Did you know that you can actually take magic lessons in a castle, or sign a wall in the cafe where J.K. Rowling began to write the famous series? Potterheads who love history, fun book and movie facts, and endless amounts of Harry Potter memorabilia should — no, must — visit these themed spots all over the world. From majestic castles and train rides over rolling Scottish hillsides to historic hotels and secret wizarding shops, Muggles fulfilling this Harry Potter travel bucket list will be…
There are so many things to see and do — both big and small — but it's the Harry Potter World hacks you have to look out for. While there, we discovered some secrets in both the Hogsmeade/Hogwarts and Diagon Alley sections of the park, ones that any true fan should definitely not miss out on.
"The narrow path had opened suddenly onto the edge of a great black lake. Perched atop a high mountain on the other side, its windows sparkling in the starry sky, was a vast castle with many turrets and towers."Artwork by Lena.
I love the Harry Potter books, and wish JK Rowling would stop trying to go back to it. The books by themselves are perfect, and every time she changes something in retrospect it spoils it a little for me.