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Downton Abbey's Must-See Locations

High drama meets sumptuous settings: From spectacular Highclere Castle to the rolling hills of Yorkshire, discover the hit British period drama's must-see locations.

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Downton Abbey is set in Yorkshire County, with local cities such as Leeds mentioned in the show. The thriving city is home to more than 750,000 people, and can trace its history back to the 5th century, when the Celtic’s Kingdom of Elmet was covered by the forest of "Loidis," the origin of the name Leeds.

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