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On this Downton Abbey tour, fans of the hit TV show will experience the real-life sites that inspired the period drama and were used in the production.


  • This Downton Abbey tour offers a chance to explore sights and locations of the popular TV series, complete with hassle-free return transfers from London.

  • Visit Oxford, the oldest university in the world, surrounded by some of Europe's most historically captivating buildings.

  • With your expert guide, explore Bampton and the iconic Highclere Castle to appreciate these authentic sites that brought the show to life.

  • View the Church, the site that served as Matthew Crawley's mother's house, the hospital, the Post Office, pubs, and other memorable scenic locations.

  • Take home a lasting memento of this unforgettable experience with one or two copies of Lady Carnarvon's books, depending on the ticket option you choose.

  • Fun Fact: The character of Lady Edith Crawley was originally a minor character but became a central character due to the chemistry between her and the actor playing her love interest, Michael Gregson.


  • Guided walking tour of Oxford

  • Guided tours of Bampton & Highclere Castle

  • Expert English-speaking guide

  • Return transfers to London

  • A copy of Lady Carnarvon's book

  • An additional copy by Lady Carnarvon (optional)


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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What to Expect On Your Downton Abbey Tour?

For Downton Abbey fans, this tour of its iconic historical sites and filming locations is sure to be a dream come true! Guests have the unique opportunity to explore these amazing places that served as inspiration for this beloved television series. You will see several historical locations that were used in the show, such as the medieval village of Bampton and the Cogges Manor Farm Museum.

Take a Stroll through Oxford

Oxford is home to the oldest and most prestigious university in the world as well as some of Europe's most beautiful buildings. The university's ivy-covered stone walls enclose picturesque chapels, halls, and libraries that serve as some of the university's most striking architectural features. Have lunch in a traditional English pub at one of Oxford's numerous historic inns, at your own pace.

Explore Bampton & Other Locations of Downton Abbey

Visit the church, Matthew Crawley's mother's house, the hospital, and the homes of present residents, which were changed into the Post office and numerous bars. The public library serves as a kind of "hospital," housing the Bampton Archive and hosting a number of rotating displays of local artwork in the Vesey room.

Visit One of the Finest Victorian Homes: Highclere Castle

Head to Highclere Castle, the Crawley family home, and the main setting of the show. The grand public hall, the library, and the sitting rooms are only just a few of the rooms shown in Downton Abbey. As part of the Castle's public rooms, they're included in the tour as well.

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Important Information

  • To stay prepared for weather changes, make sure to check the forecast and dress appropriately.

  • Wear comfortable shoes for the tour.

  • Choice of the additional book can't be decided beforehand.


  • Tour timings are subject to change every week/month. Please check the timings for your preferred date at the next stage of booking.

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  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the attraction.

  • Please arrive by 08:00 AM at the meeting point on the day of your visit to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • The tour departs Victoria Coach Station Gate 19 - 20 at 8.15am (Boarding starts at 8am).

  • Address: Victoria Coach Station, 164 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, SW1W 9TP.

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Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Victoria Coach Station (Stop W). It is a quick 1-minute walk to the attraction.

  • Board buses 11, 44, 170 to get you there.

By Metro

  • The closest metro station is Sloane Square. It is a quick 9-minute walk to the attraction.

  • Board metros Circle, District line to get you there.

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