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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

A nighttime woodland trail experience filled with magical creatures and wizarding wonders from the Harry Potter™ and Fantastic Beasts™ films. Explore after dark the sounds, lights, and special effects that bring the magic of the Wizarding World to life. Guests will also be able to enjoy a wide range of delicious food and drinks at the village!

Set in a beautiful woodland, this nighttime trail experience has been created by award-winning theatrical designers and experiential creators.

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Get your wand

Celebrating some of the most iconic forest scenes from the Harry Potter™ and Fantastic Beasts™ films, visitors can interact with magical characters and cast their own spells, bringing the fantastical world to life. Discover Centaurs, a Hippogriff, and other magical creatures before making a Patronus appear before your eyes!

It’s an evening for the whole family with a trail through a wondrous and beautiful forest that comes to life with the magic of the Wizarding World.

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  • Nighttime woodland trail experience - Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience - Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience in Leesburg
    Explore a light trail into a dark forest to encounter fantastic beasts and iconic Wizarding World moments
  • Magical creatures - Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience - Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience in Leesburg
    Come face-to-face with magical creatures such as Hippogriffs, Centaurs, Unicorns, Nifflers, and more
  • Patronus - Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience - Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience in Leesburg
    Cast spells with your wand, and conjure a Patronus
  • Food and drink - Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience - Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience in Leesburg
    Enjoy a selection of magical food and drinks inspired by the Wizarding World
  • Photos - Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience - Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience in Leesburg
    Take plenty of fun photos to immortalize the evening’s adventure

Practical
Information

  1. Date Date: from October 29, 2022
  2. Days Days: Various sessions open daily
  3. Duration Duration: approx. 60-90 minutes (the walking trail takes approx 45-75 minutes)
  4. Location Location: the awe-inspiring woods of Morven Park, 41580 Sunday Morning Lane, Leesburg, VA 20176
  5. Age Age requirement: wizards, witches and Muggles™ of all ages are welcome!
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Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience in Leesburg

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.

Thanks to a partnership with One Tree Planted, guests to the experience can make an optional donation of the price of a tree which will contribute to reforestation and sustainability projects.

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How you can help:
Donating $1 will buy a tree within One Tree Planted's projects and contribute towards creating the forests of the future.

With more than 40 million trees planted since 2014, One Tree Planted is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit on a mission to make it simple for anyone to help the environment by planting trees. Their projects span the globe and are done in partnership with local communities and knowledgeable experts to create an impact for nature, people, and wildlife. Reforestation helps to rebuild forests after fires and floods, provide jobs for social impact, and restore biodiversity. Many projects have overlapping objectives, creating a combination of benefits that contribute to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

For further details on One Tree Planted, click here.
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Forbidden Forest Experience Location in Leesburg

Morven Park

41580 Sunday Morning Lane, Leesburg, VA, United States. 20176

Located in the grounds of Morven Park, 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 parking lot to the start of the trail.


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What people think about the experience

4.8 out of 5 stars

  • Chiara K.

    An incredible experience from start to finish! Well worth the trip.

  • Laura C.

    Amazing experience! 100% recommend! Every detail was thought through and the use of lighting was so effective! Magical and unique experience!

  • Karen M.

    Wonderful experience. So happy I went.

  • Amy B.

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

  • Nicola T.

    Absolutely amazing!!!! So much effort has clearly gone into this event. Keeping our fingers crossed it comes back every year!!

  • Jenny T.

    Absolutely amazing! I enjoyed the whole experience from beginning to end.

  • Jenny G.

    Brilliant night, so much detail has gone into the experience. Children and adults absolutely loved it, great food and drink stalls really interactive and fun.

  • Mandy M.

    A magical experience for any age. Fantastic atmosphere. Loved it!

  • Sarah H.

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

  • Gemma O.

    A brilliant, magnificent and spell-binding experience. I highly recommend this to all fans.

  • LR.

    AMAZING. Any Potter lover will adore this... So atmospheric, so stunning, just amazing effects!

  • Verity E.

    Fantastic evening spent walking through the forest... amazing experience!