Spring Public Opening

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Sunday, May 26, 2019

Public Opening: May 2019. Highclere has a special magic as we look forward to spring. The gardens are beginnning to develop with the promise of warmer weather. Walking inside from the gardens, it is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy touring the Castle, known to millions as the set of the much loved TV series, 'Downton Abbey' Advance tickets are all sold out but there  will be some  walk up tickets to buy each day at the gate.

We are then open for the late May Bank Holiday on the following dates:

  • Sunday 26th May 2019
  • Monday 27th May 2019
  • Tuesday 28th May 2019.

The Estate opens at 9:30am. Visitors are welcome to visit the Gardens and grounds all day. Unfortunately we do not allow dogs (with the exception of assistance dogs) into the castle or grounds. The Castle Tearooms are open from 9:30am. The Gift Shop will be open from 9:30am until 5pm.

Walk up  admission tickets are available.  Last entry time  to the Castle or exhibition is 4pm.The Castle closes at 5pm and the Estate closes at 6pm.