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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This church is a beautiful place to visit if you're in the area. Bampton is wonderful part of the Cotswolds and is home to where some of the scenes from 'Downton Abbey' were filmed!

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was so awesome to see this gorgeous church in person after having seen it so many times on Downton Abbey. The church is a mix of styles as can be seen from the repair on the spire, but has been lovingly maintained by the...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here on a Ken Fowler Cotwold's Tour. My wife, especially enjoyed the church as she recognized it from the Downton Abbey TV series. We were able to tour the grounds and go inside where she recognized various settings from the TV series. The church...More

Thank ram9825
Reviewed 8 October 2018

As others have said, it's been pictured in the Downton Abbey series. But it's also a beautiful and serene location, making it worth a visit even if you never saw the series. Be careful driving here, as the roads are quite narrow, especially crossing the...More

Thank garbagecollector
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

When I went to the church with the tour, I had only seen season one. I knew a wedding was there. When I got back home and saw the rest of the seasons, I was excited to know that I had been in that beautiful...More

Thank travelwhere
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This church was the focal point of my Downton Abbey 'pilgrimage'. Right next door to it is the house they used for Mrs Crawley's house, and next to that are the buildings that stood in for Downton's cottage hospital (in reality a small community library...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

We visited St Mary's Church and Bampton as part of a tour and really enjoyed seeing how the village has tried to keep the church functional as well as preserving its historic aspects.

Thank wgriff1
Reviewed 14 April 2018

The town is timeless. Downton Abbey has made it famous and it's not large enough to host a busload of people. Make sure to do a small group tour if you go, or just take a jaunt through the Cotswold's on your own and make...More

Thank Clayton V
Reviewed 5 April 2018

I recently visited on Easter Sunday, and despite it being early evening, I was very pleased that the church was open and indeed to hear the lovely church bells ringing. The location certainly brought back memories of Downton Abbey. I did not realise that there...More

Thank victorian986
Reviewed 25 March 2018

This church served as the main church in the Downton Abbey series. We visited it during a guided tour of the Cotswolds (with Rabbies). Lovely place!

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Response from Latta | Reviewed this property |
We did go in. They were preparing for a flower show. Very nice folks in Bampton. The church was amazing. It is 900 years old.
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Alexandra G
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No only in Feb....weather could be anything....this is England! Yes it's in the centre of the village near the church
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