Great Canal Journeys

December 2017

Series 8 Episode 4: Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal

3.0 19 x
Tim and Pru visit the famously beautiful Welsh canal with a haunted castle on route
November 2017

Series 8 Episode 3: Rio Douro, Portugal

4.0 28 x
Tim and Pru voyage through the dramatic landscape of north-west Portugal, with deep locks, hilltop vineyards and some port in Porto

Marne-Rhine Canal

Expired 4.0 0 x
Tim and Pru travel past enchanted forests, fairy-tale castles and picturesque mountains and valleys, on a trip Alsace and Lorraine in France

The Norfolk Broads

Expired 3.5 7 x
Tim and Pru explore one of Britain's most ancient and picturesque waterways, discovering the area's unique way of life, its ruins, fens, marshes and woodlands
October 2017

The Caledonian

4.0 7 x
Tim and Pru cross the Scottish Highlands on a sun-kissed voyage along the spectacular Caledonian Canal, a waterway that links the North Sea with the Atlantic
September 2017

Bristol and North Devon

4.5 4 x
With Tim playing King Lear in Bristol, he and Prunella Scales tour the city and also some West Country waterways further afield, including Devon. They also take a paddle steamer.

The Leeds and Liverpool

3.0 5 x
Tim and Pru take another journey into their pasts, via the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, which celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2016


3.0 3 x
Tim and Pru travel to the Netherlands, exploring the canals from the Windmills of the Kinderdijk to the vibrant city of Amsterdam

India: Brahmaputra

Expired 3.0 6 x
Tim and Pru strike out for the rarely navigated Brahmaputra river in the far north of India, where they meet a community of monks and hitch a ride on an elephant

India: Kerala

Expired 3.3 14 x
Tim and Pru explore the extraordinary backwaters of Kerala, with spices, dancing and a visit to a temple