Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 - Oxford

Journey to the historic city of Oxford. Early evening we depart and journey to our hotel.

Day 2 - Bampton / Highclere Castle

After breakfast we begin our Downton day at Bampton before continuing to Highclere Castle. Late afternoon departure for the journey home.

Hotel

You will stay for one night at the three-star Holiday Inn Express Oxford Kassam Stadium, or similar, within easy coaching distance of all the excursions of the tour. All hotels used have en-suite bedrooms as well as a bar and restaurant where breakfast will be included.

Departure dates and prices 2020

Gold Crest Brochure Price in Black

Travel 55 Discount Price in Red

Tel Gold Crest Reservations on 01943 433 457 and quote Travel 55 code GCD55 + Tour Code

Dates Adults Children Dates Adults Children
2 May
£149
£135
£139
£126
29 Aug £149
£135
£139
£126
26 July
£149
£135
£139
£126
5 Sept £149
£135
£139
£126

Single room supplement £79. 

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Downton Abbey and Oxford

Coach Trips 2 Days - 10% Discount

Prices from only £135

Experience the lives of the Crawley family on our popular short break coach holiday to Downton Abbey, otherwise known as Highclere Castle. With its wonderful Victorian architecture and stunning location in the Hampshire countryside, Highclere Castle remains one of Britain's most impressive inhabited castles. Our great value short break enables you to enjoy this truly fantastic setting in over 1,000 acres of grounds and to take time to explore the setting of the hugely popular drama series Downton Abbey.

With your included entry ticket you can walk in the footsteps of the Crawley family, explore the luxurious interiors which have been sumptuously decorated in a variety of period styles and its magnificent gardens where the aristocratic family and their servants' lives unfold to over nine million viewers each week. Your ticket also includes entry to the sumptuous gardens and a fascinating Egyptian Exhibition displayed in the cellar of the castle itself.

On day one, you will visit historic Oxford, famed for its beautiful architecture and prestigious university, where you will have time at leisure for sightseeing, shopping and relaxation. Enjoy a walk or punt along the river, explore some of the 38 colleges or the locations where Harry Potter was filmed.

Also included is a visit to Bampton. This pretty village might be familiar to you as it doubles as the fictional town of Downton. Highlights include Churchgate House (the Crawley family home), Downton hospital and the church used for St Michael and All Angels.

Travel 55 offer 10% discount on all Gold Crest Holidays. Book direct with Gold Crest on 01943 433 457 and quote the Travel 55 discount code GCD55

Travel 55 offer you discount on Gold Crest Holidays Short Breaks.To book, call Gold Crest Holidays direct on 01943 433 457 and quote GCD55 for the Travel 55 price. 

What's included

  • Transfers and entry ticket to Highclere Castle and its Egyptian Exhibition* and Gardens
  • Visits to Oxford and Bampton
  • One night accommodation with hot buffet breakfast
  • Return executive coach travel
  • A great choice of FREE coach joining points

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