‘Downton Abbey’ castle halts weddings due to Brexit, says owner

Published by
Reuters UK

By Sachin Ravikumar, Will Russell and Hannah McKay HIGHCLERE, England (Reuters) – It is a problem the butler of “Downton Abbey” might have sympathised with. Highclere Castle in southern England, where the early 20th century period drama about the lives of aristocrats and their servants was filmed, is facing a serious staffing crunch. The reason is the dearth of workers from the European Union, which has forced owner Fiona Carnarvon to mothball the castle’s main business of hosting larger weddings on the site of the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning show. “We have stopped being able to offer any w…

Read More

Leave a Reply