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Harry Potter Magic in Edinburgh Tour

Edinburgh, United KingdomPart of Airbnb Online Experiences collection

Online experience hosted by David

60 minsHosted in English, German, Spanish and French
Join online
Meet your host live on Zoom.
Up to 10 people
Private groups available for up to 100.

What you'll do

IMPORTANT: Our tour is offered in English, German, Spanish and French. Please use the "Show (more) dates" button to check the language you are booking in.

Join David, Jule, Eden and Maria as we see the beautiful Scottish city of Edinburgh through the eyes of J.K Rowling. From her poor beginnings to a billionaire author.

Our tour is brilliant for solo travellers, families, birthday parties, children's parties, team building, and corporate events. For high profile events, ask about our premium tour.

First, we'll do our own Hogwarts House test for all the muggles. There will be a Harry Potter trivia competition between the houses, so all need to be sorted!

We'll start our tour of Edinburgh using moving images to keep the action fluid and accessible to people will all internet speeds. We'll show you the places where J.K Rowling drew her inspiration, such as the school believed to be the inspiration for Hogwarts, the shops that found their way into Diagon Ally, the graveyard where she got her characters' names and much, much more!

Along the way, we'll tell you about the inspiration for some of the most loved characters, and we'll finish with the final quiz to see which Hogwarts house wins.

If there is a character you want to know more about, let us know! We also give extra house points to those who show up in costume.

Please message if you can’t find a suitable time.
IMPORTANT: Our tour is offered in English, German, Spanish and French. Please use the "Show (more) dates" button to check the language you are booking in.

Join David, Jule, Eden and Maria as we see the beautiful Scottish city of Edinburgh through the eyes of J.K Rowling. From her poor beginnings to a billionaire author.

Our tour is brilliant for solo travellers, families, birthday parties, children's parties, team building,…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    David can host private groups of any size, up to 100 guests. Private group rates start at $212.

What to bring

  • A pen and paper and questions.
  • If you come in costume you'll receive a point for your Hogwarts House
  • I'll also give an extra point to whoever has the best costume!
  • A reliable and fast internet connection is recommended
  • This experience is also good for team building as my reviews have now suggested.

Meet your host, David

Host on Airbnb since 2013
  • 995 Reviews
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David
The creator and a muggle-born Slytherin, I have been a tour guide in Edinburgh for 8 years. This experience joins my deep love for both Harry Potter and Edinburgh.

Jule
A pureblood Ravenclaw, born in Germany, I became a tour guide after finishing my Masters’s degree at the University of Edinburgh. I love this city and want to share that love. Edinburgh is a truly magical place.

Eden
A Half-blood Gryffindor with a British mother and a French father, I grew up between the two countries. I love Edinburgh - a city full of history, secrets, and magic. I wish to bring together my passion for Harry Potter, art, languages.

Maria
A quarter elf Hufflepuff of Spanish origin, I have been living in Edinburgh for 3 years, guiding in Spanish. As a Hufflepuff: justice, patience and knowledge in Herbology are some of my virtues.
David
The creator and a muggle-born Slytherin, I have been a tour guide in Edinburgh for 8 years. This experience joins my deep love for both Harry Potter and Edinburgh.

Jule
A pureblood Ravenclaw, born in Germany, I became a tour guide after finishing my Masters’s degree at the University of Edinburgh. I love this city and want to share that love. Edinburgh is a truly magical place.

Eden
A Half-blood Gryffindor with a British mother and a French fathe…
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Rated 4.97 out of 5 from 995 reviews.

Roopika
April 2021
I did this experience as a birthday part for my 9 year old! David did a fantastic job engaging with the kids and keeping them entertained! Highly recommended!
Karthik
April 2021
Really enjoyed the tour! Jule made it feel as if we're actually walking around in Edinburgh and had very interesting and funny HP-Edinburgh tidbits!
Steven
April 2021
David hosted a fabulous Harry Potter tour of Edinburgh. Our party ranged in ages from 8 - 70s, and David was able to seamlessly adapt the program so that we all could participate. I would highly encourage anyone who's a Potter fan to join this tour. We hope to be able to enjoy one of David's other experiences in the future.
David hosted a fabulous Harry Potter tour of Edinburgh. Our party ranged in ages from 8 - 70s, and David was able to seamlessly adapt the program so that we all could participate.…
Lisa
April 2021
Very highly recommended - it was our first airbnb experience and part of a birthday party in a small private group and a perfectly well rounded, well structured event. We're above 30 now and it felt as relevant as ever. Our host, Jule, was very professional, knowledgeable and genuinely nice to talk to. The event was well prepared on all levels - from pre-organisation to a structure within the hour to thoughtful after communications which made it so much more enjoyable - you can have absolute trust that this will be a hit amongst either history & city focused friends and especially of course HP fans (which not all of us were). It's the best of both really and we have decided we want to Edinburgh in a post-pandemic future. Thanks again team and Jule and good luck with all tours!
Very highly recommended - it was our first airbnb experience and part of a birthday party in a small private group and a perfectly well rounded, well structured event. We're above…
Morgan
April 2021
This was an awesome experience, David really brought the city to life virtually and the trivia and pop ups make it really fun and engaging throughout.
Rebecca
April 2021
This was the second time we did the tour with David, this time with 2 additional friends. It was fun for all and my daughter and her friend couldn’t stop talking about how much fun they had together.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.