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Downton Abbey and Village (Small Group)

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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.


  • Visit 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
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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. The mini coach tour has a maximum of 15 persons and 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 on the ground and first floors inside Downton Abbey with the aid of our self-guided information sheet. Areas of the castle you will be able to see include the entrance, library, music room, drawing room, morning room, staircase, saloon, dining room and the servant’s staircase.

As you wander around the estate, you will be able to imagine life as it was over 100 years ago and enter the world of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants. The tour ends in central London.

  • Professional guide and transport; Entry fees to Highclere Castle House and Gardens.

Brit Movie Tours

This tour is booked with Brit Movie Tours.

Days of operation:

On the following dates:
7–23 April, 5-7 and 26-28 May, 7 July - 3 September
Tour Starts: 9.00am Gloucester Road Tube (London Underground) Station
Tour Finishes: approx 6.00pm in central London

Highclere is closed on Fridays and Saturdays during July to September

Duration: 9 hours

English Tour operates in English.

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.

Bookings are made with Brit Movie Tours. If you have any questions about your booking, please check the FAQ on their website or call them on (0)844 2471 007.

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Downton Abbey and Village Small Group Tour by Mini Coach

Tour and guide were great. Mini-coach was a bit cramped and uncomfortable.


Downton Abbey and Village Small Group Tour by Mini Coach

Es hat alles sehr gut funktioniert! Der Kauf hat auch toll geklrt! Es war sehr einfach!


Downton Abbey and Village Small Group Tour by Mini Coach

Nice van for travel and Eva was informative


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