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Downton Abbey VIP Private Tours

If you are looking for a more private and personal VIP Downton Abbey Tour experience look no further.

Your luxury day includes a central London hotel pick up and drop off.

You will have your own driver plus a knowledgeable Downton Abbey expert so you have complete attention for the day.

All tours include the charming Oxfordshire village used as the location for Downton village where you will be able to see the home of Matthew Crawley, the church, hospital, Grantham Arms, and village green.


How to book?
Simply email us stating which of the tour options you would like to take that are listed below, based on the time of year of travel and your budget.

  • Downton Village + Downton Abbey (Highclere Castle) (Ref: DAVIPA)
    Experience the main setting for Downton Abbey. Wander around the ‘Above Stairs’ rooms of the property used as Downton Abbey including the drawing room, main hall and library where many of the dramatic scenes involving the Crawley family are featured.
    For 2014 no more tours including Highclere Castle are available.
  • Downton Village + Downton Place + Grantham House (Ref: DAVIPB)
    Downton Place is a delightful 16th century mansion with attractive gardens where the Crawleys enjoyed a family picnic in Series 3. Grantham House offers a great way to finish the day with a tour and tea at the 18th century Georgian house used as the location for the interior of Grantham House, the Crawleys’ London town house that was featured in the end of Season 4 Special.
    Available Mar – Dec
  • Downton Village + Haxby Park, The Swan and Village Locations (Ref: DAVIPC)
    Get a guided tour of the interior of Haxby Park, the prospective home of Lady Mary and Richard Carlisle from Series 2. Take lunch at The Swan where Sybil and Branson eloped, visit Matthew and Ediths church and take in other scenes from nearby villages.
    Available all year round.
  • Downton Village + Dower House + London Filming Locations (Ref: DAVIPD)
    Enjoy a tea at the home of the Dowager Countess (Maggie Smith) with the owner of the property. Then finish with a tour of locations filmed in central London including the scene of the Ripon Riots from Series 1, Matthew Crawley’s Manchester home and office, old London streets that are featured in background scenes and tea at the restaurant where Lady Edith and Michael Gregson have their first kiss.
    Available all year subject to availability.
  • Downton Village + Vintage Downton vehicle tour of the Cotswolds+ Lady Rosamund’s London House (Ref: DAVIPE)
    Take a ride around some of the Cotswold locations from the show in one of the actual vintage vehicles that has appeared on screen, enjoy lunch in a pretty Cotswolds pub and finish the day with a tour and tea at the property used as Lady Rosamund’s London House.
    Available April - August (Sunday to Thursday only).


All tours are available all year round by arrangement except for Highclere Castle which is only available at Easter, early May and from mid July to mid September by arrangement.
Please note for 2014 no tours that include Highclere Castle are available as all tickets for house and grounds are sold out.

How Long?

9 hours

How much?

1 - 5 persons (People Carrier)
Tour A: 1 person = £550, 2 persons = £570, 3 persons = £590, 4 persons = £610, 5 persons = £630
Tour B: 1 person = £590, 2 persons = £630, 3 persons = £670, 4 persons = £710, 5 persons = £750
Tour C: 1 person = £570, 2 persons = £590, 3 persons = £610, 4 persons = £630, 5 persons = £650
Tour D: 1 person = £630, 2 persons = £660, 3 persons = £690, 4 persons = £720, 5 persons = £750
Tour E: 1 person = £950, 2 persons = £970, 3 persons = £990

6 + persons contact us for a quote

Meet where?

By arrangement. Central London hotel pick up and drop offs available. Pick ups from outside central London are subject to a supplement.


Professional guide, services of a driver and travel in a luxury vehicle plus all entry fees where applicable.


Gratuities (optional), food and drink

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