• Caves and vaults Located just outside Hogsmeade, this cave was the place Dumbledore recommended Sirius Black hide so that he could keep an eye on Harry during the Triwizard Tournament. Read More
• Caves and vaults In contrast to the grand marble of the entryway and the main hall, the passageways to the vaults are stone and dimly lit with flaming torches. They slope down to a track, upon which run little carts controlled by the goblins (DH26). These carts take visitors deep beneath the… Read More
• Caves and vaults The Lestrange family vault is a high security vault in Gringotts Wizarding Bank. A dragon guards its entrance and rather than just placing a finger on the vault door, a goblin must place his entire palm to the door in order to open it. The vault is filled with gold, the fake… Read More
• 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
• Caves and vaults Inaccessible except by magic, this cave complex on the coast was visited by young Tom Riddle while he was on an outing to the coast with children from the orphanage (circa 1930). While there he terrorized two of his classmates, Amy Benson and Dennis Bishop (HBP13). Many years later,… Read More
• Caves and vaults Vault 711 is Sirius Black’s vault at Gringotts. It contained a “reasonable amount of gold”(HBP3). Sirius uses money from this vault to buy Harry a Firebolt for Christmas (PA22). Read More
• Caves and vaults The “top security” vault underneath Gringotts Bank where Dumbledore kept the Philosopher’s Stone (PS5). Read More
• Caves and vaults Remus Lupin lives in an underground cave with fellow werewolves for part of 1995 and 1996. Dumbledore needed a spy, as most of the werewolves are on Voldemort’s side, and Lupin says he was “ready-made” for the job (HBP16). The cave is somewhere in the United Kingdom, but its exact location is unknown. Read More