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  • Wine Festival Weekend

    Wine Festival Weekend

    14th November - Wine Festival Dinner

    £120 per person

    7pm arrival for 7.30pm

    We begin the Wine Festival Weekend with a fantastic five course dinner matched with two superb wines per course selected from wineries who will be showcasing their wines for you to taste the following day. Join us for this special dinner and enjoy great food, wine and company.

    Five course dinner with two matched wines per course and Schramsberg Californian sparkling wine aperitif - £120 per person

    Stay the night with breakfast from just £269.50 per person*

    15th November - Wine Festival Tasting

    £25 per person

    12pm to 4pm
    Join us for our fifth annual wine festival with over 150 wines available to taste from suppliers around the globe. Have fun and deepen your wine knowledge, chat with suppliers and winemakers, and attend our masterclasses throughout the day. Taste and enjoy wines from Peter Michael Winery, Schramsberg, Rudd Estate, Champagne Taittinger, Boutinot, Les Caves de Pyrene and more.

    Wine ticket - £25 per person

    Masterclass ticket - £5 per person

    Discover more about this weekend

    Please call us on 01635 589407 to book


    *Based on two people sharing a Luxury Double.


Highclere Castle Getaway

Highclere Castle is home to the hugely successful period drama series, Downton Abbey, with over 11 million viewers in the UK and now shown in over 100 countries worldwide. With Highclere Castle located just down the road, The Vineyard provides the perfect hotel destination for Downton Abbey fans and the historically curious alike.

Highclere Castle is now closed for the winter months.

Please view our current breaks

Highclere break

One night in a luxurious room with breakfast 

Full use of our boutique spa facilities

Morning or afternoon tickets to Highclere Castle, exhibitions and gardens 

A guide book and a signed copy of Lady Carnarvon’s book ‘Lady Catherine and the Real Downton Abbey’.

From £310 for two people*

Luxury Transfer to Highclere

If you would like us to organise luxury return transfers for you to Highclere Castle, please ask when enquiring/booking this break.

Ticket Information

Castle and Exhibition Admission tickets allow entry to the Castle (and Egyptian Exhibition if applicable) between 10:30am and 1pm for holders of Morning Admission tickets and between 1pm and 3:30pm for holders of Afternoon Admission Tickets.

*Subject to availability of rooms and Highclere tickets. Based on two people sharing a Luxury Double room. This package includes one copy of Lady Carnarvon's book and one guide book. Should you wish to purchase additional copies, Lady Carnarvon's book it is priced at £20 and the guide book at £9.50.