Britain by Bike Season 1

Season 1

Britain by Bike Season 1

First Air Date: July 20, 2010

First Aired on    :   2010
Episodes    :   6 episodes



Episodes

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1x06 The Scottish Highlands (August 24, 2010)


Clare Balding charts how incomers - a diverse group which includes Dr Johnson and an occupying English army - have changed our view of the Scottish Highlands.


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1x05 The Cotswolds (August 17, 2010)


As she cycles through the Cotswolds, Clare Balding reveals how two men - both called William Morris - helped change the face of heritage tourism in Britain.


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1x04 West Yorkshire (August 10, 2010)


As she cycles through Bronte Country on the Yorkshire/Lancashire border, Clare Balding uncovers a unique photographic collection and a club for henpecked husbands.


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1x03 The Isle of Wight (August 03, 2010)


Clare Balding's cycle journey around the Isle of Wight explores its unique sense of otherness, a strange power which helped to cure Dickens's writer's block.


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1x02 The Welsh Borders (July 27, 2010)


On Clare Balding's pedal-powered UK trip, her journey into Wales sees her discover how a cycle factory went to war and find out about a bizarre village ceremony.


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1x01 North Devon (July 20, 2010)


Clare Balding takes a pedal-powered trip across the UK. In Devon, she rides from Lynmouth, scene of Britain's worst flood disaster, to Ilfracombe via Little Switzerland.




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