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Free Harry Potter Tour, walk in the footsteps of JK Albus Rowling

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William Chambers Monument

45 Chambers Street

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Rowling is the most influential woman in Britain. She transports us with wonderful art and through her tireless charity work makes the world better. I want to extend the magic, celebrate and spread the gospel of Harry. A bible for the 21st century.

It's a privilege and delight to be able to do these tours, except when it's raining, sleeting, or snowing. Then it's a wet delight, frosty delight, white delight respectively.

The tours are going well, or at least I'm treading water, doing something I enjoy and is perhaps helpful to some. In addition, if you're a writer, or studying literature, please tell me, because I have extra bits I can include which may be instructive.

For those who don't backpack 'Free' is travel lingo for tips - I hope to be deserving of a tip, and they are most welcome. I need to title the tour 'free' because that's what people search for on Google, when they mean 'for-tips'; it's a popular tour selling point, perhaps because it encourages guides to give 100%. The tour was written by me and I care that you get the most out of the experience possible.


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  • Old College and golden boy, Neo-classical opulence
  • Nicholsons Cafe where she wrote much of the Philosopher's Stone
  • The dreaming dome of McEwan Hall
  • Greyfriars Kirkyard - you know who's grave
  • Wake Peeves at George Mackenzie's Mausoleum
  • George 'Hogwarts' Heriot's School
  • The Elephant House cafe
  • Newt Scamander's cave
  • The Grassmarket and it's Nearly headless Nick connection
  • Victoria St AKA Diagon Alley
  • Rowling's toils beneath the dome of Carnegie's lavish central library
  • Riddle's Court where the sun seldom reaches
  • Lady Stairs Mansion House and the prisoner of Azkaban
  • The Baxter's Dragons
  • Palatial Balmoral hotel & the Deathly Hallows
  • Show solidarity with Harry at the Heart of Midlothian
  • Sphinxes and unicorns Oh my!
  • Old Parliament Hall and the ministry of magic
  • Rowling's gilded Edinburgh award

More sights, more learning, more inspiration. Make a memory.


Check out my facebook reviews. Many kind people.


We meet by the William Chambers monument, outside the National Museum of Scotland. Which is free, and has a cafe tucked just inside the entrance beside William. William the seagulls best friend, is below.

William Chambers monument

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Watched the films? Read a book? Grab your jacket and jump aboard the express, Hagrid's boats ain't gonna wait.

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