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Grand Tours of Scotland
Season 2
Using the Victorian book "Black's Picturesque Guide to Scotland", Paul goes on six different tours to discover how the country became a destination of choice for many. Along the way he explores Scottish history and visits locations such as Loch Maree, the Firth of Clyde and Cairngorms National Park.
Episodes
Ep 1
Crossing the Border
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Ep 2
Elemental Beauty
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Ep 3
Islands of the Clyde
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Ep 4
The Charms of Nature
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Ep 5
The True Spirit of Scotland
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Ep 6
In Search of Sunshine
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Crossing the Border
To find out more about the allure of Scotland for early tourists, Paul Murton boards a traditional gypsy caravan to travel through Kelso, Melrose, New Lanark and up to Glasgow. (1 of 6)
Elemental Beauty
Paul Murton travels from the shores of Loch Maree, where he visits the unique "island within an island" of Eilean Subhain. He then ventures into the wilds of Assynt and Cape Wrath, ending his journey at the northern part of mainland Scotland, Duncansby Head. (2 of 6)
Islands of the Clyde
For generations, the Firth of Clyde has been a favourite holiday destination. Paul Murton explores the delights of this famous stretch of water. (3 of 6)
The Charms of Nature
Paul travels by vintage bike through the spectacular scenery of the central Highlands. His journey begins in Glen Lyon, then heads north via Pitlochry and ends in Cairngorms National Park. (4 of 6)
The True Spirit of Scotland
Following a network of now-forgotten steamer routes, Paul Murton goes in search of the true spirit of Scotland, travelling from loch to loch in Argyll and then out to Islay. (5 of 6)
In Search of Sunshine
Paul travels by Morris Minor up the east coast from Carnoustie to Montrose, Stonehaven, and then on to Aberdeen. (6 of 6)