Great British Railway Journeys

Yatton to Weston-super-Mare

Series 1 - Episode 12 Yatton to Weston-super-Mare

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Summary

Michael Portillo embarks on the second leg of his journey from Swindon to Penzance. Starting in Yatton, he travels along a line that was once used to transport fresh strawberries across the country, but was closed by Dr Beeching in the 1960s. He also visits the Gough Cave in Cheddar Gorge to view the remains of the 9,000-year-old Cheddar Man - the oldest complete skeleton in Britain.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Michael Portillo
Executive Producer Charlie Bunce
Producer Charlie Bunce
Series Producer Fiona Caldwell
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