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Premier League Descend on Watford’s Wizard

book nowVisiting football fans to newly promoted Premier League club, Watford FC are keen to make the most of their visit by making a weekend of it with Good To See’s hotel and ticket packages for The Making of Harry Potter™ tour at nearby Warner Brother’s Studios™ – part of Good To See’s “Come to the Match, stay for the Weekend” promotion.

quidditch and football in Watford

For fans of most Premier league clubs, it will be the first time that they have visited the town since the attraction, where you can step on to authentic sets, discover the magic behind spellbinding special effects and explore the behind-the-scenes secrets of the Harry Potter film series at the studios where it all began, opened in 2012.

Whilst Watford is probably not the first place you might think of when listing the UK’s top tourism hotspots, fans of West Bromwich Albion were the first to make the most of their visit to the town by taking in the famous studios nearby last weekend, with Southampton and Swansea fans coming hot on their heals.

Good To See owner, Simon Harding, does advise booking early: “Weekends can get very busy at Warner Brother’s Studios, so, to get the entry times that you want, it is best to plan ahead.

The full set of future weekend travelers coming to Watford is

TeamDate
Chelsea20/08/16
Arsenal27/08/16
Man U18/09/16
Bournemouth01/10/16
Hull29/10/16
Leicester19/11/16
Stoke26/11/16
Everton10/12/16
Crystal Palace26/12/16
Tottenham31/12/16
Middlesborough14/01/17

Hornet supporters are cock-a-hoop about the coming season: “It’s amazing that the likes of Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, Man City & United will be running out on the turf of Vicarage Road this season” says life time Watford fan Sara Benn “but hopefully their midfield wizards will be made to look like muggles!Scorio!

Good To See’s short breaks can be built around match day with a variety of Harry Potter tour entry times available over each weekend and accommodation at a range of local hotels which are handy for both the match and the studios.

Hotel and entry packages start at just £65.50pp with breaks for the whole family (2 adults and 2 children) starting at just £169. Visiting fans can also arrange optional rail travel at discounted rates.

http://www.cometothematch.co.uk/warner_bros-_studio_tour_london_the_making_of_harry_potter/

Find out more about Good To See’s Come to the Match, Stay for the Weekend at http://www.cometothematch.co.uk/come-to-the-match-stay-for-the-weekend/

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Come to The Match, Stay for the Weekend

Good To See’s Come to The Match, Stay for the Weekend promotion is designed to promote tourism to visiting football fans of Premier League clubs as they travel around the country supporting their teams.

come to the match, stay for the weekendWhether they decide to extend their stay on their own, with mates or bring the family along, football fans are being asked to make the most of their visits.

Here is a selection of current Premier League Clubs and the short break highlights that can turn match day into a full weekend. For some it is a specific attraction, for other’s, like Newcastle’s legendary nightlife, or the beaches around Swansea or Bournemouth, it is all about just enjoying the place rather than dashing home, so that all you need, to turn an away match into a weekend away, is a hotel for the night.

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Come To The Match and Stay For the Weekend!

Stadium Tour Short Breaks

Of course, if you can’t get enough football, why don’t you hang around for a tour of the stadium – especially if you are a visiting, home supporter… if you know what I mean!? Good To See offer short breaks including tours of Arsenal’s Emirate Stadium, City’s Etihad Stadium, United’s Old Trafford and Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge.

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