Gerald and his team of Taxi tour guides will conduct you on the tours as listed

Highclere Castle, Downtown Abbey

NB: This tour is subject to availability as tickets to the Castle are required in advance.

Visit this spectacular castle, used as the setting for the popular TV period drama, Downton Abbey. Highclere is a 19th century country house in the Jacobethan style, with a park designed by Capability Brown. The 5,000-acre estate is in Hampshire is the country seat of the Earl of Carnarvon.

When Highclere Castle is shut during the off season we will substitute that part of the tour with a trip to Blenheim  Palace, the principal residence of the Dukes of Marlborough and the village of Bampton. This is where much of the external filming was done and features a beautiful church where Mary was married to Matthew and Edith was jilted at the altar!

Also currently home to an Egyptian Exhibition with a replica of the discovery of Tutankhamun (Subject to ticket availability).

Canopies and champagne available with pre-booking.

The tour price is:
£680 for a full day tour

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Booking Steps

  • Contact us with your booking request (you can use our booking form here)
  • Confirm the tour details and costs with us (wait to hear from us if you have used the booking form)
  • Pay the total tour price (or agreed deposit amount) via the PayPal or other method arranged during booking.

NB: Please do not make a payment unless it has been requested by email or telephone.

Important: Please note that entrance fees and lunches are not included in the tour costs.


Our Terms & Conditions in respect of cancellations are as follows:

Up to 7 days prior:           75% of the tour price is refundable

From 7 to 2 days prior:   50% of the tour price is refundable

Less than 48 hours:         The full tour price is non-refundable