It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live- J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
Your desire to live the dream of visiting Harry Potter Studio Tour or just curious about the brouhaha that Harry Potter novels and movies have generated, then your visit can be tucked in your itinerary when you visit London with your family. The original settings of all the Harry Potter movies are sure to mesmerise you.
Warner Bros Harry Potter Studio Tour is 20 miles away from north-west of London. If you are staying closer to any of the major airports in London you might decide to plan a visit to the studio. You can take the train to Watford Station which is closest to the Studio and can utilise the Harry Potter Studio Tour Bus to get you there.
You will require approximately seven hours to and from the airports in London including touring time. It takes about an hour to travel from Central London with coaches and train. You can use an Oyster Card to travel in and around London to visit all major attractions, but if your stay in centre of the city it is short and they might not be very advantageous. Instead you can take the airport taxis in London as they are quite convenient when travelling as a family.
Planning ahead to visit Harry Potter Studio will be great with many things happening in the studio such as, special movie screening and events that enhance visitor’s experiences. The recent event during last Christmas season was the Hogwarts in Snow scheduled between 19th November, 2016 and 29th January 2017. The show was themed that it will transport you to the world of Hogwarts, sampling the different types of snow that were created for the movie series along the way.
Tickets need to be booked in advance as they do not sell tickets on site. There are individual/family tickets, group tickets (10-24) and gift tickets that you can gift your loved ones if you wish. If gifting a ticket it is good to know that they are valid for a year from the day of purchase that allows freedom for your family and friends to plan well ahead.
Harry Potter Studio Tour is a walking tour that can take 3 to 3.5 hours or even beyond that to complete. You get to experience behind the scenes of the actual sets of the movies. A tour guide is present for a small part of the tour and the rest can be enjoyed at your own pace. Some sections are interactive and you can even touch them, some can be viewed but not touched. Iconic settings will marvel you as you take a walk creating memories.
The Studio is present in the outskirts of the city and travelling from hotels near the airports can be challenging. Travelling from the airports to the Studio and vice versa can easily be done through airport pickups in London as they offer prompt services at your convenience. From Gatwick and Stansted airports it takes a little more than hour, and form Heathrow and Luton airports it takes about 30 minutes to reach via the M1 and M25 corridor. Airport taxis in London can make your travel much easier and comfortable as they offer door to door service with free waiting time upon arriving at airports. Standard vehicles to suit your needs and are spacious and well-kept. Child/Infant seats are available upon request. Coaches for larger groups can be booked to reach the Studio. You can book through simple steps online for airport pickups in London and enjoy your drive to Harry Potter Studios to experience the magic of Harry Potter. Live a little!