Tony Robinson's Coast To Coast

June 2017
41:59

Season 1 Episode 6

Expired 3.0 19 x
Tony Robinson heads to his final destination of Robin Hood's Bay on the North Yorkshire coast. In a testament to true Yorkshire grit, he discovers how the long stretch of steam railway would have disappeared if it wasn't for a dedicated team of volunteers and engineers keeping the line and locomotives going.
May 2017
42:30

Season 1 Episode 5

Expired 3.0 11 x
Tony's taking to the skies for a bird's eye view of the journey ahead from the cockpit of a glider in the North Yorkshire Moors. Back on the ground, he admires the epic scale of the ruins of Riveaulx Abbey and uncovers the epic tale of 11th century power and greed that eventually saw the monastery brought down.
43:02

Season 1 Episode 4

Expired 3.0 11 x
Tony's in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, meeting the community who came together to save local production of Yorkshire's most famous food, Wensleydale Cheese. On the heather moorlands, Tony meets bee keepers working with local farmers to produce award-winning honey with a distinctive taste.
43:07

Season 1 Episode 3

Expired 3.0 7 x
Tony travels to the Eden Valley where he explores the remains of a 300 million year old tropical sea. He marvels at the magnificent engineering feat of the Smardale Gill viaduct, tries his hand at making Cumbria's most celebrated food and hitches a ride in a classic coach that provides a vital transport link to rural communities. Tony investigates the 21st century technology driving a traditional dairy farm and gets a master class in working with border collies.
42:11

Season 1 Episode 2

Expired 3.0 13 x
Tony Robinson is in the Lake District, starting in the upland hills of the Borrowdale valley to meet one of the last tenant sheep farmers who is facing challenging times, but determined to keep working his farm. At Grasmere, Tony rolls up his sleeves and learns how to cook chutney. At Ullswater, Tony boards a tourist boat to discover the integral part they played in the industrial heritage of the area. His journey ends at the village of Shap where he visits the last Abbey to be found in England...
43:15

Season 1 Episode 1

Expired 3.0 55 x
Tony Robinson explores the landscapes and industrial heritage from coast to coast in the steps of a book by Alfred Wainwright. In the first episode, Tony starts at the most westerly point of England and investigates why the small village of St Bees has such a colossal church.
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