Highclere Castle Experience


  • #Historic
  • #Famous
  • #Rural
  • #Food + Drink

£235.50 as of 23/06/2023

Exclusive Offer | BB & added extras worth over £200!

Step into the world of Downton Abbey, home of the award-winning British television series. Visit the magnificent Highclere Castle and the fascinating Egyptian Exhibition then take time to explore the classical gardens and enjoy your Champagne picnic box at your leisure.

Your 2 night break includes a stay at Mercure Newbury West Grange Hotel, approximately 20 minutes' drive from Highclere Castle

At Highclere Castle - Your entrance tickets include a self-guided tour of the House, and access to the Egyptian Exhibition, the Gardens, Gift Shop, Tearoom PLUS a Champagne Afternoon Tea picnic box. You are welcome to explore the Gardens, Gift Shop and Tearooms throughout the day.

LIMITED OFFER | Arrive at the hotel on the 7th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th or 29th August for two nights with entrance tickets to Highclere on the second day of your stay. Please check both room types to see full availability.

Your Great Little Break includes:
⚜️Two nights’ bed and breakfast at Mercure Newbury West Grange Hotel
⚜️Dinner on your first night in the hotel’s Olive Tree Restaurant (£30 per person allowance)*
⚜️A glass of wine served with your dinner (175ml glass of wine worth up to £5.50 per person)*
⚜️Late check-out of 12pm (worth £20)
⚜️Two tickets to Highclere Castle (includes self-guided Castle Tour, Egyptian Exhibition and access to the gardens - worth £29 per person)
⚜️Champagne Afternoon Tea picnic box for two (worth £32.50 per person)
⚜️Complimentary tea or coffee on collection of picnic box

Why we love this
📍Visit the iconic Highclere Castle, explore the 1,000 acres of glorious rolling parkland and discover the real history behind this architectural masterpiece. Venture behind the scenes of the internationally-recognised and Emmy award-winning British period drama, Downton Abbey
📍Discover over 60 incredible replicas and wall paintings found in Tutankhamun’s Tomb in Egypt. Wonder at the photographic archive of the Tomb, dating back to the 5th Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter's 1922 excavation, which was actually planned in Highclere Castle! Read more about the exhibition here
📍Enjoy a Champagne Afternoon Tea picnic box in the glorious grounds at Highclere Castle, with a selection of cakes, scones and sandwiches with tea and a half bottle of Joseph Perrier 'Highclere Castle' Champagne, a known favourite of Queen Victoria and Edward VII, for a perfect summer’s day out
📍Retire to the Mercure Newbury West Grange Hotel, set within three acres of landscaped gardens on the fringes of the historic market town of Newbury. In the heart of rural Berkshire and at the foot of the invigorating greens of the North Wessex Downs


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