEMAN's New Europe and became the most reviewed guide on their Trip Advisor (Australian David).

Jule
I have been a tour guide in Edinburgh for one and a half years – and a Harry Potter fan for most of my life.
I became a tour guide after finishing my Masters’s degree in English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. I chose to be a guide as I love this city and wanted to share that love with other people as well. I think Edinburgh is a truly magical place.

Over the last two years, we have guided many a Harry Potter tour through rainy, sunny, or stormy Edinburgh and have met so many wonderful fans of the series!
David
I have been a tour guide in Edinburgh for 7 years doing walking tours of both the Old and New town, Castle tours, Horror tours, and Harry Potter Tours. I worked mainly in partnership with SANDEMAN's New Europe and became the most reviewed guide on their Trip Advisor (Australian David).

Jule
I have been a tour guide in Edinburgh for one and a half years – and a Harry Potter fan for most of my life.
I became a tour guide after finishing my Masters’s degree in En…
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Rated 4.98 out of 5 from 307 reviews.

Gayatri
October 2020Private booking
Highly recommended for Harry Potter and Edinburgh fans. Good investment of an hour to virtually walk through Edinburgh and see how it inspired JK Rowling.
Audrey
October 2020Private booking
I booked this as a private virtual Halloween event for my company. Everyone really enjoyed it, and some people even dressed up for the occasion. David was super knowledgeable and everyone said they learned a bunch of new things, even the big HP fans. David was also a great storyteller and really did a good job trying to engage everyone and make it interactive which I know can be touch on these virtual events and tours.
I booked this as a private virtual Halloween event for my company. Everyone really enjoyed it, and some people even dressed up for the occasion. David was super knowledgeable and e…
Judy
October 2020Private booking
Our whole family had a fantastic time touring Harry Potter and JK Rowlings Scotland. We are all big HP nerds and still learned somethings we didn't know about the background of the characters and their origins. We also loved the visuals of the beautiful country side. Felt like we were transported for a afternoon.
Our whole family had a fantastic time touring Harry Potter and JK Rowlings Scotland. We are all big HP nerds and still learned somethings we didn't know about the background of the…
Laurie
October 2020
What a fun time our family had- a great trip through Edinburgh and Happy Potter history (or herstory of JK Rowling! ).... it was interactive and well....magical!
Jan
October 2020Private booking
Our group attended the Harry Potter Experience as a team building activity and connection experience for our employees who are missing the camaraderie of the in person office setting. The experience was informative, well-paced, interesting and FUN! Our group loved it. We highly recommend David and this experience. Mischief Managed!
Our group attended the Harry Potter Experience as a team building activity and connection experience for our employees who are missing the camaraderie of the in person office setti…
Lisa
October 2020
Highly recommend, we had it in German because we joint as a family together on a Monday. So nice! We will travel to Edinburgh as soon as the lockdown is over, promise!

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.

More tips

Being this is an online presentation, please be sure to have a strong internet connection.