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 Whitsun Bank Holiday and will re-open to the general public on Sunday, 12th July. Click here for full details.