Britain By Beach

Britain By Beach catch up

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 4 - Wales

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Presenter Anita Rani continue her journey across the UK, exploring the remarkable secret history of its beaches. This episode is set along the stunning coastline of Wales. Anita explores the legends of mighty Harlech Castle, strategically built right above the sea, an infamous site of rebellion and uprising. In Pembrokeshi...

Season 2, Episode 3 - Kent

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Anita heads to Kent, also known as the 'invasion coast'. Its proximity to Europe has meant it's not only holidaymakers that have eyed its 350 miles of glorious coastline. Anita begins her journey on the beaches of Hythe and Dymchurch, exploring an unusual architectural feature, designed to keep Napoleon at bay.

Season 2, Episode 2 - Cornwall

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This episode is set in Cornwall, a county renowned for its 420 miles of glorious coastline. At stunning Porthcurno beach, Anita uncovers the hidden story of Victorian engineering, literally buried under the golden sand, and how this remote spot remains central to Britain's global communications. At Botallack mine, Anita di...

Season 2, Episode 1 - North West

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Anita Rani discovers the remarkable secret history of Britain's beaches. In this episode, she heads to Lancashire, revisiting the glorious beaches of her childhood. Anita explores the birth of the seaside resort in Blackpool, and the extraordinary story of risk and ambition behind a monument that was once the tallest man-m...

S1 Ep4

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Anita visits iconic pleasure beaches and treacherous windswept coasts in Yorkshire and Northumberland. For Anita, Whitby brings back happy memories of childhood trips from the family home in Bradford.

S1 Ep3

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This episode is set on the east coast of Scotland - a beautiful but sometimes hostile coast that has witnessed great events and hidden stories that have changed the Scottish nation.

S1 Ep2

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This episode explores south Wales, a place of beautiful and remote beaches that have also attracted daring adventurers and desperate exiles. On the spectacular seven-mile long Pendine Sands, the legendary Sir Malcolm Campbell became the first man on earth to break the 150mph land speed record in 1925.

S1 Ep1

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In the quintessential beach county of ice cream and cream teas, Anita encounters a haunted village, a wartime disaster, and a luxury hotel loved by Agatha Christie.