• Place Hag’s Glen or Coomcallee is the village in which Gormlaith Gaunt raised Isolt Sayre after her parents died. Read More
• Houses and addresses Hagrid’s hut is a small wooden house on the edge of the forbidden forest. There is a crossbow and a pair of galoshes outside the front door the first time Harry and Ron visited. “There was only one room inside. Hams and pheasants were hanging from the ceiling, a copper… Read More
• Towns A city in eastern Ontario near the Quebec border, Haileybury is home to the Haileybury Hammers, an accomplished Quidditch team (QA8). Read More
• Countries An country on the island of Hispanola in the Caribbean Sea of North America. Read More
• Place After taking Harry to Diagon Alley for the first time, Hagrid dropped him off at Paddington Station so he could catch a train back to the Dursleys (though this scene was skipped in the film). While they waited for Harry’s train, Hagrid gave Harry his ticket for the Hogwarts Express… Read More
• Place Hampshire, a county in southern England, is the site of the hamlet of Little Dropping – or at least it was until Archibald Alderton blew it up while trying to mix a birthday cake there (fw40). Portsmouth is also located here. Read More
• Businesses, merchants, and shops • City places • Wizarding places Ginny and Mrs. Weasley visited this shop in Diagon Alley prior to Ginny’s first year at Hogwarts (CS4); this is also likely the place where she purchased Ron’s dress robes for the Yule Ball (GF10). Read More
• Place The “village pub” in Little Hangleton, this is the place where the villagers gathered the night Tom Marvolo Riddle killed his father and grandparents, to gossip about the murders. Among the villagers present that evening were the Riddles’ cook and Dot, who remained permanently convinced that gardener Frank Bryce was… Read More
• Towns A town of massive importance to recent wizarding history and yet unknown to most modern wizards, Little Hangleton is found about six miles from its neighbor, Great Hangleton, and is the location of the Riddle House, where Tom Marvolo Riddle killed his father, Tom Riddle, and his grandparents in the… Read More
• Churches and graveyards After Voldemort killed his father and paternal grandparents, they were buried in the graveyard by the church in Little Hangleton (GF1). This, then, is also where Harry was taken by Portkey, saw Cedric Diggory killed and Voldemort reborn, and duelled Voldemort in 1995 (GF34). Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors Harry’s bedroom is the smallest bedroom at number four, Privet Drive. Until the end of July in 1991, the bedroom was Dudley’s second bedroom, where he stored all his toys, games, and books when he’d finished with them (or, in the case of the books, discarded them unread). Harry’s room… Read More
• Place Harry shares his dormitory with Ron, Neville, Dean and Seamus. Located at the “top of a spiral staircase” leading from the Gryffindor Common Room, the round room contains five four-poster beds with “deep-red velvet curtains” (PS7). The room contains wardrobes (PS17), and has “high, narrow windows” (CS5). The boys’ trucks… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors • Wizarding places The entrance to the headmaster’s (or headmistress’s, depending on the era in question) office at Hogwarts is behind a statue of a gargoyle on the seventh floor. When given the proper password, the gargoyle will leap aside, and the wall behind it will split in two to reveal a spiral… Read More
• Place The Hebrides Islands are a large group of islands located northwest of mainland Scotland, and include the town of Portree. The MacFusty clan lives on these islands, caring for the Hebridean Black Dragons that are native to the area (FB). In the early 1700s, shortly after the Statue of Secrecy… Read More
• Place A fairly large city located near Frankfurt in Germany, Heidelberg is the home of the famous Heidelberg castle. More importantly, however, it is also the home of the Heidelberg Harriers, a Quidditch team who once dueled the Holyhead Harpies for seven days in one of the finest Quidditch matches in… Read More
• Houses and addresses We have not been given a location for Hepzibah Smith’s house, though Harry and Dumbledore visited it in the Pensieve. It was here that Tom Riddle first saw Hufflepuff’s cup and Slytherin’s locket – two items which he stole soon afterward and made into Horcruxes. It was a grand house,… Read More
• Gardens and farms A medieval monastery in Worcestershire had this ‘Herbe Garden,’ where Brother Benedict, a Muggle Franciscan monk, was attacked by a Jarvey, though he supposed it to be a giant talking ferret (FB). Read More
• Place A county located on the western edge of England, Herefordshire was where the broomstick game of Swivenhodge originated, a game which is still played in England today (QA2). Read More
• Islands An island located off the coast of Scotland. The legendary potioneer Zygmunt Budge lived on Hermetray (BoP). Read More
• Streets, alleys, and lanes High Street is the main street in Hogsmeade, down which the Hogwarts students walk to enter the town and on which most of the town’s shops are located (OP25). After Voldemort’s return it became rather gloomy, with some of its shops boarded up (HBP12). Read More
• Place The morning after Ron quit the trio’s search for Voldemort’s Horcruxes, Harry and Hermione stalled for a bit before Apparating to their next campsite: a “windswept heather-covered hillside,” where Hermione promptly sat down and cried as Harry cast protective enchantments around them (DH16). A few weeks later, still on… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors The History of Magic classroom is located on the first floor. It has a blackboard through which Binns enters and exits the room. It also has a window through which Hedwig could enter; the window has thick glass and a narrow ledge (OP17). Just up the corridor… Read More
• Pubs and inns A slightly dodgy pub and tavern, located a block or so off High Street, the Hog’s Head Inn has been a fixture of Hogsmeade for hundreds of years. A worn-out wooden sign hangs over the door, advertising with a “wild boar’s severed head leaking blood onto the white cloth around… Read More
• Wizarding villages Hogsmeade is the only entirely wizarding village in Britain (PA5). According to tradition it was founded over a thousand years ago, around the same time as Hogwarts, by Hengist of Woodcroft as he was fleeing persecution by Muggles (FW, Pm). It’s a picturesque little village of thatched cottages and… Read More
• Businesses, merchants, and shops The wizarding post office has at least three hundred owls, from Great Grays to tiny Scops (“Local Deliveries Only”), which wait to carry messages. The owls sit on shelves that are colour-coded, depending on how fast you want your letter to get to its destination (PA8). It is also referred to… Read More
• Public places • Railway places • Wizarding places The railway station that serves both the town of Hogsmeade and Hogwarts School. A “tiny, dark platform” where the Hogwarts Express ends its journey north from Platform Nine-And-Three-Quarters (PS6). The station is located near the lake, and from there a road extends around the lake to Hogwarts Castle (PA5,… Read More
• Schools Hogwarts Castle is a wondrous, magical building with many towers and turrets. It is home to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. If Muggles approach the castle, all they will see is a mouldering ruin with a sign warning them to keep out, that it’s unsafe (SN). Hogwarts is built… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors Found on the third floor of Hogwarts castle: The statue of humpbacked witch with secret passage to Hogsmeade accessed through a hidden door in her hump The forbidden corridor where Fluffy guarded the trapdoor to the hiding place of the Philosopher’s Stone Umbridge’soffice (OP13) Trophy Room An armor gallery… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors The first floor (which would be called the second floor in the United States) contains a number of classrooms, including those for Defense Against the Dark Arts and History of Magic. It is directly accessed by students using the marble staircase leading up from the Entrance Hall on the ground floor. McGonagall’s… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors The second floor of Hogwarts is the location several bathrooms, including the girls’ bathroom haunted by Moaning Myrtle. The Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher’s office is also located on the second floor (although Umbridge’s office was on the third floor, not the second (OP13)). A map of Argyllshire hangs… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors The Prefects’ bathroom is located on the fifth floor, fourth door to the left of a statue of Boris the Bewildered (GF23). Fred and George created a magical swamp in the east wing corridor of the fifth floor (OP30). Read More
• Place The Hogwarts library is located on the fourth floor. Dumbledore stored the Mirror of Erised in an unused classroom on this floor as well. A painting of a landscape hangs in the fourth floor (PA8). A very roomy secret passage to Hogsmeade was located behind a big mirror on… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors Upon entering through the huge oak front doors of the castle, students find themselves in the vast Entrance Hall, which is dominated by a marble staircase leading up to the first floor. The giant hourglasses which mark the house points are located in the Entrance Hall. To the right is… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Wizarding places Hogwarts castle is located atop a cliff overlooking a lake. The lake is to the south of the castle (PA6) and the front doors face generally to the west (PA21). There is a small underground inlet, it’s entrance covered with hanging ivy, that leads to a stony beach… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors The Hogwarts kitchens are situated exactly beneath the Great Hall, with four wooden tables matching the tables above. It is a huge, high-ceilinged room, with a stone-flagged floor, pots and pans on the stone walls, and a great brick fireplace (GF21, GF28). Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World This image appeared as a jigsaw puzzle in the early days of Harry Potter merchandising circa 2001, before film images took over all the merchandise. Read More
• Schools Hogwarts is one of the world’s finest wizarding schools, located in a massive castle in Scotland. Hogwarts take students from all over Great Britain, starting at the age of 11. The students leave school after their seventh year. The students at Hogwarts are sorted at the beginning of their first… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors The seventh floor is home to the head’s office as well as the Room of Requirement, opposite a tapestry of Barnabas the Barmy trying to teach trolls to dance the ballet (OP18, OP27, HBP21). Flitwick’s office is also located on the seventh floor (PA21). The Fat Lady’s… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds One of the upper levels of Hogwarts castle. A boys’ bathroom is located on this floor (HBP24). There is also a trophy room on this floor (GF25). Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World The map shown below was created for the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban video game. It shows Hogwarts and the surrounding grounds as seen in the film with specific details added from the game. Many of the details on this map are not canon. Read More
• Towns Holyhead is located on an island at the northwest tip of Wales, and is the home of the Holyhead Harpies, an eight-hundred year old Quidditch team and a famous member of the British and Irish Quidditch League (QA7). Read More
• Businesses, merchants, and shops A marvelous wizarding sweet shop located on High Street in Hogsmeade. It is owned by Ambrosius Flume (HBP4) and his wife, and is filled with “shelves upon shelves of the most succulent-looking sweets imaginable” (PA10). In addition to the standard wizarding candy that is sold there, the owners also… Read More
• Streets, alleys, and lanes • Wizarding places A street intersecting Diagon Alley and Knockturn Alley near Carkitt Market… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Hospitals Located on the first floor, and later one or two floors up, the hospital wing is where Hogwarts residents go to have their medical needs met, anything from basic first aid after rough Quidditch matches to treatment for serious medical conditions like petrification from a Basilisk. The hospital wing is the… Read More
• Houses and addresses houses found in the series: Bagshot House Burrow, the Diggle House Diggory House Dumbledore House Fawcett House Figg House Gaunt House Granger House Great-Auntie Muriel’s House Gregorovitch House Lovegood House Malfoy Manor Moody House number two, Magnolia Crescent number four, Privet Drive number seven, Privet Drive number ten, Downing Street… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors The Hufflepuff common room is round and has a low ceiling, somewhat like a badger’s home. There are little round windows at at ground level. As we have seen in the other common rooms, it is decorated in House colours, which in this case means that there are lots of… Read More
• Countries A small country in eastern Europe, Hungary is home to the Hungarian Horntail dragon species – as well as to a national Gobstones team that, at one point, lost to Wales. The Daily Prophet didn’t cover the match, though, because Gobstones is “deeply boring” (DP1). Read More
• Buildings It’s hard to say exactly which sea the Hut-on-the-Rock rests in, as really any body of water other than the English Channel would have been quite a drive from Little Whinging. However, the Hut-on-the-Rock is indeed where Vernon Dursley drove his family in an attempt to escape the Hogwarts letters… Read More