Take your love for Harry Potter to the next level and stay the night at Hagrid's Hut which is now a rentable cottage.
Yes, you read that right you are not dreaming! Fans of Harry Potter can now spend a night at Hagrid's Hut which is decorated in the EXACT same way as shown in the movies. Ever since the first Harry Potter movie came out, Potterheads have wished the fantasy was indeed real and we all lived in Hogwarts. While that is not really possible, you can now stay in a replica of the original Hagrid's Hut used in the movies and finally bring your dream to life. The Hagrid Cottage is now opened and expecting guests and the internet is losing its marbles.
The Hagrid's Hogwarts Groundskeeper Cottage has been unveiled at the fantastical holiday park near Saltburn, North York Moors National Park, in order to celebrate the international Harry Potter Day on May 2nd. What better way to celebrate the existence of your favorite book and movie series than staying in the iconic hut with your other nerdy Potter fans? Grab your broomsticks and wands, people. We are traveling to England.
The cottage is home to the iconic huge stone fireplace from the movies and the windows are styled just like Hogwarts. Even though small in size, to replicate the hut correctly, the cottage still has enough room for six people. It has bunk beds, sofas, gorgeous Harry Potter inspired bathrooms and is pretty much a Potterhead wonderland. You can rent the cottage for £195 a night which is about $253 US Dollars.
And well, the price makes sense considering it took the owner, Carol Cavendish over £195,000 to make every Harry Potter lover's dream come true. With three circular rooms and a copper bath, the cottage also features the same decor from Hogwarts, including an ink pot and a quill. Loaded with ropes, baskets, lanterns, leather bags, and what not, every attempt has been made to replicate the iconic hut in its full glory.
In fact, unlike most luxury or themed hotels, to make the whole experience even more memorable for the fans, you can also invite your furry buddies at an additional cost! How cool is that? The owner herself is a die-hard Potterhead so you can be assured when it comes to the authenticity of the cottage. A magical experience is guaranteed! "Books have always been an important part of my life even after being diagnosed with dyslexia when I taught myself to read. They've also helped me through challenging times when I would turn to the Harry Potter books and Lord of the Rings for pure escapism," Carol told Daily Mail.
"That's why it is so fantastic to create an environment where others can also leave behind their everyday life and step into their favorite storybook," she added. Plus, it gets better! In addition to the cottage, something cool is happening, all thanks to VANS. Vans is launching its very own 'Harry Potter' shoe collection, inspired by the four Hogwarts houses! The famous shoe and apparel house has announced that they are making every Harry Potter fans' dream come to life and exclusively launching Harry Potter shoes.
“Something magical coming soon,” the brand teased the upcoming collaboration on Twitter, along with a GIF which reads "Harry Potter VANS" breaking the internet. They have also released a special link for the collection which reveals that not only are they coming up with Harry Potter shoes, but there's a lot of other cool stuff as well! "Vans and Harry Potter collaborated to conjure up a magical collection of footwear, apparel, and accessories for witches, wizards, and Muggles alike," reads the website's new page. The page is also divided into four parts with Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw, and Hufflepuff on them which makes us believe the collection will be inspired by the four houses.