Escape to the Chateau

Series 9
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Series 9, Episode 7

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Dick and Angel get to work on the winter garden room, bringing Angel's vision of a beautiful Victorian conservatory to life, and prepare to host the chateau's biggest-ever wedding. (S9 Ep7)
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Series 9, Episode 6

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Dick and Angel get to work on the attic renovation, creating a games room for Arthur and Dorothy, and the whole family head out to the chateau grounds in search of hidden treasure. (S9 Ep6)
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Series 9, Episode 5

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It's late summer, and after eight years the Strawbridge peach tree is finally fruiting. Dick and Angel host a birthday party for a special friend in their new entertaining space. (S9 Ep5)
Series 8
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Series 8, Episode 7

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Work continues on the chateau's roof and exterior walls, but Dick and Angel uncover more issues... And can Papi Steve make a second front door key from the huge 150-year-old one? (S8 Ep7)
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Series 8, Episode 6

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Dick and Angel immerse themselves in colour boards and mock-ups, as they start the huge job of rendering the chateau. And they discover an old gadage that was used to make cider. (S8 Ep6)
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Series 8, Episode 5

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Some astonishing parts of the chateau are revealed for the first time. While Dick is keen to use the space for storage, Angel's vision is to create a celestial-inspired 'sky bar'. (S8 Ep5)
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Series 8, Episode 4

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Angel comes up with an ingenious plan for more storage space, and as the re-slating of the roof continues, Dick and Angel preserve some old wallpaper and create memory furnishings. (S8 Ep4)
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Series 8, Episode 3

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With life a bit quieter than normal, Dick and Angel throw a Great British garden party for Arthur and Dorothy's friends, and work finally starts on re-slating the chateau roof. (S8 Ep3)
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Series 8, Episode 2

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Dick and Angel crack on with replacing the whole of the chateau's original roof. Angel has a colourful vision for Dick's preserves cupboard, but there are repairs to be done first. (S8 Ep2)
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Series 8, Episode 1

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Dick and Angel create a luxurious bedroom suite in the original coach house, complete with Angel's bespoke wallpaper and a hug on a pillow. (S8 Ep1)
Series 7
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Series 7, Episode 5

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The whole family help to create a pop-up restaurant in the orangery, to celebrate Dick and Angel's fifth wedding anniversary. And there's a special delivery: a fairy-tale carriage. (S7 Ep5)
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Series 7, Episode 4

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With no guests to entertain, Dick and Angel work on the orangery, with the help of a roofing expert and some pre-loved Welsh slate. Plus, they discover some unexpected history. (S7 Ep4)
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Series 7, Episode 3

4 x
Dick and Angel start work on turning the old wash house into a bathroom for their 40-foot boat on the moat. Angel's imagination runs wild when they discover a huge trench. (S7 Ep3)
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Series 7, Episode 2

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Dick is determined to make sloe gin with the last of the berries. Angel gets to work creating a library in the pepper pot tower and brings a ceiling rose back to its former glory. (S7 Ep2)
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Series 7, Episode 1

6 x
During a hot summer in lockdown, with no guests or events at the chateau, Dick and Angel tackle their never-ending to-do list, starting with transforming an old outbuilding. (S7 Ep1)
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The Great Outdoors

4 x
...Great Outdoors: A look at how the Strawbridge family fell in love with French country life surrounded by nature, and how Dick transformed the walled garden into a plot of plenty. (Ep3)
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Designing the Dream

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...Designing the Dream: This episode celebrates the creativity that rejuvenated Angel and Dick's chateau, with exquisitely designed rooms and suites. Plus: inspirational design tips. (Ep2)
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Restoring the Dream

4 x
...Restoring the Dream: This special series revisits the epic transformation of Dick and Angel Strawbridge's 45-room French chateau from a ruin into a sumptuous family home. (Ep1)
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Episode 7

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As autumn arrives at the chateau, Dick and Angel start a new project, turning a 35-foot eight-tonne riverboat into luxury guest accommodation, with bespoke fabrics and decking. (S6 Ep7/8)
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Episode 6

4 x
It's the beginning of autumn, and Dick and Angel convert the old tack room into a grand entrance, with Angel knocking down walls and Dick laying a new floor. (S6 Ep6/8)
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