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Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter

Discover the filmmaking magic of the Harry Potter film series at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, set adjacent to the working film studios where all 8 Harry Potter films were made.

The Studio Tour in Leavesden offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore original sets, animatronic creatures and breathtaking special effects.

Start the tour at the Great Hall, then explore sets and props made for the series including The Forbidden Forest, Platform 9¾ complete with The Hogwarts Express, Diagon Alley and 4 Privet Drive.

Please note, tickets for this attraction must be booked in advance from the official website

Mercure London Watford Hotel is just a 15 minute drive from Warner Bros. Studio Tour London.

Aldenham Country Park

Aldenham Country Park

Aldenham Country Park is just 12 miles from central London and is open everyday from 9am except 25th December.

The park has 100 acres of beautiful countryside with lakeside walks playgrounds, pony rides, a farm and 100 Aker Wood, home of Pooh Bear and friends. A small farm shop sells produce from the onsite farm.

Find out about everything going on at Aldenham by clicking here.

Mercure London Watford Hotel is less than 10 minutes drive from Aldenham Country Park.

intu Watford

intu Watford

intu Watford, formerly known as The Harlequin Shopping Centre can be found in the middle of Watford and has recently undergone a huge redevelopment.

Enjoy a shopping trip with big name stores including John Lewis, Debenhams, H&M, Primark and more!

As well as a fantastic range of shops, take some time out with the kids and enjoy Rock Up – a climbing centre with walls towering over 8m in height or head down to Hollywood Bowl. Watch the latest releases at Cineworld in 3D, IMAX and with ScreenX – a multi screen cinema immersive experience!

intu Watford frequently hosts events and special offers for all. Find out more by clicking here.

Mercure London Watford Hotel is less than 15 minutes drive from intu Watford.

Topgolf Watford

Topgolf Watford

Forget golf courses… Topgolf Watford is a fun destination which welcomes everyone from those with no golfing ability to players common with Albatrosses and bogeys!

Score points by hitting micro-chipped golf balls at giant dartboard-like targets!

Order food and rounds of drinks while you play and get everyone involved in the fun!

Mercure London Watford Hotel is less than 10 minutes drive from Topgolf Watford.

Lost Jungle London

Lost Jungle London – Crazy Golf

Enjoy a family friendly day out at Lost Jungle London – a crazy golf course with two 18 hole themed mini golf courses, a foot golf course and a nine hole short golf course. It’s also Europe’s largest adventure golf course!

Educate yourselves with plenty of facts ranging from the Aztecs to animals from the deepest, darkest jungles!

Mercure London Watford Hotel is just over 5 minutes drive from Lost Jungle London.

Watford Colosseum

Watford Colosseum

Watford Colosseum is home to some of the best live music and entertainment outside London.

Built in 1938 as the Watford Town Hall Assembly Rooms by the same designer who refurbished the Royal Albert Hall and constructed the Royal Festival Hall.

Watford’s premier concert venue is world renowned for its acoustic qualities and has been used to record the soundtracks for Lord of the Rings, The Sound of Music and Star Wars. In 1995, Pavarotti recorded Verdi’s Inno delle Nazioni with the Philharmonia Chorus here!

Mercure London Watford Hotel is just 10 minutes by car from Watford Colosseum. 

Bicester Village

Discover a world of luxury at Bicester Village, the ultimate shopping destination. Home to more than 160 fashion and lifestyle boutiques, Bicester Village is located in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, only 20 mins away from Oxford.

Find boutiques of leading British and international luxury fashion brands with savings of up to 60%* all year round, including Alexander McQueen, Armani, Bally, Coach, Fendi, Givenchy, Gucci, Marc Jacobs, Mulberry, Oscar de la Renta, Paul Smith, Saint Laurent Paris, Stella McCartney, Tod’s, Valentino and many more.

The Village offers a wide range of services to enhance your visit, including Hands-free Shopping, VIP Lounge, Valet Parking, the award-winning Bicester Visitor Centre, an onsite Tax Refund, currency exchange service, personal shopper, luggage drop and home delivery. The Village has a comprehensive multilingual concierge service and you can also earn miles and rewards with 14 airlines via Frequent Flyer programmes when you shop at Bicester Village.

Spacious boulevards, attentive service and a friendly, unhurried atmosphere combine to offer a truly unique retail experience. So much to enjoy, whether it’s browsing prestigious boutiques, or sampling fine food and drink in the Village’s cafés and restaurants.