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From London: Downton Abbey and Village Coach Tour

4.8 / 5

11 reviews

From London: Downton Abbey and Village Coach Tour

From US$ 112.85 per person

Immerse yourself into the world of Downton Abbey on a 9-hour coach tour from London. Go behind the scenes of the famous TV show and watch scenes on the bus as you travel towards the world of the Crawley family.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Enter the world of Downton Abbey on a coach trip from London
  • Take a guided tour of Bampton, used in the TV series as the setting for Downton village
  • Get fast track entry to Highclere Castle, used as the setting for Downton Abbey
  • Watch episodes of Downton Abbey as you travel between locations
Full description
Journey by comfortable air-conditioned coach towards the village of Bampton in Oxfordshire. Listen to an informative commentary about Downton Abbey and the locations you will visit along the way. Upon arrival in Bampton, take a guided walking tour of the village to see locations from the TV series, such as the post office and the house where Matthew Crawley lived before he moved to the abbey. Continue to Highclere Castle to enjoy approximately 3 hours to explore the house and grounds of the setting for Downton Abbey with the aid of a self-guided leaflet. Use the time to enjoy lunch at the castle (own expense) or purchase some souvenirs at the gift shop.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Round-trip transportation from London
  • Entrance fees to Highclere Castle
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet at Gloucester Road Underground Station (Piccadilly, Circle and District Lines). The guide will be waiting next to the station exit, outside the Flowers Inc flower shop.

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 11 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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Lovely day out, our guide Michael was very informative and we found out more about Downton village and Highclere castle than the usual guide trips, which made it fun, would highly recommend.

August 2, 2021

Incredible Care and Attention To Detail

Both our bus tour guides were phenomenal - enthusiastic speakers, knowledgeable and engaging throughout the experience, and very attentive to our needs. The driver was very safe to and from the locations.

July 30, 2019

Very nice.

July 27, 2019

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Product ID: 75718