- Informativ, venlig og professionel guide
- Alle entréer inkluderet
Your 'Downton Abbey' expert together with guides at Highclere Castle will lead the Castle and Gardens tour. Firstly to Bampton in the beautiful Oxfordshire Cotswolds which doubles for Downton Village in the TV series, then onwards into Hampshire to Highclere Castle.
After departing London the day begins in the beautiful Oxfordshire Cotswolds at Downton village (Bampton) where you will get the chance to see Downton church, Churchgate House which was used as exterior shots for Isobel Crawley's home, the Cottage Hospital which becomes the the source of many arguments in series 6, the village green, post office and Downton's two pubs, the Grantham Arms and the Dog and Duck. Entry is included to Bampton library which doubles as the Cottage Hospital.
After the village tour you drive south west from Oxfordshire to Hampshire, arriving at the Highclere Castle, the home of the Crawley family in the Downton Abbey television series
Highclere Castle itself is surrounded by a thousand acres of landscaped gardens designed by Lancelot "Capability" Brown which feature many times in the show, from garden parties to hunting and horse riding. The year 2016 was the 300 year anniversary of his birth there will be a special talk about landscaping and design, followed by time to admire the grounds of Highclere Castle which are widely considered as being one of Capability Browns most complete renovations.
Drinks and refreshments will be provided during this tour. The tour includes entry into the great house to see the rooms used in 'Downton Abbey'. Climb the famous red stairs to the bedrooms and gallery, descend on the oak staircase to the library, dining room and entrance hall. Explore the rooms lived in by "his Lordship" Robert and his family and see where they sit for dinner with their family alongside the wonderful Dowager, Violet Crawley.
Depart Highclere Castle at approximately 4:30pm for an estimated return time to London at 6:30pm.
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- Travel by executive minicoach
- Expert, professional Downton Abbey guide
- Visit to Downton Village with entry to Downton Cottage Hospital (Bampton Library)
- Entry to Highclere Castle
- Guided talk at Highclere Castle with local expert guides on Capability Brown
- Drinks and light lunch refreshments
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult