25/25 Michael discovers how the railways helped train commandos at Lochailort in World War II.
24/25 Michael travels up the west coast of Scotland and looks at the parallel roads of Glenroy.
23/25 Michael Portillo discovers how trains spread the word about Oban whisky.
22/25 Michael Portillo explores the Dumbarton shipyards that built the Cutty Sark.
21/25 Michael visits the hometown of Robbie Burns and finds out how to make haggis.
20/25 Michael explores Kent's sparkling wine industry.
19/25 Michael discovers how the Victorians initiated the building of the Channel Tunnel.
18/25 Michael goes whelk fishing in Whitstable.
17/25 Michael Portillo discovers how the railways turned cricket into a national sport.
5/25 Michael Portillo travels to the Victorian seaside resort of Aberystwyth.