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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Harry Potter Magic in Edinburgh Tour

Edinburgh, United KingdomPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by David

60 mins
Up to 10 people. Private groups available for up to 100
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in German, English, French

What you'll do

IMPORTANT: Our tour is offered in English, German and French. Please use the "Show (more) dates" button to check the language you are booking in.

Join David, Jule, and Eden as we see the beautiful Scottish city of Edinburgh through the eyes of J.K Rowling. From her poor beginnings to a billionaire author.

Our tour is brilliant for solo travellers, families, birthday parties, children's parties, team building, and corporate events. For high profile events, ask about our premium tour.

First, we'll do our own Hogwarts House test for all the muggles. There will be a Harry Potter trivia competition between the houses, so all need to be sorted!

We'll then start our tour of Edinburgh using moving images to keep the action fluid and accessible to people will all internet speeds. We'll show you the places where J.K Rowling drew her inspiration, such as the school believed to be the inspiration for Hogwarts, the shops that found their way into Diagon Ally, the graveyard where she got her characters' names and much, much more!

Along the way, we'll tell you about the inspiration for some of the most loved characters, and we'll finish with the final quiz to see which Hogwarts house wins.

If there is a character you want to know more about, let us know! We also give extra house points to those who show up in costume.

If you can't find a suitable time slot, please message me.
IMPORTANT: Our tour is offered in English, German and French. Please use the "Show (more) dates" button to check the language you are booking in.

Join David, Jule, and Eden as we see the beautiful Scottish city of Edinburgh through the eyes of J.K Rowling. From her poor beginnings to a billionaire author.

Our tour is brilliant for solo travellers, families, birthday parties, children's parties, team building, and corporate…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book, you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book for a private group
    David can host private groups of any size, up to 100 guests. Private group rates start at €102.

What to bring

  • A pen and paper and questions.
  • If you come in costume you'll receive a point for your Hogwarts House
  • I'll also give an extra point to whoever has the best costume!
  • A reliable and fast internet connection is recommended
  • This experience is also good for team building as my reviews have now suggested.
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Wed, 27 Jan
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10:00 - 11:00 (EST)
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Wed, 27 Jan
13:30 - 14:30 (EST)
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Meet your host, David

Host on Airbnb since 2013
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David
The first host and a muggle-born Slytherin, I have been a tour guide in Edinburgh for 8 years. I worked mainly in partnership with SANDEMAN's and became the most reviewed guide on their Trip Advisor (Australian David).

Jule
A pureblood Ravenclaw, born in Germany, I became a tour guide after finishing my Masters’s degree in English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. I chose to be a guide as I love this city and wanted to share that love with others. I think Edinburgh is a truly magical place.

Eden
A Half-blood Gryffindor, I was born to a British mother and a French father and therefore grew up between the two countries. I have a love for Edinburgh - a city full of history, secrets, and magic. I am delighted to continue working as an online guide and to bring together my passion for Harry Potter, art, and languages.
David
The first host and a muggle-born Slytherin, I have been a tour guide in Edinburgh for 8 years. I worked mainly in partnership with SANDEMAN's and became the most reviewed guide on their Trip Advisor (Australian David).

Jule
A pureblood Ravenclaw, born in Germany, I became a tour guide after finishing my Masters’s degree in English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. I chose to be a guide as I love this city and wanted to share that love with others. I think…
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Rated 4.97 out of 5 from 708 reviews.

Kaleigh
January 2021
We did this experience for a birthday party and it was so much fun. We were cracking up the whole time and it was great to get the family together during social distancing.
Adam
January 2021
Great experience, great hosting. Don’t have much else to say. Even the one person in our group who isn’t into the HP fiction had a good time. Probably the best thing I can say about it!
Neal
January 2021
I was looking for something fun that the whole family could experience and found this Harry Potter tour through a blogger. We booked a private tour since there are 6 of us. We had our tour yesterday and OMG, it was so much fun! I wasn't really sure what to expect although I knew from his profile that David had a lot of experience as a tour guide and used to give this tour in real life. And while I would love some day to go to Edinburgh for the IRL thing, he was able to adapt extremely well to the virtual format and present visually some things that would have been tough to do otherwise. We laughed, we enjoyed the friendly competition, and we could also relax and enjoy adult beverages while we were at it (we are all over 21!). There is really nothing I can think of to criticize - it was fun from start to finish and David was charming, knowledgeable and funny. My daughter is busy thinking of friends that she thinks would enjoy it, too. Thank you, David, for a wonderful experience!
I was looking for something fun that the whole family could experience and found this Harry Potter tour through a blogger. We booked a private tour since there are 6 of us. We had…
Jessica
January 2021
Great group activity! We had such a fun time seeing the sights of Edinburgh while learning more about Harry Potter. Our group was well versed in Harry Potter trivia and David adapted to make it our own, personalized experience.
Berengere
January 2021
(in French) J'ai réservé ce tour en Français avec Eden en cadeau pour mon filleul (pour avoir une activité à faire ensemble malgré la distance), et on a tous les deux adoré! Ma tante qui ne connait pas grand chose à Harry Potter a aussi participé et elle a elle aussi passé un très bon moment. Aussi, j'habite à Édimbourg depuis plusieurs années, et j'ai quand même appris de nouvelles choses! Voilà à quel point le tour étair super! (in English) I booked this tour in French with Eden as a gift for my godson (as an activity to do together in spite of the distance) and we both loved it! My aunt who doesn't know much about Harry Potter attended as well and had a great time too. Also, I've actually been living in Edinburgh for years, and I still learned new things! That's how great the tour was!
(in French) J'ai réservé ce tour en Français avec Eden en cadeau pour mon filleul (pour avoir une activité à faire ensemble malgré la distance), et on a tous les deux adoré! Ma tan…
Allison
January 2021
This was a wonderful experience. Aside from being perfect for any Harry Potter fan, I was able to connect with loved ones all over the US (in multiple time zones!) during the pandemic for such a memorable and meaningful experience. It was great for all ages and all people whether they know everything or nothing about Harry Potter. We learned a lot about the development of the books and characters. My 8 year old will be talking about what she learned for a long time! I’d recommend to all Potterheads but also to friends/family looking to make memories during these times of isolation.
This was a wonderful experience. Aside from being perfect for any Harry Potter fan, I was able to connect with loved ones all over the US (in multiple time zones!) during the pande…

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Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.