Highclere Castle

British Pullman Highclere Castle

Combine the glamour of the Britsih Pullman and Highclere Castle

A visit to Downton Abbey is one of the British Pullman's most in demand journeys. The decadence of the late 19th and early 20th centuries combines with the era of luxury travel of the 1920's to give you a day trip like no other.

This visit to Downton Abbey at Highclere Castle is a fabulous luxury train journey on the British Pullman, which brings many wonderful elements together, fine dining, a wonderful English castle and a luxurious vintage train.

On the outbound journey to Downton Abbey, you will be welcomed aboard the British Pullman luxury train with a sparkling Bellini, you will head to your vintage carriage of 1920's art-deco design and settle into your comfortable armchair. As you journey through the English countryside you will enjoy a silver service three-course brunch, that will give you plenty of energy for your visit to Downton Abbey.

Before too long you will arrive at Downton Abbey, or more correctly known as Highclere Castle. Here you will enjoy a private tour around the ancestral home of the Earl and Countess of Carnavon. This majestic English country homes is one of the most impressive of them all. For those who has asked the question, where was Downton Abbey filmed? This outstanding country home of Highclere Castle TV. There will be plenty of free time for you after your private tour to enjoy some leisurely time exploring the enchanting gardens of Highclere Castle and to take a visit to the gift shop. Also, Highclere Castle, having been the home of the 5th Earl of Carnavon, one of the men who discovered Tutankhamun’s tomb with Howard Carter, there is also a fantastic Egyptian Exhibition for you to visit.

Upon completing your visit to Downton Abbey, you will be transferred back to the British Pullman, who awaits your arrival with a welcome champagne reception. As you sit back at your table in your carriage, reflect on your day whilst you enjoy a delicious three-course dinner with the British Pullman's sommelier’s selected choice of wine. As the train journeys back towards London Victoria Station, your luxury train journey visit to Downton Abbey concludes with a tea or a coffee along with a selection of delectable petits fours.

This is our most popular luxury train day trip, we recommend booking a British Pullman journey to Downton Abbey at your earliest convenience.

Included in this luxury train journey to Downton Abbey

  • Round-trip travel aboard the British Pullman luxury train
  • Delicious three-course brunch on the outward journey
  • Enjoy a private guided tour of Highclere Castle, open exclusively for British Pullman guests on this occasion
  • Time at leisure to explore the Egyptian Exhibition, enchanting gardens and gift shop
  • A three-course dinner on your journey home, including our sommelier’s choice of wine
  • Coffees, teas and petits fours

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All prices shown are for one adult ticket. Sleeper journeys are based on two adults sharing accommodation. Single occupancy of cabins may incur additional charge.

Prices are set by the operator and may change at short notice. We endeavour to ensure prices are always accurate and update our own website as soon as possible. All timings and details of included tours and activities are for guidance only and will only be confirmed in your travel documents that will be emailed to you 7 days before departure. For any questions including discounts, offers or group pricing, please contact info@luxurytraintickets.com.

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There are a limited number of private tables and cabin types onboard. While we keep our website updated regularly, there may be occasions when private tables or cabin types become fully booked meaning we are unable to fulfil your booking requirements. Should this be the case, we will contact you to discuss alternative options and refund any payments made.

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