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ENTRANCES INCLUDED | DAY COACH TOUR Downton Abbey, Oxford, Bampton & Highclere Castle



  • Full-day Downton Abbey tour to Oxford, Bampton and Highclere Castle
  • Enjoy a tour of Oxford, home to one of the oldest universities in the world
  • Visit Highclere Castle where the Downton Abbey TV series was filmed
  • Visit to Bampton Village setting many of the outdoor scenes from the TV series
  • Receive a copy of Lady Carnarvon's autobiography

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Day Coach Tour - Downton Abbey - Oxford, Bampton & Highclere Castle

Visit Oxford and top 'Downton Abbey' filming locations on this day trip from London.

Start the day with a walking tour of Oxford, the City of Dreaming Spires, boasts one of the world’s greatest and oldest universities, as well as some of the finest architecture in Europe. Admire the highlights of its many colleges, with their ivy-clad stone walls protecting beautiful chapels, halls, and libraries.

You will continue your day by visiting the beautiful village of Bampton which was the setting for outdoor village scenes in the ITV series Downton Abbey. Visit the Church, Mathew Crawley's mother's house, the hospital and more. The village itself is quintessentially British and one of Britain's hidden treasures.

Then, you'll head to Highclere Castle, the county seat of Carvanon. The tour of the castle's public rooms includes the magnificent main hall, library, drawing rooms and other rooms featured in Downton Abbey.

At the end of the tour, you will also receive a special copy of one of Lady Carnarvon's books. This is a fascinating read and a unique souvenir of the day.

*A supplement will be charged on site for certain services and leisure activities


Victoria Coach Station: Your Tour will start at 8:15am (boarding starts at 8:00 am) from  Victoria Coach Station. It is at 10-15 minute walk from London Victoria Station and Victoria Underground Station, and the meeting point is located in-front of Gates 19 and 20. Please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time for boarding


Victoria Underground Station: Your Tour will finish outside Victoria Underground Station at approx. 7:00 pm.

What’s included*

  • 1 day guided Coach Tour
  • Expert guide
  • Walking tour of Oxford
  • Visit of Bampton 
  • Entrance to Highclere Castle
  • A Copy of Lady Carnarvon's books
  • Free time for lunch
  • London in your Pocket app access


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Explore Oxford, the City of Dreaming Spires, home to one of the oldest universities in the world. We include for you:

✨ A walking tour of Oxford with our guide

The colleges themselves, which make up the university, are amongst the architectural highlights, with their ivy-clad stone walls protecting beautiful chapels, halls and libraries. After the walking tour, enjoy some free time to grab a bite to eat. Why not try out a pub lunch at one of the many famous inns of Oxford?

Discover the beautiful village of Bampton, the setting for exterior village scenes in the ITV series of Downton Abbey. We include for you:

✨ Visit of Bampton 

Visit the church - in real life, St Mary's Church, which played host to a number of memorable weddings, funerals and christenings in Downton Abbey. See Matthew Crawley's mother's house, the hospital, (series two) and current people's homes, which are transformed into the Post Office as well as various pubs.

Visit the magnificent Highclere Castle, known in the show as 'Downton Abbey' in Hampshire. We include for you:

✨ Entrance to Highclere Castle

Built by Sir Charles Berry, who also built the Houses of Parliament, this is the county seat of the Earls of Carnarvon. The tour of the Castle’s public rooms includes the magnificent public main hall, the library and sitting rooms in addition to other rooms featured in Downton Abbey. Why not spend some time enjoying the parklands created by Lancelot “Capability” Brown, who also designed the grounds of Blenheim Palace, or indulge yourself with tea and cake at one of the tea rooms once you have finished touring the Castle?

Listen to stories and anecdotes about London with the London in your Pocket app. Included for you:

✨ Access to the London in your pocket application 

Visit London at your own pace with this interactive destination, mapping and audio tour app. It allows you to enjoy self-guided sightseeing experiences, hundreds of points of interest and has a range of fascinating London itineraries to choose from, all available in offline mode! 

To fully immerse yourself in the commentary and anecdotes, don't forget your headphones!


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