Downton Abbey Village Tour Oxfordshire & Cotswolds

Downton Abbey Filming Locations Tour Oxfordshire & Cotswolds

This is a unique short tour of the various Downton Abbey filming locations where ITV show has been filmed, mainly the village of Bampton in Oxfordshire. Explore Downton Abbey's celebrated filming locations won't disappoint fans of the ITV TV show. Travelling through picturesque country villages of Oxfordshire and Cotswolds, this private, guided tour takes in some of the most charming scenes, some unknown places and not visited by every Downton Abbey tour.

Locations of the filming of Downton Abbey TV Series

This is a nice little tour of the various filming locations where ITV "Downton Abbey" has been filmed. You are taken out into the countryside by your tour guide. The tour can last as long as you require, as you can request this tour by the hour. The guide/driver′s family has lived and farmed the Cotswolds for many generations and provides you with history, knowledge, information and anecdotes. A tour visiting the Downton Abbey famous locations in the ITV series. Admire the architecture of Bampton village and other highlights. The tour does not include visiting Highclere Castle. The location of Highclere is in deepest Hampshire. Book a Downton Abbey Tour Downton Abbey is a British period drama television series set in the early 20th century. Filmed in Britain and created and mainly written by Julian Fellowes. It's suggested that he had the idea for Downton Abbey while staying in Bampton village. The premiere of the series was first shown on ITV in September 2010. The series is set in the fictional Yorkshire country estate of Downton Abbey. Based on the intervening years between 1912 and 1926. It tells of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family. Also depicts their servants and social events in post-Edwardian Britain. Tells of the ultimate events of the era in history. Shows the effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy in general. Although filming takes place in many locations throughout the series. Passing off other locations as the same village, Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire villages are used as the creator and writer spent many years in the area.

Fictional Downton Abbey & Bampton Oxfordshire

The exterior of Highclere Castle in Hampshire was used for Downton Abbey. Highclere Castle provided the majority of exterior filming of Downton Abbey. Also provided a proportion of the interior shots. The Oxfordshire Cotswolds features in the everyday exterior scenes. Often seen and featured is the village of Bampton, which professes to be the village of Downton. One of the most used locations is St. Mary's Church. The Bampton village library doubles as the entrance to the cottage hospital.

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Professional Tourist Guide

Hire a tourist guide with excellent local knowledge, with a wealth of local folklore and trivea about the area. Born and bred means you get the opportunity to visit places not on the usual tourist trail. With the additiion of the more popular and well-known North Cotswold destinations.

Accommodation Pickup & Drop-off

At the beginning of your journey at an arranged time we can pick you up from your accommodation or location. Afterwards we can drop you off at a designated location at the end of your journey.

Private and Exclusive Tour Pricing

2 - 4 Hours Tour
1 - 4 People
£40/Hour
  • Car Pick-Up & Drop-Off
  • Downton Abbey Places
  • Sightseeing / shopping
  • Multiple Locations

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