Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town, Adventure / Active
Kid Friendly: Yes. More suitable for mature teenagers, but little ones are very welcome, too (they always enjoy the changing scenery behind their window). Please let me know if you require a pram or a car seat booster.
Maximum travelers: 6
English (fluent), Polish (conversational), Russian (fluent)
Your favorite castle - all yours - for the whole day!
Visit the most visited castle in Britain - Highclere Castle, - more known to us all as Downton Abbey.
This place is so popular, that needs no introduction!
However, apart from the magnificent and lavish castle, you get to also visit the Egyptian exhibition of Lord Carnavron, - yes, - the one who discovered the tomb of King Tutankhamen in 1922. Amazing exhibits tell you an incredible story that lead to this significant discovery.
And don't forget beautiful gardens in tranquil surroundings. . .
10 marks out of 10! - a splendid day out in the countryside.
On the days when the castle is closed, we can visit Bampton - a village where the series were filmed. This would be a great alternative choice for Downton Abbey funs.
Hotel pick up in central London.
Drive to Highclere Castle.
Visit to the castle.
Lunch on the beautiful lawn.
Stroll in the gardens.
Drive back to London.
Drop off at your address in central London.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will pick you up at your hotel.
End location: We will arrive back to your hotel.
Duration: 6 hours
Please, email me and inquire about the dates when the castle is open to the public.
Usually, it is Summer time, Easter and some other dates.
Modern car with air conditioning.
For large groups - mini van or coach (please inquire).
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40 GBP - Entrance fee: Adult 20 GBP. Lunch: 10 GBP. Water, snacks, tea/coffee: 10 GBP.
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Marina provided us with a wonderful tour and was very knowledgeable and interesting. Loved everything we saw. Would highly recommend her.