The "Harry Potter" film franchise is popular for utilizing some of the most iconic landscapes and buildings in UK's. These buildings and locations have undergone heavy editing to create a more wizardly place and to make the settings hard to locate.

Durham Cathedral

This cathedral is where "Harry Potter: The Chamber of Secrets" and "Harry Potter: The Prisoner of Azkaban" scenes were filmed. Durham Cathedral has been used to film numerous exterior and interior shots of Hogwarts. The cathedral is the home to the Shrine of St Cuthbert and was founded in 1093. In 1986 Durham Cathedral was proclaimed a World Heritage Site.

Malham Cove

The rocky camp where Harry and Hermione hide from Voldermort. It is where scenes from "Harry Potter: Deathly Hallows Part One" were shot. Malhlam Cove is a natural limestone rock formation located 1km north of the village of Malhalm. The cove's top comprises of uniquely shaped rock formation, which developed by the river that once ran over it.

Hardwick Hall

Hardwickk Hall is the main setting for the Malfoy Mansion, the Deatheaters main hideout. Hardwick Hall was one of the first buildings of its era to be built in a Renaissance style and originally built to display the financial wealth of its owner. It is where some scenes of the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" were filmed.

Alnwick Castle

Alnwick Castle is prominent in "Harry Potter: The Philosopher's Stone" and "Harry Potter: The Chamber of Secrets." The castle has been used for external shots of Hogwarts. Alnwick Castle is the second largest inhabited castle in England. It has been a home to the dukes of Northumberland for over 700 years.This castle according to TravelChannel is located in Northumberland, UK.

Ashridge Wood

Ashridge is the Woods where the Quidditch world cup is held in the movie "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire." Ashridge Wood is well-known for its variety of flowering plants and trees, making the woods a lovely location for walks, says Business Insider.