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England’s Curious Great West Way

Season 4 Episode 401 | 27m 46s

England’s Great West Way follows the ancient path from London to Bristol. We take the train and get curious at stops along the way: Stonehenge, Bath’s masonic architecture, the Roman Baths and the S.S. Great Britain. We also sample some curious pub pies, learn some cockney rhyming slang, and visit a few charming villages.

Aired: 03/16/20 | Expires: 03/17/26
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
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Aix's Fountains, Van Gogh in Arles, Arles’ Roman Arena and a Calisson Factory.
Philippe le Bon Tower, Notre-Dame du Dijon, owl legend, Hôtel Dieu, Fallot Mustard Mill.
The great castles of Switzerland: Château de Chillon, Château de Gruyères, Schloss Thun.