The Secret Life Of Lighthouses

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Season 3

Season 3, Episode 3 - Boston Light

4.0 14 x
Rob travels across the Pond, sailing in the slipstream of the Pilgrims and landing in Boston Harbour to discover the cursed beacon - Boston Light. America's first lighthouse is a story of civil war and personal tragedy, incredible innovation, and pioneering technology and Rob discovers the hidden stories of a nation's ligh...

Season 3, Episode 2 - Muckle Flugga

3.0 14 x
Rob sets sail to the furthest point of Britain to meet the Impossible Lighthouse at Muckle Flugga in the Shetland Islands. This a lighthouse forged from war in one of the most inhospitable spots in the North Atlantic. Rob discovers the sheer power of the 250ft waves that batter the rock and threatened life and limb of the ...

Season 3, Episode 1 - Beachy Head

3.0 33 x
Rob heads to England's south coast, where he discovers a trio of lighthouses built to protect vessels on the M25 of the high seas. At Beachy Head he meets an 18th century vicar on a mission to save more than the souls of seafarers, experiences gravity defying Victorian innovation and discovers the genius way 20th century e...
Season 1

Season 1, Episode 3 - The Fastnet Rock

Expired 3.0 2 x
Rob Bell explores the wild and beautiful southern coast of Ireland to reveal why Fastnet is regarded as the most stunning rock lighthouse ever built. Along his journey through the 1500-year legacy of light keeping in Ireland, Rob gets to grips with explosives, man-made lightning, and traditional Irish folk music to show us...

Season 1, Episode 2 - The Bell Rock

Expired 4.5 19 x
Rob Bell uncovers the incredible stories behind Scotland’s mighty Bell Rock lighthouse, an engineering marvel built on a deadly, submerged reef in the treacherous North Sea. Eleven miles offshore, this light has stood strong for over 200 years, but at the start of the 19th century, the reef was a menace causing innumerable...

Season 1, Episode 1 - The Secret Life Of Lighthouses Series 1 Ep 1

Expired 3.0 6 x
Rob Bell explores the historic but deadly southwest coast of England to discover what made the world’s first rock lighthouse on Eddystone reef such a monumental achievement over 300 years ago. Nine miles off Plymouth in rough seas, Rob shows why the reef claimed so many lives and brought any attempt to build there to a cat...