Coastal Railways with Julie Walters
Actor Julie Walters rides the UK’s most beautiful coastal railways, from Scotland to Cornwall
Part 1: West Highland Railway
Julie takes off on Scotland’s West Highland Railway, with the train from Harry Potter, wartime spies, and cattle wrangling on Skye
Part 2: East Coast Line
Julie heads from Newcastle to Edinburgh, via the beautiful coastal town of Alnmouth and a date with a lobster breeder and the biggest gannet colony on Earth.
Part 3: Great Western Railway
Julie heads for Cornwall, where she learns about smugglers and joins the RNLI on a practise run off St Ives. She also visits Paignton, Kingswear Polperro, and eats some fancy cake.
Part 4: Wales to Liverpool
Julie travels from Cardigan Bay to Liverpool via Tywyn, the inspiration behind Thomas the Tank Engine. There’s also a trip through Snowdonia, and the fastest zip wire in Europe.