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Coast
Season 2
The award-winning series Coast celebrates the unique character of the British Isles, exploring secrets and stories about the people, wildlife and events along its shores. Taking us on this spectacularly scenic journey is presenter Neil Oliver and a team of experts in forensics, archaeology, history, zoology and geography. As they travel from Dover's white cliffs to the beaches of Dublin and beyond, they discover extraordinary things along the UK's majestic coast.
Episodes
Ep 1
Dover to Isle of Wight
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Ep 2
Holyhead to Liverpool
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Ep 3
Arran to Gretna
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Ep 4
Cornwall and the isles of Scilly
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Ep 5
Dublin to Derry
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Ep 6
Newcastle to Hull
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Ep 7
The Outer Hebrides
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Ep 8
Felixstowe to Margate
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Dover to Isle of Wight
Host Neil Oliver discovers the history of the Victorian Channel tunnel. Nicholas Crane hangs off the cliffs near Beachy Head to discover how the chalk coast was made. On the Isle of Wight, Alice Roberts uncovers Britain's space rocket testing site. (1 of 8)
Holyhead to Liverpool
Neil explores an inaccessible cave inlaid with beautiful stonework. Nick shows us how to read the history of your local beach, and Alice traces the story of how a shipwrecked child changed the course of medical history. (2 of 8)
Arran to Gretna
The team visits Ardeer, Scotland, where Alfred Nobel created the world's largest explosives factory. Nicholas discovers the remarkable use for the island of Ailsa Craig's beautiful granite. (3 of 8)
Cornwall and the isles of Scilly
Neil discovers the network of communication cables under Porthcurno Beach that wrap around the world. Mark visits the Isles of Scilly to reveal ancient tombs, and Miranda discovers how nature can turn a shipwreck into a sanctuary for wildlife. (4 of 8)
Dublin to Derry
Mark goes in search of the wreck of the SS Great Britain. Miranda watches a unique horse race by the sea, and Alice Roberts visits a very unusual house designed to see the sea from every room. (5 of 8)
Newcastle to Hull
Neil explores the ancient coastal home of the Venerable Bede. Alice reveals the dark secrets of Whitby Jet, and Miranda is on the trail of a real sea bird - the Kittiwake. (6 of 8)
The Outer Hebrides
Miranda visits Eriskay to uncover the true story behind the classic Ealing comedy "Whisky Galore". Neil meets a man who embarked on a 750-mile kayak trip from Glasgow to the Outer Hebrides. (7 of 8)
Felixstowe to Margate
Alice savours the sea salt at Maldon, and Miranda goes in search of the Thornback ray. (8 of 8)