|Highclere Castle / Downton Abbey|
Apparently, in the English countryside, you can visit Highclere Castle, where they shoot the show [putting it in my Google calendar as I type], but for now I'll have to do with LA's answer to Downton Abbey: Greystone Mansion.
Greystone Mansion has a long and storied past (including gold prospecting, old money, and good ol' fashioned murder-suicide), but it's now become a public park and events location for the rich and famous.
For us plebes, it's just a place to stroll around after brunch when you've got an extra hour to kill.
It's not this...
...but I'll take it. For now.
ps. Speaking of the English, I played a Brit last week on CBS's new sci-fi show Intelligence (starring Josh Holloway). Shoine ye' shoes, guvnah? (B