Part two of Kim and I's adventures at the Harry Potter Studio Tour! Image heavy and slightly fangirlish, I hope you can forgive me!
You can find part one here.
The first of my favourite parts of the tour: the Potions Classroom. Even if it wasn't for my
Oh y'know, just hanging out in the Dungeons with Hermione.
Beautiful. Kim and I spent a while dreaming of having a studio similar to this, for dyeing.
I expected The Burrow to be fabulous - and it didn't disappoint! Mrs. Weasley is a joint favourite of ours and I'd love to live in a ramshackle house similar to the one described in the books.
Knitting! Wouldn't it be brilliant if you could enchant needles to knit on their own? Perfect for boring but necessary bits, like stocking stitch!
The little section full of graphics and illustrations all designed especially for the films, and sometimes barely on screen for seconds, if it all, was probably my favourite after Snape's dungeon, but that'll be my illustration-arty side, I suppose!
The Marauders Map, school books, copies of The Quibbler and The Daily Prophet.
This brought a tear to my eye, I am not ashamed to admit! Something that I felt was sadly overlooked in the films. I love Lily.
Kim and Amy's Tips for maximum enjoyment of your trip:
- Go early! There's no limit to the amount of time you can spend on the tour - but it does have to close at a certain time - 7.00 or perhaps 7.30 I can't remember! We were on a late afternoon tour and we had to rush a little at the end.
- Talk to the tour guides! They know so much, ask them to tell you everything they know, it's their job! They're all really friendly and will take photos of you and your friends if you so wish.
- Take a camera! We took photographs of everything.
- Go with fans! It's much more fun to be able to squeal and clutch each other, than feel like you're dragging people around who don't really want to be there.
Thanks for letting me share! If you're planning a visit, enjoy! A ♥
ps. my bag says Sev and Lily 4eva.
pps. Kim said I looked like a wizard dressing as a muggle... I took that as a compliment!