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This is without question the Ultimate VIP tour. Do you have a family group or a private group that love Downton Abbey and would like a private tour of Highclere Castle just for youselves?

Well now you can!  This tour is for groups up to 30 people.

We leave London and travel into the Oxfordshire Countryside to the village that became Downton. Here we are met by two villagers who became extras in the series and they with your guides, yes Guides you will have two Guides for the whole day. These four people will guide you around the village seeing all the regular places such as the Hospital Entrance, The Church which held the weddings and funerals, Matthews house etc but you will also be told insider information only known by the villagers.

Leaving here we travel to the other villages for pictures then it is onto the farm where again a private tour awaits you.
After lunch we travel cross country to Highclere Castle.

On arrival at the Castle, you will be welcomed in to the Saloon for tea, coffee and homemade biscuits – or for an evening tour a glass of Champagne for each of you. The Saloon is the room at the heart of the Castle with a 75ft high glazed ceiling, a magnificent open fireplace and a gothic style minstrel gallery.

One of the Castle tour guides will welcome you to the Castle and provide a very special and exclusive tour of the Main State Rooms and Castle bedrooms, as featured in Downton Abbey! The guides have exceptional knowledge of the building, artwork and furniture with plenty of anecdotes. Included in the tour is a visit to the Egyptian Exhibition, which tells the story and contains antiquities from the tombs that were discovered in Egypt by the 5th Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter.

Before leaving everyone will receive a Highclere Goody Bag provided by us to you.

Tour dates are subject to availability.

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Transport is by Luxury Executive Coach
Group Prices start from £10,500.00

DISCLAIMER: This tour is an unlicensed and unauthorised tour of sites featured in the television series ‘Downton Abbey’ produced by Carnival Film and Television and NBCUniversal International Limited. Capital Taxi Tours Ltd and this tour does not have any association with, or connection to, the television series ‘Downton Abbey’, Carnival Film and Television or NBCUniversal International Limited.

Capital Taxi Tours, established in 1976, the original London black taxi private tour company. Fully licensed, experienced, and knowledgable tour guides. Enjoy a personalised themed tour of London and the UK from the comfort of an iconic black taxi.

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