Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter

11:39:00 PM Elaine Loke 2 Comments

Avid Harry Potter fans will definitely hear about the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter and I am so happy to be able to visit it yesterday! 
I signed up for my university's Buddy Scheme and received an email a month ago about a free Harry Potter tour and I thought: "Why not? It's free and transportation is included." This was a free opportunity which I never imagined would fall from the sky. 

So WOOHOO! I saved £35 and transportation expenses! 

Apologies if I name the places wrongly because I do not remember names well. Part of the movies were filmed in this studio so it was an amazing experience to visit the real filming set. We had a short guided tour where we were introduced to the Great Hall before starting our self guided tour. 

Amazing sculptures and props

They set up each houses across the Great Hall - Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw and Slytherin. Each house has dummies wearing clothes of significant character, e.g., the uniform worn by Cedric Diggory. 

The famous sorting hat.

Let the pictures speak for itself.

The floating candles

Wigs used in the movies

Outfits worn by actors and actresses in the movies

Gryffindor boys' dormitory

The wheel of wands

The Fat Lady

Huge sculpture of Fawkes

The Triwizard Cup and Golden Egg

Professor Dumbledore's office. The production team put in loads of effort to make it. The books, paintings, items in the shelves etc were done with immense care to portray the description of the office written in the book. 

My favourite corner is the Potion Room. Every glass and bottle are filled with different ingredients and labelled with names.

Look at how magnificent it is!

Inside The Burrow

The Grand Staircase

The Education Decrees

Diagon Alley!

At far, the Weasley's Wizard Wheezes.


There's an outdoor part as well where Privet Drive is! 

The Knight Bus. (That lady stood there for so long omg)

Finally got to try butterbeer! The non-alcoholic drink has an indescribable taste. It's fizzy, like a soda, but not as fizzy as soda. It's not as sweet as cola. The white foam tasted very much like ice cream foam (pretty positive it's vanilla ice cream froth). A regular cup costs £3.95 but where else can you get butterbeer in London? 

Wizard Chess pieces 

Creature effects!

Ron Weasley's biggest fear.

A huge model of Hogwarts at the end of the tour. 
The tour takes around 3 hours and there's a chance for you to fly a broomstick. It was awkward doing it but it's a once in a lifetime experience! I wanted to buy the picture but it's £14 for a photo!!! 
Their souvenir store has a huge range of Harry Potter items such as wands, mugs, sweaters and fancy replica items seen in the movies, but be warned. Nothing (and I mean NOTHING) in the tour is cheap.

Thank you Buddy Scheme for the free tour! 

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  1. this is great Elaine! looks like you had a great time! x

    1. Hey Latifa! Thanks for visiting my blog! x