There’s always plenty of magic to experience in the capital around Christmas time, but if you want a real dose of wizardry then taking a trip to the Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter could be just the ticket.
This amazing attraction transports visitors into the fantasy world created by JK Rowling, and for the next few months the entire place will be transformed into a winter wonderland, with the famous studio being covered in snow.
Dubbed Hogwarts in the Snow, this Christmas-themed event was set to end shortly after the start of the new year, but has now been extended until February 2nd, giving even more people the chance to experience the magic of Harry Potter in an enchanting wintry setting.
The studio is where many of the scenes from the Harry Potter movies were filmed, and the Hogwarts set is currently decked out in Christmas decorations, made from props that were actually used in the films themselves.
Among the artefacts on show are the invisibility cloak that Harry Potter received as a Christmas present, as well as the knitted jumpers that Molly Weasley gave Ron and Harry as gifts in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
Anyone who has seen all of the films will surely remember the Slug Club Christmas Party that took place in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and visitors to Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter will be able to see several of the costumes worn by characters at the ball, including Luna Lovegood’s dress.
Hogwarts’s Great Hall has also been decked out with eight Christmas trees, as well as mistletoe and holly, creating a charming festive atmosphere.
The studio is located in Watford, and can be accessed by rail from central London in about 20 minutes.