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Blog posts for tag: Downton Abbey

Would you like to visit Downton Abbey?

22 Jan 2013
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Downton Abbey is the most successful British period drama since Brideshead Revisited, not just in the UK, but across the globe.

But the real star of the series isn’t Dame Maggie Smith as the acerbic Dowager Duchess, but the house itself, Highclere Castle near Newbury...

Downton’s ‘Upstairs, Downstairs’ Afternoon Tea at Grosvenor House

6 Nov 2012
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Tweed, faux fur, beading, sequins and silk; in our low-waisted, 1920s inspired dresses we looked ready to kick up our heels to an evening dancing the Charleston, but it’s only 3pm. The Charleston can wait, at least until after my friend and I have gorged ourselves on smoked salmon and honey roast ham sandwiches, raspberry tartlets and chocolate dipped éclairs...

Downton Abbey comes to One Devonshire Gardens

29 Feb 2012
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Are you a fan of Downton Abbey? Well how about immersing yourself for a few days and living like The Earl and Countess of Grantham.

Hotel du Vin Glasgow at One Devonshire Gardens has put together a bespoke package that aims to echo the lifestyle of the popular period drama.