Now, why would anyone publish news about a sold out event. Reason is to encourage the creative team at Friendly Planet Travel to continue its Downton Abbey themed tours to England. When the Friendly Planet group offered a package which included a visit to Downton Abbey’s real life location Highclere Castle, the travel media jumped on the news. It sold out quickly.
Now that it is sold out, here’s what we missed. The six day hop (first day is travel) includes a tour of London with the bonus of admission to the Downton Abbey Christmas Ball, where guests will carol around the Christmas tree and be served a Champagne multi course dinner.
The package went for under $3,000 per person (with added $ options to Iceland and Paris).
Check with Friendly Planet to see if they have cancellations for this year’s trip (December 14-19) or get a heads up on next years tour(s).