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Amazing Planet Earth – Wondrous Kingdom, the British Isles
If you love history and mystery, there is no better place to explore than the British Isles. This fascinating programme begins with a tour of a wonder for the ages, Stonehenge. Computer graphics reveal what this enduring puzzle looked like when it was first constructed. Nearby, see the equally mysterious Stone Rings of Avebury, a prehistoric complex of ceremonial sites.
In London, viewers will follow a path through history and grandeur found nowhere else on Earth. Your itinerary includes visits to the Tower of London, London Bridge, Big Ben, the House of Parliament, Westminster Abby, St. Paul’s Cathedral and Buckingham Palace. Navigate the Hever Castle Maze and learn about the spirits that haunt Warwick Castle.
In Scotland, you will visit lively Edinburgh at the height of festival season. On one of Scotland’s most popular walking tours, you will come face-to-face with the odd and twisted characters that haunt Edinburgh Castle. In Loch Ness, keep a lookout for its fabled monster.
In Ireland, learn the story behind one of the Emerald Isle’s most famous relics, the dazzling Book of Kells, a written wonder of the world. One hundred thousand welcomes mark your arrival in Blarney, where the Blarney Stone offers those who bend over backwards to kiss it the “gift of gab.”