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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Harry Potter Magic in Edinburgh Tour

Edinburgh, United KingdomPart of Airbnb Online Experiences collection

Online experience hosted by David

60 mins
Up to 10 people. Private groups available for up to 100
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in German, English

What you'll do

I am proud to announce that I have a new co-host, Jule who will be doing the tours in both English and German.

Join us as we see the beautiful Scottish city of Edinburgh through the eyes of J.K Rowling. From her poor beginnings to become a billionaire author.

Our tour is brilliant for solo travelers, families, birthday parties, children's parties, team building, and corporate events.

First, we'll do our own Hogwarts House test for all the muggles. This is very important as throughout the tour, there will be a Harry Potter trivia competition between the houses!

We'll then start our tour of the beautiful city 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, and the graveyard where she took names for her characters.

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

If you could tell us your favorite characters beforehand we'll include them on the tour! We also give extra house points to those who show up in costume.

If you wish to attend but can't find a suitable time slot, please message me.
Other things to note
Being this is an online presentation, please be sure to have a strong internet connection.
I am proud to announce that I have a new co-host, Jule who will be doing the tours in both English and German.

Join us as we see the beautiful Scottish city of Edinburgh through the eyes of J.K Rowling. From her poor beginnings to become a billionaire author.

Our tour is brilliant for solo travelers, families, birthday parties, children's parties, team building, and corporate events.

First, we'll do our own Hogwa…

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 $177.
  • Request availability
    Can’t find a date that works? David can schedule and customise an experience based on your preferences.

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.
From $13
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Wed, 2 Dec
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (EST)
$20 per person
$20 per person
Wed, 2 Dec
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (EST)
$20 per person
$20 per person
Wed, 2 Dec
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm (EST)
$20 per person
$20 per person

Meet your host, David

Host on Airbnb since 2013
  • 375 Reviews
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David
I have been a tour guide in Edinburgh for 7 years doing walking tours of both the Old and New town, Castle tours, Horror tours, and Harry Potter Tours. I worked mainly in partnership with SANDEMAN's New Europe and became the most reviewed guide on their Trip Advisor (Australian David).

Jule
I have been a tour guide in Edinburgh for one and a half years – and a Harry Potter fan for most of my life.
I became a tour guide after finishing my Masters’s degree in English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. I chose to be a guide as I love this city and wanted to share that love with other people as well. I think Edinburgh is a truly magical place.

Over the last two years, we have guided many a Harry Potter tour through rainy, sunny, or stormy Edinburgh and have met so many wonderful fans of the series!
David
I have been a tour guide in Edinburgh for 7 years doing walking tours of both the Old and New town, Castle tours, Horror tours, and Harry Potter Tours. I worked mainly in partnership with SANDEMAN's New Europe and became the most reviewed guide on their Trip Advisor (Australian David).

Jule
I have been a tour guide in Edinburgh for one and a half years – and a Harry Potter fan for most of my life.
I became a tour guide after finishing my Masters’s degree in En…
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Rated 4.98 out of 5 from 375 reviews.

Stephanie
December 2020
What a wonderful experience! I purchased two tickets for a friend and her son for his birthday. Her son really enjoyed dressing up, the stories, the trivia and questions, all of it! It was entertaining and interesting throughout, both visually and verbally. David was very kind to acknowledge his birthday as well. Thank you for an enjoyable experience!
What a wonderful experience! I purchased two tickets for a friend and her son for his birthday. Her son really enjoyed dressing up, the stories, the trivia and questions, all of…
Daniel
November 2020
David was an exceptional host! He was very informative and thorough in his explanations. We got a clear understanding of where J.K Rowling got her inspiration for her Harry Potter characters. We also enjoyed the fun questions he created which added a nice spice to the game. I would highly recommend David's tour.
David was an exceptional host! He was very informative and thorough in his explanations. We got a clear understanding of where J.K Rowling got her inspiration for her Harry Potter…
Maggie
November 2020
I signed my daughter and myself up for this because my daughter is a huge Harry Potter fan. David is a great storyteller and this was a lot of fun. My daughter absolutely loved the Harry Potter / JK Rowling aspect of it, and I loved the historical tidbits and Scottish scenery.
I signed my daughter and myself up for this because my daughter is a huge Harry Potter fan. David is a great storyteller and this was a lot of fun. My daughter absolutely loved the…
Olivia
November 2020
This was so much fun!! This is fun for people of all ages as well as for die hard fans and know nothings! 10/10 would recommend!!
Veronica
November 2020
We loved this experience! David is a fantastic tour guide and we highly recommend this experience! Learning about the various sites which gave JK Rowling inspiration for the Harry Potter series brought back fond memories of reading the books all those years ago. The trivia is so much fun and seeing Edinburgh virtually brought back memories of our visit in 2019. Looking forward to taking more virtual tours with David!
We loved this experience! David is a fantastic tour guide and we highly recommend this experience! Learning about the various sites which gave JK Rowling inspiration for the Harr…
Christine
November 2020
David was a great story teller. The tour images were great and his sense of humor was impeccable. We had a birthday party for an 11 year old and he loved it. The kids were engaged and he made everyone feel welcome and tried to even out the playing field.
David was a great story teller. The tour images were great and his sense of humor was impeccable. We had a birthday party for an 11 year old and he loved it. The kids were engaged…

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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.