• 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 Here in the Atlas of Hogwarts we’ve collected a variety of maps and other artwork which depicts the castle and the area around it. With the exception of Rowling’s own map, none of these maps can be considered canon. Some of them predate the revelation of Rowling’s own sketch map… 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 Over the last twenty years, many amateur and professional cartographers have undertaken the difficult task of mapping the magical world which coexists with the mundane world we all know. Some of these maps are extremely detailed, others are more general drawings showing the relationships of various places and things to… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Creatures' homes, lairs, and territories
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Houses and addresses Number Four Privet Drive – home of the Dursley family 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. Until the end of July, 1991, Harry was forced to live in a cupboard under the stairs, on… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World This map was drawn before JKR’s sketch map was published, so some elements are incorrectly placed. However, it is a beautiful map which contains many details not found on other maps. It was created by Charles J. Mize with his niece. Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds These floor plans of every level of Hogwarts castle, researched and created by Harper Robinson, take the the tiniest of details from the books into account — read Harper’s notes below and be amazed — as well as the standard structure and architecture of castles over the centuries. While not canon,… 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
• 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
• 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 Fifth Floor Places of Interest Prefect’s Bathroom Swamp (courtesy of Weasley’s 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 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 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 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 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