The complete BBC series in which Professor Aubrey Manning travels round the British Isles studying the archaeology, geology, and natural history of the landscape, revealing why the land has come to look the way it does.
In Search of Irish Gold In Search of Irish Gold sees presenter Aubrey Manning travel to Ireland in search of a Celtic Eldorado, a secret source of Bronze Age gold, buried more than 3,000 years ago. Figures in the Chalk Figures in the Chalk sees Aubrey travel to the Chalk Hills of England to unravel the origins of the enigmatic chalk figures such as the Long Man of Wilmington and the Cerne Abbas Giant in Dorset. Britain Before the Ice In Britain before the Ice, Aubrey travels to the Gower Peninsula in South Wales. Where, in 1823, the skeleton of a young man who had died 29,000 years ago was found. Secrets of the Flood Secrets of the Flood sees Aubrey travel to the Solent, off the south coast of England. It's known that people once lived in a landscape that is now covered by the sea but how did this area become flooded? The Tower People of Shetland The Tower People of Shetland sees Aubrey travel to Shetland, the most northerly territory in the British Isles, in a search for clues to the identity of the ancient people who once lived in the mysterious Broch Towers. The Abandoned Marsh A trip to the bleak Romney Marsh is next for Aubrey where he searches for clues to a haunting and empty landscape in which humans once thrived and then mysteriously deserted. The Riddle of the Yorkshire Tracks Aubrey ventures to the bleak and dangerous North Yorkshire coastline for his next adventure, to embark on an investigation into a forgotten story of Britain's industrial past. Can Aubrey solve the riddle of the Yorkshire tracks? The Terraces of Avalon Along the steep sides of the Glastonbury Tor there's a distinctive pattern of regular stepped terraces, but their origin is a mystery. Aubrey travels to Glastonbury to investigate the riddle of the terraces of Avalon.