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Tour Highclere Castle

Go inside the lavish rooms of Highclere Castle, the setting for Downton Abbey and current home to the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon.

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A view of the saloon -- a room for socializing, set in the center of the house -- in Highclere Castle in Newbury, England. The ancestral home of the Carnarvon family since 1679, the castle has recently been made famous as the setting for the hugely popular TV series, Downton Abbey.

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