For one night only, Highclere Castle will open its doors to two guests, giving them the opportunity to immerse in the iconic location.
In celebration of the motion picture Downton Abbey, booking for the listing is now open exclusively on Airbnb. The one-night stay will be on 26 November 2019 and includes a private tour of the castle and its grounds, as well as a traditional breakfast and dinner. In addition, coffee will be served in the library before the guests retire to one of the principal bedrooms with an en-suite bathroom and views over 1,000 acres of rolling parkland.
“An incredibly rich history”
Lady Carnarvon, host on Airbnb commented: “It’s an absolute privilege and pleasure to call Highclere Castle my home and I’m delighted to be able to share it on Airbnb for a truly unique stay. Highclere Castle has been in the Carnarvon family since 1679 and has an incredibly rich history. I’m passionate about the stories and heritage of Highclere Castle, and I’m looking forward to welcoming our future guests.”
Highclere Castle covers 100,000 square feet and has a total of 300 rooms. It is opulently decorated and furnished, with each detail providing a unique insight into Highclere Castle’s history. Guests will get the opportunity to explore iconic rooms, such as the Drawing Room, or relax in one of the Gallery bedrooms, following in the footsteps of kings and queens.
“The ultimate Downton Abbey experience”
Hadi Moussa, general manager for Northern Europe Airbnb commented: “We’re thrilled to be able to offer fans the ultimate Downton Abbey experience through this once-in-a-lifetime-stay at Highclere Castle.
“At Airbnb, we are passionate about offering unique and unforgettable travel experiences to our community, and we’re certain that guests will have a magical experience while staying on the iconic location of Downton Abbey.”