Warner Brothers opens Harry Potter experience in the North West

 A NEW Harry Potter-themed experience has opened in the North West.

The light trail inspired by the iconic Forbidden Forest featuring creatures from the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts series at Arley Hall & Gardens, just an hour drive from Liverpool.

Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience sees visitors make their way through the woodland, and follow the illuminated path discovering wonderful surprises, some of their most favourite moments from the Forbidden Forest, and encountering mystical creatures such as Hippogriffs, centaurs, unicorns, Nifflers – and many more.

Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience is suitable for the whole family to enjoy and provides a huge amount for fans of all ages to see and do, giving them the opportunity to experience the magic of the wizarding world in a brand-new way. This includes a lively and seasonally themed village where visitors of all ages can enjoy a wide range of food and drinks. This includes the Wizarding World fan favourite Butterbeer, alongside edible wands and more classic winter warmers including decadent hot chocolates, mulled wine and hearty food such as fish & chips, traditional roast dinners, pie & mash and pasties all including vegan and gluten-free options. There is also an on-site shop for Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts merchandise to take home.

The outdoor experience has been created by Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment in partnership with award-winning theatrical designers and experiential creators, Thinkwell and their partners Unify and leading entertainment discovery platform Fever. 

Peter van Roden, Senior Vice President of Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment said: “The Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience offers fans a new way to enjoy some of the most iconic and magical wizarding world moments.

“We’re thrilled to be working alongside Thinkwell to bring this incredible light trail to life at Arley Hall & Gardens, a perfect location where the natural beauty of the forest trail and illuminated sets filled with familiar creatures from the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts series, will make for a magical experience for fans of all ages.”

The trail follows a one-way route and is designed to be accessible to all as well as COVID secure and will adhere to the latest Government safety guidelines to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit. Guests will be able to view the most up to date guidelines on our website, www.hpforbiddenforestexperience.com.  

Ticket prices start from £19 and are be available on Fever’s marketplace here.