HIGHCLERE Castle the place most notably recognised as Downton Abbey, certainly has an impressive past on which to draw inspiration for licensing opportunities.
The highly anticipated Downton Abbey 2 movie is due to be released in December 2021.
“Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey” written by the current Countess of Carnarvon is a consistent international bestseller accompanied by “Lady Catherine, the Earl and the Real Downton Abbey” explores the life of the Castle between the wars.
The estate lies within an area of outstanding natural beauty and the gardens extend to 100 acres with broad paths and expansive lawns.
The souvenir Highclere Castle guidebook and books on the Egyptian exhibition reinforce information about the Castle. “At Home at Highclere” and “Christmas at Highclere” are the latest releases.
Licensing with Highclere continues to expand, Silentnight have launched ‘The Highclere Collection’ a range of beds, mattresses and headboards inspired by Highclere Castle.
In Korea cosmetics by SD Biotech are in development and a furniture range from UK company Gascoigne Designs is also available.