Press Release: September 13, 2019
What country building doubles as the interior for the Crawley’s London home Grantham House? Which London institution became the hedonistic Lotus club where Jack first met an unsteady Rose?
And just where would a modern explorer stop in London for some Downton-style dining?
Explore the real-life Downton Abbey across London and England with Bimble’s new placelists. Each carefully curated placelist collects the filming locations for Downton Abbey’s fictional locations such as Brancaster Castle, York Prison and Downton Abbey alongside the real venues the characters frequented with Downton trivia and fun facts.
-- Downton goes to the country: UK-wide heritage homes and gardens dating as far back as the 11th century, featured in Downton as themselves or as fictional locations - https://bimble.com/list/united-kingdom/bimble_official/downton-goes-to-the-country
-- Downton, the London edit: The most famous spots from the capital, second home for many of the characters - https://bimble.com/list/london/bimble_official/downton-the-london-edit
-- London dining, Downton style: From banquets to pie and liquor, discover London’s longest running establishments that would have been regular haunts for the Downton crowd - https://bimble.com/list/london/bimble_official/london-dining-downton-style
“I wanted to create Bimble because there are so many places that I love and I didn’t have anywhere to keep them” explains Francesca Howland, Bimble’s Co-founder & CEO. “The platform works like Pinterest but for places. We make it easy to find, share and remember restaurants, shops, parks and much more, all around the world.”
“As huge Downton Abbey fans, we wanted to bring that world to life. As well as the filming locations, we researched restaurants, parks and homes that still exist from 1912-1929, the period covered across the series and the new film. They’re for anyone who wants to follow in the footsteps of the Crawleys – and their staff – for glamour, adventure and discovery.”
NOTES TO EDITORS:
Bimble.com is where people can collect the places that matter to them. It’s really easy and quick to find and save all those great little places, anywhere in the world and then you can send your Bimble placelists to friends. It is simple, stylish and completely free to use. On Bimble you can explore other people’s placelists. Find local coffee shops or quirky craft stores – all those Bimbleworthy places that make neighbourhoods unique.
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