Pride and Prejudice 2005 Tours

Pride and Prejudice 2005 Tours

Rosings Park and grounds

Pemberley

Meryton and more…

Take any one option as a single day tour or take them all together as a mutli-day tour

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Option 1 – Netherfield + 1 other

Tour starts at 10am from Reading railway station.

Your fully guided tour begins with the interior and exterior of the house used as Mr Bingley’s home at Netherfield.  You will see the ballroom, the famous sitting room where the Bennet family assemble when visiting Jane, and the grounds. This fine Palladian house has also been used in The Duchess, Dorian Gray, P&P&Zombies amongst others.

We have lunch here (not included) before travelling onwards.

After lunch you will have a choice (to be made at the time of booking) either:

  • visit the location used for some of the interior rooms at Pemberley –  this magnificent house and grounds have a limited opening; Sundays – Thursdays & Bank Holiday Saturdays only (closed Fridays and Saturdays) until 1st September. Pemberley interiors were filmed at this stunning house set in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside. Other films shot here include Sense and Sensibility, The Madness of King George, Mrs. Brown and The Young Victoria. In 2015, scenes from Outlander and soon to be aired, The Crown were also filmed at here. There will be an opportunity to take refreshments here (included) before the tour end.

OR

  • visit ‘Rosings’ grounds – these are said to be amongst the finest in England. You will explore the temple where Darcy proposed to Lizzie in the pouring rain. You will see the spectacular views from the temple as seen on screen. You will also see the lake bridge that Lizzie runs over as she escapes from the church. The grounds used as ‘Rosings’ park and has been described as a living work of art. Today the location is essentially the same as the original vision – a timeless paradise.
    There will be an opportunity to take refreshments here (included) before the tour end.

Tour ends at Salisbury railway station for your onward/homeward journey.

Option 2 – Meryton, Hunsford and Rosings Park

Tour starts at 10am from Peterborough railway station.

You will travel a short distance from the railway station to ‘Meryton’ where your guide will show you the filming locations used in the street scenes. The streets in the village of ‘Meryton’ are still easily recognisable even 10+ years after filming! You will then visit the exterior of Hunsford parsonage and into the church at ‘Rosings’ where you will see the very small pulpit and the area where the family pew was located. The church here has been in existence since the late 11th century, but it is thought that there has been a place of worship here since the 8th century.

You will then travel on to take a fully guided tour of Lady Catherine’s home of ‘Rosings’ interior and grounds. You will have lunch here (not included) before the tour commences. You will see the stately drawing room where Elizabeth is urged to play the piano, and the opulent dining room where Mr Collins is ordered to exchange places with Elizabeth at Lady Catherine’s behest. You will also see the view of the house as Mr Collins saw it when going to dine with Elizabeth and Charlotte.  Other films shot here include Middlemarch, Elizabeth:The Golden Age and The Da Vinci Code. 

There will be an opportunity to take refreshments here (included) before the tour end.

Tour ends at Peterborough railway station for your onward/homeward journey.

Option 3 – The Inn, the Peaks and Pemberley

Tour starts at 10am from Buxton railway station.

This option gives you the chance to visit the rocks where Lizzie stands in the Peak District, and gaze out upon the views from the film, set overlooking the Hope Valley.  You will also visit the Inn at Lambton set in a stunning country manor house, (open daily May-September;limited opening during October) this is where the close up of Keira Knightley overlooking the Peak District was shot. This is also where you will also see Lizzie’s bedroom from Longbourn, and the dining room at the Inn with the huge fireplace.

This house was also used in The Other Boleyn Girl, Elizabeth and of course Jane Eyre.

Lunch will be taken here (not included).

After lunch you will visit  ‘Pemberley’, set of course, at Chatsworth, you will tour the house and grounds, taking in the wonderful chequered hallway and staircase that Elizabeth marvels at, the sculpture gallery (minus Mr Darcy who now resides in the shop!) and the beautiful grounds which were extensively used in the film.

Chatsworth House has been used in other productions such as Death Comes to Pemberley, The Duchess, The Wolfman amongst others.

There will be an opportunity to take refreshments here (included) before the tour end.

The tour will end at Chesterfield train station for your onward/homeward journey.

 

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Price

Our prices are per person and include :

  • your driver guide,
  • collection/meeting at train stations as listed or your nearby hotel.
  • your transport between locations, 
  • entrance fees and any refreshments stated in the itinerary.
  • You will return to the train stations as listed for your onward/homeward journey.

Cost per person – £237

For solo travellers – £357

For groups of 6 or more, please contact for more details.

To book a multi-day tour, please use the contact form below so that we may send you more information about this.

Easy payment terms available, please contact for more details before booking.

Excluded

  • Travel to tour start
  • Lunches
  • Optional gratuities to guides
  • Souvenirs
  • Travel from tour end

Hotel Information

If you plan on staying overnight prior to  the tour, please contact us for more information about hotels that would be near to the tour starting point and that our previous clients have used and have been very happy with.

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Classic British Drama Tours aims to give our clients an insight into the world of literary dramas from the likes of Charlotte Bronte, Shakespeare and of course Jane Austen.

We also host tours to popular TV dramas such as Downton Abbey, Emma and Poldark, plus films such as Elizabeth, The Other Boleyn Girl and Shakespeare In Love, to name a few.

Costume drama is our passion and we love to host tours to these sometimes little known, but beautiful locations.

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Saturday:  Closed
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