The perfect tour for Victoria fans. See the stately homes and locations where period drama Victoria was filmed.
Tour highlights include:
- Castle Howard, which doubles as Kensington Palace. The Dressing Room, Castle Howard Bedroom, Long Gallery, Museum Room, South Front Corridor and Great Hall all feature in the series.
- Harewood House, which appears as Buckingham Palace and Kensington Palace. The State Floor, Below Stairs and parts of the Estate all feature. See the new exhibition, showcasing outfits worn by Jenna Coleman who plays Queen Victoria and a behind the scenes look at filming.
- Bramham Park, which was used for Kensington Palace, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park and Richmond Park.
- Wentworth Woodhouse, the largest privately-owned house in Europe, used for Kensington Palace, Buckingham Palace and a brothel.
- Carlton Towers, which doubles as Windsor Castle.
- Beverley Minster, which appears as Westminster Abbey and St James’ Palace in the coronation and wedding scenes.
- Raby Castle, one of England’s finest medieval castles. Rooms used include the Dining Room, Entrance Hall and Corridor. Outdoor scenes were filmed on the Terrace and in the Garden and Deer Park.
- Newby Hall, which appears as Brooks, a Gentlemen’s Club situated in Mayfair patronised by Lord Melbourne and the Duke of Wellington.
- London and Kensington Palace, childhood home of Queen Victoria, where she was born. See the Victoria Revealed exhibition.
- Westminster Abbey, where Queen Victoria was crowned.
- A panoramic tour of London to include Buckingham Palace, Horse Guard’s Parade (exterior shots of both appear in the series) and other sites: the large golden statue of Queen Victoria at the end of the Mall; V&A museum; Royal Albert Hall; Albert Memorial and Chapel Royal at St James’ Palace where Victoria and Albert got married.
- Windsor Castle, the favourite London home of Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and their young family. Exterior shots of the castle appear in the series.
- Frogmore House, the home of Victoria’s mother, the Duchess of Kent. The Royal Mausoleum, which can be seen from the grounds, where Victoria and Albert are buried.
- Tour extension to Osborne House, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s holiday home on the Isle of Wight. See the family rooms, State Rooms, private beach and children’s play cottage.
- Tour extension to Balmoral Castle in Scotland, purchased by Victoria and Albert as a country retreat.
Photographs: Main image: Harewood House © Harewood House Trust/Kippa Mathews; Castle Howard © Mike Kipling; The Long Gallery, Castle Howard ©Pete Smith.