Coast

Coast

2005 - 2015, Travel, History, Other
Exploring the natural and social history of the coastline around the United Kingdom.
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Episode Guide

  • Coast - Caves and Coves (Season 10 Episode 6)
    Season 10 Episode 6:

    Caves and Coves

    Nick forges a path around Jersey, a mecca for sea caves and secluded bays; the other team members are exploring their own stories on British shores; dark tales, cutting edge science and tales of wartime heroics abound.

  • Coast - Wild Waters (Season 10 Episode 5)
    Season 10 Episode 5:

    Wild Waters

    An exploration of why humans are driven to defy the elements and contend with perilous seas; battling against nature makes for thrilling spectacle and stories; exploring the many ways to work with and overcome the challenge of wild waters.

  • Coast - The Irish Sea (Season 10 Episode 4)
    Season 10 Episode 4:

    The Irish Sea

    An Irish Sea odyssey investigates how this small sea and its swirling currents have shaped the island story and connected the isles; a wealth of surprising stories, from the Romans to Dublin Bay prawns.

  • Coast - Ingenious Isles (Season 10 Episode 3)
    Season 10 Episode 3:

    Ingenious Isles

    Nick Crane is following the Wales Coastal Path around Anglesey and taking in 700 years of inspired thinking and ingenious isles; at South Stack, he investigates how an innovative lighthouse was constructed on a precarious piece of rock.

  • Coast - Bounty from the Sea (Season 10 Episode 2)
    Season 10 Episode 2:

    Bounty from the Sea

    Nick Crane is on an island odyssey in the Faroes, on a mission to gather all manner of bounty to take to a traditional feast; he starts by diving for 50-year-old mussels before discovering how the Faroese like to eat their sheep.

  • Coast - Our Holiday Coast (Season 10 Episode 1)
    Season 10 Episode 1:

    Our Holiday Coast

    Nick Crane follows a centuries-old tourist trail out of London and heads for Margate, via Southend on Sea; he finds out why a beeline for the beach has a biological effect on stress levels.

  • Coast - Winter (Season 9 Episode 6)
    Season 9 Episode 6:

    Winter

    For the first time, the team explores what becomes of the coast in winter; in this "secret season", the shore is battered by wild weather, but is still teeming with life.

  • Coast - Sea and the City (Season 9 Episode 5)
    Season 9 Episode 5:

    Sea and the City

    Nick Crane pays tribute to the unsung mega-port of Immingham; Tessa Dunlop uncovers the astonishing story of how Hitler's bombers could have drowned London and possibly won World War II.

  • Coast - Offshore! (Season 9 Episode 4)
    Season 9 Episode 4:

    Offshore!

    Nick Crane journeys over the Atlantic to New Scotland, Nova Scotia, Canada.

  • Coast - The Explorer's Coast (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:

    The Explorer's Coast

    The team discover tales of explorers on near and far shores, including Australia.

  • Coast - Secret Paths to Hidden Treasure (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:

    Secret Paths to Hidden Treasure

    Britain's last great wilderness, the stunning Cape Wrath, is the stomping ground for Nick Crane; he must make his own path to his favorite beach, an isolated sandy treasure on which few have set foot.

  • Coast - The Channel (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    The Channel

    The team explores surprising stories on both sides of the shallowest, narrowest and busiest seaways - the English Channel; Nick Crane is on the Channel's French coast to experience the secret life of Mont St. Michel.

  • Coast - All at Sea (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    All at Sea

    The team head offshore to explore surprising stories of love and death, cannibalism and communist submarines, seasickness and a seafaring prince.

  • Coast - All at Sea (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    All at Sea

    Mark Horton relives a gruesome tale of cannibalism and murder that scandalized Victorian Britain and still affects the law today; in Milford Haven, Ruth celebrates the Dutch fishermen who crossed the North Sea to help defend Britain in 1940.

  • Coast - The Secret Life of Sea Cliffs (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    The Secret Life of Sea Cliffs

    Nick Crane explores some of the most spectacular Yorkshire sea cliffs in Britain.

  • Coast - The Secret Life of Sea Cliffs (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    The Secret Life of Sea Cliffs

    Exploring some of the most spectacular and scary cliffs in Britain with Nick Crane.

  • Coast - Rivers and Seas Collide (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Rivers and Seas Collide

    Nick Crane investigates a rare type of wave first seen in the water of a canal near Edinburgh in 1834 and dubbed the 'Soliton'.

  • Coast - Rivers and Seas Collide (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Rivers and Seas Collide

    Nick Crane investigates why the sea is salty.

  • Coast - Joy of the Coast (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    Joy of the Coast

    Nick Crane is on the Isle of Skye, attempting a daunting mountaineering challenge.

  • Coast - Joy of the Coast (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    Joy of the Coast

    Enjoying different coastal areas.

  • Coast - The Workers' Coast (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    The Workers' Coast

  • Coast - The Workers' Coast (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    The Workers' Coast

    Nick Crane tells the tale of an abandoned refrigeration plant whose workers kept a fishing fleet afloat.

  • Coast - Invaders of the Isles (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    Invaders of the Isles

    Nick Crane explores how the remarkable history of Guernsey reveals both the risks and rewards of invasion.

  • Coast - Invaders of the Isles (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    Invaders of the Isles

    Guernsey was occupied by Germany during WWII and Nick Crane opens a previously sealed bunker there.

  • Coast - The Secret Life of Beaches (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    The Secret Life of Beaches

    Nick Crane explores Britain's most unusual beach and in Jersey, Hermione Cockburn discovers the secret of making spectacular statements in the sand.

  • Coast - The Secret Life of Beaches (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    The Secret Life of Beaches

    Exploring the stories and histories of Britain's beaches. Nicholas Crane searches for leeches in the pebble-pools of Dungeness in Kent.

  • Coast - The Riddle of the Tides (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    The Riddle of the Tides

    Nick Crane embarks on a journey around Britain to experience the tidal ebb and flow and to explore `The Riddle of the Tides.'

  • Coast - Riddle of the Tides (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    Riddle of the Tides

    Nick Crane confronts the power of the tides head-on as he paddles in a kayak to conquer the tidal rapids that swirl off the island of Anglesey; in Liverpool, a remarkable but forgotten machine used to predict the tides for the D-Day landings.

  • Coast - Peril from the Seas (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Peril from the Seas

    Exploring Britain's maritime stories. Nicholas Crane tells the tale of the Great Storm of 1703, which saw ships blown from British shores to Norway.

  • Coast - Peril from the Seas (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Peril from the Seas

    Nick tells the astonishing tale of the Great Storm of 1703, the most devastating weather event ever to hit southern Britain, when lethal winds whipped in from the Atlantic to claim the lives of one in five seamen of the Royal Navy.

  • Coast - The Hidden History of Harbours (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    The Hidden History of Harbours

    At the Cornish fishing harbor of Newlyn, Nick Crane re-lives an astonishing, unsung feat of heroic British seamanship.

  • Coast - The Hidden History of Harbours (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    The Hidden History of Harbours

    Nick Crane re-lives an unsung feat of British seamanship.

  • Coast - Life Beyond the Edge (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    Life Beyond the Edge

    Mark Horton is in Liverpool to visit the wreck of Brunel's great ship, the Great Eastern, and tells how she conquered the Atlantic by connecting Britain's edge to America with two thousand miles of telegraph wire.

  • Coast - The Mysteries of the Isles (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    The Mysteries of the Isles

    Nick Crane is a deck-hand on a tall ship, reliving the great days of sail on a grueling yet exhilarating journey between the Northern Isles of Scotland; at Scapa Flow, Neil Oliver explores the mysterious death of Lord Kitchener.

  • Coast - The Mysteries of the Isles (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    The Mysteries of the Isles

    Nick Crane relives the great days of sail on a gruelling journey between the Northern Isles of Scotland.

  • Coast - Sweden and the Baltic (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Sweden and the Baltic

    British connections to the Swedish coast; a mountain range still rising at the rate of one centimeter a year; the wreck of the Vasa, a ship commissioned 400 years ago to spearhead the Swedish navy.

  • Coast - Sweden and the Baltic (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Sweden and the Baltic

    Britain's early engineers ventured to Sweden for the iron which helped forge the Industrial Revolution.

  • Coast - Wales: Border to Border (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Wales: Border to Border

    Nick investigates evidence that a devastating tsunami hit 400 years ago; Alice tests the claim that the world's first powered flight was made by a Welsh carpenter.

  • Coast - Wales: Border to Border (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Wales: Border to Border

    Nick Crane visits the area where a tsunami potentially devastated the coast of England and Wales 400 years ago.

  • Coast - Western Isles and Shetland (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Western Isles and Shetland

    On Eriskay, Nick Crane gets unique access to the island's close knit communities and has a close encounter with a family of dolphins offshore; guga hunters on the Isle of Lewis; Neil Oliver explores the tragic shipwreck of the Iolaire.

  • Coast - The Netherlands (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    The Netherlands

    Nick explores how Dutch engineers created massive coastal defenses following the great North Sea floods of 1953; Tessa investigates how the tulip trade nearly bankrupted the country 400 years ago.

  • Coast - The Netherlands (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    The Netherlands

    Nick Crane explores the coastline of the Netherlands, Tessa Dunlop looks at the trade in tulips, and Mark Horton reveals the age old skills that have made the Dutch the Grand Masters at creating new living space from the sea.

  • Coast - Devon and Cornwall (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Devon and Cornwall

    The journey continues around the shores of Devon and Cornwall; Nick Crane is on a fishing expedition on board one of the last remaining Brixham trawlers; exploring how Henry VIII built a string of cleverly positioned forts all along the south coast.

  • Coast - Devon and Cornwall (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Devon and Cornwall

    Nick Crane takes an exhilarating ferry ride taking on the full force of the Atlantic out to the Isles of Scilly some 30 miles off Lands End.

  • Coast - London to Antwerp (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    London to Antwerp

    Nick Crane visits a new mega-port gateway to London, travels to Belgium where he investigates how a beautiful seaside resort became the base for Albert Einstein's battle against Nazi tyranny, and hunts down a forgotten Magritte masterpiece.

  • Coast - Gower to Anglesey (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Gower to Anglesey

    A journey around the coast of Wales, uncovering stories that have made Wales the island nation it is today.

  • Coast - Hull to London (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Hull to London

    Alice visits Bawdsey Manor, where the first British radar station was built, to meet two women posted there during the war to operate the an early warning system.

  • Coast - Denmark (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Denmark

    Exploring Danish neighbors across the North Sea; the Danes top the polls as the happiest people on Earth; Neil Oliver is introduced to the uniquely Danish concept of `hygge', a cozy feeling hard to translate into English.

  • Coast - Glasgow to Edinburgh via Caledonian Canal (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Glasgow to Edinburgh via Caledonian Canal

    Taking a trip on Britain's greatest man-made waterway, the Caledonian Canal.

  • Coast - Galway to Arranmore Island (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Galway to Arranmore Island

  • Coast - Brittany (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Brittany

    Britain's strong bonds with its Celtic cousins across the English Channel in Brittany are explored.

  • Coast - Swanage to Land's End (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Swanage to Land's End

    Neil performs the lead role in an extract from The Tempest at a coastal amphitheater near Land's End; how the modern Royal Navy steel fleet still relies on the age-old skills of woodworking.

  • Coast - Heart of the British Isles (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Heart of the British Isles

  • Coast - Rosyth to Hull (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Rosyth to Hull

    Neil Oliver visits the port of Rosyth to explore the scale of Britain's global sea trade, Miranda Krestovnikoff manages to land on the Bass Rock, Mark Horton is on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, and Dick Strawbridge meets famous riveters.

  • Coast - Rosyth to Hull (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Rosyth to Hull

    The Coast team embark on the final leg of their journey.

  • Coast - Norway - Lillesand to Svalbard (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Norway - Lillesand to Svalbard

    Discover the secrets of Norway's coast.

  • Coast - Inner Hebrides to Faroe Islands (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Inner Hebrides to Faroe Islands

    Neil Oliver explores the majestic Faroe Islands.

  • Coast - Inner Hebrides to Faroe Islands (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Inner Hebrides to Faroe Islands

    Neil Oliver explores the majestic Faroe Islands.

  • Coast - Anglesey to Blackpool (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Anglesey to Blackpool

    Blackpool is Britain's most visited seaside destination. The resort is a success but other resorts are not successful. Neil Oliver views the coast at high speed when he visits the RAF's world famous Pilot Factory and takes to the skies in a Hawk Jet.

  • Coast - Anglesey to Blackpool (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Anglesey to Blackpool

    Blackpool is Britain's most visited seaside destination. The resort is a success but other resorts are not successful. Neil Oliver views the coast at high speed when he visits the RAF's world famous Pilot Factory and takes to the skies in a Hawk Jet.

  • Coast - Cork to Dublin (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Cork to Dublin

    Following the southern shoreline of Ireland, from Cork Harbor all the way round to Dublin Bay.

  • Coast - Lands End to Porthcawl (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Lands End to Porthcawl

    Neil Oliver visits Porthcawl to trace the history of the Welsh Great Escape.

  • Coast - France: Cap Gris-Nez to Mont Saint-Michel (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    France: Cap Gris-Nez to Mont Saint-Michel

    Castles are an integral part of the history and landscape of Britain, but the art of building a castle was brought across the channel from France by William the Conqueror.

  • Coast - Whitstable to Isle of Wight (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Whitstable to Isle of Wight

    In Dover, Alice Roberts relives the glamour days of the hovercraft crossing to France; examining what brought the cross-channel service to an untimely end.

  • Coast - Whitstable to Isle of Wight (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Whitstable to Isle of Wight

    The famous Oyster Festival.

  • Coast - Channel Islands to Dover (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Channel Islands to Dover

    The tragic tale of Capt. Matthew Webb, the first man to swim the English Channel; remembering coastal supply ships that kept Britain afloat during World War II.

  • Coast - King's Lynn to Felixstowe (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    King's Lynn to Felixstowe

    Examining an abandoned radar site; perilous state of seaside piers; visiting Southwold, inspiration for numerous painters.

  • Coast - Galway to Baltimore (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Galway to Baltimore

    Visiting the west coast of Ireland, discover what prompted Columbus' voyage to America and "The Burren" where arctic and Mediterranean plants grow side by side.

  • Coast - Berwick-upon-Tweed to Aberdeen (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Berwick-upon-Tweed to Aberdeen

    Diving a marine reserve at St. Abbs; saving Forth Road Bridge; re-creating wartime training of sea birds.

  • Coast - Cardiff to St David's (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Cardiff to St David's

    Dolphins along the Welsh coast; learning how remove sand from the seabed for use at building sites is depleting a precious resource.

  • Coast - Southport to Whitehaven (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Southport to Whitehaven

    Learning why Americans attacked the port of Whitehaven; seeking the British waters largest shark.

  • Coast - Bournemouth to Plymouth (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Bournemouth to Plymouth

    Exploring Britain's most famous lighthouse; an American serviceman returns to the beach where he was left for dead during World War Two.

  • Coast - Shetland to Orkney (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Shetland to Orkney

    Climbing the Old Man of Hoy in Orkney; finding evidence of a tsunami that hit Britain 7,000 years ago.

  • Coast - Felixstowe to Margate (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Felixstowe to Margate

    Extraordinary trade of Felixstowe; sea salt of Maldon; trawling on theThames; London seafaring history.

  • Coast - The Outer Hebrides (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    The Outer Hebrides

    Exploring the outermost edge of the British Isles; discovering remarkable human stories; world's largest onshore wind farm.

  • Coast - The Outer Hebrides (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    The Outer Hebrides

    Exploring the outermost edge of the British Isles; discovering remarkable human stories; world's largest onshore wind farm.

  • Coast - Newcastle to Hull (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Newcastle to Hull

    Exploring the ancient coastal landscape of genius monk the Venerable Bede; Hull's role in abolishing the slave trade; some of the world's greatest bridges.

  • Coast - Dublin to Derry (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Dublin to Derry

    Exploring Dublin Bay; horse racing on the beach; searching for the wreck of the S.S. Great Britain.

  • Coast - Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

    Examining how the coast of Cornwall is connected to the world through cables underneath a Portucurno beach; visit the Isles of Sicily.

  • Coast - Arran to Gretna (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Arran to Gretna

    Discovering why Alfred Nobel picked southwest Scotland for an explosives factory; uniqueness of foghorns; granite from the island of Ailsa Craig.

  • Coast - Arran to Gretna (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Arran to Gretna

    Discovering why Alfred Nobel picked southwest Scotland for an explosives factory; uniqueness of foghorns; granite from the island of Ailsa Craig.

  • Coast - Holyhead to Liverpool (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Holyhead to Liverpool

    Discovering the 'optical telegraph' story in which a message was sent 100 miles in 27 seconds; how to read the history of a beach; how medical history was changed.

  • Coast - Holyhead to Liverpool (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Holyhead to Liverpool

    Discovering the "optical telegraph" story in which a message was sent 100 miles in 27 seconds; how to read the history of a beach; how medical history was changed.

  • Coast - Dover to Isle of Wight (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Dover to Isle of Wight

    The history of the Channel Tunnel goes back to the 19th Century when the Victorians envisioned the feat; modern engineering of Hastings; rocket testing on the Isle of Wight.

  • Coast - The Future Coast (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    The Future Coast

  • Coast - Hunstanton to Dover (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Hunstanton to Dover

  • Coast - Robin Hood's Bay to King's Lynn (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Robin Hood's Bay to King's Lynn

  • Coast - Robin Hood's Bay to Hunstanton (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Robin Hood's Bay to Hunstanton

  • Coast - Berwick to Robin Hood's Bay (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Berwick to Robin Hood's Bay

  • Coast - Berwick to Robin Hood's Bay (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Berwick to Robin Hood's Bay

  • Coast - John O'Groats to Firth of Forth (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    John O'Groats to Firth of Forth

    Nicholas Crane starts his journey down the east coast of Scotland at John O'Groats, a famous journey's end; he stops at Cruden Bay and looks at the impact of the discovery of North Sea oil.

  • Coast - Cape Wrath to Orkney (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Cape Wrath to Orkney

  • Coast - Solway Firth to Skye (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Solway Firth to Skye

    Nicholas Crane begins his journey along Scotland's west coast aboard the classic yacht Crunneaig; Alice Roberts joins the launch of the 11,000 metric ton warship, The Cardigan Bay Historian, on the river Clyde.

  • Coast - Northern Ireland (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Northern Ireland

  • Coast - The Northern Ireland Coast (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Northern Ireland Coast

  • Coast - Liverpool to Carlisle (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Liverpool to Carlisle

  • Coast - Aberystwyth to the Wirral (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Aberystwyth to the Wirral

    Neil discovers the story of a Welsh Atlantis lost beneath the waves, Miranda looks for leatherback turtles, Alice descends into the caves of Great Orme, and Nick canoes in the treacherous Menai Straits to examine the bridges to Anglesey.

  • Coast - Cardigan Bay to the Dee (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Cardigan Bay to the Dee

  • Coast - Severn Estuary to Aberystwyth (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Severn Estuary to Aberystwyth

  • Coast - Exmouth to Bristol (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Exmouth to Bristol

  • Coast - Dover to Exmouth (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Dover to Exmouth

    On the trip from Dover to Exmouth, Crane investigates the once-secret constructions at the front line of Britain's air defenses, and Neil Oliver uncovers the history of Nazi atrocities in Alderney.

  • Coast - Dover to Exmouth (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Dover to Exmouth

  • Coast - Australia: Darwin and Beyond (Episode 70)
    Episode 70:

    Australia: Darwin and Beyond

    Tim Flannery begins this Top End adventure at Victoria Settlement and its tragic history in the struggle to colonize Australia's Northern Frontier; Neil Oliver examines the bombing of Darwin and a story of reconciliation between former enemies.

  • Coast - Australia: Victoria (Episode 69)
    Episode 69:

    Australia: Victoria

    Along this historic stretch of southern coast, Neil Oliver meets the residents of Melbourne's beach huts and explores the beacon that helped birth a nation at Cape Otway.

  • Coast - Australia: Gold to Sunshine Coast (Episode 68)
    Episode 68:

    Australia: Gold to Sunshine Coast

    On Australia's shiny Holiday Coast, Miriam Corowa investigates the engineering behind the 1970's Florida-style canal system of the Gold Coast; Brendan Moar dives headlong into a dangerous current to investigate the science of rips.

  • Coast - Felixstowe (Episode 66)
    Episode 66:

    Felixstowe

    Neil Oliver visits Britain's largest container port.

  • Coast - Australia: Tasmania (Episode 65)
    Episode 65:

    Australia: Tasmania

    In the tranquil southeast of Tasmania, Neil Oliver probes Port Arthur's harsh penal history; Brendan Moar examines the dramatic grip of lighthouse life on a remote island; Emma Johnston dives into an underwater battleground.

  • Coast - London to Antwerp (Episode 59)
    Episode 59:

    London to Antwerp

    Nick Crane visits a project to build a new seaport for London, before traveling across the channel to Belgium, where he takes a ride on a tram that runs along the coastline. Alice Roberts learns how to be a seaside landlady in Margate.

  • Coast - Glasgow to Edinburgh via Caledonian Canal (Episode 56)
    Episode 56:

    Glasgow to Edinburgh via Caledonian Canal

  • Coast - The Mysteries of the Isles (Episode 43)
    Episode 43:

    The Mysteries of the Isles

    Neil Oliver and the team journey around the British Isles as they investigate just what it means to be an island people.

  • Coast - Foghorns (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Foghorns

    The team travel to the most southerly point in Scotland where we pay homage to Britain's defunct foghorns.

  • Coast - Anglesey Geology

    Anglesey Geology

    Nick Crane goes sea cliff climbing on the remarkable rocks of Anglesey, as he explores why this corner of North Wales is the site of some of Britain's biggest earthquakes.

  • Coast - Northern Islands

    Northern Islands

  • Coast - Copper
  • Coast - Cardiff & Barry

    Cardiff & Barry

  • Coast - Blackwater

    Blackwater

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