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Hagrid's hut

The exterior of Hagrid's Hut.

A small wooden house at the edge of the Forbidden Forest, where Harry and friends are always welcome

Hagrid's Hut fact file

Where in the world

Hogwarts grounds, by the Forbidden Forest

Residents or owners

Rubeus Hagrid and his dog, Fang

Significant events that took place here

Harry, Ron and Hermione have had many visits, important conversations and cups of tea

Peculiar things that live here

Past residents have included a Hippogriff and a baby dragon

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Dear Harry,

I know you get Friday afternoons off, so would you like to come and have a cup of tea with me around three?

Rubeus Hagrid

‘Hagrid – what’s that?’

But he already knew what it was. In the very heart of the fire, underneath the kettle, was a huge, black egg...


Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

by J.K. Rowling

The egg Hagrid was given by a stranger sits in the fire in his hut, waiting to hatch

The egg in the fire

Ron, Hermione, Harry and Fang sit in Hagrid's hut

Tea at Hagrid's

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Hoping to be gamekeeper yourself when you leave Hogwarts, I suppose – that hut of Hagrid’s must seem like a palace compared to what your family’s used to

Draco Malfoy

‘If anyone wanted ter find out some stuff, all they’d have ter do would be ter follow the spiders. That’d lead ’em right!’


Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

By J.K. Rowling

Buckbeak the Hippogriff in Hagrid's hut with Fang.

Buckbeak's appeal

Harry and Hagrid put out Hagrid's hut with Aguamenti, after Hagrid rescues Fang from the blaze.

Fang's narrow escape

‘Knew it was summat like that,’ mumbled Hagrid, and he raised a smouldering, pink flowery umbrella and said, ‘Aguamenti!’


Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

By J.K. Rowling

Harry Ron and hermione leave Hagrid's Hut as the execution party

Why Hagrid’s hut might be the best place to live