Elegant Journeys


A Downton (Abbey) Delight


Celebrate the movie premiere of Downton Abbey with a special offer to see this exquisite and iconic castle! Regal enchantment awaits you on board the eight-passenger Magna Carta, with six cruise dates in 2020 that include a special invitation to the stunning Highclere Castle, where Downton Abbey was filmed! 

Your classic cruise journey navigates the upper environs of the River Thames and includes visits to majestic and historic sites, such as: Windsor Castle (the site of recent royal weddings), Cliveden (the magnificent mansion once owned by the Astor family), the Tudor-era Hampton Court Palace (once home to Henry the VIII), Christ Church College in Oxford University, and of course, Highclere Castle.

At Highclere, go behind the scenes and discover the elegant and familiar scenery from the movie as you walk through the castle. Experience its centuries-old heritage through art, furnishings, architecture, and even the Egyptian artifacts that have a connection to Tutankhamun! 

Indulge onboard with fresh and locally sourced cuisine throughout your voyage. With a broad selection of fine wines paired with each meal, you can enjoy exciting culinary options that perfectly pair with your historic British exploration!

Downton Abbey Cruise Departure Dates for 2020:

  • May 3-9, 2020
  • May 24-30, 2020
  • July 12-18, 2020
  • August 2-8, 2020
  • August 9-15, 2020 
  • August 16-22, 2020

Preview the Itinerary

Pricing for this cruise begins at $5,850 per person based on double occupancy. 

This is a sample itinerary and is subject to change. On alternate weeks the cruise is in the reverse direction.

Don’t miss your opportunity to enjoy this royal itinerary, including Highclere Castle, on board Magna Carta and delight in the enchanting surroundings of Downton Abbey!

For more information about this departure, please contact your Frontiers Destination Specialist(s) below or call 1-800-245-1950.


Meet our Specialists


Specializes in Barging, River Cruises, and Western Europe

A wine and food connoisseur, grandmother of two, and veteran member of the Condé Nast Traveler Specialist list.


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