London: Highclere Castle Express

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London: Highclere Castle Express

From $137.39 per person

Take the chance to explore Highclere Castle, also known as Downton Abbey. You can experience the grounds before the castle closes and filming commences in September for the new Downton Abbey film!

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Duration 8 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Sit back and relax on your transfer from London by luxury vehicle
  • Walk through Highclere Castle
  • See the fantastic Egyptian Exhibition
Full description
After departing London in the morning, you will head towards Highclere Castle, in the south west of England. Upon arrival at Highclere Castle, there will be time to enjoy the beautiful gardens; The Monks Garden, White Border, the Secret Garden and Wood of Goodwill, before you eventually enter the castle itself. There will be time for a visit to the tearooms where you can enjoy a light lunch, snack or afternoon tea made in the castle kitchen, with a total of 3 hours being spent at the castle. Highclere Castle has been the seat of the Carnarvon family since 1679, undergoing major rebuilding work over the centuries with the 3rd Earl of Carnarvon eventually hiring Sir Charles Barry to transform the home into the truly stunning mansion seen today. On entry to Highclere Castle, visitors will follow a route to view the state rooms, which include the saloon, library, dining room, music room, drawing room and smoking room. Visitors can then go up the red stairs to view some of the bedrooms and the gallery, before walking down the oak staircase back to the saloon, the heart of the house. Many of the rooms from the Downton Abbey series can be seen on the tour, including the parlor where the Crawleys take tea, the bedrooms and of course the dining room (the scene of many a family argument).
Includes
  • Round-trip transport from London
  • Entry ticket to Highclere Castle and Grounds
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Outside The British Museum main entrance, Great Russell Street

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    Know before you go

    • Due to the very limited availability of Highclere Castle tickets, all bookings for this day trip are 100% non-refundable
    • This day trip is not endorsed, sanctioned or in any other way supported, directly or indirectly, by Carnival Films, NBC Universal or Julian Fellowes and his representatives
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 11 reviews

    Review summary

    • Transportation
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    • Value for money
      4.4/5
    • Safety
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    • Service
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    Good car driver. His name is James. Everything went well.

    August 15, 2019

    that there are several pick ups in London and not only the british museum and that there are no guided tours

    August 8, 2019

    AMAZING!!

    Amazing castle. I’m a fan of Downton Abbey so it was a dream be there!!

    July 16, 2019

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