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Walk into the depths of a dark forest and discover fantastic beasts and illuminated Wizarding World moments.

Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience in Cheshire

Adventure Into An Illuminated Forest

A nighttime woodland trail experience filled with magical creatures and wizarding wonders from the Harry Potter™ and Fantastic Beasts™ films.

Set in a beautiful woodland, this experience has been brought to life by award-winning theatrical designers and experiential creators.

Ron's father's Ford Anglia flying car at Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience in Cheshire

Wands Ready, Magic Awaits

Celebrating some of the most iconic forest scenes from the beloved film series, visitors can come face-to-face with magical creatures including a Hippogriff, Nifflers, and more.

Strike your best stance for a wand duel photo before trying your hand at casting a Patronus to illuminate the dark woods.

Wand dueling at the Forbidden Forest Experience in Cheshire
  • Giant spiders at the Forbidden Forest Experience in Cheshire
    Explore a light trail into a dark forest to encounter fantastic beasts and iconic Wizarding World Moments.
  • Buckbeak at the Forbidden Forest Experience in Cheshire
    Come face-to-face with magical creatures such as Hippogriffs, Unicorns, Nifflers, and more.
  • A patronus from the Harry Potter™ film at the Forbidden Forest Experience in Cheshire
    Cast spells with your wand, and conjure a Patronus.
  • A themed drink at Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience in Cheshire
    Enjoy a selection of magical food and drinks inspired by the Wizarding World.
  • Giant spiders at the Forbidden Forest Experience in Cheshire
    Explore a light trail into a dark forest to encounter fantastic beasts and iconic Wizarding World Moments.
  • Buckbeak at the Forbidden Forest Experience in Cheshire
    Come face-to-face with magical creatures such as Hippogriffs, Unicorns, Nifflers, and more.
  • A patronus from the Harry Potter™ film at the Forbidden Forest Experience in Cheshire
    Cast spells with your wand, and conjure a Patronus.
  • A themed drink at Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience in Cheshire
    Enjoy a selection of magical food and drinks inspired by the Wizarding World.

Practical Info

  1. Date: from 15th October 2022
  2. Days: Various sessions open daily
  3. Duration: approx. 60-90 minutes (the walking trail takes approx 45-75 minutes)
  4. Location: the awe-inspiring woods of Arley Hall & Gardens, Arley, Northwich, CW9 6NA
  5. Age requirement: wizards, witches and Muggles™ of all ages are welcome!

Give a Tree, Grow a Forest

Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience is committed to celebrating the power of nature and ensuring a legacy for future generations to enjoy our beautiful surroundings.

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Forbidden Forest Experience in Cheshire: Location

Arley Hall & Gardens, Arley, Northwich

Arley, Northwich, United Kingdom, Chester. CW9 6NA

Located in the grounds of Arley Hall & Gardens, Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience will take place within the woodlands of the estate. Please note that this is an outdoor trail, conducted in darkness hours. Staff and signs will guide Guests from the car park to the start of the trail.

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Reviews

  • Absolutely incredible evening! The staff were all amazing and so lovely and the Forest itself was the perfect mix of beautiful, creepy and magical! A must for Potterheads!

    Amy B.

  • I did the Forbidden Forest experience for my birthday and had so much fun! Definitely felt like I was in the wizarding world. Most magical birthday ever!

    Sarah G.

  • Pleasantly surprised with the experience. Even non-Harry Potter fans can find magic in the walk!

    Jennifer G.

  • Excellent experience for the whole family my granddaughter had the most amazing time, I can’t recommend it enough.

    Mandy H.

  • Absolutely Fantastic! A magical evening, very atmospheric. Wonderful lighting, music and sound effects. Extremely friendly staff. Perfect for Harry Potter fans of all ages. Loved it!

    Sarah H.

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