Where is Downton Abbey Filmed?

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Downton Abbey Oxfordshire & Cotswold Filming Locations all Fictional

The Oxfordshire Cotswolds features heavily in the everyday exterior scenes, and everybody asks “Where is Downton Abbey filmed”? Prominently featured is the village of Bampton, which professes to be the village of Downton. The most used locations are St. Mary’s Church and the village library, which is used as the entrance to the cottage hospital.

Downton Abbey Oxfordshire Places to Visit

Ditchley Park, Enstone, Oxfordshire

Mallerton Hall.
Website (opening times): www.ditchley.co.uk

Cogges Manor Farm, Witney, Oxfordshire

Downton Abbey’s Yew Tree Farm.
Website (opening times): www.cogges.org.uk

The Swan Inn, Swinbrook, Oxfordshire

English Inn
Lady Sybil and Branson stayed while planning their elopement to Gretna Green.
Website (opening times): www.theswanswinbrook.co.uk

The Old Forge, Shilton, Oxfordshire

The Red Lion public house, Kirkbymoorside.
Website (opening times): www.shilton.info/Home/Shilton.html

Bampton Village, Bampton, Oxfordshire

The village hospital
Mrs Crawley’s House
The Bampton Community Archive housed in the library building has a permanent Downton Abbey exhibition and a collection of memorabilia including cards, mugs, books, pictures and a location tour map.
Website: https://www.bamptonarchive.org

St. Mary’s Church and Vicarage, Bampton, Oxfordshire

St. Michael and All Angels Church
Website (opening times): www.bamptonchurch.org.uk

Churchgate House (Church View), Bampton, Oxfordshire

Isobel Crawley’s house (exterior)

Church View, Bampton, Oxfordshire

Church View appears regularly throughout the series

Bampton Library, Old Grammar School, Bampton, Oxfordshire

Downton Cottage Hospital

Book your Oxfordshire Downton Abbey Tour

A tour visiting the Downton Abbey famous locations in the ITV series and admiring the architecture of Bampton village and other highlights. The tour does not include visiting Highclere Castle as the location is in deepest Hampshire. So why not enjoy your own experience and book a UK Downton Abbey tour.