Where Is Downton Abbey?


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The location of Downton Abbey is at Highclere Castle, which is located in Newbury in the United Kingdom. The castle is part of a larger estate that also serves as the residence of the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon and is sometimes open for public visitors.

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"Downton Abbey" is shot at Highclere Castle and features the castle's many rooms, including the Drawing Room. The castle is also home to the Egyptian Exhibition, which includes a replica of Tutankhamun's tomb, located in the castle cellars. Highclere Castle is generally open for public visitors between 60 and 70 days a year and is also host to a variety of tours, events, concerts and fairs.

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