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Oxford and Harry Potter

Oxford and Harry Potter School Trips

From £90pp

Walking around historic Oxford you almost feel Harry, Hermione and Ron right behind you in some magical parallel universe! Oxford locations (Christ Church college, the Bodleian library and New College) famously feature in many of the early Harry Potter films helping to create the iconic gothic backdrop that became the unmistakeable Hogwarts school of Witchcraft and Wizardry!

A real highlight of this tour is the visit to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London. The behind-the-scenes walking tour truly immerses pupils into the world of film-making. Walk on the famous cobbles of Diagon Alley, featuring the shop fronts of Ollivander's wand shop, Flourish and Blotts, Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes, Gringotts Wizarding Bank and Eeylops Owl Emporium. Discover the authentic sets used in the making of the Harry Potter™ film series. Step inside the actual Great Hall and explore Dumbledore’s office. Enter the Gryffindor common room, the boys’ dormitory and Hagrid’s hut. This outstanding tour lasts around 4 hours.

A programme of new educational workshops is also available to complement the Studio Tour. These workshops are delivered in a purpose-built classroom and use the Harry Potter™ film series as an example of the wider context and theories surrounding film-making and design. These need to be booked well in advance.  

School Trips to Oxford and Harry Potter
School Trips to Oxford and Harry Potter

SAMPLE ITINERARY

2 days / 1 night, from £90 per person

Day 1

Depart school.

Arrive at the Warner Bros. Studio for The Making of Harry Potter Tour. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the sets used in the film  Allow around 4 hours and plenty of time for a visit to the gift shop. 

Arrive at your accommodation for an overnight stay.

We can arrange for your group to do a bowling session this evening if requested.

Day 2

Spend a day in Oxford and visit Christ Church College.

Follow the footsteps of the world's favourite wizard through Oxford's most spectacular College. Many of the scenes in the Harry Potter feature films are shot in various locations of the College and, as you walk around the cloisters and quadrangles, it is easy to see why.

Enjoy a picnic lunch on Christ Church meadow, one of the most famous outdoor spaces in Oxford and the top picnic spot in the city!

Depart Oxford and travel home.


If this sample itinerary isn't quite what you had in mind, just let us know and we'll work with you to personalise the itinerary for your group. Contact us on 0121 271 0121 or ask@diverseschooltravel.co.uk

ACCOMMODATION

Oxford and Harry Potter

We use safe and secure accommodation especially suited to schools. Our accommodation is usually 2* or youth hostel standard and provides a perfect base for enjoying your tour. All accommodation we use is audited, and our auditing regime is verified by independent experts. Examples of the accommodation that we use is the YHA Streatley.