Highclere Castle Tour


From £285 for two

Experience highlights:

  • Explore parts of Highclere made famous by Downton Abbey
  • Amble through the extensive gardens and grounds
  • Delicious dinner and breakfast for two
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Highclere Castle Tour

For enquires please call +44 (0)203 868 4999


This is a rare and exclusive opportunity to visit the "real Downton Abbey", the stunning residence of Earl and Countess Carnavon. Your ticket gives you access to the castle and gardens, as well as the Egyptian Exhibition housed in the cellars. Inside the castle, which was designed by Sir Charles Barry in 1842, you will find gorgeous state rooms resplendent with rich silks, baroque ceilings and magnificent paintings.

In the late nineteenth century it was a hive of political life and later encapsulated the glamour of Britain's Edwardian period. Downstairs you can marvel at a fascinating exhibition of Egyptian antiquities and treasures collected by the 5th Earl of Carnarvon, who famously financed the search for the tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922 and discovered it with his archaeological colleague Howard Carter. After exploring the castle, there is much to enjoy in the extensive gardens and woodlands surrounding the castle.

Package includes

Highclere Castle
Admission for two people to Highclere House and Gardens, including the Egyptian Exhibition

One-night stay at the Jack Russell Inn
Accommodation for two people in a boutique en-suite room

Dinner for two
Savour a fine evening meal (up to the value of £35pp)

Breakfast for two
Enjoy a cooked breakfast with continental buffet

Good to know

Highclere is only open to the public on select dates and visitor numbers are strictly limited. We recommend you book at least four weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available

Location of stay
The Jack Russell in, Hampshire

Check in / check out
Check in: after 3pm; check out: 11am

Getting here


Nearest train station: Newbury
Taxi from station: 15min
Drive: 20min from Basingstoke, 25min from Andover, 1hr 50min from London


Highclere Castle, Highclere Park, Newbury RG20 9RN

Enquire to book

To make a booking, please use the form below or you can call our reservations team on 020 8161 0100. Our phone lines are open Monday - Friday, 9am - 5.30pm. Terms and conditions apply on all Experience bookings, please read them carefully.

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