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Downton Abbey Country Film Locations Tour

On this magical day tour you will explore some of the film locations used in the hit TV series Downton Abbey including Downton Village, Yew Tree Farm and some of the houses owned by the Crawley family.

This tour will showcase some of the picturesque scenery, villages and historic properties that you will recognise from Downton Abbey. The tour will provide you with an insight into the making of the show and the stories behind some of the places that you will visit on the tour.

Morning

You will depart from central London by mini coach and take a 60 minute (approx) journey out of London to the first stop of the day- the 16th century house and grounds that featured as Downton Place in Series 3.

Lunchtime

From here you will set off to the heart of rural Oxfordshire where several villages have been used in the world of Downton Abbey. 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.

Afternoon

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.

You will finish the day with a tour and a cup of tea and jam scone at 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.

For Wednesday departures  the day will start instead with Yew Tree Farm and Downton Place will be replaced by the stunning 18th century Georgian property whose interior became Grantham House, the Crawleys’ London town house that featured in the end of Season 4 Special.

The tour ends at 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

  • Visit pretty Oxfordshire villages used to represent the magical and charming world of Downton
  • Watch episodes of Downton Abbey as you travel between locations
  • Explore the Crawley family’s other private residences
  • Get a guided tour and enjoy cream tea at Yew Tree Farm, the home of Mr Drewe*

When?

Sat at 8:30am (Mar – Oct 2015)
Wed at 8:30am (Mar – Oct 2015)
Also see Tour Dates
PRIVATE TOURS are also available on other dates

How Long?

10 hours

How much?

Adult (16 years+): £95     Child (Under 15): £85

Meet where?

Gloucester Road Tube London Underground Station (District, Circle and Piccadilly lines). Your guide will be standing outside Flowers Inc next to the station entrance. Plan your journey or See map location

Inclusions?

Professional guide, transport by mini coach, cream Tea, entry fees where applicable

Exclusions?

Gratuities (optional), lunch. Car / Booster seats for children under 3 years.

Private / Group Tours

1 – 2 persons (People Carrier with driver and guide): £660
3 persons (People Carrier with driver and guide): £710
4 persons (People Carrier with driver and guide): £760
5 persons (People Carrier with driver and guide): £810
6+ persons (Mini coach with driver and guide) contact us for a quote

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