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Mary Berry learns what it takes to keep Highclere Castle running in today's world, and creates a delicious spread including gamekeeper's stew in the estate's kitchen.

Mary visits Highclere Castle, the real-life Downton Abbey, home to the eighth Earl and Countess of Carnarvon and renowned as the setting for some of the most lavish and influential weekend house parties in history. Mary discovers what it takes to keep a home like this going in today's world, meeting everyone from the family to the house staff and the estate's loyal posse of gamekeepers. Inspired by what she discovers, Mary takes to the estate kitchen where she creates a delicious spread, from raspberry tartlets to gamekeeper's stew and an elaborate menu for a grand finale dinner.

57 minutes

Last on

Sun 5 Jan 2020 11:30

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Role Contributor
Presenter Mary Berry
Executive Producer Lorna-Dawn Creanor
Series Producer Emma Boswell
Director Mark Bates
Production Company Shine TV