Next Episode of Great British Railway Journeys is
Documentary series in which Michael Portillo travels the length and breadth of the country by train.
Michael begins his journey at a biscuit factory in Carlisle. He heads to a miniature railway display before heading out on Britain's only Via Ferrata, a tightrope challenge 300 feet above the Borrowdale Valley.
Michael continues his journey through the Lake District, were he learns more about the work of Beatrix Potter. He then heads to Brantwood, home to a famous Victorian art critic, before heading to Carnforth.
Michael heads to Preston where he discovers four millers were shot dead by soldiers. In Darwen he traces developments in interior design. Before heading to Kersal Moor were he learns more about the Lancashire dialect.
Michael begins this part of his journey in Merseyside, here he looks at the art of modern glassmaking and explores how buildings like Crystal Palace were constructed.
Michael heads to Ashley to explore villas with multiple chimneys. He then goes to Macclesfield, were he finds the end of the Silk Route. He then heads to Alton Towers to explore the modern theme park.
Michael heads from Dover to Lewes and attends an opera festival in the South Downs.
Michael heads from Newhaven to Worthing and picks some tomatoes.
Michael journeys from Littlehampton to Beaulieu, where he gets the chance to drive the first motor car.
Michael journeys from Lymington Town to Exmouth, where he discovers a forgotten local artist.
Michael journeys from Plymouth to Porthcurno and learns how to make the perfect pasty.
Michael makes the journey from Birmingham to Worcester.
Michael makes the journey from Redditch to Gloucester.
Michael makes the journey from Stroud to Bath.
Michael makes the journey from Bristol to Glastonbury.
Michael makes the journey from Bridgwater to Dartmoor.
Michael heads from Ashford to Sevenoaks.
Michael travels from East Grinstead to Guildford.
Michael travels from Woking to Walton-on-Thames.
Michael travels from Hampton Court to Teddington.
Michael travels from Egham to Henly-on-Thames.
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