Downton Abbey Private Tours

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

Your tour includes a central London hotel pick up and drop off, your own driver plus a knowledgeable Downton Abbey expert, so you have complete attention throughout the tour.

Tours A, C & D include the charming Oxfordshire village used as the location for Downton Village, where you will be able to see the exteriors of Matthew Crawley’s home, the hospital entrance, The Grantham Arms, the village green, St Michael’s Church and other sites from all 6 series. CUSTOMER REVIEWS

DISCLAIMER: This tour is an unlicensed and unauthorised tour of sites featured in the television series ‘Downton Abbey’ produced by Carnival Film and Television and NBCUniversal International Limited. Brit Movie Tours Limited and this tour does not have any association with, or connection to, the television series ‘Downton Abbey’, Carnival Film and Television or NBCUniversal International Limited.

Tour A – Downton Village + Downton Abbey
Experience the main setting for Downton Abbey at Highclere Castle.  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 filmed.

Tour B – Downton Abbey London Walking Tour
The making of Downton Abbey takes place in and around London and the surrounding counties, despite the show being set in Yorkshire.  Without leaving the capital, you can see locations used for scenes set in London, Manchester and Liverpool. On this 2 ½ hour walking tour, you will see some of London’s famous landmarks including the National Gallery and St. James’s Park.  Some of the tour’s additional highlights include the exterior of Grantham House where we meet Uncle Harold for the first time, the Liverpool hotel where Lady Mary and Lord Gillingham have their secret liaison, the restaurant where Edith goes for dinner with Gregson and much more.

Tour C – Downton Abbey Town and Country Film Locations
The itinerary includes:

  • Central London locations
  • Downton Village
  • Yew Tree Farm

Tour D – Downton Village and Rural Filming locations (+ 2 Optional Rural Downton Locations)

After a tour of Downton village, see other rural locations featured in the show including where Sybil and Branson eloped, Matthew and Edith’s church and Bates’s pub.  Then customise your tour and choose 2 from the following 4 locations:

  • Haxby Park – Get a guided tour of the interior of the prospective home of Lady Mary and Richard Carlisle from Season 2. Also includes Tea and Cake. (All year round by arrangement)
  • Downton Place – See the delightful 16th century mansion with attractive gardens where the Crawleys enjoyed a family picnic in Season 3. (All year round)
  • Grantham House – Take 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 and Season 5. (All year round)
  • Yew Tree Farm – Visit the historic 10th century farmstead that was featured in Seasons 4, 5 and 6 as Yew Tree Farm, home to Mr & Mrs Drewe. Also includes Tea and Scone. (Mar-Nov)
Downton Abbey Private Tours
Other Tour Options To Consider
Downton Abbey and Village Small Group Tour
Downton Abbey and Village Small Group Tour

Small group guided Downton Abbey Tour by mini coach from central London including Downton village and the home of the Crawley family at Downton Abbey.

Downton Abbey London Tour
Downton Abbey London Tour

Two and a half hour Downton Abbey walking tour of London including filming locations for Grantham House, The Criterion, Rules, The Grand Hotel and more.

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