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Downton Abbey and Highclere Castle Tour from London

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You'll start at
Hard Rock Hotel London
Great Cumberland Pl, Marylebone, London W1H 7DL, UK07.30am Outside the Hard Rock Hotel main entrance, Marble Arch (formerly the Cumberland Hotel)
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  • 1
    Bampton Library
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Cogges
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Highclere Castle
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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You'll end at
London Victoria Rail Station
Victoria, London SW1W 0AH, UKReturns to London Victoria Station at approximately 6.30pm.
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Highlights
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hard Rock Hotel London, Great Cumberland Pl, Marylebone, London W1H 7DL, UK
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    Duration
    10h
    Return Details
    London Victoria Rail Station, Victoria, London SW1W 0AH, UK
    Inclusions
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional guide
    • Entry to Highclere Castle
    • Entry to Cogges Manor Farm
    • Guided tour of Bampton
    • Entry/Admission - Bampton Library
    • Entry/Admission - Cogges
    • Entry/Admission - Highclere Castle
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Please note: Once the booking is submitted all sales are final, non-changeable, non-transferable and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    I have taken International Friends tours before. One thing I know is that We had to get to the bus stop early to get a front row seat because on hot days the back does not benefit from the air conditioning. Plus the seating can be quite uncomfortable especially in the back
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    Response from iftravel, Guest Relations Manager at Downton Abbey and Highclere Castle Tour from London
    Responded 5 Nov. 2019
    Good morning,  Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am glad to read that you enjoyed the day with Tony. Please be assured that all of our vehicles are purpose built, fully air conditioned executive touring vehicles and I am very sorry that you found this uncomfortable. The reason for the smaller group size, and as such the smaller vehicle, is to allow the bus to get to the off the beaten track Downton Abbey filming locations. If this tour was operated in a bigger vehicle, these locations would be simply inaccessible and it would have been a different tour. I am sorry that you did not realise that the tour would be a small group experience.  Thanks again for taking the time to write a review, and we hope to see you again soon!  Kind regards, International Friends. 
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    My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed this small group (12) tour of Downton Abbey filming locations in Cotswolds villages (Swinbrook, Shilton and Bampton) and Highclere Castle. Our guide, Andrew, was amazing. He knew everything about the show. Had fun facts and answered any
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    I can not say enough about our tour guide Amber. I am a big Downton Abbey fan and having Amber as a tour guide was just perfect. She even had a special hat from the time period that she wore as she was giving us information. I love that attention to detail and sense of fun. She
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    I am a huge Downton Abbey Fan and when I knew we were planning a trip to London, I booked this tour first. Andrew was a great tour guide and kept us laughing with his comments on Mr. Bates. High Clerc Castle and the surrounding gardens are so beautiful. I enjoyed visiting
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    Having watched Downton, the tour seemed an interesting way to spend a day while in the UK. Plenty of time at each location with the highlight being Highclere Castle itself. The castle staff are welcoming and happy to answer questions. Take the time to stroll the grounds and
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    About the operator
    By: International Friends
    1,529 reviews
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    T9598ZXcynthiam
    Raleigh, North Carolina
    10
    A Million Thanks!!!!
    International Friends made it possible for me to visit the Harry Potter Studio Tour on fairly short notice. They
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    Olivia B
    30
    Exceeds Expectations!
    My boyfriend and I are keen Harry Potter fans but tickets to the Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour were sold out
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    mlwheel
    10
    Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter & Oxford Tour Review
    An extraordinary Tour and day with with Jo our Tour Guide and Badger our bus driver. The combining of these two
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    gssquery
    10
    Bus tour to Oxford and Harry Potter World
    The tour was great from start to finish. The staff were friendly, informative and very helpful all along the tour
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    DonnamjCan
    Kelowna, Canada
    343119
    Don’t Miss This
    Get your tickets early! If you don’t want to spend the day here then go for a late entrance (if taking the
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    chazuni
    Alexandria, Virginia
    5723
    No better way from London in a day to taste the magic of this area!
    The best day trip available to get a taste of the magic of of this area. Guide and driver, Chrstine and Badger,
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    Allison E
    Columbia, Missouri
    10
    Day well spent
    Our tour guide, Lucy, was amazing! She was funny and very knowledgeable. She and our marvelous driver got us to
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    barrystefan
    Melbourne, Australia
    30
    Okay but expensive.
    Expensive for what they offered. Still have to pay entry ticket for the sightseeing. Literally we paid for the
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    scottyw1991
    10
    Good day out
    Fantastic day, Oxford was quite expensive but that was to be expected! Badger the bus driver was fantastic as
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    Philippe F
    10
    The making of Harry Potter & Oxford
    Excellent organization and guide for Oxford visit. Very professionnal : bus on time, nice comments, happy guide.
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    Grommets70
    10
    Oxford & Harry Potter World
    Guide and bus driver were very good - Badger is a champion! Got us there promptly and safely, and with plenty of
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    swathiph2
    Washington DC, District of Columbia
    10
    Not worth the money!
    The experience is not as what was promised or stated on their website. We paid a huge amount of money hoping that
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    donnalW6286JN
    Connecticut
    208
    Great way to see the Harry Potter studio!
    After trying unsuccessfully to get tickets to the Warner Brothers studio for the Harry Potter experience,
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    acowley1
    Minnetrista, Minnesota
    10
    Great tour
    We had a fantastic time on this tour. Small group was great and we hit each stop at just the right time to take
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    Ofmystandmagic
    20
    Every Potterhead’s Dream
    I didn’t know what to expect with this tour. To be honest I booked it because it seemed to be the only way I could
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