Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Filming Locations

Harry learns he is a wizard and attends the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Part of the Harry Potter Collection

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was filmed in London & Oxford in the United Kingdom.

12 Picket Post Close as Number 4 Privet Drive

Dumbledore, McGonagall, and Hagrid leave Harry on the doorstep of the Dursley's house. Many years later, the family and Harry leave to avoid the relentless letters from Hogwarts.

London Zoo as Reptile House

Harry talks to a snake and accidentally uses magic to drop Dudley into the snake's enclosure.

Leadenhall Market as Leaky Caldron

Hagrid escorts Harry to The Leaky Caldron. At the time the store was empty, it is now occupied by The Glass House.

King's Cross Station as Platform 9¾

Harry heads to catch the train and with the help of the Weasleys he heads to the hidden platform. Filmed between platforms 4 & 5.

Goathland Railway Station as Hogsmeade Station

The new students get off the train and are greeted by Hagrid who leads them off to the school. At the end of the year Hagrid gives Harry a photo album of his family.

Durham Cathedral as Hogwarts (quad/transfiguration)

The trio learns Transfiguration from Professor McGonagall and after class Hermione joins Harry and Ron who are chatting in the quad. Later, Harry sees Snape talking with Quirrell while he is walking around under the invisibility cloak.

Lacock Abbey as Hogwarts (classrooms/hallway)

Professor Snape gives Harry a hard time during the potions class (in the Sacristy). McGonagall introduces Harry to Oliver Wood outside Professor Quirrell's Defense from the Dark Arts classroom (in the Warming Room). The trio find Harry's father's name in the Quidditch trophy case. Later, Harry finds the Mirror of Erised in a storage room (in the Chapter House).

Alnwick Castle as Hogwarts (grounds)

Madame Hooch teaches the students how to fly on their broomsticks and Harry ends up demonstrating his flying abilities while saving Neville from Draco's bullying. Later the students walk around campus after exams.