DOWNTON ABBEYEver wished you could live inside such British shows as "Downton Abbey"? Soon -- if British broadcaster ITV's plan is a go -- you can do just that.


They expect 250,000 people a year will want to check out the "distinctive visitor experience," which has a tentative (and incredibly optimistic) opening target of 2018.

While it sounds highly unlikely they'll be rides (Matthew Crawley's Wild Ride, anyone?), a brochure promises a 100-seat auditorium for "immersive cinematic presentations. There'll also be a restaurant, where we assume tea will be served, and possibly Mrs. Patmore's London Particular soup. Also expect sets, costumes and memorabilia from each show.

Per Emmerdale" Studio Experience, in which fans can take an 80-minute tour of the soap opera set in Leeds and a walking tour of the outdoor set.

You can already tour the site where "Downton Abbey" was filmed, Highclere Castle, although it is only open Sundays through Thursdays.

"Victoria," which stars Jenna Coleman as the young Queen Victoria, was mostly shot in Yorkshire, with some scenes shot at Harewood House in Leeds.