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A tour around some of the fascinating, but little known locations within easy reach of London. If you're visiting Britain, there's so much more you can do, beside buying souvenirs at Trafalgar Square or people-watching at Piccadilly Circus. Get out of the capital, - it's easy and hugely rewarding. We offer some ideas about how and why.

Latest Episodes

One Hour From London: Meet The Oysters

Oysters are a bit like Marmite. Some people love them, others, - not so much. I'm definitely in the latter camp. In this episode, I go to Whitstable to meet people who run one of the country's biggest oyster farms, and - maybe - to learn to love...

9 minMAR 26
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One Hour From London: Meet The Oysters

One Hour From London: Let's Go Flying

In this episode, we go flying. Britain is one of the world's leaders in general aviation. What does a flight in a light aeroplane look like? And if you don't want to fly in a small aircraft, how can you get the sensation of flying without ever leaving...

10 minMAR 26
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One Hour From London: Let's Go Flying

One Hour From London: The Millennium Seed Bank

In Wakehurst, not far from Gatwick, deep under ground, there is an almost secret vault, which houses seeds of tens of thousands of plant species. Why? And how can you see it?Also, we look at how plants can tell us stories and meet a time-travelling...

14 minMAR 5
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One Hour From London: The Millennium Seed Bank

One Hour From London: Margate

We visit Margate, a traditional holiday resort on the Kent coast. In its heyday, it drew huge crowds of Londoners on vacation. Now, it thrives on the nostalgia. Dreamland is the country's oldest amusement park, with some of the rides dating back to just...

15 minMAR 3
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One Hour From London: Margate

One Hour From London: Bekonscot Model Village

We visit Beaconsfield - and Bekonscot. Beaconsfield is a town to the West from London. Bekonscot is a village inside the town, - where every human is pint-sized, and not a single building is taller than an average person. Bekonscot is a village of...

10 minMAR 3
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One Hour From London: Bekonscot Model Village

One Hour From London: Penshurst Place. Back to the Middle Ages

We visit Penshurst, a small village in Kent, where an ancient stately home still looks like exactly like it did in the Middle Ages. It even has the same family still living in it. We meet the family and have a look around the estate.

10 minMAR 3
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One Hour From London: Penshurst Place. Back to the Middle Ages

One Hour From London: The Most Haunted Village in England

We visit Pluckley, which is - officially - the most haunted village in England. Two professional ghosthunters make us company. We also investigate what makes tiny English villages so special, - and what there is to do in one.

10 minMAR 3
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One Hour From London: The Most Haunted Village in England

One Hour From London: England's Oldest Pub

We visit St Albans, a town to the North of London, and have a look around Ye Olde Fighting Cocks, the country's oldest pub. What is so special about pubs? What does being a pub landlord actually involve? And why is "pub grub" so quickly developing to...

13 minMAR 3
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One Hour From London: England's Oldest Pub

One Hour From London: Heritage Railways

There is something very British about operating a heritage railway. Why is the romance of steam so attractive to so many people? And who are the volunteers and the customers of England's heritage railways?We go to Spa Valley Railway in Tunbridge Wells...

10 minMAR 3
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One Hour From London: Heritage Railways

One Hour From London: Tudeley Church and Windows Designed by Mark Chagall

Tudeley, in Kent, is a sleepy little village with not much to do in it. But just outside the village, a tiny church houses artwork by one of the most celebrated artists of the 20th century. Mark Chagall, a universally famous painter of Belarussian...

10 minFEB 18
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One Hour From London: Tudeley Church and Windows Designed by Mark Chagall
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Latest Episodes

One Hour From London: Meet The Oysters

Oysters are a bit like Marmite. Some people love them, others, - not so much. I'm definitely in the latter camp. In this episode, I go to Whitstable to meet people who run one of the country's biggest oyster farms, and - maybe - to learn to love...

9 minMAR 26
Comments
One Hour From London: Meet The Oysters

One Hour From London: Let's Go Flying

In this episode, we go flying. Britain is one of the world's leaders in general aviation. What does a flight in a light aeroplane look like? And if you don't want to fly in a small aircraft, how can you get the sensation of flying without ever leaving...

10 minMAR 26
Comments
One Hour From London: Let's Go Flying

One Hour From London: The Millennium Seed Bank

In Wakehurst, not far from Gatwick, deep under ground, there is an almost secret vault, which houses seeds of tens of thousands of plant species. Why? And how can you see it?Also, we look at how plants can tell us stories and meet a time-travelling...

14 minMAR 5
Comments
One Hour From London: The Millennium Seed Bank

One Hour From London: Margate

We visit Margate, a traditional holiday resort on the Kent coast. In its heyday, it drew huge crowds of Londoners on vacation. Now, it thrives on the nostalgia. Dreamland is the country's oldest amusement park, with some of the rides dating back to just...

15 minMAR 3
Comments
One Hour From London: Margate

One Hour From London: Bekonscot Model Village

We visit Beaconsfield - and Bekonscot. Beaconsfield is a town to the West from London. Bekonscot is a village inside the town, - where every human is pint-sized, and not a single building is taller than an average person. Bekonscot is a village of...

10 minMAR 3
Comments
One Hour From London: Bekonscot Model Village

One Hour From London: Penshurst Place. Back to the Middle Ages

We visit Penshurst, a small village in Kent, where an ancient stately home still looks like exactly like it did in the Middle Ages. It even has the same family still living in it. We meet the family and have a look around the estate.

10 minMAR 3
Comments
One Hour From London: Penshurst Place. Back to the Middle Ages

One Hour From London: The Most Haunted Village in England

We visit Pluckley, which is - officially - the most haunted village in England. Two professional ghosthunters make us company. We also investigate what makes tiny English villages so special, - and what there is to do in one.

10 minMAR 3
Comments
One Hour From London: The Most Haunted Village in England

One Hour From London: England's Oldest Pub

We visit St Albans, a town to the North of London, and have a look around Ye Olde Fighting Cocks, the country's oldest pub. What is so special about pubs? What does being a pub landlord actually involve? And why is "pub grub" so quickly developing to...

13 minMAR 3
Comments
One Hour From London: England's Oldest Pub

One Hour From London: Heritage Railways

There is something very British about operating a heritage railway. Why is the romance of steam so attractive to so many people? And who are the volunteers and the customers of England's heritage railways?We go to Spa Valley Railway in Tunbridge Wells...

10 minMAR 3
Comments
One Hour From London: Heritage Railways

One Hour From London: Tudeley Church and Windows Designed by Mark Chagall

Tudeley, in Kent, is a sleepy little village with not much to do in it. But just outside the village, a tiny church houses artwork by one of the most celebrated artists of the 20th century. Mark Chagall, a universally famous painter of Belarussian...

10 minFEB 18
Comments
One Hour From London: Tudeley Church and Windows Designed by Mark Chagall
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