J. K. Rowling is the Queen's companion of honor, and one of Britain's foremost role models. She taught a generation to read worldwide and put a dent in the universe. Discover the inspirations for the "boy who lived" and the woman he saved.
About this activity
- Free cancellation
- Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
- COVID-19 precautions
- Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
- Mobile ticketing
- Use your phone or print your voucher
- Duration 3.5 hours
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- Live tour guide
- Small group
- Limited to 10 participants
- Visit the university where Rowling studied
- See the cafes where she wrote
- Learn how Rowling combats anxiety
- Romance the muse and beckon inspiration
- Entry to the Museum of Scotland (when permitted)
- Entry to the courts (if open)
Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed
- All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
- The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
- Customers are required to bring and wear masks
- Customers must fill out a travel information form
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Prepare for the activity
2 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 3YY. At the statue of the Duke of Wellington on his horse Copenhagen, opposite the Balmoral hotel and near the Apple Store.Open in Google Maps ⟶
Know before you go
- Please bring a little money for coffee if it rains (or Dumbledore's Sherbert Lemons if available).
- It's 4 miles walking so please consider eating a substantial breakfast beforehand.
- Wear flat, comfortable, waterproof shoes.
- Please wear weather appropriate clothing