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Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 1

Episode 5: In Search of Perfect Isolation

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Paul Murton follows in the footsteps of Scotland's first tourists. Here, he sails to Shetland and the Orkney Islands aboard a Norwegian racing yacht. Show more

Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 1

Episode 1: The Romantic Ideal

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Series in which Paul Murton follows in the footsteps of Scotland's first tourists. He travels from the Trossachs out to Iona and then the fabled Isle of Staffa. Show more

Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 1

Episode 2: The Sporting Life

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Paul Murton follows in the footsteps of Scotland's first tourists. In the spirit of Victorian manliness, he travels from Dunkeld to Balmoral on an 1870s tricycle. Show more

Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 2

Episode 6: In Search of Sunshine

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Paul Murton follows in the footsteps of Scotland's first tourists. He charts a route up the east coast from Carnoustie to Aberdeen in a search of Scottish sun. Show more

Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 2

Episode 5: The True Spirit of Scotland

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Paul Murton follows in the footsteps of Scotland's first tourists. He travels out to Islay in a canoe that is a replica of an original from the 1890s. Show more

Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 3

Episode 5: From Burns to Butlins

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Paul Murton visits the places connected to the life of Robert Burns, travelling from Alloway along the Burns Trail to Mauchline and then on to the coast. Show more

Grand Tours of Scotland

Ben Nevis - It's Not Switzerland

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 12 months

Paul travels the to the icy summit of Britain's highest mountain to discover how Scotland was first promoted as a winter holiday destination. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Murton
Series Producer:
Kathryn Ross
Production Manager:
Arlene Jeffrey

Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 3

Episode 2: The Feminine Touch

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Paul Murton travels through Dumfries and Galloway to uncover stories of the pioneering female tourists who were determined to explore Scotland. Show more

Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 3

Episode 4: A Bed for the Night

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

In his travels from the Firth of Forth into rural Perthshire, Paul Murton beds down in everything from a yurt to the Lochnagar suite at the Gleneagles Hotel. Show more

Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 3

Episode 3: A Walk on the Wild Side

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Paul Murton crosses the country from one coast to the other, taking in the remote lighthouse at Tarbat Ness and the iconic castle of Eilean Donan. Show more

Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 2 (Omnibus Edition)

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Following a network of forgotten steamer routes, Paul Murton canoes his way through the west coast of Scotland, as well as going by car in search of sunshine on the east coast. Show more

Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 3

Episode 6: It's Just Like Switzerland

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Paul Murton scales the summit of Ben Nevis to discover how Scotland was first promoted as a winter holiday destination. Show more

Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 1

Episode 3: In Search of the Real Scotland

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Paul Murton boards the Jacobite steam train to make the journeys from Fort William to Mallaig and the Isle of Skye. Show more

Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 1

Episode 4: Mind, Body and Spirit

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Paul Murton follows in the footsteps of Scotland's first tourists. Here, he travels from Loch Tay, across Rannoch Moor, and ends his journey in Strathpeffer. Show more

Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 2

Episode 4: The Charms of Nature

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Paul Murton follows in the footsteps of Scotland's first tourists. He travels through the central Highlands, from Glen Lyon to the Cairngorms National Park. Show more