Downton Abbey Town and Country Film Locations

Downton Abbey first hit our screens in 2010 and fast became one of the most successful period dramas on British television.

Experience Downton Abbey’s filming locations, choose from the following:

Downton Abbey Town + Country Filming Locations Tour by Bus – includes a visit to the pretty Oxfordshire villages used to represent the magical and charming world of Downton, watch scenes from Downton Abbey as you travel between locations, see where Lady Mary and Lord Gillingham stayed on their 'secret weekend' plus get a guided tour and enjoy cream tea at Yew Tree Farm, the home of Mr Drewe.

Downton Abbey + Village (including Highclere Castle entry) Tour by Bus – includes a visit to the Oxfordshire village used as Downton village and see the home of Matthew Crawley and where the church, village fair and hospital scenes were made, watch episodes of Downton Abbey as you travel between locations, 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 were filmed.

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.

When you’ve Booked: You’ll receive an initial confirmation from us immediately. We will then send your booking details to the supplier to confirm the availability. Within 48 hours, once they confirm that your requested date/ticket is available we will email your confirmation which will include the local operator’s contact details and any further information.

Important: Brit Movie Tours reserves the right to cancel a tour if minimum numbers have not been reached. In this instance, we would make every effort to accomodate your booking on a suitable, alternative date and will contact to advise in advance of arrival.

Ticket Information

2018 Tour Dates: Operating daily, departing at 9am on the following dates: 31 Mar – 15 Apr, 6-8 May, 27-29 May, 8 Jul – 5 Sep (Highclere is closed on Fridays and Saturdays during July to September)

Meeting Time: Please be at meeting point at least 15min before departure time.

Departure Time: 9AM

Duration: 9HRS approx

Meeting Point: Gloucester Road Tube (London Underground) Station. A guide will be waiting for you next to the station exit outside the Flower Shop (Flowers Inc).

Inclusions: Professional guide and transport, Entry fees to Highclere Castle House and Gardens.

Exclusions: Gratuities (optional), food and drink.Booster seats for children under 3 years.

Become Lord or Lady Grantham for the day, as you visit the film locations used for the BAFTA-winning period drama on a Small Group Downton Abbey Tour of Locations. Includes your own guide plus driver making this the best option for any Downton Abbey fan.

The day will start by departing from central London, then heading for the charming Oxfordshire village that has been featured as Downton Village. Here, you will get a guided tour of 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, about the actors involved and about 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, which 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. You’ll be able to explore independently the ‘Above Stairs’ area inside Downton Abbey with the aid of our self-guided information sheet.

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