Published: Fri, January 26, 2018
Life&Culture | By Rose Hansen

Harry Potter river cruise to set sail on River Thames

Harry Potter river cruise to set sail on River Thames

Expo booths will offer the chance to snag limited-edition illustrated and boxed sets of the Harry Potter books and to challenge Potter knowledge and trivia games through Pottermore.

For muggles obsessed with the J.K. Rowling series (us), Barge Lady Cruises is offering a Harry Potter Magic Cruise that ferries eight guests for six days around different HP film locations along the River Thames.

But it's not all "Harry Potter" all the time! Studio where the Harry Potter movies were made.

The third day starts with a visit to Windsor, where passengers are shown Virginia Water, where Harry first encounters Buckbeak at a lovely lake in the Prisoner of Azkaban. It's also the location where Harry speaks with Barty Crouch Sr. following the second task in Goblet of Fire.

The itinerary includes stops at Virginia Water lake, where Harry first encounters Buckbeak in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, the street that contains the house where Harry used to live with his Uncle Vernon and Petunia Dursley, and Warner Brothers Studios, where you will take part in the official Harry Potter tour.

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You'll get to enjoy a Hogwarts-inspired dinner aboard the ship, before finishing the trip by stopping at the Great Hall at Christ Church College in Oxford, which inspired the Hogwarts Great Hall.

Now for the bad news. But if that cost doesn't make you bat an eye, it runs from August 5th-August 11th and August 19th-August 25th.

Your next vacation may be a cruise around Harry Potter's wizarding world.

The tour also includes visits at other iconic destinations like Hampton Court Palace, Cliveden Reach, Henley Regatta Rowing Course, and more.

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