Hop on the Hogwarts Express to visit Hogsmeade film location
In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Goathland station served as the location for filming scenes at Hogsmeade station, and now you can take a train ride there!
On August 8 and 29, families of Muggles and wizards alike are welcome aboard the Hogwarts Express as it travels to the station, with its very own Hagrid double, Jem Frazier, and a handful of Hogwarts prefects.
The train departs Pickering station at 10 a.m., heading to the Hogsmeade station. Here passengers can exit the train and explore the village, play games, and have a picnic in Goathland. Passengers board again at 12:50 for the return trip, with a stop in Levisham, to return to Pickering station at 2:40 p.m.
Tickets are £20.50 for adults, £17.50 for seniors, and £10.50 for children. A family ticket is £45 and includes two adult and four children’s tickets. Order your tickets now since space is limited.
“We’ll be giving prizes for the best costume, too, so passengers are welcome to turn up as any character from the Harry Potter stories, from the young wizard himself to a chocolate frog,” said marketing manager Danielle Ramsey. So make sure to order your tickets and get your costume ready now for the magical journey aboard the Hogswarts Express!
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To book tickets, or for more information, visit nymr.co.uk. You can read the original article here.