A Harry Potter-Inspired Crazy Golf Course Is Set To Open In York

Just when you thought people could get enough of Harry Potter… It turns out they really couldn’t. Appropriately planned to open in York, the city which inspired aspects of JK Rowling’s novel, a new magical crazy golf course has been designed themed around the massive Harry Potter franchise – and it sounds amazing.

Credit: Phil Pinder and Ben Fry of The Potions Cauldron

Hoping to take over the Patisserie Valerie in the city centre, the lads behind The Potions Cauldron – Phil Pinder and Ben Fry – have dreamed up the concept, launching a crowdfunding campaign in the hopes of summoning the idea to life.

The golf course, which they’ve creatively named The Hole In Wand, would feature wizard themed holes throughout the course, with sets likely taking inspiration from the movies and including a few easter eggs along the way.

The Crowdfunder reads: “13 wand-erful holes are planned, if the Crowdfunder target is met, to enchant guests – all themed in the marvellously-magical world that will be created in Coppergate – in the building that was Patisserie Valerie. 

“It won’t just be magic-mini-golf on offer; we also want to be the venue for spellbinding birthday celebrations for all the little witches and warlocks. We will be summoning up a series of attractive and affordable packages with magically-inspired experiences to make sure these parties are the talk of the playground!

“That’s not all! We will also be serving a selection of restorative potions and brews, as well as a tasty food offer that will help you get your energy back after all the fun you’ve had on the courses.”

Credit: The Potions Cauldron | The duo’s drinks emporium on The Shambles

The Crowdfunder aims to raise £20,000 to get the project going, providing a new and wonderful family-friendly attraction which will rival the city’s current attractions such as the Dungeons and the Viking Centre.

For those personally interested in visiting the course when it does (hopefully!) open, Pinder and Fry have set up donation packages, which guarantee supporters early bird access to visit, as well as a free Butterscotch Beer once you’ve finished playing. Other packages include an Afternoon Tea experience filled with magical potions, and exclusive invitations to enjoy special events at the spellbinding venue.

To find out more and pledge your support, head over to the Crowdfunder here.