First stop: Reptile House at ZSL London Zoo Via Instagram Taking it all the way back to the first film, before Harry had a clue. Via Instagram Plaque inside the Reptile House to commemorate the wonderful scene filmed here, where Harry set a python on his cousin Dudley. Second stop: River Thames & Millennium Bridge Via Instagram A quick trip down the Thames brought us to the Millennium Bridge, destroyed by Death Eaters in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. Onto: Leadenhall Market Via Instagram Where they filmed scenes for Diagon Alley in Harry Potter and the Philospher's Stone. Side note: it's a great place to shop, especially if you're looking for weird cut outs of celebrities faces. Next: Borough Market Via eathyphotography.com Scenes for the Leaky Cauldron, and more of Diagon Alley, were filmed in this location. If you've seen the first three Harry Potter films enough times, you can easily notice the shots used from this location. Recreating moments: Scotland Yard Via Instagram Just outside Scotland Yard is where Harry, Ron, and Hermione broke into the Ministry of Magic. Avoiding Death Eaters at: Picadilly Circus Via ilmiopohjaisuus.ning.com Hermione rescues the boy with her quick thinking to apparate to Picadilly Circus, which is full of people (so them appearing out of nowhere totally went unnoticed) Onto the Tour: The Making of Harry Potter Via Instagram This tour is hands down the best experience any Harry Potter fan can ever have. The Harry Potter Exhibition and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter are incredible, but this takes the cake. Warner Brothers Studio Tour Via Instagram YASSSSS. Original Chest Pieces from Harry Potter and the Philospher's Stone Via Instagram Everyone was terrified of the Queen. Via Instagram The Great Hall Via Instagram What up Dumbledore! The most badass sweater of all time. Potions Classroom Professor Sluggy Good ol' Snape Umbridge's Office Ech. Umbridge clothes. Dumbledore's Office Side note: all of the textbooks in Dumbledore's office are actually just phone books covered in leather. The Knight Bus "The Leaky Cauldron, that's in London!" No. 4 Privet Drive + HEDWIG YES. THE REAL HEDWIG. During filming there were many owls, male and female, used to portray Hedwig. While there we got to meet Emma, the most recent owl who played Hedwig. She wasn't in the mood for pictures. The Potter Cottage Pit stop: Time for BUTTERBEER The wait in line is well worth it for this rich, creamy drink. Diagon Alley (The Film Set) Ollivanders, Making of Fine Wands Since 382 Wiseacre's Wizarding Equipment Weasleys Wizard Wheezes Hogwarts Hogwarts is real. IT'S REAL. After seeing so much (you'll have over 600 pictures) you're going to go home and cry. Enjoy it while you can!