Grand Tours Of Scotland

July 2017

S6 Ep4 - Islay: A Race Apart

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Among the islands of the Hebrides, Islay claims a separate identity. Paul Murton travels from Finlaggan, where the famous ruler Somerled held court, along Islay's windswept coast, through its historic ports and villages to end on its highest mountai...

July 15, 2017

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Almost 50 kilometres from mainland Scotland, there’s a chain of low-lying islands that face the full might of the Atlantic Ocean: the Uists and Benbecula. On these islands there seems to be more water than land as a spectacular patchwork of freshwat...

S6 Ep2 - West Of Skyfall: Skye, Soay And Canna

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For this grand tour Paul’s journey begins at Loch Hourne on the mainland, takes him over the sea to the to Skye, then heads to the tiny island of Soay before finishing on Canna. Along the way, Paul visits the house which was the inspiration for Skyf...

S6 Ep1 - West Is Best: From Lewis To Harris

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Presenter Paul Murton continues his odyssey, discovering the secrets of some of the most remote places in Europe. His first journey takes him to the largest island in Britain: the long island of Harris and Lewis. Paul tries his hand at weaving Harri...
November 2016

S5 Ep6 - Atlantic Twins

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Atlantic Twins - This final episode sees Paul visiting two of the most wind swept islands on our stormy coast, the “Atlantic Twins” of Coll and Tiree. Paul learns about the famous military history of the MacLeans of Coll, tries his hand at sand yach...

S5 Ep5 - Keeping It All Together

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Keeping It All Together - There are seventy islands in the Orkney archipelago but just how much of a challenge is it to keep all these islands connected? To explore what keeps all these remote places together, Paul is island hopping from North Ronal...
October 2016

S5 Ep3 - A New Island Life

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A New Island Life - This episode, Paul visits two Hebridean islands which are very different; Gigha and Jura. Where Gigha is lush and verdant, Jura is rugged and bleak but Paul discovers that both islands have their own unique character and charm. P...

S5 Ep2 - Far From The Madding Crowd

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Far From The Madding Crowd - For this grand tour Paul is exploring the Isle of Mull and its satellite islands, to discover why they have become boltholes from the hustle and bustle of the modern world. Island hopping from Erraid, to Ulva; Inchkennet...

S5 Ep1 - Life At The End Of The Earth

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Life at the End of the Earth - In this first episode, Paul is travelling to the beautiful islands of Eriskay, Barra and Vatersay which are famed for their white sandy beaches and stunning scenery. He discovers that Barra’s tiny airport, set amongst ...
August 2016

S6 Ep6 - Northern Exposure: The North Isles And Out Stack

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Northern Exposure: The North Isles and Out Stack - For this final grand tour, Paul's heading as far north as you can go in Britain to the islands of Fetlar, Unst and Yell, which lie on Scotland's northern frontier. He'll sing with Shanty Yell Men, l...