Downton Abbey Tours


The Downton Abbey movie has been and gone, but if you’d like to revisit the sites and scenes of the series and film, then book a tour with us in 2021!
You’ll also see the surrounding beautiful English countryside with a variety of tour options throughout the year.

Opening dates for Highclere Castle for 2021 as follows (please note the site is closed on Fridays and Saturdays)

4th – 18th  April – Closed on Good Friday 2nd April 2021

1st – 4th May plus 29th – 31st May ans 1st June 2021

CLOSED during June

Reopens for summer:

11th July – 7th September (closed on Fridays and Saturdays)

Highclere is closed to the public during June and on Fridays and Saturdays during July to September

We can host tours just for you on any of the above dates. Please see our Premiere tour page for more details.


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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.

    OPENING HOURS                                            Monday – Friday: 9:30am – 5:30pm  (Except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, May and August Bank Holidays)
    Saturday:  Closed
    Sunday: Closed


    These tours are unlicensed and unauthorised tour of sites featured in the television series ‘Downton Abbey’ produced by Carnival Film and Television and NBCUniversal International Limited.

    Classic British Drama 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.