To say they were excited is a gross underestimation of the mood that morning. We had to try and tone things down a little because as far as they were concerned they were off to the real Hogwarts, to stay. As Connor explained ' No moms and dads allowed, I'll see you again at Christmas '
It really is a great place to visit and if you have an interest in Harry Potter you can spend a good few hours looking at all the props, effects and behind the scenes secrets. On a side note it would have been nice to have more interactive objects as it was pretty much a look but don't touch deal.
|All dressed up outside, ready to go in.|
|In the great hall.|
|Waiting for lunch!|
|Wand selection, a testing time for the young wizard.|
The 3D model they have of Hogwarts is amazing. Its huge, it blew the childrens minds, they were simply awestruck and I do think they will remember it for the rest of their lives. Keira being a massive art fan just loved all the concept art drawings for the film as well as the secrets of the special effects.
Some items in the gift shop are a little pricey, but somethings you just have to buy;
|The every flavour beans, be afraid, be very afraid.|
It was a bit of a let down leaving the magic behind to return to the muggle world. Oh well, time to start planning our next adventure!