Meanwhile, for those of us lucky enough to live in Scotland these parts of the Potter cinematic universe make for fun day trips or staycations sure to delight those brought up on the films.
1. Loch Shiel
A visit to Loch Shiel 20km west of Fort William in the Highlands will also take in the nearby Glenfinnan Viaduct that the Hogwarts Express famously crosses on its way to the magical school.
2. Loch Shiel
In the films Loch Shiel is known as the Black Lake.
3. Loch Etive
Loch Etive is a 30km-long sea loch in Argyll and Bute that is considered to be one of the most beautiful in Scotland and which played an important role in the Harry Potter films.
4. Loch Etive
Loch Etive featured in the scene where Harry, Ron and Hermione escape from the bank of Gringotts on the back of a dragon after taking the Cup of Helga Hufflepuff. They land in this loch when they leap off the flying beast.