Highclere Castle is a country house in the Jacobethan style by the architect Charles Barry, with a park designed by Capability Brown. The 5,000-acre estate is in Hampshire, England, about 5 miles south of Newbury, Berkshire. It is the country seat of the Earl of Carnarvon, a branch of the Anglo-Welsh Herbert family.Highclere Castle was a filming location for the British comedy series Jeeves and Wooster, which starred comedians Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry. It was also used as the main filming location for the Emmy Award-winning drama series Downton Abbey.
The castle, Egyptian exhibition, and gardens are open to the public during the summer months and at other times during the rest of the year. The castle also holds special ticketed events throughout the year.
Jul 10 – Sep 7: Mon - Thu, Sun
Grounds: 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Castle: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Castle, Gift Shop: 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
The Tearooms: 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Castle, Exhibition and Gardens:
Students, seniors (60+), disabled: £20
Child (4 - 16): £13.50
Castle and Gardens/Exhibition and Gardens:
Students, seniors (60+), disabled: £13.50
Child (4 - 16): £10
Adults, students, seniors, disabled: £7
Child (4 - 16): £2
Official Website http://www.highclerecastle.co.uk/
Phone +44 1635 253210
Address Limetree Ave, Newbury, Hampshire RG20, UK
Coordinates 51°19'35.684" N -1°21'38.042" E