Highclere Castle is only open on selected dates during 2022 and 2023, which gives an opportunity for the public to discover the location of the real Downton Abbey. Entrance tickets are available in the morning and afternoon, with Highclere Castle tours available in the Spring and Summer Season. We also run a Highclere Castle shuttle bus, with entrance ticket and return minibus transport included from Central London.
May 2023 – Castle Tours & Wonderful Things & Talks
From 10-16 May 2023 there will be a week of special tours and talks at Highclere. It will include talks, a guided tour of the Castle State Rooms, Galleried Bedrooms and the Tutankhamun exhibition. There will also be time to explore the wonderful gardens. Tickets are limited and are included in our small group tour from London.
Our Highclere Tour includes an entrance ticket to the Castle, a visit to the nearby Downton Abbey sites and transfer from Central London. Available during summer 2023 opening dates.
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Highclere Castle Tours
Our Highclere Castle tours are the perfect way of getting to the castle from London. We offer several different Highclere Castle tours which are available in 2022 on many of the dates listed above. These tours are top-rated and often get sold out well in advance.
Our Highclere Castle day trip includes a visit to Highclere Castle and a tour of the nearby Downton Abbey filming locations including the real-life Downton village. This is the perfect tour if you want to see all of the most important Downton Abbey filming locations in one day.
Our shuttle bus tour includes an entrance ticket to Highclere Castle and transportation from Central London. This is the perfect tour if you are just looking for an easy way to get to Highclere Castle from London.
Finally, our private tour to Highclere Castle is ideal if you are looking to travel from London in a private vehicle and spend the day exploring the castle and nearby filming locations.
Special Tours & Events
Highclere Castle hosts a number of special tours and events. These take place on different dates during Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn. The special tours are open to a limited number of guests.