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Lord and Lady CarnarvonHighclere Castle is a beautiful building and a warm, welcoming home to visitors and guests at events and celebrations held here.

Apart from exploring the Castle, the Egyptian Exhibition fascinates adults and children, whilst the surrounding Grounds and Gardens provide peace and tranquillity . We hope that the photographs, videos and information on our website inspire you to read the books about the real people here, their lives, loves and challenges they faced.

When you visit, you will recognise many rooms from “Downton Abbey." You will see the Drawing Room in which Maggie Smith delivered many a withering comment to some unfortunate relation. In addition you can also find Tutankhamun in the cellars.

We are open for between 60 and 70 days a year to public visitors, but create many special tours, charity events as well as holding events such as concerts and country fairs in the park.

We love Highclere Castle and look forward to welcoming you to it.

Best wishes

Earl and Countess Carnarvon Signature

About Highclere Castle