Aired Wednesday October 20, 11:30am - 12:00pmon Yesterday

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 11 Episode 7: Truro to St Mawgan

Michael Portillo is in Cornwall's county town, Truro, with his 1930s Bradshaw's Guide. In the surrounding countryside, he finds the historic estate of Trewithen, whose gardens were stocked from China by professional plant hunters commissioned by its owner. The Atlantic Coast branch line carries Michael north to Newquay.

Documentary / Travel
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  • Anthony HollandDirector
  • Michael PortilloHost