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  • Code d'excursion : 5528P37
  • Lieu : London, United Kingdom
  • Durée : 11 heures (environ)
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This is a unique opportunity for fans of 'Downton Abbey'and Capability Brown to explore Highclere Castle and Gardens with in a small group with an expert guide (maximum 16 people per tour). This tour has been designed with limited numbers in Highclere Castle each day to allow for a more personal experience.

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Guide Anglais

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  • Guide professionnel, sympathique et instructif
  • Tous droits d'entrée inclus
A once in a lifetime opportunity for any 'Downton Abbey' or Capability Brown fans to enjoy access to the Staterooms, Gardens and Grounds of Highclere Castle, accompanied by expert guides, in the 300 year anniversary of the birth of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown’.

Your 'Downton Abbey' expert together with guides at Highclere Castle will lead the Castle and Gardens tour. Firstly to Bampton in the beautiful Oxfordshire Cotswolds which doubles for Downton Village in the TV series, then onwards into Hampshire to Highclere Castle.

After departing London the day begins in the beautiful Oxfordshire Cotswolds at Downton village (Bampton) where you will get the chance to see Downton church, Churchgate House which was used as exterior shots for Isobel Crawley's home, the Cottage Hospital which becomes the the source of many arguments in series 6, the village green, post office and Downton's two pubs, the Grantham Arms and the Dog and Duck. Entry is included to Bampton library which doubles as the Cottage Hospital.

After the village tour you drive south west from Oxfordshire to Hampshire, arriving at the Highclere Castle, the home of the Crawley family in the Downton Abbey television series

Highclere Castle itself is surrounded by a thousand acres of landscaped gardens designed by Lancelot "Capability" Brown which feature many times in the show, from garden parties to hunting and horse riding. The year 2016 was the 300 year anniversary of his birth there will be a special talk about landscaping and design, followed by time to admire the grounds of Highclere Castle which are widely considered as being one of Capability Browns most complete renovations.

Drinks and refreshments will be provided during this tour. The tour includes entry into the great house to see the rooms used in 'Downton Abbey'. Climb the famous red stairs to the bedrooms and gallery, descend on the oak staircase to the library, dining room and entrance hall. Explore the rooms lived in by "his Lordship" Robert and his family and see where they sit for dinner with their family alongside the wonderful Dowager, Violet Crawley.

Depart Highclere Castle at approximately 4:30pm for an estimated return time to London at 6:30pm.

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Dates de départ :
Point de départ :
Cumberland Hotel, London
Heure de départ :
07:40am

Les horaires sont susceptibles d'être modifiés en raison des conditions de circulation locales.

Durée :
11 heures (environ)
Détails de retour :
On the return to London you will be dropped at Victoria Train Station in the city centre, one of the largest transport stations in London with excellent connections to all parts of London.

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'Downton Abbey' Highclere Castle and Capability Brown Tour from London

Highclere Castle

Le prix comprend :
  • Travel by executive minicoach
  • Expert, professional Downton Abbey guide
  • Visit to Downton Village with entry to Downton Cottage Hospital (Bampton Library)
  • Entry to Highclere Castle
  • Guided talk at Highclere Castle with local expert guides on Capability Brown
  • Drinks and light lunch refreshments
Le prix ne comprend pas :
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Informations supplémentaires :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
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