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Downton Abbey and Village Tour from London by Coach

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Highlights
  • 8-hour tour of Downton Abbey filming locations from central London
  • Travel via air-conditioned coach
  • Guided walking tour of Bampton, the filming location for Downton Village
  • 3 hours for a self-guided tour at Highclere Castle
  • Learn behind-the-scenes facts and anecdotes from your guide
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Overview
Find yourself in the world of Downton Abbey during this 9-hour tour from central London. With your guide in the lead, sharing anecdotes and behind-the-scenes information, stop first in the village of Bampton, used as the Downton village setting. At Highclere Castle, spend three hours on a self-guided tour of the rooms used for most of the hit show's filming.
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Meet your guide and coach at the Gloucester Road tube station, London, 10 minutes prior to your tour's departure time. Tour start time varies, please select when booking. 
With your fellow Downton Abbey fans, board the bus and listen to your guide's commentary about the show's making and behind-the-scenes facts. Watch the scenery out the window as you journey through Oxfordshire to the village of Bampton, which stands in as Downton Village in the show. See familiar sights such as Matthew's house, the post office, and the church during a guided walking tour. 
Back on the bus, head for Highclere Castle, where you will be provided with a self-guide leaflet to inform you during your three hours of free time. There are places to buy lunch and souvenirs at the castle. 
Return to central London for drop-off at the end of the day.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did this tour the other day and I have to say, after watching the video advertising the tour, I was a bit disappointed. Seeing the “Downton Village” and Highclere Castle themselves was an amazing experience! However, I was expecting our tour guide to be...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 27, 2019

This tour was absolutely fantastic. Our tour guide Elise was so much fun and kept the day moving along so nicely. We watched Downton episodes on the drive along with playing Downton themed games during the drives. The tour was perfectly planned with the perfect...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jenmellace
Reviewed September 1, 2018

My husband and I took a few different tours while we were in England and this was by far our favorite! Also, this company was the best out of all that we dealt with during our tour traveling. Our tour was on August, 23rd 2018....More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank AbbiM39
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Over hyped. Little or nothing of interest to look at. Creaming it on the back of a tv series. Dreadful.More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Niall M
Brit M, Manager at Brit Movie Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

We're very sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy the Downton Abbey tour, however we are confused by your review. You booked onto a Downton Abbey coach tour that visits the key filming locations in the series, namely Bamptonm which was used as Downton village...More

Reviewed August 17, 2018

This day trip was amazing! We took the small group tour so there were only 6 of us. Our tour guide Chris was fantastic and very engaged. The driver Stewart also did a great job especially considering we had a flat tire on the way...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Coastal109990
June 11, 2019|
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Response from jenmellace | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately it looks like they only run until September 3rd this year. The family actually lives in the house most of the year so dates are limited. You can check out all the dates on the britmovietour website
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Peter W
April 30, 2019|
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Response from jenmellace | Reviewed this property |
I believe they run on any days the castle is open! According to the website it’s open July 7th until September 3rd (closed on Fridays and Saturdays). Enjoy!! You’ll love it
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