Michael Portillo journeys around Britain. Michael arrives in the sailing haven of Lymington where he makes a lifesaving discovery.
Armed with his Bradshaw's Handbook, Michael Portillo arrives in the sailing haven of Lymington where he makes a lifesaving discovery.
Exploring Dorchester's literary landscape, he finds out how the coming of the railways inspired the work of the region's greatest writer - Thomas Hardy.
Weaving his way to Axminster, Michael tries his hand at carpet making. His last stop is Exmouth, home to Francis Danby, a forgotten Victorian landscape artist.