On this magical day tour you will explore some of the Downton Abbey film locations used in the hit TV series including Downton Village, Yew Tree Farm and properties owned by the Crawley family as well as picturesque scenery and villages.
The tour will provide you with an insight into the making of the show and uncover stories behind some of the places that you will visit on the tour.
You will depart from central London by mini coach and take a 90 minute (approx) journey out of London to the first stop of the day- the historic 10th century farmstead that featured as Yew Tree Farm in Series 4 and 5. This is the home of Mr Drewe, the struggling tenant who agrees to secretly help raise Lady Edith’s daughter. Following a tour of the property you will be able to enjoy a complimentary cup of tea and jam scone.
From here you will set off to the heart of rural Oxfordshire where several villages have been used in the world of Downton Abbey. The next Downton Abbey location that you will see is ‘Kirbymoorside’, where Anna’s bus splashes through the stream outside the pub where Bates worked when he left Downton Abbey. There will be a short stop at the church that Matthew and Edith visit in Series 1 (Episode 3) and you’ll pass the pub where Branson and Lady Sybil stay when they elope in Series 2.
Most notably you will visit Downton Village where you will get a guided tour of the village and see familiar sites such as exteriors of Downton hospital, the village pub, the former home of Matthew Crawley and the local church amongst others. Following this guided tour you will be able to take lunch and have some free time to explore the village for yourself.
The day will finish with a visit to Downton Place – the 16th century house and grounds that featured as Downton Place in Series 3.
Your tour will then return to Gloucester Rd Station. Customer Reviews
Please note: this tour does not visit Downton Abbey due to the limited opening times of Highclere Castle. If you would like to visit Highclere Castle please see our Downton Abbey and Village Tour
Sat at 8:30am (29 Aug, 26 Sep 2015)
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PRIVATE TOURS are also available on other dates
Adult (16 years+): £60 Child (Under 16): £50
Professional guide, transport by mini coach, cream Tea, entry fees where applicable
Gratuities (optional), lunch. Car / Booster seats for children under 3 years.
1 – 2 persons (People Carrier with driver and guide): £680
3 persons (People Carrier with driver and guide): £730
4 persons (People Carrier with driver and guide): £780
5 persons (People Carrier with driver and guide): £830
6+ persons (Mini coach with driver and guide) contact us for a quote
Day tour from London of locations featured in ITVs popular period drama including sites in Downton village and the home of the Crawley family at Downton Abbey.
DISCLAIMER: The Downton Abbey Tour of Film Locations is not an official ‘Downton Abbey’ event and is not endorsed, sanctioned or in any other way supported, directly or indirectly by Carnival Films, NBC Universal or Julian Fellowes and his representatives.