Cornwall with Caroline Quentin

Watch Cornwall with Caroline Quentin

  • 2012
  • 1 Season

Possessing a rugged coastline with over 300 scenic beaches and a colorful past, Cornwall is the stuff of legends. Actor Caroline Quentin travels through England’s West Country in this series. During her travels, she explores the wildly romantic terrain that shaped Cornwall’s past and influences its present. In the process, the viewer learns about the region and its history. Did you know that Cornwall served as a sanctuary for pirates? Or, that tin mining played a major role in its economics? And just what is a Cornish pasty? Learn more in this series.

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Episode 8
8. Episode 8
February 20, 2012
As summer comes to a close, St. Issey residents nervously await the judges' decision of Cornwall's In Bloom competition. Off the shores of St. Michael's Mount, competitors prepare for the annual around-the-island swim.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
February 13, 2012
St. Issey's 600 villagers spruce up the town with lush plants for the regional In Bloom competition. On the Cornish seaside, the coast guard trains for the tourist season's inevitable rescues on the area's turbulent ocean.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
February 6, 2012
Quirky customs rule at Treloan Coastal Holidays campground, where guests are invited to feed the farm animals and watch an oddball regatta. Visitors house-hunt in scenic Mousehole, where humble fishermen's cottages fetch up to £100,000.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
January 30, 2012
Locals say that 400-year-old Prideaux Place is haunted, but the ghosts are reportedly as friendly as the current residents, whose family has inhabited the sprawling mansion for centuries.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
January 23, 2012
Surf's up at Chapel Porth Beach, one of 300 scenic stretches of sand that lure sea worshippers to the Cornish coast. Waves have been known to rise 30 feet, but that doesn't scare an octogenarian couple as they compete in the World Bellyboard Championships.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
January 16, 2012
Rising from the sea like a mythical kingdom, the awe-inspiring St. Michael's Mount--a granite crag topped by a medieval monastery--is Cornwall's most popular attraction. Costumed swashbucklers invade the historic isle on Pirate Day.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
January 9, 2012
Owners of a converted country barn show off their property to an agency that finds homes for seasonal residents. Cornish native Lorna Bean and family sail off the rugged coast to catch fish bound for top-rated London eateries.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
January 2, 2012
Wine-making and surfing may seem more at home in California than England, but in Cornwall, ripened grapes are harvested at the Camel Valley winery and locals paddle out for big swells at Chapel Porth Beach.
Description

Possessing a rugged coastline with over 300 scenic beaches and a colorful past, Cornwall is the stuff of legends. Actor Caroline Quentin travels through England’s West Country in this series. During her travels, she explores the wildly romantic terrain that shaped Cornwall’s past and influences its present. In the process, the viewer learns about the region and its history. Did you know that Cornwall served as a sanctuary for pirates? Or, that tin mining played a major role in its economics? And just what is a Cornish pasty? Learn more in this series.

  • Premiere Date
    January 2, 2012