Great Canal Journeys

  

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Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales travel along the Forth and Clyde Canal and the Union Canal, against the stunning scenery of some of central Scotland's most glorious countryside. (S2 Ep4/4) [AD,S]Mon, May 25, 5:55 PMMore 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales go in search of London's lost canal route, from Teddington, through Surrey and Sussex and to the sea at Littlehampton. (S3 Ep1/3)Tue, May 26, 5:55 PMMore 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales travel from Birmingham to Braunston, Northamptonshire, for a festival of canal boats and unveil a plaque to a late friend and canal campaigner. (S3 Ep2/3)Wed, May 27, 5:55 PMMore 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales head to Ireland and the Shannon Erne Waterway, where they try some folk singing and Irish dancing, and visit the ruins of Crom Castle. (S3 Ep3/3)Thu, May 28, 5:55 PMMore 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysFri, May 29, 5:55 PMMore 460 mins

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Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales return to the Oxford Canal for a voyage through the beautiful Cherwell Valley, as they recall their favourite waterway trips around the British Isles.Mon, Dec 30, 7:00 PMChannel 460 mins
New: Great Canal JourneysTim and Pru look back over their many great adventures along northern England's canals, some of the best examples of the golden age of the waterways, including the Leeds to Liverpool canal. [AD,S]Sun, Nov 24, 7:00 PMChannel 460 mins
New: Great Canal JourneysTim and Pru look back at one of their favourite locations, Scotland, and canals with epic vistas, dramatic feats of engineering, stunning landscapes, and a coast-to-coast adventure. [AD,S]Sun, Nov 17, 7:00 PMChannel 460 mins
New: Great Canal JourneysTim and Pru share a stash of memories of their canal journeys overseas, from France, Venice and old Amsterdam, to Sweden, India, Argentina, a trip down the Nile, and back home again. [AD,S]Sun, Oct 27, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
New: Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales return to the Oxford Canal for a voyage through the beautiful Cherwell Valley, as they recall their favourite waterway trips around the British Isles.Sun, Oct 20, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales travel to Venice, following the route once taken by Casanova and Byron, escaping the crowds of St Mark's to find tranquillity as well as beauty. (S5 Ep1/3) [AD,S]Sat, May 18, 7:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales navigate the Lancaster Canal, an early masterpiece of the waterways, up along the coast of Morecambe Bay and visit Carnforth and Lune Aqueduct. (S9 Ep5) [AD,S]Sat, May 4, 7:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales embark on an epic adventure along Canada's Rideau Canal, a world heritage site - from the backwoods of Ontario to the nation's capital. (S9 Ep6) [AD,S]Sat, Apr 20, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales take a boat ride in the Argentine jungle. There's gin and tonic with some remote Anglo Argentines, hummingbirds, honey, and a spot of tango. (S9 Ep4)Sat, Apr 13, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTim and Pru embark on a voyage through canal history, as they explore the waterways of north west England, heading from Manchester's suburbs to the great canal port at Ellesmere. (S9 Ep3) [AD,S]Sat, Apr 6, 7:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales cross Italy's largest lake and travel down Europe's oldest working canal to Milan. The journey includes spectacular gardens, singing and wine. (S9 Ep2) [AD,S]Sat, Mar 23, 7:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales embark on more spectacular journeys by exploring one of the world's great waterways - the River Nile, travelling from Luxor to Aswan. (S9 Ep1) [AD,S]Sat, Mar 16, 7:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales voyage down the Rio Douro through the dramatic landscape of north-west Portugal, with deep locks, hilltop vineyards and some port in Porto. (S8 Ep3/4) [AD,S]Sun, Nov 25, 7:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales embark on an epic adventure along Canada's Rideau Canal, a world heritage site - from the backwoods of Ontario to the nation's capital. (S9 Ep6) [AD,S]Sun, Nov 18, 7:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales navigate the Lancaster Canal, an early masterpiece of the waterways, up along the coast of Morecambe Bay and visiting Carnforth and Lune Aqueduct. (S9 Ep5)Sun, Nov 11, 7:30 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales take a boat ride in the Argentine jungle. There's gin and tonic with some remote Anglo Argentines, hummingbirds, honey, and a spot of tango. (S9 Ep4) [AD,S]Sun, Nov 4, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTim and Pru embark on a voyage through canal history, as they explore the waterways of north west England, heading from Manchester's suburbs to the great canal port at Ellesmere. (S9 Ep3) [AD,S]Sun, Oct 28, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales cross Italy's largest lake and travel down Europe's oldest working canal to Milan. The journey includes spectacular gardens, singing and wine. (S9 Ep2) [AD,S]Sun, Oct 14, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales embark on more spectacular journeys by exploring one of the world's great waterways - the River Nile, travelling from Luxor to Aswan. (S9 Ep1) [AD,S]Sun, Oct 7, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales visit Wales and the famously beautiful Monmouthshire and Brecon canal that meanders through the Usk valley. They also visit a haunted castle. (S8 Ep4/4) [AD,S]Sat, Feb 10, 7:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales voyage down the Rio Douro through the dramatic landscape of north-west Portugal, with deep locks, hilltop vineyards and some port in Porto. (S8 Ep3/4)Sat, Feb 3, 7:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales travel past enchanted forests and fairy-tale castles and picturesque mountains and valleys, on a trip down the Marne-Rhine Canal in France. (S8 Ep2/4) [AD,S]Sat, Jan 27, 7:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales explore the Norfolk Broads, one of Britain's most ancient and picturesque waterways, discovering the area's unique way of life, ruins and fens. (S8 Ep1/4)Sat, Jan 20, 7:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales visit Wales and the famously beautiful Monmouthshire and Brecon canal which meanders through the Usk valley. They also visit a haunted castle. (S6 Ep6) [AD,S]Thu, Dec 7, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales voyage down the Rio Douro through the dramatic landscape of north-west Portugal, with deep locks, hilltop vineyards and some port in Porto. (S6 Ep5) [AD,S]Thu, Nov 30, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales travel past enchanted forests and fairy-tale castles and picturesque mountains and valleys, on a trip down the Marne-Rhine Canal in France. (S6 Ep2)Sun, Nov 5, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales explore the Norfolk Broads, one of Britain's most ancient and picturesque waterways, discovering the area's unique way of life, its ruins and fens. (S6 Ep1)Sun, Oct 29, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales island-hop their way through the Hebrides, visiting Tobermory, Iona, the Isle of Jura, and lastly the magical nine-mile Crinan canal. (Ep3) [AD,S]Sat, Feb 25, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales cross the Scottish Highlands on a sun-kissed voyage along the spectacular Caledonian Canal, a waterway that links the North Sea with the Atlantic. (Ep2) [AD,S]Sat, Feb 18, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales embark on a journey into their pasts, via the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, which celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2016. (S4 Ep3/3) [AD,S]Sat, Feb 4, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales travel to the Netherlands, exploring the canals from the windmills of the Kinderdijk to the vibrant city of Amsterdam. (S4 Ep2/3) [AD,S]Sat, Jan 28, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales travel to Venice, following the route once taken by Casanova and Byron, escaping the crowds of St Mark's to find tranquillity as well as beauty. (Ep1/3) [AD,S]Sat, Jan 14, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales island-hop their way through the Hebrides, visiting Tobermory, Iona, the Isle of Jura, and lastly the magical nine-mile Crinan canal. (Ep3) [S]Sun, Nov 13, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales cross the Scottish Highlands on a sun-kissed voyage along the spectacular Caledonian Canal, a waterway that links the North Sea with the Atlantic. (Ep2) [S]Sun, Nov 6, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysWith Timothy West playing King Lear in Bristol, he and Prunella Scales tour the city and also West Country waterways further afield. They also take a paddle steamer. [S]Sun, Oct 23, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales embark on a journey into their pasts, via the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, which celebrates its 200th anniversary this year. (S4 Ep3/3) [AD,S]Wed, Aug 31, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales travel to the Netherlands, exploring the canals from the Windmills of the Kinderdijk to the vibrant city of Amsterdam. (S4 Ep2/3) [AD,S]Wed, Aug 24, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins
Great Canal JourneysTimothy West and Prunella Scales travel to Venice, following the route once taken by Casanova and Byron, escaping the crowds of St Mark's to find tranquillity as well as beauty. (S4 Ep1/3) [AD,S]Wed, Aug 17, 8:00 PMChannel 460 mins