Downton Abbey is open for business: Lord and Lady Carnarvon re-open Highclere Castle to the publicLady Fiona Carnarvon
By Tammy Hughes (original source Daily Mail)
“While viewers have long-since waved goodbye to Lord and Lady Grantham, life goes on for the real-life Downton Abbey family.
Lord and Lady Carnarvon reside full time at the stunning Highclere Castle where the six series’ of the hit ITV show were filmed, and the pair have been forced to step-up their workload since the show came to an end two years ago.
Compensating for the location funds they previously received from ITV – rumoured to vary between £300,000 and £700,000 a year – they have once again opened their doors to the public, and introduced new, themed events.”
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