A TOURIST attraction which was used to film elements of the Harry Potter movies has been promoting tickets for half-term – leaving locals fuming.
Lacock Abbey, situated in Wiltshire, was used to film lots of the Hogwarts scenes within the movies.
The village itself was additionally used for the movies with among the homes that includes within the films.
Nonetheless, the Nationwide Belief, who owns the abbey, has been slammed for promoting tickets for entry to the grounds through the half-term holidays.
Locals have warned that it’s going to encourage rule-breaking vacationers to journey to the realm, regardless of the UK lockdown banning non-essential journey.
Visitors so far as Wales have been caught visiting the realm final month, a journey of greater than an hour away.
Nonetheless, the Nationwide Belief stated they have been restricted tickets to locals solely, and visitors may solely keep for one hour – and solely the out of doors area is open, not inside.
They defined: “In step with authorities steering, Lacock Abbey grounds are open to a small variety of pre-booked native visitors.
“The primary automotive park is closed, with different preparations being made to guarantee visitors will not be parking on village streets.
“We all know how essential it’s for individuals to search recent air, area and nature however we urge visitors to stick to the principles and keep native.
“Visitors are being reminded on the level of reserving to respect village residents and restrict their go to to the Abbey grounds solely.”
Police might be patrolling the areas to guarantee no-one is breaking the principles.
The village is not simply in style with Harry Potter followers because it was additionally used to film elements of Downton Abbey and Pleasure and Prejudice.
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