Actual Places From Harry Potter We Can Visit Today

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The Harry Potter films have fascinated people for years and still do to this day. The eight movies, based on J.K. Rowling’s seven books were filmed in England and most of the locations can be visited today. One of the most prominent locations was centered in one of the world’s oldest universities, Oxford, however, Potter fans will know that it’s Christ Church College that is most recognizable in the films. The college’s grand staircase is featured in both The Sorcerer’s Stone and The Chamber of Secrets, you can notice the college’s cloisters pop up in the first film, and the grand and glorious Great Hall was the inspiration for the Great Hall of Hogwarts.

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Alnwick Castle in the English county of Northumberland is one of the most famous filming locations in Harry Potter film series. So the entire first and second movies shot in Alnwick Premises, bringing life and ancient value to the film. Because in Harry Potter’s first and second movies, Alnwick Castle showed number of times. The castle mainly used to enhance the magnificent front facade of Hogwarts Castle. It gives a baroque English feeling to the scene and also provides a mysterious look for Hogwart’s character. Alnwick’s grand entrance and the mainframe mostly used to film Hogwarts Castle’s entrance. Alnwick Castle is a filming location, not only to Harry Potter but to many other movies.
Lacock Abbey is situated in a small village in Lacock, Wiltshire, in England. So this Abbey is very iconic in the Harry Potter film series as its many halls are used to depict different parts of Hogwarts Castle. The Abbey’s interior has represented many places in Hogwarts Castle.


Gloucester Cathedral was formerly called the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and the Holy and invisible Trinity. It is s significant location that is used in many Harry Potter scenes. Since Gloucester Cathedral used in several acts within the Harry Potter series. For instance there are specific instances where Gloucester Cathedral used in Harry Potter’s Hogwarts Castle. Because the Cathedral portrays a corridor of Hogwarts Castle, and its unique architectural settings give the ideal background to the movie. So Gloucester Cathedral depicts the original door of the Gryffindor Common Room. The Cathedral also has the corridor that filmed the spelled moment: “The Chamber of Secrets has been opened.

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