I am addicted to DA. It is a fabulous series.
Filmed at Highclere Castle, which has been in the Carnarvon family since 1679. "Reconstruction started in 1842. Estimated rooms, 200-300. 6,000 acres, 1,000 of which are parkland gardens surrounding the house. $240 million reported value. 300 Egyptian artifacts discovered in a secret passageway in 1988. (The current earl's great-grandfather, a famous Egyptologist, jointly discovered King Tut's toomb.) $24,000 approximate rental fee to get married in the same place that Mary and Matthew said "I do." 1,200 number of visitors stop by on days that the house accepts tours."
These facts are published in People magazine, February 4, 2013.