Downton Abbey, the major new drama series from ITV was filmed on location here at Highclere Castle. DVD sets of the first series are now available through Highclere Castle, telephone 01635 253210.
From the pen of Oscar-winning ('Gosford Park') screenwriter, Julian Fellowes, now Lord Fellowes, it has an all star cast led by Dame Maggie Smith and Hugh Bonneville.
The Castle is now closed to the public after the Spring Bank Holiday weekend, but will re-open for the Whitsun Bank Holiday at the end of May. Click here for full details.
Lord and Lady Carnarvon are hosting a Special Drinks Reception and Tour on Friday, 5th June. Please note that all tickets for this event are now SOLD.