We explore the main filming locations for multi-award winning Downton Abbey. Our first stop is the picturesque Cotswolds village of Bampton, used extensively as a filming location including:
After Bampton, we take a leisurely drive through the countryside to Highclere Castle, the real life home to Lord and Lady Canarvon. Julian Fellowes, creator of Downton Abbey, is a long time family friend of the Canarvon family.
We explore Highclere Castle including:
If Highclere Castle is closed, Bampton can easily be combined with other destinations e.g. Oxford and the Cotswolds.