Private transfer from Southampton to London via Highclere Castle and Downton Abbey Film locations

  • Duration:

    8 Hours

  • Location:

    Southampton

  • Price:

    From £550

Avoid a long wait at the taxi rank or the stress of navigating public transport with this chauffeur driver private transfer from Southampton cruise terminal to London via Highclere Castle, the real-life Downton Abbey and famous Downton Abbey film locations.  Book this private transfer and your driver will collect you from Southampton cruise terminal or nearby accommodation and transfer you to central London or London Heathrow via Highclere Castle and Downton Abbey film locations.  The transfer includes pre-booked admission into Highclere Castle and Cogges Manor Farm giving you fast-track entrance.

Highlights

  • Explore Highclere Castle, the real-life Downton Abbey
  • Visit Bampton (the village where Downton was based)
  • Enjoy Cogges Manor Farm (Yew Tree Farm)
  • Port pickup and hotel drop-off in a comfortable minibus
  • Private tour ensures personal attention from your local guide

Description

Meet your professional driver guide on arrival at Southampton Cruise Terminal and relax in the comfort of an air-conditional vehicle.  We will drive you to Highclere castle from Southampton (approx. 45 minutes away) where you will enjoy plenty of time to explore the castle and gardens independently using a self-guide information sheet. Immerse yourself in the world of the Crawley family as you walk around, building a picture of what real life was like here more than 100 years ago, in the era of Downton Abbey.

From Highclere we travel to the Oxfordshire countryside, where much of Downton Abbey was filmed. Our first stop is Bampton, a charming Cotswolds village that was used as Downton village. You will enjoy a walking tour with your guide of the villages most recognizable film sites. Then, continue to Cogges Manor Farm which was used as Yew Tree Farm in the hit British TV series.

After you finish exploring Cogges Manor Farm we will depart for the direct journey to London where we will drop you off at your London hotel or Heathrow Airport.

Tour Details

This tour is available seven days a week, subject to availability.

We have a tier pricing policy for this tour and below are the prices per person:

£550 for 1 person

£300.00 per person for 2 people

£220.00 per person for 3 people

£175.00 per person for 4 people

£150.00 per person for 5 people

£135.00 per person for 6 people

£120.00 per person for 7 people

£112.00 per person for 8 people

The tour departs from either Southampton Cruise Terminal or your Southampton Hotel.  We can also run this tour in reverse so we can collect you from your London Hotel and drop you off in Southampton.

Included in this tour

  • One-way private transport in a modern comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
  • Southampton port pick up and hotel drop off in central London or Heathrow Airport
  • Entrance tickets to Highclere Castle and Cogges Manor Farm
  • Professional local guide/driver
  • We are proud to support ‘One Tree Planted’. So with every booking made, we will donate to allow one tree to be planted

Not included in this tour

  • Entrance fees to other attractions
  • Food or refreshments
  • Gratuities

The start time for this tour is flexible depending on when your cruise disembarks. Your guide will be waiting for you in the cruise terminal at a pre-agreed time.

How much does this tour cost?

We have a tier pricing policy for this tour and below are the prices per person:

£550 for 1 person

£300.00 per person for 2 people

£220.00 per person for 3 people

£175.00 per person for 4 people

£150.00 per person for 5 people

£135.00 per person for 6 people

£120.00 per person for 7 people

£112.00 per person for 8 people

When can I take this tour?

This tour is available 7 days a week depending on availability.

What is the minimum/maximum number of people on the tours?

The minimum is 1 person and the maximum is 8 people.  For larger groups please send us an email to discuss availability and pricing.

Does this tour include entrance into Highclere Castle and Cogges Manor Farm?

Yes your entrance tickets are included in the price.

Can I be picked up from London?

Yes this tour can be run in reverse if you would like to start in London and finish in Southampton.

How far is Highclere Castle from Southampton?

The journey from Southampton to Highclere Castle takes approximately 45 minutes.

What are the payment arrangement for the tour?

We require full payment at the time of booking.

Do you have a cancellation policy?

Our cancellation policy is 100% of the cost charged for cancellations within 48 hours prior the tour. 50 % of the cost is charged for cancellations 3 – 7 days before the tour. For cancellations given 8 days and greater before the tour then we charge a 10% cancellation fee.  Please click here for more information.