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Harry Potter Fans Can Stay In A Cottage Inspired By Gryffindor Dorm Room For £50 A Night

Jetting off to an exotic destination is high risk right now, with so many international travel restrictions regarding coronavirus in place. However, don’t worry as you can take a trip to the magical world of Hogwarts without needing to step foot on a plane.

The North Shire, situated in Liverton on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, has just opened a new accommodation modelled on the common room in Gryffindor house at Hogwarts – and guests can stay here for £50pp per night.

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The Dorm has six single beds – which is handy given the current rule of six – so you and your fellow wizards can get away for a long weekend of pretending you’re at Hogwarts.

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When you’re not in your four poster beds, you’ll be to relax together in the open plan lounge area, which boasts a large stone fireplace.

It makes the perfect spot for practicing your spells or enjoying a few butterbeers. There’s also a little kitchen if you fancy cooking up a feast worthy of Dumbledore’s grand dining hall.

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The bathroom also features numerous nods to the wizarding world, namely a ‘specially-commissioned backlit stained glass window’ depicting a blonde mermaid that became famous in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and a number of ornate Gothic style features which offer ‘a further nod to the opulence of the prefects’ bathroom’

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Explaining why she decided to create The Dorm, business entrepreneur and designer Carol Cavendish said: “We stayed positive during the darkness of lockdown and used the time to crack on with completing the next phase of our vision for creating a fantasy story-book themed holiday venue that suits families and those looking to stage a memorable get-together – whether it’s a wedding, birthday party or other function.

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“Today when there’s so much fear around the pandemic, people are looking for ways they can step back from reality for a short time and be comforted in a world of make-believe which is just what The Dorm aims to do along with our other accommodation.” A stay at The Dorm is priced at £50 per person per night, based on a six-person booking. You can find out more and book the accommodation at

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