Downton Abbey film locations
If you are crazy for Downton Abbey, then a visit to Highclere Castle and Bampton Village is a must. Indulge your affection for the show and stop for tea in a quintessential English village.
- Tour the interior
- Capability Brown grounds
- Stop in Downton village
Our expertly designed full-day tour itineraries include entrance tickets and professional driver-guide with a luxury vehicle. This day tour from London is fully flexible on the day and customisable. Let us help you make the adjustments to match your pace of travel, personal interests and lunch requirements.
The real film locations
Immerse yourself in the Downton Abbey way of life.
There is nothing quite like seeing the real film locations of your favourite TV show. It makes you feel part of it all. The estate at Highclere Castle is magnificent - superbly designed landscaped grounds by the 18th-century gardener Lancelot "Capability" Brown. Precisely why those opening shots of Downton Abbey are so impressive.
The majestic Victorian Castle, Highclere, is the real-life home of the Earl and Duchess of Carnarvon. Julian Fellows, the creator, and writer of the famous television series, is a family friend. Get a taste of aristocratic life, experience the decadence, remember your favourite Downtown scenes. Ours is when Lord Grantham gets his new puppy Tiaa.
Bampton is a quaint, Cotswold village is a step into the real-life Downtown Village set. Stroll past the Crawley House, Downton Cottage Hospital, the Post Office and St. Mary's Church where Edith found herself left at the altar and most importantly, finally got her happy ending. End the day with a stop in Dorchester, a charming village with antique shops and lovely old pubs.
Prefer to stay overnight and continue to tour the glorious English countryside? We recommend our suggested Town and Country Tour for a first-time visit to England. We can customise the itinerary to include Highclere Castle and make other suggestions based on your interests and accommodation preferences.
Downton Abbey film locations gallery
Help us make your trip exceptional
Our UK office based staff will listen to what you want to see and experience.
Whether you are a honeymoon couple, a family or a corporate incentive group, our team’s collective resources will be brought together to build the experience that’s right for you.
We will require your arrival and departure dates, details of your personal preferences and places that you would like to visit as well as the events you would like to experience.
We will then prepare a draft itinerary and send it to you by email for your approval. Once agreed, we will send you a Booking Confirmation with Personalised Itinerary and Information Pack via email.