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Designed by Sir Charles Barry, architect of the Houses of Parliament, this is considered to be one of the finest Victorian homes still in existence, which houses fine furniture and works of art.
Newbury RG20 9RN, England
+44 1635 253210
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I planned our 5 week holiday around the opening of Highclere castle and was not disappointed. The magical feeling of driving towards the castle and walking towards the home was amazing. The grounds are well maintained, as is the house! Friendly staff who have very...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A majestic home in a beautiful setting. We are Downton Abbey fans and this was a spectacular tour for us. Everyone was so friendly and helpful to explain the history. Highly recommend it.

Thank originalmissscarlett
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice 1/2 day out , The house is massive but you can only look round a small portion of it. Grounds are nice if the sun is out.

Thank m9ego
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you loved watching Dowton Abby, this is a must, the architecture is amazing and so is the Egyptian artifacts

Thank diytina
Reviewed 1 week ago

This imposing stately home is truly impressive and, from some distance, it looks perfect. Closer up it was disheartening to see that it is in need of repair both for structural and aesthetic reasons. A turret near the flag pole was broken and hanging off....More

Thank jetsetter511
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Limited slots to visit this great Castle, so you need to plan in advance. We had the special afternoon tea booking - well worth booking that too.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our afternoon at Highclere Castle was a day to remember! The tour of the inside of the house, light lunch afterwards and exploration of the grounds were WONDERFUL! As a Downton Abbey fan, I just loved seeing the rooms I grew to love watching the...More

1  Thank AnneMarieB1191
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited High Clere Castle yesterday. My son had booked a guided tour as I was visiting from New Zealand and he knows I am a devoted Downton Abbey fan. It was breathtakingly beautiful. We were welcomed by Lady Carnarvon who gave us a brief...More

1  Thank AdrianaK921
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have watched every episode of Downton Abbey from the very beginning but my daughter binge watched them all and was hooked. She suggested we visit together as a special birthday gift for her. We were hoping the weather would be dry to allow us...More

Thank paradisas_lady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highclere is a fantastic day out. Stunning house, beautiful rooms and furniture and large photos of shots from the filming of Downtown Abbey. Excellent, well informed and interesting guides in each room. Smallish but adequate cafes with a good range of freshly prepared food. Substantial...More

1  Thank Liz D
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29 October 2018|
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Response from Nicola389 | Reviewed this property |
Doubt it as its a very long drive
10 October 2018|
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Response from Angelica1Kent | Reviewed this property |
Highclere Castle Highclere Park, Newbury RG20 9RN Tel: 01635 253210 Email: theoffice @ Highclerecastle co uk (It wouldn't let me put email in unless I took out the . So hope you can figure out email
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Response from AlliW75 | Reviewed this property |
We were able to wonder around the grounds before our tour around the house . I had pimms sat out by the house . Very nice !!!