The legend of King Arthur is one of the greatest in English folklore, and tales of brave, chivalrous knights rescuing damsels in distress never fail to thrill and delight audiences of all ages. Even in the 21st Century King Arthur is more popular than ever and this programme will take you on a fantastic journey of discovery to explore this much loved, romantic legend. From the ragged dramatic cliffs of Tintagel in Cornwall where it's claimed Arthur was born, to the peaceful serenity of Glastonbury Abbey where visitors can stumble upon King Arthur's grave, this truly is a remarkable story. Search for the magical, ancient Island of Avalon, uncover the hill where Arthur and his knights lie sleeping, and piece together the colourful cast of characters that surrounded England's favourite King. Whatever your interest in King Arthur, historical or romantic, there is something here to suit every taste, and as the story unfolds before you, the intoxicating mix of mythology and fact will prove utterly irresistible.