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Morzine: A Bird’s Eye View

A vast ski area, environmentally-friendly chalets, and birds of prey are just a few of the attractions of Morzine.

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There’s a Lot More to Cheltenham than Racing

With its glorious terraced houses, tree-lined promenades and grand public buildings, Cheltenham in Gloucestershire is said to be the most complete Regency town in Britain. Of course, it's best known these days for horse racing. 

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The Secret Gardens Of Somerset Revisited

We first visited in summer and are now looking forward to better weather to come when we can explore the gardens of The Newt once again – all 17 acres of them.

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The Man Who Skis Faster Than A Car

Jacob Perkins' idea of fun is to travel down a mountainside in a straight line, reaching  impossible speeds of up to 150mph without any form of motor. 

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Secrets Of The Royal Family

For the past 40 years, Richard Kay has been the expert on the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and has travelled the world to report on the comings and goings of the Royal Family.

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Lacock, In Photography and On Film

The village of Lacock was once a quaint medieval community with cobbled streets,  cottages and coaching inns set around a tumbling stream. It all looks rather familiar because we've seen it in the cinema, movie theatre and TV screens – scenes from Pride and Prejudice, Downton Abbey and Harry Potter were all shot in Lacock. …

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More Brown Bears in The Pyrenees

High in the central Pyrenees, a one-hour drive from Toulouse Airport, we're in search of big and beautiful brown bears.  Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy 

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Adventure Sailing For Beginners

Explore a world of polar bears and icebergs, or cross the Atlantic to forgotten corners of the Caribbean. You need the right spirit, but absolutely no previous seafaring experience is necessary. 

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Is the Saalbach Ski Area the Best in Austria?

This week, we're taking an intimate look at one of Austria's largest, most diverse and exciting ski areas. 

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Winging it in the Mountains

We loved last year's episode featuring Geraldine Fasnacht so much that we've decided to air it again.  Geraldine’s idea of a little light, adrenaline-fuelled recreation is to climb one of Europe's highest peaks and then dive off it in a wing suit at speeds of up to 180 kilometers per hour.  Music © Barney &…

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