Downton Abbey Day Trip with Highclere Castle, Oxford and Bampton

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Drawing Room
Drawing Room
Highclere Castle
Highclere Castle
The castle in snow
The castle in snow
Highclere Castle
Highclere Castle
East lawn of the castle
East lawn of the castle
Highclere Castle Library
Highclere Castle Library
North east corner of the Castle
North east corner of the Castle
University of Oxford
University of Oxford
All Saints College
All Saints College
Oxford University Christ Church
Oxford High Street
Oxford High Street

What To Expect

Visit Highclere Castle right where the Downton Abbey TV series was filmed, on a full day tour from London! Just after the walking tour of Oxford see the Bampton Village used for outdoor scenes from the TV series. Get a signed copy of Lady Carnavon's autobiography. A truly unforgettable experience, all in one day!


  • See where the Downton Abbey TV series was filmed!

  • Visit Bampton Village and the setting for exterior village scenes in the ITV series of Downton Abbey.

  • Grab an autographed copy of Lady Carnarvon's autobiography

  • Go on a walking tour of Oxford with a professional tour guide and see the world-famous Oxford University

  • Explore the real Downton Abbey at Highclere Castle in Hampshire


Day Tours from London
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10 hours and 45 minutes
daily at 8:15 AM
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From London, head first to the University town of Oxford. The city of dreaming spires, boasts of one of the world's greatest and oldest universities, as well as some of the finest architecture in Europe. The colleges themselves are amongst the architectural heritage of the city; ivy-clad stone walls protect beautiful chapels, halls and libraries.

Go on a guided walking tour of Oxford before having some free time to grab a bite to eat. Try out a pub lunch at one of the many famous inns of Oxford.

Next, head for the beautiful village of Bampton in Oxfordshire. Bampton is the setting for exterior village scenes in the ITV series of Downton Abbey. Visit The Church, see Matthew Crawley's mother's house, the hospital and current people's homes, which are transformed into the Post Office as well as various pubs in the series. In the 'hospital', which is the public library, there is also the Vesey room where the Bampton Archive is housed and various local exhibitions are on display. Downton memorabilia such as beautiful cards, prints and mugs as well as books of the filming are all on offer to purchase.

Then head straight to the Highclere Castle made famous by the Downton Abbey TV series. See the magnificent public main hall, the library and the sitting rooms as featured in Downton Abbey.

Then enjoy the park lands created by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown who also designed the grounds of Blenheim Palace. Savor a cup of tea and cake at one of the tea rooms after touring the Castle. A signed copy of Lady Carnarvon's autobiography will also be given out to every customer on the tour. Grab the opportunity to have a good read and it is also a unique souvenir to remember this enchanting day!

Departing Highclere Castle, we head back to London and arrive back at approximately 7pm.


  • Highclere Castle visit*

  • Bampton Village visit

  • Signed copy of Lady Carnarvon's autobiography

  • Walking tour of Oxford

  • Professional guide


  • Meals and drinks

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Personal expenses

Please Note

  • Please be advised that Highclere Castle is closed for the month of June.

  • Children 3 years old and below are free of charge if seated on adult's lap.

  • This tour involves a fair amount of walking, comfortable shoes are recommended.

  • Weather can be very changeable in London, please make sure you bring adequate rain wear if required.

  • No refunds will be given for unused vouchers once booking is confirmed.

Cancellation Policy

  • 100% cancellation fee. Non-refundable.

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