Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1 - 14. Bugle to Mevagissey

Bugle to Mevagissey

About this programme

14/20. Michael Portillo spends the night in a converted post office railway carriage before continuing his journey from Swindon to Penzance, heading for Par, where he meets miner Ivor Bowditch to explore the largest clay mine in the world. In Mevagissey he discovers how the methods for pilchard fishing have changed over the years, and on a visit to the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Michael learns about the 1,000-acre estate's history.

Cast and crew

Cast

Presenter
Michael Portillo

Crew

Executive Producer
Charlie Bunce
Series Producer
Fiona Caldwell

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