Swindon to Bristol
Season 1 Episode 11 of 20
Michael Portillo travels along Brunel's Great Western Railway, learning how mass tourism started in Swindon, before visiting Bath to discover the history of the famous spa baths. His last stop is Bristol, where he tries his hand at blowing blue glass
Great British Railway Journeys airs on Yesterday
at 12:00 AM, Wednesday 6 December.