Grand Tours Of Scotland's Lochs

June 2019
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Season 2 Episode 5 - Loch Ryan To Merrick: Hidden Lochs Of Galloway

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On this Grand Tour, Paul discovers the strategic wartime importance of Loch Ryan, and meets a man whose memory of those days is tinged with tragedy. In Stranraer, Paul discovers a legacy of Arctic exploration and an old can of bully beef, then meets a clan chief who tends a unique garden surrounded by two lochs. Reliving t...
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Season 2 Episode 4 - From Flow Country To Loch Hope: Under Wide Skies

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Paul heads to one of Britain?s remotest railway station. Miles from any road, it was built to service several grand sporting lodges in the days when the rich and fashionable came to shoot game and fish the lochs of the Flow Country.
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Season 1 Episode 5 - A Rock And A Hard Place - Sutherland And Assynt

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1.2 billion years ago, the far north of Sutherland was struck by a meteorite. The wreckage of this cataclysmic event has been almost completely worn away by time, but the rocks in the landscape still bear some traces which Paul unpicks as he embarks on a Grand Tour from Lairg on Loch Shin, to Lochinver and finally to the s...
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Season 1 Episode 3 - Taming The Wild - Rannoch Moor

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Paul begins his Grand Tour with a chilly swim across Loch Ba high on Rannoch Moor, struggles against the elements train spotting, and meets some veteran Tunnel Tigers - men who tunnelled deep inside the Grampians, diverting water to hydro-electric schemes.
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Season 2 Episode 3 - Ardnamurchan To Loch Leven: From Point To The Pap

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Paul travels from Britain?s most westerly mainland point to a place once guarded by an ancient Celtic goddess. On the way, he discovers how the ancient oak woods of Loch Sunart were once a hive of industry, and then goes deep underground to discover how 18th century miners named a new element.
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Season 1 Episode 2 - Shelter From The Storm - Loch Maree

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Paul travels from Loch Gairloch to Loch Maree, a Grand Tour that includes meeting the king and queen of Islonia, matching a medieval feat of archery, diving on a wartime wreck in Loch Ewe, and finding himself short changed at the money tree on an island in Loch Maree.
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Season 2 Episode 2 - From Loch Torridon To Loch Carron: Take My Breath Away

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This Grand Tour takes Paul to some breathtaking scenery among the lochs and mountains of Wester Ross. Speaking to locals, he discovers that the loch-side communities were only finally connected by road in the 1970s. Before then, boats linked people who lived an almost island existence.
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Season 1 Episode 1 - Legends Of The West - Loch Etive

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Paul explores the wilds of Loch Etive, from the spectacular tidal race of the Falls of Lora, where kayakers revel in the over-falls and ride a 3 metre standing wave, to high altitude camping on a hill opposite Buchaille Etive More, watching the sunset and light up the hundreds of lochans across Rannoch Moor.
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