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Downton Abbey Tour from London 2024

€ 93
1 day
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About Downton Abbey Tour from London

Explore the captivating English countryside by going on this full-day guided journey. Immerse yourself in the charm of two picturesque Cotswold villages, where timeless beauty awaits at every turn. During this day trip, you will also have an opportunity to visit the famous “Downton Abbey” village and the magnificent Blenheim Palace – the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.


Downton Abbey Tour from London

Embark on a guided day trip from London to discover the most famous sites in southern England. Get ready for an unforgettable visit to the Blenheim Palace, the Cotswolds villages, and Bampton – a filming location of the world’s famous Downton Abbey TV series.

Begin your adventure by boarding a coach in London and making your way to the breathtaking Blenheim Palace. While being there, take some time to marvel at the exquisite Baroque architecture of this grand structure, which is also known as Sir Winston Churchill’s birthplace. Take the opportunity to access the State Rooms (if you choose this option), which are adorned with remarkable artworks and beautiful tapestries. Also, don’t miss an opportunity to wander through the vast 754-hectare gardens, including a stunning water garden.

Continue your memorable day tour with a visit to the picturesque Cotswolds region. Make a stop at the authentic village of Bourton-on-the-Water, known for its unique charm and beauty.

After that, you will visit Bampton, the actual filming location of many famous landmarks featured in the popular TV series – Downton Abbey. Immerse yourself in the magnificent world of Downton Abbey as you walk in the footsteps of the beloved characters and marvel at Highclere Castle, a real-life location of this famous TV show. Your incredible day trip will end by heading back to London.

  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Small group available
  • Guided tour
  • Access to Blenheim Palace(if option selected)
  • Walking tour through Bampton, the Downton Abbey village
  • Headset
X not included
  • Food and drink
  • Access to Highclere Castle
  • English, Japanese
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The meeting point depends on the tour option you selected.

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Blenheim Palace

Visit the stunning State Rooms inside the Blenheim Palace, which are filled with priceless works of art.

Cotswolds Villages

Explore the charming Bourton-on-the-Water village and the Bampton Village – the film setting for many famous landmarks featured in the popular Downton Abbey TV series.

Luxury transportation

Enjoy a first-class luxury coach trip and the services of a professional tour guide.

Highclere Castle

FAQ – Downton Abbey Tour from London

How to get to Downton Abbey from London?

You can travel to Downton Abbey from London on your own by car, train, or by bus. But the best possible way to visit this iconic site is by going on a guided day tour. That way, you will be able to enjoy an entirely carefree visit to many charming places in the English countryside, including the Blenheim Palace, Cotswolds, and Highclere Castle.

How far is it from London to Downton Abbey?

The Highclere Castle, known as the main filming location of the Downton Abbey series, is located about 60 miles west of central London.

Can you do a tour of Downton Abbey?

Absolutely! If you plan on staying in London for a couple of days, you should definitely set aside some time to visit Highclere Castle - the magnificent setting of the Downton Abbey series. Also, we strongly advise you to book your tour far in advance since this is a very popular destination among tourists. Why wait and let this opportunity slip away? Secure your spot for this extraordinary adventure right away!

Is there a train from London to Downton Abbey?

Newbury is the closest train station to Highclere Castle, easily accessible by Great Western Railway trains from London Paddington. However, why bother with the complexity of public transportation when you can elevate your journey to pure indulgence? Go on a delightful Highclere Castle tour from London and enjoy the luxury of a comfortable coach ride. There is no need to worry about planning your own itinerary; simply follow your expert guide and experience the British countryside to the fullest!

Is Highclere Castle worth visiting?

If you're a true fan of the Downton Abbey series and want to learn more about the life of your favorite aristocratic Crawley family and their servants, a visit to Highclere Castle is a great option for you. Accompanied by a knowledgeable tour guide, you will be able to hear many interesting stories about the Downton Abbey series and visit many other charming sites along the way.

What other day trips can I take while in London?

There are many incredible day trips from London that are definitely worth taking. To help you save your time and money, we have already done hard work and the best-value ones! No matter which day trip you choose, an unforgettable experience is guaranteed!
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Downton Abbey Tour from London

Why should you go on a Downton Abbey Tour from London?

A tour of Downton Abbey from London offers a truly memorable experience for all the fans of this beloved series. It will allow you to discover an iconic Highclere Castle – the primary setting of the Downton Abbey series.

Moreover, your expert tour guide will provide you with unique behind-the-scenes insights, uncovering all the secrets of the production process and showcasing all the authentic props and costumes. Trust us, visiting Downton Abbey is definitely worth it since you will gain a profound understanding of both the fictional world and the captivating reality behind it.

Good to know before you go

  • Operational factors may affect the order in which the attractions are visited.
  • Please note that this tour doesn’t include a Downton Abbey Highclere Castle Tour.
  • This day tour is available in English and Japanese language.
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Very well-organized trip!

The entire trip was very well organized. Our guide, Simon, was very friendly and made sure everyone was okay during the entire trip. Downton Abbey is definitely worth the visit! I wish we had a bit more free time in Bourton Village because it is so majestic. Overall, this was such an amazing day trip, and I highly recommend booking it!


The best Downton Abbey tour from London!

This was a very good day trip with an excellent guide, Nicholas. He was pleasant, entertaining, and informative. It was so nice to travel in an a/c bus on the hottest day of the summer. We learned many interesting facts about the landmarks we passed by, including the famous Yew Tree Farm. The itinerary was well planned, and we are glad we had picked this day tour to Downton Abbey! 10/10!


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