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Dumfries House

Paul Martin visits one of Britain's greatest stately homes, Dumfries House in Ayrshire. There he meets HRH Prince Charles, who helped save the house for the nation.

Presenter Paul Martin and his team travel up and down the nation looking for undiscovered treasures and forgotten places that tell us about Britain's rich and astonishing history.

In this programme, Paul visits one of the country's greatest stately homes, Dumfries House in Ayrshire. There he meets HRH Prince Charles, who helped save the house for the nation.

Also on the show, reporter Charlie Luxton uncovers an industrial time capsule in the form of a 19th century Birmingham silversmiths; Clare Balding travels to Essex to learn more about the discovery of a rare Victorian culinary manuscript; and guest reporter John Sergeant takes to the skies in search of the last remaining Avro Vulcan bomber, an icon of the cold war.

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Last on

Fri 16 Dec 2011 02:45

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Paul Martin
Presenter Paul Martin
Reporter Charlie Luxton
Reporter Charlie Luxton
Reporter Clare Balding
Reporter Clare Balding
Reporter John Sergeant
Reporter John Sergeant
Executive Producer Richard Farmbrough
Executive Producer Richard Farmbrough
Series Producer Stephen Taylor Woodrow
Series Producer Stephen Taylor Woodrow

Broadcasts

  • Sun 14 Aug 2011 19:00
  • Thu 18 Aug 2011 22:00
  • Fri 16 Dec 2011 02:45