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Downton Abbey and Village Tour of Locations

Become Lord or Lady Grantham for the day as you visit the film locations used for the BAFTA winning period drama on a Downton Abbey Tour of Locations. Get fascinating anecdotes about how the global hit TV series was made, the actors involved and the wonderful history of the places you visit on the tour.

The day will start by departing from central London for the charming Oxfordshire village that has been featured as Downton Village. Here you will get a guided tour of the locations such as Downton hospital, the village pub, the former home of Matthew Crawley and the local church.

Get fascinating anecdotes about how the global hit TV series was made, the actors involved and the wonderful history of the places you visit on the tour.

A short comfort break will be taken here. Having explored the village you will then travel to Highclere Castle that is used as the main Downton Abbey set. On the way you will learn about the 1000 year history of Highclere Castle and life ‘above and below stairs’.

Food for lunch can be purchased at Highclere Castle or you can bring your own lunch and enjoy it in the beautiful grounds. Although guided tours are not allowed inside the castle you’ll be able to explore independently the ‘Above Stairs’ area of Downton Abbey with the aid of our self guided information sheet.

As you wander around the estate you will be able to imagine life as it was over 100 years ago and enter the world of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants. The tour ends in central London. 

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What to do if Highclere Castle is closed?
We can offer you a tour of other Downton Abbey Filming Locations throughout the year. See Downton village, Yew Tree Farm and much more.

Downton Abbey and Village Tour of Locations
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DISCLAIMER: Downton Abbey Tours are not official ‘Downton Abbey’ events and are not endorsed, sanctioned or in any other way supported, directly or indirectly by Carnival Films, NBC Universal or Julian Fellowes and his representatives.

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