10 Real-World Wizarding Locations

Beyond amusement parks and movie studios, the magical world of the Harry Potter series is all around us… that is, if you’re in the United Kingdom. To honor Harry and all the extraordinary characters of the beloved series, we’ve collected our favorite discoveries of film locations. From urban markets in the heart of London to gorgeous cliffs and historic castles across England, the magic of the silver screen is much closer than you might think.

1. Leadenhall Market in London, England

Photo by Amy Zylka

2. Glenfinnan Viaduct in Highland, Scotland

Photo by Z

3. Piccadilly Circus in London, England

4. Seven Sisters in East Sussex, England

Photo by Ludwig Wagner

5. Lavenham, England

Photo by Amy Taylor

6. Goathland Train Station in Goathland, England

Photo by Jimmy Thomson

7. Gloucester Cathedral in Gloucester, England

8. Millennium Bridge in London, England

Photo by Cluke

9. Alnwick Castle in Alnwick, England

10. The Hall, Christ Church in Oxford, England

Photo by David Bjorgen

For those in search of more enchanting spots around the UK, check out Trover’s list of Harry Potter Hotspots. Discover the Best of Everywhere, and share your own spellbinding discoveries with us on desktopiOS, or Android!