Bring The Magic To Life With These Spellbinding Harry Potter Activities

Child doing spells

Calling all wizards and witches! We know that sometimes just reading a story isn’t enough so we’ve tracked down the best Harry Potter activities to help you bring the magic to life. Whether you fancy a Harry Potter Tour or a cinematic experience, have a look at our round-up of the best things to do.

Harry Potter London Experience 

The Harry Potter London Experience is a brilliant interactive tour of London, perfect for all potterheads! Get put in a house by the Sorting Hat and follow in the broomsteps of your favourite wizards and witches. You’ll answer quiz questions to earn points for your house and recreate your favourite scenes as you make your way around the film’s most famous locations. Not only do you get to take home a brilliant souvenir, we’ve got a spellbinding 40% off!

Cast a spell at St Pauls

Cinematic Harry Potter Experience And Boat Ride 

This is a tour with a difference. The high-tech projection equipment means you’ll be transported to another world. Games, clips and quizzes will all be projected onto the streets of London to keep you entertained as you make your way around the film’s famous locations. You’ll even hop on a boat on the Thames to follow the route Harry and his cohort took in The Half Blood Prince.

The Immersive Harry Potter Tour of Edinburgh

Heading to Scotland? You can’t miss this Harry Potter Tour of Edinburgh! The magical city is actually where JK Rowling first took inspiration for the wizarding world, you’ll even have a chance to visit the cafe where she wrote the first book! There are plenty of other famous and familiar sites to see on your way, including the final resting place of ‘He Who Shall Not Be Named’.

Enchanting Edinburgh!

The Interactive Harry Potter Tour

If your family speak Spanish, German or Italian, there’s a brilliant interactive tour for you! Visit the famous sites from the film, take on quiz questions and check out some of London’s tourist hot spots on your way. You’ll even be able to watch some clips while you’re stood exactly where they were filmed.

So what are you waiting for! It’s time to brush up on your spells and enter the wonderful world of witchcraft and wizardry! 

If Harry Potter isn’t your cup of butterbeer, don’t worry! See Your City, the group behind all the fun, have plenty of other activities for you to get involved with. Why not go on a Cheese Crawl or a spooky Thames Ghost Boat Tour.


Written By

India Garrett

India is a recent graduate who loves to explore, laugh and eat! Growing up as the eldest of 5, her family were always filling their weekends and holidays with activities to try and keep everyone entertained. Her favourite childhood memories involve running around big open spaces, summer camping trips and special visits to the theatre. She loves going to indoor sensory play areas with her two young cousins and teaching them to bake, although things can often get quite messy!

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