You Can Now LIVE At Hogwarts, AND Have Christmas Dinner There!

You Can Now LIVE At Hogwarts, AND Have Christmas Dinner There!


by Lauren Smith |
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Remember when we told you yesterday that you could potentially dine at Hogwarts over Christmas (scroll down for info)? Well now we have even better news - you can live in some of the locations used for the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the film, not the Warner Bros film set where the Christmas dinners were being held.* *

Royal Connaught Park in Bushey, Hertfordshire whose rooms and tower was used for the Hogwarts’ Great Hall and Dumbledore’s office, has been turned into luxury apartments, according to The Independent.* *

Restoration specialists Comer Homes bought the Park in 1998, and they've announced that 380 apartments and houses set in 100 acres of parkland are being developed.

Facilities in the Victorian Gothic building include a fitness club and underground swimming pool. But more importantly, the dining hall has remained unchanged since the filming of Harry Potter - and guests can use it for free! So while you won't be rocking up to a Potions class or whizzing around the grounds on a broomstick, you can at least pretend to be at a banquet presided by Dumbledore.

Living in Hogwarts is pricey for us mere Muggles though - flats are priced between £649,000 and £2.8 million. So unless you're planning to rob Gringotts, living there might be a pipe dream for now.

Here's a video of all the flats in all their glory.

Earlier, we wrote...

Harry Potter fans - ever dreamed of dining in the Great Hall at Hogwarts? The hanging candles, never-ending supply of food and banter with Ron And Hermione, plus the occasional rousing speech from Dumbledore - who wouldn't want to spend a fancy dinner in the castle?

Well you better whip out your Weasley festive jumpers, because thanks to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London, now you can.

They have launched Dinner in the Hogwarts Great Hall, a special event for the festive period that treats guests to a two-course Christmas dinner on set, with the dining room, studio and Gryffindor common room decked out in Christmas regalia.

There will also be Butterbeer aplenty, and dessert served on Platform 9 3/4, plus music and dancing if you've ever imagined yourself at the Yule Ball (our date of choice: Viktor Krum).

Sounds magical - but better start practising your conjuring skills - tickets will probably disappear faster than Harry under an invisibility cloak.

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