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Nearly eight million viewers -- -- in to see this season premiere of Downton Abbey this week I'm guilty as charged.
But how about pretending to be lord related grant them for a day.
We have the top travel tips to get the real -- -- experience on a commoners budget with more on this Mark Murphy travel expert great to have you here.
So I think this is the most gorgeous house ever and it's really called hi Claire castle castle correct.
But how do I even think about getting there I mean it it it -- take -- tour what at what's the best way to see it.
There's a lot of ways to go the challenges get there right now they're sold out for April and may she can't even forget if you want it and that's for individual tickets now you can always go with a group -- may have pre book some tickets and blocks of space so there's lots of different options one you might want -- hop on a Virgin Atlantic flight.
Go over the pond.
And experience it yourself but booking tickets in advance committing their busy yet and you -- will -- until into June at this point.
Citi's big demand we -- eight million viewers through the season opener and that's up from five point four million of the season finale last year house is.
Phenomenal that we're showing pictures out it's it's amazing you'll be a lot of fun to see.
What is the best time to travel.
-- best times summertime seeking experienced a gardens and all all half shoppers on a thousand acres she'd spent time in the gardening don't have T.
You can walk the grounds it takes about a half the data really experience it and we are they're filming on location and got the -- inside and the outside with.
A personal -- bibles -- Earl and countess was -- so they added there is an actual family that lives there yes and that's saying it's been in the same family that compartments since 1679.
-- as some of the stuff hasn't really changed all that much -- level they try to keep everything.
Do you fly into London and then -- about an hour outside of London says different ways to see if there's some tour operators is a company called sterling towards its journalist and teachers who wants you experience history.
By by actually living it.
So imagine going there and learn in the history.
By experiencing and they do things like a little Butler school where you can -- in.
And you can become a Butler went into spotlight there's there's -- company -- could be the lady of the house come on absolutely FFF.
There's you know -- -- sterling tours is viking river -- let me about that yes viking river cruises does a Paris cruise.
And then what they do residual pre or post dog experience -- hike their castle.
She can experience the castle with a three or four nights.
And -- also experienced Oxford and some of the other things that make that a special -- and -- an arms hotel you say that silly actors in the show actually stay there that's what they tell me some may -- when you're there could comment on location might appeal and experience to castle -- will be tied up with the crew.
But you might run into some of the cast if your big fanatic that might be just you pick up.
You'd be so lucky they sit down -- the bar in the hotel and you'll run into it when are they actors are right so.
-- know what your husband your husband's assets such a big fan right so what can he deal.
Well the somebody great experiences and we have London right there yeah so one thinks it's happening with with Great Britain -- heritage.
It's really taken off some people that are going there one experience the culture.
And because of the TV show this is put a spotlight here but there's all sorts of other things you can do you go the -- walls when things I did was I rented a jaguar and -- out there and drove that.
Through the content side.
I don't -- wire and I -- -- ripe old school right.
Actually did that in the stone cottages just absolutely a spectacular -- stop these little villages and is fantastic I got my husband's attention he would do that exactly exactly all kinda -- you can do absolutely innocent people like the Harry Potter -- that you can take if you base on the London seeking job about the high clear.
And then you can jump out to the Harry Potter studios want experience that.
There's a company called -- movie tourism we'll take -- around to.
Different sets including high clear castle for Downton Abbey she can experience what the set is like.
-- what the experiences like there so there's lots of different options to put together one of my best travel tips is talk to travel agent.
To put it all together for you -- large amount of worry about it exactly -- on the US experience with mark thanks for coming on tonight thanks that great job.
And great sell I I'm I'm taken -- thanks so much thank you.