Private Downton Abbey with Castle Taxi Tour

London, England (43)


Private Downton Abbey with Castle Taxi Tour If you're a fan of the PBS series Downton Abbey, then you'll love the opportunity to take a Castle Taxi Tour of the property. The tour is a great way to get a behind-the-scenes look at the show's filming locations, and you'll also get to see some of the property's most iconic features.


Tour Duration: 540 min

Private Downton Abbey with Castle Taxi Tour

Be treated like Royalty, which is what you deserve on this special tour. Become Lord or Lady Grantham for the day as we visit the film locations of the period drama Downton Abbey. Discover ‘Downton Abbey’ filming sites and learn about the lives of the fictional Grantham & Crawley families from the hit TV series and films. Hear about Britain’s present-day aristocracy, too. The must-do tour is only available at certain times of the year, so early planning and booking is essential.

What's included

Below are items that the provider has stated are included with Private Downton Abbey with Castle Taxi Tour at no additional cost

  • Private guide

What's NOT included

Below are items that the tour provider of Private Downton Abbey with Castle Taxi Tour has stated that may cost an additional fee if desired.

  • Afternoon tea
  • CASTLE ENTRY FEES - Prices vary depending on the day that you book. See the Highclere website.

Points Of Interest

  • 120 minutes: We will collect you from your Central London hotel and drive you through London and out into the Oxfordshire countryside. Our first stops are in Oxfordshire. We visit the villages that became the village of Downton. Here we can have photographs outside Matthew Crawley’s house, the Hospital and the two village pubs. There are far too many other locations to list here, plus we don't wish to spoil all the surprises for you. Walk through the entrance to the hospital. Visit the church where all the weddings and funerals were filmed. Get insider information on the filming of Downton from an expert Visit the farm from the series. Walk by the post office. Plus a lot more....
  • 120 minutes: We visit other villages in the Cotswolds area which are a secret to surprise you that have featured in the series. Leaving the villages behind us we start to head cross country to Highclere Castle. This journey takes around 50 minutes as Highclere is 40 miles away from our last Cotswold village. We will stop in the countryside for lunch (own expense) at an old English Pub. We arrive at Highclere Castle after lunch
  • 120 minutes: Your guide will explain all there is to know about the Castle’s history, plus the Downton Locations you will see before you enter the rooms. This tour will not only show you the life of Lord and Lady Grantham but it will also treat you all like Lords and Ladies for the day.
 Please book Highclere Castle tickets in advance to avoid disappointment. We suggest that you book either 10.30am or 2.30pm. Highclere Castle is not open all year around, please check the Highclere Castle website. If the castle is not open on the day. We can offer an alternative which is visiting the Downton Villages and many more Cotswolds Villages.

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Electric Taxi max 6 passengers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands