Exclusive Valentines Champagne and Canapés Reception

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The Earl and Countess of Carnarvon are specially opening their home and look forward to welcoming you from 6pm in the evening of Saturday, 11th February 2017 as you look forward to Valentine’s Day.

See the rooms where Downton Abbey was filmed, even where Matthew proposed to Mary and walk down the Oak staircase whilst enjoying Champagne and Canapés, roses and chocolate.

Castle Guides will be on hand to answer any questions and to show you the State rooms and Bedrooms.

You will also have the opportunity to visit the Egyptian Exhibition in the atmospheric cellars of the Castle.

The Exhibition tells the story of the world famous discovery, in 1922, of the Tomb of Tutankhamun by the 5th Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter.

Dress: Smart Attire.

Alternatively, if you wish to consider joining one of our Valentine's Afternoon Tea & Castle Tours, please click HERE for more information.

Please click HERE for a list of local Inns and Hotels, or HERE for details of a local Spa.


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