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Episode 46 – Discovering the Magic: A Guide to Visiting Harry Potter Studios in London

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In episode 46 of the UK Travel Planning Podcast, Tracy chats with Karen from Smart Steps to Australia all about visiting Harry Potter Studios in 2022 to share tips, advice and information.

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Episode 46 – Show Notes

Discovering the Magic – A Guide to Visiting Harry Potter Studios in London

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Getting to Harry Potter studios – taking the Golden Tours package versus making your own way there and booking tickets independently
  • How far in advance to book tickets
  • What to spend your money on beyond your entry ticket
  • Where to get butterbeer and what does it taste like
  • The highlights of the Studios tour 
  • Whether it’s worth getting the audio guide 
  • How long do you need at Harry Potter Studios 
  • What the shop is like at the end
  • Plus get our tips for visiting and making the most of your trip

Places mentioned in this episode include

  • Euston Station to Watford Junction Station – This is the train journey you could take through London to get to the Studios
  • Golden Tours – The partner of Harry Potter Studios. You can buy a full tour from them (entry tickets with return coach from London Victoria, Baker Street or Kings Cross) or just book the coach transfer and book your entry tickets directly to coincide with the bus times.

⭐️ A PDF transcript of this episode is available to download here

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Related podcast episodes

  • Episode 24 – Getting around London: An introduction to the various public transport options
  • Episode 37 – Trip Report – 6 week family adventure from Australia to the UK where Karen talks about visiting Harry Potter Studios

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