Appealing to history buffs and dedicated ramblers alike, in this new four-part series Tony Robinson embarks on spectacular walks through some of Britain’s most historic landscapes in search of the richest stories from Britain’s past.
This week, Tony’s walk takes him back to 1940 when extraordinarily, the sleepy county of Dorset became the frontline in the war against Hitler. His five day 60-mile walk along the Jurassic coast reveals the county’s hidden World War II story.
Live Chat Room: https://www.vidi.space/live - - Tony heads off on a 40-mile walk through the glorious Peak District and along the Derwent Valley. The landscape here is incredible; wild, dramatic and Page 2 of 3romantic.
From the impressively preserved Penshurst Place, where author Philippa Gregory helps Tony relish the fate of the Grand Duke of Buckingham at the hands of the young Henry the Eighth, he travels up what used to be secret paths to Hever Castle.