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Walk around Oxford – the city of dreaming spires and visit the cherished filming locations of the award-winning TV series ‘Downton Abbey’ in a day!
Begin the day with a guided walking tour of the Oxford Town, home to one of the world’s greatest and oldest universities, where famous scholars such as C.S Lewis, Bill Clinton and Lewis Carroll once studied! Walk along the ivy-clad stone walls that protect beautiful chapels, halls and libraries and marvel at the architectural grandeur of the university. Get some free time to enjoy a snack or two at a nearby eatery.
Insider tip: You may consider having a fun pub lunch at one of the many famous inns of Oxford like the Turf Tavern, King’s Arms or The Bear.
Proceed to the picturesque village of Bampton that served as an idyllic rural setting for many scenes of the Downton Abbey series. Admire the British countryside views and pass by identifiable sights like the Church, Mathew Crawley's mother's house, the hospital and more.
Visit another prominent location made famous by the Downton Abbey TV series – the Highclere Castle, built by Sir Charles Berry who also built the houses of Parliament, this is the countryseat of the Earls of Carnarvon. Explore the castle’s public rooms with its splendid public main hall, the library and sitting rooms.
Insider tip: Once you’ve discovered the castle well, you may spend some time enjoying the parklands created by Lancelot “Capability” Brown or savour tea and cake at one of the tea rooms.
Receive a signed copy of Lady Carnarvon autobiography as a memorable souvenir for this tour!
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.
Please call the tour operator at least 48 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm the departure details.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
The order of visit may change from time to time.