The Forbidden Forest opens up at the Warner Brothers Tour

  • The creepy Forbidden Forest featured in all the Harry Potter books and movies
  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London has expanded to invite guests into the lair
  • New attraction has 19 trees, special effects and life-sized creatures from the film

The Forbidden Forest may be off limits to Hogwarts students – but visitors to The Making of Harry Potter attraction will soon be able to explore its grounds.

The Warner Brothers Studio Tour London is inviting guests, from March, to follow in the footsteps of Harry, Ron and Hermione into the magical lair.

The tree-filled attraction will be populated by eerie creatures from the books and films.


Visitors will be able to wander with lanterns over entwined roots and underneath 19 trees, which each have a diameter of over 12 feet 

The permanent expansion to the UK attraction will be unveiled on March 31.

To conjure the spooky atmosphere and weather of the movies, the attractions uses the same techniques created by filmmakers.

Visitors will be able to wander with lanterns over entwined roots and underneath 19 trees which each have a diameter of over 12 feet.

Inside the forbidden forest original costumes for characters including Hagrid, the half-giant professor, can be found. 


Visitors will have to be brave as hidden deeper in the forest is Aragog, the giant spider, along with spiderlings from his family. Above is a scene from Harry Potter And The Chamber of Secrets


To conjure the spooky atmosphere and weather of the movies, the attraction uses the same techniques created by filmmakers. Guests can follow in the footsteps of Harry Potter, Draco Malfoy and Hagrid’s dog at the expanded attraction

Visitors will have to be brave as hidden deeper in the forest is Aragog, the giant spider, along with spiderlings from his family. Aragog’s legs span over 18 feet.

There is also a full-sized model of Hippogriff Buckbeak, which first appeared in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. 

Stuart Craig, Production Designer on all eight Harry Potter films, said: ‘The Forbidden Forest is full of mysterious, fascinating and sometimes threatening forces. 

‘It represents the great unknown compared to the comfort and safety of Hogwarts and the Gryffindor Common Room, which makes it so interesting and important to the development of the story.’    






Courtesy: Daily Mail Online

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