Channel 4 great canal journeys series 9. Great Canal Journeys Series 9 2019-04-26

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Tim and Pru visit the old iron works at Blaenavon, where children as young as five were once put to work; and the beautiful 15th-century castle at Tretower - rumoured to be haunted. Their journey includes a visit to the Swiss lakeside town of Locarno; a speed boat; the spectacular gardens of Isola Bella; a traditional Italian barging song; wine; and a visit to Milan's famous cathedral, the Duomo. Watch the birds fly south again. Travelogue adventure with Timothy West and Prunella Scales. Long-forgotten memories rise to the surface as she visits the lakeland village of Near Sawrey, where her family lived during much of the war and as a child she once saw Beatrix Potter. Wending its way through the backwoods of Ontario, the Rideau links rivers and vast lakes to create a waterway that connects Lake Ontario with the city of Ottawa.

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It also boasts one of the most elegant pieces of canal architecture in the country, the Lune Aqueduct. The waterway is largely rural, running through rolling open countryside and deep woods. Drink a glass of wine with somebody I love. The first episode of Great Canal Journeys was broadcast in May, 2019. Heading from the suburbs of Manchester to the great canal port at Ellesmere, along the way they'll discover how canals became the veins and arteries of the early industrial revolution, and helped to transform England's green and pleasant land into the workshop of the world.

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channel 4 great canal journeys series 9

They also lend a hand with some lock restoration work. Timothy West and Prunella Scales explore the waterways of North-West England, from the suburbs of Manchester, through Britain's first purpose-built canal, to the port at Ellesmere. En route, they take in Fort Henry; a lakeside resort; and navigate the famous Ottawa lock. Save The Douro's dramatic geography is unlike any of the other waterways Tim and Pru have experienced - with the deepest lock in Europe and sites of ancient historical importance. They visit a remote enclave of Anglo Argentines, who still drink G and T and toast the Queen.

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When their journey reaches Carnforth, Tim and Pru visit its train station, which was used as the key location in the film Brief Encounter. It's a world heritage site, and historically highly significant, yet very few people in this country have ever heard of the Rideau Canal. Tim asks her why she wants to go on? Please set an alarm and add Great Canal Journeys to your favourites, so we can remind you by email when there's a new episode available to watch. En route, they take in Fort Henry; a lakeside resort; and navigate the famous Ottawa lock. They also follow the water route taken by Baron Forrester, the Yorkshire born port entrepreneur, and visit some stunning wine estates. At Worsley, Tim and Pru discover how in 1761, the building of the Bridgewater Canal, more than halved the price of coal in Manchester and launched a transport revolution. Tim and Pru follow its 125-mile course, all the way to Canada's capital.

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A few miles from Buenos Aires lies a vast labyrinth of canals and rivers that meander ever deeper into the jungle. They also discover the huge human cost of the canal's construction and meet with descendants of the Algonquin guides who helped with the build. Tim and Pru follow its 125-mile course, all the way to Canada's capital. Tim and Pru visit the Factory House, a very traditional English gentlemen's club that lies in the heart of bustling Porto. Tim and Pru visit the old iron works at Blaenavon, where children as young as five were once put to work; and the beautiful 15th-century castle at Tretower — rumoured to be haunted. The isolated gem meanders its way through the tranquil Usk valley. You can withdraw your consent at any time.

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The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. Wending its way through the backwoods of Ontario, the Rideau links rivers and vast lakes to create a waterway that connects Lake Ontario with the city of Ottawa. They discover how canals played a vital role in transforming Britain during the Industrial Revolution, and have subsequently become a central point of Manchester's gay community. . Timothy West and Prunella Scales return to Wales to explore a canal that has eluded them for over half a century. They also discover the huge human cost of the canal's construction and meet with descendants of the Algonquin guides who helped with the build.

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The Llangollen Canal Veteran actors Timothy West and Prunella Scales head to Llangollen, Denbighshire, where they spent their honeymoon. Did you miss an episode of Great Canal Journeys but don't you wan't that to happen in the future? They marvel at the local flora and fauna and admire the hummingbirds, and perform Argentina's national dance. Enable cookies Change your cookie settings Marketing cookies We need your personal information processed by Google AdSense, Google DoubleClick, and Amazon Associates to personalize ads and, in particular, to ensure that the advertising on our website will be shown primarily to those users who may be interested in advertised content, services and products. They also visit a Nubian village; purchase aphrodisiacs in the souk; and dance by moonlight. They also lend a hand with some lock restoration work. Heading 3000 miles from their London home, Tim and Pru arrive at Kingston, Canada, where the Rideau begins. They also learn about the 'dirty war' of the 1970s.

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Part 3: Rio Douro Tim and Pru head for the dramatic landscape of north-west Portugal, to embark on a voyage down the Rio Douro. They also follow the water route taken by Baron Forrester, the Yorkshire born port entrepreneur, and visit some stunning wine estates. The famously beautiful Monmouthshire and Brecon canal is cut off from the rest of Britain's network of waterways by the Black Mountains. Hiring a traditional cargo boat, known as a chatta, Tim and Pru voyage into the remoter corners of the Paraná delta. Heading 3000 miles from their London home, Tim and Pru arrive at Kingston, Canada, where the Rideau begins. It's a world heritage site, and historically highly significant, yet very few people in this country have ever heard of the Rideau Canal. Tim and Pru take to the helm to explore the waterways of the Rio Douro and the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.

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Cookies Websites use cookies that have been placed on this site by its operator: EpisoDate. We have 32 episodes of Great Canal Journeys in our archive. The trip includes the mystical hills of the Vale of Llangollen and the extraordinary Pontcysyllte aqueduct, the longest and highest aqueduct in Britain, and no place for the faint hearted. An early masterpiece of the waterways, 'The Lanky' wends its way north, through the city of Lancaster and along the coast at Morecambe Bay. At journey's end, Pru worries whether this could be their last canal adventure.

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