Downton Abbey Tours
Our 2016 one day Downton Abbey Tours runs 3rd of April. More dates added soon.
We offer a ONE DAY trip to visit Downton village and Highclere Castle, the itinerary can be found here, or visit our itineraries page. Our one Day tours includes your coach travel, entrance fees and your dedicated expert guide to take you around the Downton Abbey locations and tell you juicy anecdotes from filming. Our Gems of Downton and VIP tours are still available:
GEMS of DOWNTON Tour – available all year
When our Highclere Tours are not available you can visit other locations on our GEMS OF DOWNTON tour and visit the Downton Abbey village and more. Click here to see the itinerary
Downton Abbey VIP Tours including Highclere 2016…
Between 27th March – 9th April, 1st-3rd May, 29-31st May and from 10th July – September 2016 (closed Friday and Saturdays) we can offer you our exclusive VIP tour to Highclere & the village of Downton with a chance to meet people involved in the production, plus coffee and lunch. Just email us for details.
As an optional extra you can arrive in style at Highclere Castle in a 1920’s Vintage Motor Car.
Click here for the itinerary
Downton Abbey Plus Discovering Capability Brown
2016 is the 300th anniversary of the birth of Lancelot or more commonly known as Capability Brown. He was a 18th century master designer of landscapes on a grand scale and was involved in key elements of the park at Highclere. We have a very limited number of tickets available for this unique tour which also includes visiting Downton Village (Bampton) before going on to Highclere to view the castle and parkland of the Highclere Estate.
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Scotland Downton Abbey Tour
This tour is based on the Downton 2012 Christmas Special. It is unique to us – click here – Downton Abbey in Scotland– you can pick and mix for your fully escorted tour. Meet the real Duke of Argyll and dine in his private dining room!
As soon as we watched the first episode Downton Abbey we knew it was going to be an international hit. Everyone was asking “Where is Downton Abbey”. The costumes, locations, script and cast are all out of this world. You will see several trips to Downton Abbey locations advertised, but what makes us different is that we have all the facts and snippets of information about the actors, the production the filming and the locations. We make it our business to research every last detail, and we love to share everything with you. Our tours are GUIDED by our expert guide so that you know exactly what you are seeing. Our renowned experts on Downton Abbey and British period dramas share anecdotes on filming, the actors, scripts, costumes and locations. We have a wealth of inside information and anecdotes about the actors, script, filming and locations. If you want to know where Downton Abbey is and would like to visit Downton filming locations, we are the only tour company to choose.
Your choice of Downton locations
All year round we can take you to your selection of:
- Afternoon tea OR morning coffee at the private house used as the home of the Dowager Countess of Grantham played by Maggie Smith. We and our partner tour company are now the only tour operator able to visit this stunning private house. Cinderella the movie has just finished filming here too.
- Guided tour to the delightful Oxfordshire village used as Downton with a tour of ALL the filming locations. Coffee inside a cottage in the village and a chance to browse Downton memorabilia – half day
- Two brand new locations for SERIES 5
- Costume supper at a period location. We supply the costumes for you as part of the event!
- The fascinating English house once owned by Sir Ian Fleming’s family and used as Downton Place in Series 3 – short visit
- The house of Richard Carlisle in DA PLUS a tour of the film set of WWI trenches used in many films. This house was built by Alfred de Rothschild and is connected with Highclere very closely Half day
- The real life ‘downstairs’ kitchen used as the inspiration for the set for in Downton Abbey Half day
- The fabulous house used as the London home – Grantham House in Series 4
- The railway station used throughout Downton Series 1 – 4 Half day
Every item can be priced separately or as part of a package
Any of the locations can also be visited as a private tour, to find out more click here.CLICK HERE TO BOOK