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Highclere Castle and Downton Abbey film locations day tour from Southampton

Free cancellation
Duration: 8 hours
Language: English
Availability: Please see the calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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Immerse yourself in the world of Downton Abbey and visit real-life filming locations

Visit Bampton, the village featured as Downton and Cogges Manor Farm

Admire the magnificent Highclere Castle which became the real Downton Abbey

What to expect

Meet your professional driver guide at Southampton and relax in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle. You'll start the day by travelling to the Oxfordshire countryside, where much of Downton Abbey was filmed. The first stop of this tour will be at Bampton, a charming Cotswolds village that was used as the village of Downton. You'll get to enjoy a walking tour with your guide of the village's most recognizable film sites.

Then, you'll continue to Cogges Manor Farm which was used as Yew Tree Farm in the hit British TV series. Here, you'll explore some more locations featured in the film and enjoy a short lunch stop in the cafe. After lunch, you'll travel to Highclere Castle, arguably the most famous Downton Abbey site. Immerse yourself in the world of the Crawley family as you walk around, building a picture of what real life was like here more than 100 years ago in the era of Downton Abbey.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitised between use

What’s included

Private tour

Professional local guide/driver

Transportation in a modern comfortable air-conditioned vehicle

Southampton hotel/port pick-up and drop-off

What’s not included

Highclere Castle tickets (please purchase in advance)

Cogges Manor Farm (to be purchased onsite)

Food or drinks

Location

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Meeting point:

Pick-up is available from central Southampton, Southampton port or any Southampton hotel. You will be asked to provide your pick-up address during checkout and will be contacted by the local partner for confirmation.

Provider

Undiscovered Cotswolds

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • Entrance tickets to Highclere Castle and Cogges Manor Farm are not included in the price of this tour. Please make sure to purchase tickets to Highclere Castle in advance to avoid queuing on the day. Tickets to Cogges Manor Farm can be purchased directly on the day of the tour
  • Pick-up is available from central Southampton, Southampton port or any Southampton hotel
  • You will be asked to provide your pick-up address during checkout and will be contacted by the local partner prior to the tour to confirm pick-up times and location
  • There is a maximum of 8 people per tour
  • Please note there is a blanket cost based on a group of up to 8 people