Britain at Low Tide
2 Series, 9 Episodes
Phil visits a masterpiece of Elizabethan architecture set in 1400 acres of Lincolnshire parkland, from its Heaven room and Hell staircase, to its extravagant antiques and gardens
Phil visits one of the most celebrated stately homes in Britain: Castle Howard in Yorkshire. It's the setting for TV's Brideshead Revisited and Phil is given an extensive guided tour.
Phil visits Woburn Abbey in Bedfordshire, ancestral home of the Dukes of Bedford for nearly 400 years, with its magical shell grotto, sumptuous state rooms and 3000 acre deer park
Phil visits the magnificent Holkham Hall, an 18th-century Palladian mansion in north Norfolk to reveal the mind-boggling amounts of materials, labour and money it took to construct
Phil travels north of the border to Hopetoun House in the spectacular Scottish Lowlands, where he uncovers the extraordinary history of the lavish house and the vast estate
Phil visits the vast estate of Goodwood House in West Sussex, where every acre is dedicated to entertainment - from horses, to cricket, to parties and fast cars