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Julia Bradbury takes viewers to parts of the West Country that can only be explored on foot - from the epic wilderness of Dartmoor, to the white sands and azure seas of the Atlantic coastline, to the soaring cliffs of Land's End.From beautiful beaches to ancient woodlands and winding estuaries, this uplifting new series harnesses the country's love of the outdoors and the best walks the south west has to offer.Cornwall and Devon are home to thousands of miles of the country's most varied terrain and walking routes, and along the way Julia meets the people who live and work in these two counties as well as sampling some of its legendary fare. During the series, she visits Salcombe, Dartmoor, the Dart Valley, Isles of Scilly, Land's End, Helford, The Lizard and Padstow.
In the first episode, Julia visits a stretch of coastline in west Cornwall known for its mythical landscapes and a special quality of light that is said to have inspired artists for centuries.
The presenter walks through Cornwall and Devon, which boast more than 5,000 miles of footpaths, from the rugged rocks of Dartmoor to the picturesque port of Padstow. In the second episode, Julia walks five miles of the stunning north Cornish coast, from popular picturesque Padstow to the surfing hotspot of Trevone Bay. Along the way she experiences dramatic coastal landscapes featured in Poldark, before getting up close to a herd of Fallow Deer in the historic Prideaux Estate.
Julia is walking in Dartmoor National Park, one of the last great wildernesses in the UK. On a seven-mile circular walk from the iconic Hay Tor, Julia has a go at climbing its towering granite rocks, learns about the Dartmoor Pony with naturalist Nick Baker and discovers the myths and legends of the moor with musician Seth Lakeman.
It's a breath-taking walk in one of our most inspirational landscapes.
Julia heads to Isles of Scilly, an enchanting archipelago of wild islands in the Atlantic Ocean. Walking a five-mile circular loop around St Martins, an island renowned for its white sand beaches and azure seas, Julia discovers what is believed to be the oldest beacon in Britain, visits a rum distillery and harvests seaweed on a windswept beach.
Finally, Julia finishes her island adventure with a hop to Tresco, where she visits the Abbey Gardens, world famous for its sub-tropical plants.
This time, Julia is in South Devon taking on a section of the South West Coast Path from the affluent coastal town of Salcombe to rugged Prawle Point.
Julia samples world-famous Salcombe crab, rambles the coast in search of wildlife with naturalist Claire and meets one of the volunteers of the National Coast watch, who helps prevent shipwrecks on this dramatic and stunning stretch of coast.
This time, Julia takes a bracing coastal hike along 7.5 miles of the wild Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall's most southerly point, starting at the much-photographed Kynance Cove and finishing at the idyllic fishing village of Cadgwith.
Along the epic and scenic coastline, she learns about Serpentine Rock, visits a hut that changed the course of modern technology and gets a pasty-making masterclass.
This time, Julia takes a scenic river walk through the dramatic Dart Valley in Devon, travelling 13 miles along the banks of the River Dart from historic Totnes to bustling Dartmouth, where houses nestled in the hills overlook the town's picturesque harbour.
Along the way, Julia drops into a shoemaker to see bespoke boots being put together, learns about rewilding at the Sharpham Estate where she helps harvest Pinot Noir grapes, and takes a look inside Greenway, the secluded home of Agatha Christie.
To finish it off, she tucks into fish and chips with seafood expert Mitch Tonks in Dartmouth.
Julia goes in search of stories of smugglers and pirates walking the secluded coves along the Helford River.
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