Heroes at Highclere

Day Trips & Excursions in West Cornwall

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On the 100 year anniversary of the end of the First World War, the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon will be opening Highclere Castle to raise money for those who serve, and those who save in today's world.  This is the last chance to see Highclere Castle in the summer period before filming for the Downton Abbey movie begins in September. To celebrate, you will have the opportunity to explore the Castle whilst enjoying an incredible air display, exploring a First World War Field Hospital, learning to dance the Charleston and hearing from journalists and authors with first hand experience of the horrors of war.
Begin the day in London Round trip transfers from London in executive minicoach, with a maximum 18 people per vehicle.Highclere Castle & Heroes at Highclere event entry ticket (allows entry to Castle and the grounds)To celebrate another fantastic season at Highclere Castle, on this day trip, you will have the opportunity to explore the Castle whilst enjoying an incredible air display, exploring a First World War Field Hospital, learning to dance the Charleston and hearing from journalists and authors with first hand experience of the horrors of war. In the Castle - Tour the State rooms, Gallery Bedrooms and Egyptian Exhibition. Many of the rooms from the Downton Abbey series can be seen on the tourIn the Grounds - Visit the Médecins Sans Frontières modern Land Rover and Field Hospital, set up next to a recreated First World War Field Hospital. There will be vintage car displays, a 'History of Flight' tent, Cream teas, fairground rides and moreIn the Air - Incredible airshows including the Red Arrows (Saturday only), B17 Flying Fortress, Great War Display Team, P51 Mustang (Sunday only) and Spitfire.  Disclaimer: International Friends Downton Abbey day trips and tours are not endorsed, sanctioned or in any other way supported, directly or indirectly, by Carnival Films, NBC Universal or Julian Fellowes and his representatives.Important note about cancellations - due to the very limited availability of Highclere Castle tickets, all bookings for this day trip are 100% non refundable.

What’s included

  • Round trip transport from London by executive, air-conditioned vehicle 
  • Entry to Highclere Castle 

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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