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Romantic Bath and Downton Abbey

Overview

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  • Visit beautiful Highclere Castle – the home of Downton Abbey
  • Our visit includes entry to the castle, grounds and fascinating Egyptian Exhibition
  • Call at pretty Bampton, the location of village filming for Downton Abbey
  • Explore historic Oxford
  • Discover UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bath from our hotel

Enjoying UNESCO World Heritage Site status, Bath is an absolute delight to discover and from here, our holiday highlight is a visit to Highclere Castle, instantly recognisable as the home of the aristocratic Crawley family in the popular TV series Downton Abbey.

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Itinerary

Day One: Home to Bath
We'll make our way from the interchange to Bath, where we'll check in to The Lansdown Grove and will enjoy an evening meal. (D)

Days Two to Four: Berkeley  
We’ll have a great time, with two included excursions to enjoy, the highlight of our trip, a visit to Highclere Castle and a trip to Bampton and onto the city of Oxford. (B,D)

Day Five: Bath to Home
Time to say goodbye today; we depart after breakfast and make our way to the interchange before returning home. (B)

The Country Living Lansdown Grove Hotel

Bath

  • Stay centrally within Bath's UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • The hotel was recently redesigned in conjunction with Country Living Magazine
  • Easily reach the beautiful Cotswolds and Mendip Hills

The Country Living Hotel Lansdown Grove lies at the heart of the UNESCO world heritage site at the centre of the city. The hotel has been designed in conjunction with the team at Country Living Magazine, the UK's bestselling home interest magazine.

Rooms have been designed with relaxing surroundings, cosy beds and stylish bathrooms to offer you total relaxation and an escape from the everyday.

Country Living has worked with talented chefs to create delicious menus, using fresh, seasonal and local ingredients, with some recipes inspired by features from the magazine.
Of course the hotel, which is Grade II listed, has retained the original features it is blessed with, such as the beautiful regency facade and high ceilings, all of which adds to fantastic styling of the Country Living Hotel Lansdown Grove.

The hotel is ideally located in the centre of Bath, less than 10 minutes from the Royal Crescent and 15 minutes from the Roman Baths on foot.

Heading out of town the beautiful Cotswolds spread to the north with picture perfect villages and patchwork fields. Or travel to the Mendip Hills where you can visit the town of Cheddar and magnificent Cheddar Gorge.

Rooms at this hotel


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The Local Area

Included Excursions

Full Day: Bampton And Oxford

Join our excursion calling at the village of Bampton, which is the location of the village filming for Downton Abbey - before continuing on to Oxford where we enjoy a guided city tour and some free time to explore.

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Full Day: Highclere Castle

Visit Highclere Castle, home to the Carnarvon family and one of England's most beautiful Victorian castles set amid 1,000 acres of spectacular parkland. One of the country’s most impressive inhabited castles, the location is now also well known as the beautiful setting of the hugely popular television series Downton Abbey. Here you can explore the opulent state rooms and stunning gardens where the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants unfold to millions of enthralled viewers. Also included on our visit is the fascinating Egyptian exhibition.

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Full Day: Highclere Castle

Visit Highclere Castle, home to the Carnarvon family and one of England's most beautiful Victorian castles set amid 1,000 acres of spectacular parkland. One of the country’s most impressive inhabited castles, the location is now also well known as the beautiful setting of the hugely popular television series Downton Abbey. Here you can explore the opulent state rooms and stunning gardens where the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants unfold to millions of enthralled viewers. Also included on our visit is the fascinating Egyptian exhibition.

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