Where is the setting of Harry Potter movies?

Where is the setting of Harry Potter movies?

The central character in the series is Harry Potter, a boy who lives in the fictional town of Little Whinging, Surrey with his aunt, uncle, and cousin – the Dursleys – and discovers at the age of eleven that he is a wizard, though he lives in the ordinary world of non-magical people known as Muggles.

What parts of Harry Potter were filmed in Scotland?

Here is our list of the top 12 Harry Potter filming locations in Scotland:

  • The Jacobite Steam Train (Hogwarts Express)
  • Glenfinnan Viaduct.
  • Loch Shiel.
  • West Highland train line.
  • Steall Falls in Glen Nevis.
  • Rannoch Moor.
  • Glen Coe.
  • Loch Etive & Glen Etive.

Where is Harry Potter Part 1 filmed?

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 was filmed at the Dartford Crossing, as well as at Pinewood Studios and Leavesden Warner Bros. Studios. Filming also took place in Pembrokeshire, Wales; Swinley Forest, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Malham Cove, Freshwater West, and Burnham Beeches.

What is the setting of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?

Privet Drive and Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Where is Hogwarts Castle located in real life?

Alnwick Castle
Harry Potter fans may not know the exact location of an American Hogwarts, but the real one exists in England. Alnwick Castle stood in for the famed wizarding school in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

Where in York was Harry Potter filmed?

Avid fans have even mistaken the film set for The Shambles but unfortunately, none of Harry Potter was filmed in The Shambles; those particular scenes were shot at Leavesden Studios in Watford.

Where was Luna Lovegood’s house filmed?

That said, in the very first Harry Potter movie (presumably before they had a high enough budget), they actually used the house on 12 Picket Close in Bracknell in place of the fictitous Little Whinging. You can check out some set photos and a news article from the filming period here.

What beach was used in Harry Potter Deathly Hallows?

Freshwater West
Freshwater West has become a mecca for Harry Potter fans, as the location of Shell Cottage in the Deathly Hallows movies – where Dobby the house elf died and was buried. You can visit his “grave” on the beach and leave your own tribute – a definite bucketlist activity for any potterheads who visit Bluestone.

Where was Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone filmed?

Filming. Alnwick Castle and Gloucester Cathedral were eventually selected as the principal locations for Hogwarts, with some scenes also being filmed at Harrow School. Other Hogwarts scenes were filmed in Durham Cathedral over a two-week period; these included shots of the corridors and some classroom scenes.

Who are the main characters in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone?

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone has 78 scenes and there are 9 major characters: Harry, Hermione, Ron, Dumbledore, Malfoy, Hagrid, Snape, Quirrell, and the Dursleys. (I’m counting a major character a someone who moves the plot forward in at least one significant way, so the Dursley family counts, but only as a unit.)

What was the inciting event in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone?

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Inciting Event: Harry receives his invitation to Hogwarts School—which his horrible uncle promptly takes away from him.

Where was the sacristy in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone?

Back south (I told you it was complicated), to Lacock Abbey, a Gothicised 13th Century abbey in Lacock, three miles south of Chippenham in Wiltshire, which supplied many of Hogwarts’ classrooms. The Sacristy became Professor Snape’s ( Alan Rickman) Potions Class: “How to bottle fame, brew glory and even put a stopper in death”.