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The "Harry Potter" Guide To The U.K.

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3. The Leaky Cauldron's entrance (42 Bull’s Head Passage, Leadenhall Market and then 7 Stoney St., London)

When Philosopher's Stone was filmed, the pub was set in Leadenhall Market and its entrance was just an empty shop. Now, though, it's an opticians called The Glass House. In Prisoner of Azkaban it moves southeast to 7 Stoney St.


7. Hogwarts' corridors (Gloucester Cathedral's cloisters, Gloucestershire and New College's cloisters, Oxford University)

The corridor that leads to The Fat Lady and Gryffindor's common room is located within Gloucester Cathedral's cloisters. In Chamber of Secrets, this is also the corridor in which Ginny writes “The Chamber of Secrets has been opened” in blood on the walls.

In Goblet of Fire, everyone sports "Potter Stinks" badges in New College's cloisters in Oxford University. New College's quad is also where Mad-Eye Moody turns Draco into a ferret.


11. The room containing the Mirror of Erised/McGonagall's Transfiguration classroom (Chapter House, Lacock Abbey)

The room where Harry stumbles across the mirror that shows him his deceased parents in Philosopher's Stone is in Lacock Abbey. In Chamber of Secrets, professor McGonagall uses the same room for her lesson on how to turn animals into water goblets.


14. Hogwarts Library (Duke Humphrey’s Library, Oxford University)

The school library, where Harry researches Nicholas Flamel in Philosopher's Stone, is located in Oxford's Duke Humphrey's Library, which is one of the special collections reading rooms at the Bodleian. In Chamber of Secrets, Hermione reads about Polyjuice Potion there, and in Half-Blood Prince Harry and Hermione discuss who to take to Slughorn’s Christmas party here.

15. Hogwarts' infirmary (Divinity School, Oxford University)

The school's in-house hospital is actually set in one of Oxford's university buildings. In Goblet of Fire, this is also where professor McGonagall teaches Ron how to dance before the Yule Ball.


19. Where the Ford Anglia meets the Hogwarts Express (Glenfinnan Viaduct, Lochaber)

On their way to school, Harry and Ron almost crash the Ford Anglia into the Hogwarts Express on the Glenfinnan Viaduct. West Coast Railways run a Jacobite Steam Train during the summer on this track.


20. Hagrid's hut (Black Park, Buckinghamshire, and then Clachaig Gully, Scotland)

Based just outside Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire, Hagrid's Hut was set in Black Park. In Goblet of Fire, Black Park is also where Hagrid first shows Harry the dragons before the Triwizard Tournament.

In Order of the Phoenix, it moves to Clachaig Gully in Scotland.

22. The other Hogwarts lake (Virginia Water, Surrey)

This is the lake over which Harry rides the Hippogriff in Prisoner of Azkaban. In Goblet of Fire, its shore is where Hermione has to pass messages between Harry and Ron and where Mad-Eye Moody confronts Barty Crouch Sr.


24. The Knight Bus' route (Green Lanes, Bourne Hill, Park Avenue, Lambeth Bridge)

After picking Harry up in Prisoner of Azkaban, the Knight Bus drives along Green Lanes in Palmers Green, goes through from Bourne Hill, and then turns left into Park Avenue, before dropping Harry off at the Leaky Cauldron.


29. Harry and Moody's escape route from the Dementors (Canary Wharf, the HMS Belfast, Tower Bridge, the Houses of Parliament)

At the beginning of Order of the Phoenix, Mad-Eye Moody — along with Harry and his friends — frantically escapes the Dementors by flying along the Thames.

30. 12 Grimmauld Place (Claremont Square, Islington)

The escape route from the Dementors leads everyone to Sirius Black's house, which is being used as the Order of the Phoenix's headquarters, at 12 Grimmauld Place. The house is actually on the south side of Claremonth Square in Islington.


32. The tube station Arthur Weasley takes everyone to (Westminster Station, London)

As Arthur Weasley takes Harry to the Ministry of Magic, he tries to blend in with Muggles at Westminster Station. “Trains underground! Ingenious, these Muggles," he exclaims.

33. The visitors' entrance to the Ministry of Magic (Great Scotland Yard, London)

Although the post box that visitors walk through to get into the Ministry of Magic isn't actually there in real life, it's located on Great Scotland Yard. This is also where Hermione, Ron, and Harry knock out three Ministry employees in order to steal their identities in Deathly Hallows: Part One.


36. The Death Eaters' route in Half-Blood Prince (Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross Road, past the Garrick Theatre and Leicester Square Station, Great Newport Street, the Millennium Bridge)

After destroying the Millennium Bridge, they end up on Great Newport Street, which is now the entrance to Diagon Alley.

37. The railway café (Platform 1, Surbiton Station)

The railway café in which Harry reads the Daily Prophet in Half-Blood Prince was Café Chaud on Platforms 1 and 2 of Surbiton Station, on the South Western Main Line.

Harry then notices professor Dumbledore, who is standing on Platform 3.


40. The rock Harry and Dumbledore appear on (Lemon Rock, County Kerry)

Although the Horcrux scene in Half-Blood Prince was filmed on the Cliffs of Moher, the rock on which Harry and Dumbledore appear is actually 90 miles away. It's Lemon Rock, which is off the Iveragh Peninsula.

43. Hagrid's route to Privet Drive (Dartford Tunnel, London, and Queensbay Birkenhead Tunnel, Liverpool)

When Hagrid is chased by Death Eaters in the first Deathly Hallows film, he enters the southern side of the Dartford Tunnel, which runs under the River Thames. The tunnel's interior, though, is the Queensway Birkenhead Tunnel under the River Mersey.


44. The part of London that Hermione, Ron and Harry apparate to (Piccadilly Circus, London)

In Deathly Hallows: Part One, Hermione apparates Ron, Harry, and herself to Piccadilly Circus at the foot of Shaftesbury Avenue. They appear in front of Gap.


52. The future train scene (St Pancras Station, London)

In the last scene of Deathly Hallows: Part Two, 19 years into the future, Ron, Hermione, Harry, and Ginny drop off their children at King's Cross Station. St Pancras Station's exterior is shown.