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Wizards in Scotland

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JOIN THE EDINBURGH SCHOOL OF MAGIC FOR A DAY

Description: 

To the Department of Magical Affairs, 

Edinburgh 

SCOTLAND 

 

Get ready to become a wizard during an immersive day in Edinburgh.

Get picked-up at your hotel, then start your day by learning about the history of magic, and discovering a couple of spells during a 2h guided tour.

2h45 guided tour

Did you know that Thomas Riddell has a grave in a cemetery in Edinburgh? Or that the white stag is a symbol of Edinburgh? We can never know what inspires an author, as their creativity comes from many different sources but during a walking tour of the Old Town, discover all the legends and hidden spots of Edinburgh which surrounded JK Rowling while she started to live in Edinburgh in 1993.

Visit the Royal Mile where you'll see the hands of JK Rowling, Victoria Street, the Grassmarket and its dark history, Greyfriars cemetery and the Potter grave, before popping by the National Museum of Scotland to discover some of its wizarding world secrets. This extended guided tour is ideal for those wanting to go into the nooks and crannies of the the Edinburgh inspirations.

Wizard lunch

After your 2h private guided tour, warm yourself in a wizard restaurant and have fun trying potions cocktails and mocktails. Fair warning: they will bubble, smoke, and burst into flames!

 

Spellbook-binding workshop

During the afternoon, it's time to apply the magic your learned in the morning ! Hop in a taxi to join an exciting grimoire crafting workshop to create your own spellbook.

Embark on your journey into the art of bookbinding by delving into the basics. Uncover the mysteries behind selecting the appropriate tools and materials, ranging from leather to paper, to fashion a grimoire imbued with allure and individuality. Acquire the skills to adeptly assemble and bind your personal grimoire under the guidance of our expert instructors. They will lead you through each step, ensuring that your final creation is not only beautiful but also sturdy and prepared to withstand the passage of time.

Inclusions:   

  • 2h Private Guided tour

  • Taxi from your hotel to your tour

  • Taxi from the restaurant to your grimoire workshop

  • 1 wizard meal with starter, main, dessert and a magical potion cocktail/mocktail. See a sample menu here - - contact us to upgrade to a private alchemy workshop

  • Your own grimoire:  a medium-sized notebooks measuring around 13 x 20 cm and featuring 150 pages of heavyweight blank paper. They're ideal for writing, drawing, sketching, collage, spell books and much more.

Price: 

  • 1 guest - £405 per person

  • 2 guests - £275 pp

  • 3 guests - £232 pp

  • 4 guests - £210 pp

  • 5 guests - £203 pp

  • 6 guests - £203 pp

  • 7 guests - £194 pp

  • 7 guests - £188 pp

 

Please note, young wizards (under 18) must be 13+ and with an adult. 

Let's save the planet together! Do you have an hotel in the Edinburgh city centre and you prefer to walk to the guided tour starting point? We'll upgrade you to a second cocktail :)

 

Dress code: 

Wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes. Cloaks, wands and hats are of course welcome! 

Raincoats or umbrellas are recommended. 

 

What to bring with you? 

Bring your confirmation, in your phone or printed to be checked by the guide .

Bring your Thunderdices Day Planner (printed or on your phone) – we will share with you a full itinerary for the day including your tickets for the different activities. 

 

Departure Meeting point: 

Your hotel    

 

Additional Info: 

Look-out for our guides, you can’t miss them, they will be wearing a green cape! 

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