The Adventurer's Guide to Britain

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Travel Documentary hosted by Charlotte Uhlenbroek and Gethin Jones, published by ITV in 2011 - English narration

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The Adventurer's Guide to Britain The Adventurer's Guide To Britain strays from the beaten track to uncover the mysteries and secret wonders of the British Isles. From lost gold mines and inaccessible cliffs to drowned villages and watery caverns, naturalist Charlotte Uhlenbroek and action-man Gethin Jones discover the incredible but dangerous places less intrepid explorers avoid. The adventurer duo need all their strength and stamina as they trek, climb, kayak and fly their way around the country, investigating history and geography in stunning visual detail. On behalf of the armchair explorer in all of us, The Adventurer's Guide To Britain reveals the spectacular, hidden side of Britain which only few dare to seek out. Highlights of the series include: • Flight by microlight over Derbyshire's Peak District - fabulous 360° views. • Sea Kayaking off the North Yorkshire coast in search of hidden coves and fossils that are 180 million years old. • Deer stalking one of England's oldest wild red deer herds near Ullswater in the Lake District. • The trek to see one of England's longest waterfalls and white-water tubing on the raging river Tees. • Grey seals, smuggler's caves and shipwrecks off the Pembrokeshire coast. • Exmoor's three faces - moorland, high cliffs and beautiful woodland

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Naturalist Charlotte Uhlenbroek and TV presenter Gethin Jones undertake challenging activities available to the public as they explore nature's hidden wonders in stunning locations. They begin in Derbyshire's Peak District, where Gethin takes to the skies in a microlight for a bird's-eye view of the landscape, while Charlotte proves her mettle when she descends into a spooky underworld labyrinth.

[edit] Yorkshires Crumbling Coast

Charlotte Uhlenbroek and Gethin Jones visit North Yorkshire to explore the famous crumbling coastline. Taking to the chilly North Sea, they kayak to a remote cove in search of fossils, before Charlotte forages for wild food along the shore and Gethin tackles the highest cliff on England's east coast.

[edit] Wild Lake District

Charlotte and Gethin set out to uncover a hidden Lake District that most of the National Park's visitors overlook. Gethin tries the new sport of wilderness fishing, while Charlotte canoes on Ullswater, the region's largest lake. Together they get a grandstand view of one of England's only herds of truly wild red deer, before taking a dip in a hilltop tarn.

[edit] Waterfall Country

A visit to the North Pennines sees Charlotte Uhlenbroek investigating the flora around Upper Teesdale's Cauldron Snout, which lays claim to being England's longest waterfall. Gethin Jones braves a terrifying crawl through a 240-year-old lead mine, and together they face the full force of the River Tees as they try a breathtaking white-water craze.

[edit] Smugglers Coast

In this episode Charlotte Uhlenbroek and Gethin Jones explore the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, an area renowned for its wildlife, caves and shipwrecks. Charlotte has an encounter with an inquisitive grey seal as she takes to the sea, while Gethin tries his hand at free-diving for spiny spider crabs. After a night under the stars, they both explore the famous smugglers' caves.

[edit] Secret Exmoor

A visit to Exmoor sees Charlotte Uhlenbroek experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with the area's wild ponies, while Gethin Jones scales a 100-year-old oak tree as he gets to grips with a new adventure sport. Together they tread a terrifying path to discover a breathtaking view, and find themselves suspended 30ft in the air to listen to a creature of the night.

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  • Video Codec: x264 CABAC
  • Video Bitrate: 2127 Kbps
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 1.778:1
  • Video Resolution: 832x464 (16.9)
  • Audio Codec: AC3
  • Audio Bitrate: 128 Kbps CBR 48KHz
  • Audio Channels: 2
  • Run-Time: 22 mins
  • Framerate: 25FPS
  • Number of Parts: 6
  • Part Size: 350 MB
  • Source: DVD
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