Downton Abbey & The Cotswolds

Experience our intriguing Downton Abbey Tour where you can immerse yourself in the world of the beloved period drama. Journey to the picturesque village of Bampton, known as the Downton Village, where you will be treated to a guided tour of iconic filming locations such as the village pub, Downton Hospital, and the Downton church. Hear intriguing stories about the making of the show, the talented cast, and the impact it has had on the local community.

Next, embark on a trip to the renowned Highclere Castle, famously known as the main Downton house. En route, delve into the rich history of this thousand-year-old estate and gain fascinating insights into the lives of both the aristocrats and the servants. The castle itself, with or without its association with Downton Abbey, is an awe-inspiring spectacle that offers a captivating glimpse into an English aristocratic residence.

If you opt not to visit Highclere Castle, fear not! We have a crafted itinerary that includes various other Downton Abbey sites within the breathtaking Cotswolds region. Then, soak up the beauty of quintessential English villages such as Chipping Campden, Broadway, Lower Slaughter, Stanton, and Guiting Power, uncovering hidden treasures along the way.

Our tour strikes the perfect balance between historical exploration, scenic discovery, and visits to notable Downton Abbey filming locations. Indulge in a traditional country pub lunch to round off this unforgettable adventure. And for those interested in exploring more film locations in the Cotswolds, our Cotswold Film Tour is not to be missed.

Tour Highlights

  • The Village of Downton Abbey
  • The Farmyard used for the Farm Scenes
  • Famous Cotswold Villages
  • Recreate Downton Abbey Episodes
  • The Crawley’s main home in Downton
1 February 2023

Best Tour Guide Ever!

Our driver guide Dave went above and beyond to assist us. I am visually impaired and he was so helpful. We had a wonderful trip to Highclere Castle, a Wiltshire village and Yew Tree Farm. I would highly recommend this company. Courteous, clean and comfortable, friendly and outstanding knowledge and professionalism. Lorelei, Rick and Josh from Canada

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