• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Caves and vaults • Creatures' homes, lairs, and territories • Mythological and legendary places references: …the tap glowed with a brilliant white light and began to spin. Next second, the sink began to move; the sink, in fact, sank, right out of sight, leaving a large pipe exposed, a pipe wide enough for a man to slide into. It was like rushing down an… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Wizarding villages Map by Shaun Hately, from a sketch by Steve Vander Ark … Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds Dungeons Places of Interest Snape’s Potions classroom and office Slytherin common room and dormitories Assorted chambers and corridors, leading to the Philosopher’s Stone Dungeon large enough to host a Deathday party Dungeon 5 (so, presumably, dungeons 1-4 as well) And, I would guess, Snape’s rooms Events… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds First Floor Places of Interest Hospital Wing Professor McGonagall’s office Defense Against the Dark Arts classroom Muggle Studies classroom History of Magic classroom Events Minerva McGonagall’s classroom gives her a clear view of the lawns and the Quidditch pitch, where she spotted Harry’s first dive on… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds Second Floor Places of Interest Defense Against the Dark Arts office (belonging at various times to Lockhart, Lupin, Moody, and Umbridge) The swiveling staircase A hidden staircase that rises two floors and includes a trick step Moaning Myrtle’s bathroom and the entrance to the Chamber of Secrets Slughorn’s… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds Third Floor Places of Interest 1. Trophy Room 2. Armor gallery 3. The Charms corridor 4. Fluffy’s corridor Events When Filch nearly catches Harry and Ron waiting for Malfoy to appear, they sneak into the armor gallery from the Trophy room. When Neville breaks into a… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds Fifth Floor Places of Interest Prefect’s Bathroom Swamp (courtesy of Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes) Statue of Gregory the Smarmy and secret corridor Possible entrance to Ravenclaw common room and dormitories Events Prefects, Quidditch captains, the Head Boy and Girl, and Moaning Myrtle are allowed to use the… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds Fourth Floor Places of Interest The Library, particularly the Restricted Section Room containing the Mirror of Erised Mirror, behind which is a “roomy passageway” Events Repeated nighttime visits to the Restricted Section tend to end with Harry dashing, unaware of where he’s going, down corridors and… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds Ground Floor Places of Interest The Entrance Hall The Great Hall The Staff Room Filch’s office Classroom 11 Events The Entrance Hall seems to be the normal meeting place for students. The Great Hall hosts feasts, balls, the short-lived Duelling Club, and even the odd slumber… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds Seventh Floor Places of Interest The Gryffindor common room Entrance to Dumbledore’s office The Divination classroom The Room of Requirement Flitwick’s office Events During Fifth Year, the Room of Requirement hosted the first meetings of Dumbledore’s Army. After one of the students hinted at this to… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds Sixth Floor Places of Interest Boy’s bathroom Events Harry spots Malfoy in this bathroom, and (for some reason) decides to investigate. He walks in on Malfoy and Myrtle. Malfoy is crying, but stops to throw a Cruciatus Curse at Harry, who parries it with Sectumsempra. At… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds Towers 8th floor 9th floor 10th Floor – Highest point, top of the Astronomy Tower Places of Interest Dumbledore’s office Gryffindor dormitories and common room Trelawney’s rooms Ravenclaw dormitories and common room Events In First Year, Harry and… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Government places • Rooms, chambers, and floors Ministry of Magic Headquarters, London Level 2 This is not a complete map of the level, certainly, but it shows the details noted by Harry during his brief visit visit to Level 2 on August 12, 1995. The magical windows were streaming sunlight on that particular day. Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Government places • Rooms, chambers, and floors Ministry of Magic Headquarters, London Level 10 This level does not have lift access, so it must be entered through level nine. The Wizengamot sits in the raised benches above the accused, who sits in the chair. The corridor of level ten is stone walled and lit with… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Houses and addresses Number Four Privet Drive aerial view – number four and number six with yards and gardens This Muggle house, located in Little Whinging, Surrey, to the south-west of London, was where Harry Potter lived from November 1, 1981 through August 31, 1991. [NOTE: This plan is created strictly from the information… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Houses and addresses Ottery St. Catchpole and The Burrow Ottery St. Catchpole is located in Devon, along the Otter River. Other towns along this river include Ottery St. Mary and Otterton. The town is relatively small. The Burrow is located near the village to the south [1] but is hidden by hills and… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Government places • Mysterious places • Rooms, chambers, and floors It’s likely impossible to map the Department of Mysteries; after all, the revolving walls sure make it seem like the rooms move around a lot. But once inside, even though there are a heck of a lot of doors, space still seems pretty linear. Also, we’re missing at least half… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Businesses, merchants, and shops • Wizarding places While there is no official map of Diagon Alley, the books describe some of the shops in a general relationship to each other. Using this information, I created the following map in 2001 (before OP). The most important shop not included is Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes which didn’t appear until book… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World   General Notes to the Local Area Map The Local Area Map of Privet Drive is based upon research into similar residential areas of North Surrey and elsewhere in the United Kingdom. Most of the distances used are fairly certain and the actual orientation of number four is… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Countries On this map, blue markers indicate cities and towns. Red markers indicate the location of magical creatures. The letter Q indicates a town with a Quidditch team. The building icons indicate famous wizarding structures. Links to each of these are found in the Related Links.  … Read More