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Private Tour to Stonehenge and Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey)

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Why choose between two of the most popular tourist attractions in the south of England when you can visit both in the same day with your own private driver/guide? This fantastic tour offers you the chance to explore both the magnificent ancient monument that is Stonehenge and the beautiful stately home Highclere Castle.

Designed to offer clients who have limited time the chance to explore two places that most people will want to visit during their stay in the UK, this tour offers you the chance keep everyone happy whether they are history geeks, first-time visitors, or fans of the hit TV series Downton Abbey.

Whilst on this tour your expert guide will explain why Stonehenge is important, not just to the British, but also to the world and will help you understand some of this prehistoric monument's key historical moments. At Highclere your guide will explain the house's and family's history as well as its role within a major hit TV series Downton Abbey.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Stonehenge, Amesbury SP4 7DE England

Stonehenge is one of the most important sites in the world, with UNESCO World Heritage status. Famous for its prehistoric megaliths, the area surrounding Stonehenge is also a hugely important archaeological site which attracts millions of visitors every year. A marvel of prehistoric engineering, creativity, and determination Stonehenge is a place like no other.

Upon arrival at Stonehenge, your guide will show you the facilities at the monument, and give you time to use them should you wish (the drive from London is approximately 2 hours including a stop at Fleet Services). Your guide will queue for you, obtain your audio guides, and assist you in getting the shuttle bus from the Stonehenge visitor centre to the monument. You will then have time to explore the stones at your leisure using the excellent Stonehenge audio guide provided by English Heritage.

Before leaving Stonehenge you will be able to purchase lunch, which you will be able to eat in the car as we drive to Highclere.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Highclere Castle Highclere Park, Highclere RG20 9RN England

Highclere Castle is famous throughout the world as the real Downton Abbey. Used as one of the filming locations for the hit TV series and film, this gorgeous stately home is a must-see for any fan of the series, or anyone who is interested in exploring one of the most beautiful stately homes in England.

Currently home to the 8th Earl of Carnarvon and his family, the house is open for a limited period every year throughout the spring and summer.

Upon arrival at Highclere, your guide will secure your entry to the House, Grounds & Egypt Exhibit which offers you the chance to see everything the house has to offer. Once inside the house, you will be able to view the rooms on the ground floor, and first floor levels before exploring the exhibit, which charts the 5th Earl's exploits with the famous egyptologist Howard Carter and their discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun. Finally, you will have time to explore the stunning grounds before returning to London for approximately 6 pm.

Duration: 2 hours

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Inclusions
  • Entry to Stonehenge (including Audio Guide)
  • Entry to Highclere Castle (including House, Grounds, and Egypt Exhibit)
  • Entry/Admission - Stonehenge
  • Entry/Admission - Highclere Castle


Exclusions
  • Gratuities


Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will collect passengers from any central London (TFL fare zone 1) location. We are also happy to discuss pick-ups in other locations prior to booking.

Airports

  • Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 England




Departure Time
9:00 AM

Duration
9 hours

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Tours Of The UK in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.