The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour {Photography}

Thursday, 13 September 2012



During the summer holidays, in August, hubby, the boy and I went to The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour. The tour is in Leavesden, Hertfordshire, just outside of London, which is where the films were made.

We are all Harry Potter fans - of both the books and the films, and was really excited to go on this tour. It was an opportunity to see the sets, costumes and props from the films!  It was simply amazing...to see things from the film up close and personal was awesome. The attention to detail which you don't even realise whilst watching was astounding.  The tour lasted around 3 hours, it's self-guiding so you just wander through each section and you get a breathtaking ending as well. A model of Hogwarts, which I stood and looked at for quite a while. I was just in awe of it!

I'm going to share with you some of the photos that I took during the day and the rest, if you would like to see more are in a set on my Flickr.

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
The Entrance

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Giant Chess Pieces

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
The Cupboard Under The Stairs

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
The Entrance To Hogwarts

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
The Great Hall

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Table Setting

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Gryffindor Uniform

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Dumbledore

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Hogwarts' Faculty

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Yule Ball Pumpkin Juice Display

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Pumpkin Juice Bottles - how amazing are these?!

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Harry & Ron's Dorm

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Magic Wands

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Entrance to Dumbledore's Office

Expecto Patronum

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Dumbledore's Office

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
The Golden Snitch

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Potions Room

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Potions Room

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Snape

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Potions Room

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Entrance to The Chamber of Secrets

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Moving Staircase

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Station Clock

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Inside Hagrid's Hut

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Inside the Weasley's Home

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Death Eaters...Bellatrix Le Strange, Voldemort, The Malfoys

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Umbridge's Office

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
The detail you miss in the film!

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
I was hoping they'd sell this...we had some at Universal, Orlando...it is
so delicious! Sadly they didn't sell it here in the UK though :(

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Butterbeer - tastes like fizzy butterscotch. In Florida they sell the slushie kind too which is nicer :D

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
The Potter's Cottage at Godric's Hollow

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Fawkes

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Hedwig

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Werewolf

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Mandrake Root

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Dobby

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Aragog

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Dementor

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Buckbeak

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Entrance to Gringotts Wizarding Bank

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Ollivander's Wand Shop

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour
Huge model of Hogwarts - superb!

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour

The Making of Harry Potter - Studio Tour

I hope you've enjoyed looking through my photographs...if you are a Harry Potter fan, and ever get the chance, VISIT this tour - it is simply amazing and a must for any fan!
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