Castles on Camera: Premieres Friday, January 4 at 9pm/8c
The stately home that millions of Downton Abbey fans have grown to know and adore is no movie set. It's an actual working estate in England's countryside and home to modern day members of the real British aristocracy. Go inside Highclere Castle to see its lavish rooms and meet the real-life lord and lady of the manor.
See video clips revealing the secrets of Downton Abbey's Highclere Castle, Princess Diana's family home and more.
HGTV takes you to the ancestral home of England's revered Spencer family and the magnificent estate where Princess Diana spent her childhood.
HGTV shows you how to visit the real life castle behind Downton Abbey. An inside look at three of the grandest stately homes in England. First we visit Highclere Castle, which is both the backdrop and the historical inspiration for hit TV s
Ever dream of visiting the real Downton Abbey? HGTV shows you how with this all-access pass into Highclere Castle, the famous backdrop for the smash-hit series. We also reveal insiders' travel secrets to two more famed manor homes in the English countryside: the childhood home of Princess Diana and a historic house that YOU can sleep in!