This charming Cotswolds tour of Downton Abbey locations is the perfect way to see both filming locations from the hit TV series and some of the most beautiful parts of the internationally renowned Cotswolds.
Led by one of our highly experienced and very friendly guides, they will make your tour a day to remember by revealing a range of stories about the local area, details about the filming of the phenomenally successful series, and hints and tips about how to make the most of your time in the UK.
From €172 per group
This tour does not visit Highclare Castle
London city centre (zone 1) pick-up
Daily by arrangement (Jan – Dec)
London city centre (zone 1) drop-off
Live guide speaks
Max group size
24 hours or more before start: full refund.
After that time or no-show: no refund.
Food & Drink
Things to bring
This tour is independently operated by Tours of the UK and 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. This tour does not have any association with, or connection to, the television series Downton Abbey, Carnival Film and Television or NBCUniversal International Limited.
Cogges Farm doubles up as Yew Tree Farm, the home of Mr Drew in the hit TV series Downton Abbey. Whilst at Cogges farm you will be guided around the charming farmhouse, introduced to some of the animals including the yellow and black pigs, and told all about how filming took place between series 4 and 6.
After leaving Yew Tree farm, we will take in the beautiful village of Asthall which was the childhood home of the famous, and infamous, Milford sisters where you will learn about how these sisters became some of the most famous people in 20th century Britain and how they have link to Hitler and The Dukes of Devonshire.
The Swan Inn, a pub so good former Prime Minister David Cameron is known to drink here. It is at The Swan where we will stop for a quick, but delicious, pub lunch. Please note that the cost of Lunch is not included in the price of this tour.
The stunning, chocolate box village of Burford is one of the top sites to see in the Cotswolds. While not seen in Downton Abbey the town is well worth a visit.
Once at Burford, we will take a walk down the beautiful Highstreet, which is your chance to shop for some Cotswolds mementoes, gaze at the stunning architecture and take as many photos as your phone, and camera can take. Finally, we will head over to the fantastic filming location that is Bampton village
This beautiful village is complete with a forded river, cottages that date back hundreds of years and a historic Pub. A fantastic place of a photo, its is one of the prettiest villages we have ever visited, and we are sure you will agree.
The final stop on the tour is the fantastic filming location that is Bampton village. Bampton is famous for being the filming location for Downton village in all 6 series and the feature film of Downton Abbey.
Whilst here we will explain all about filming, give you chance to take photos outside some of the iconic buildings and, if they are feeling friendly, introduce you to some of the local people who adore the TV show almost as much as they love the people who now visit the beautiful village that they call home.