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Heads Up, Potterheads: There's Now A 'Harry Potter' River Cruise

Heads Up, Potterheads: There's Now A 'Harry Potter' River Cruise

The six-day trip sees the boat, Magna Carta, make its way along the River Thames stopping off at places that were used during the filming of the blockbuster movies based on the books of JK Rowling.

An American travel company, Barge Ladies has created an enchanting treat for Harry Potter fans.

You will have to pay your own way to and from London, as well as for any meals taken on shore.

On the cruise, guests can expect Hogwarts-inspired dinners and trips to film locations like Warner Bros.

You can share your favourite quotes from the Harry Potter series, practice your incantations and plan your next adventure - whether it's defeating Voldemort, solving a wizarding world mystery or winning the TriWizard tournament.

The voyages will take passengers to several of the most memorable locations from the Harry Potter movies, including Virginia Water Lake, the house where Harry lived with Uncle Vernon and Petunia Dursley, and Warner Brothers Studios, where passengers will take part in the official Harry Potter tour.

Of course, magical adventures don't come cheap: the barge cruise prices start at $4,190 per person and go all the way up to $39,100 for a private cruise for eight people, according to Barge Lady Cruises.

Attention, Potterheads: A Harry Potter cruise is happening this year, and it's time to put your lifejackets on and set sail.

While the itinerary for Downton Abbey shares the same historical stops, Windsor Castle and Christ Church College at Oxford, guests will also be chauffeured to Highclere Castle, where the drama was filmed. Studio - The Making of Harry Potter, where fans will be able to behold the original set, props and costumes.

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