The series that has become an institution returns for a fifth collection of stories from around the edges of the land.
Embarking on their most ambitious voyage ever the team venture far out across the water, in Demark they sail in the Longships that helped the Vikings conquer Britain and also discover what makes the Danes the happiest people on earth.
In Brittany the adventure takes us to the 'End of the Earth', where on a tiny island of heroes veterans of the Free French forces relive one of the most extraordinary episodes of the Second World War.
Closer to home there's a brand new tour around the British Isles, climb the stunning sea cliffs of Ireland's Atlantic west coast, experience the mysterious 'Singing Sands' of Wales, take a boat journey coast to coast on a mighty waterway cut through the heart of the Scottish Highlands, and ride on a steam train to the exhilarating English Riviera.
This is all new Coast... and Beyond!
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Our fifth journey around the coastline of Britain - and beyond. Supplies of the free guide have dried up, but you can... Read more: Coast 2010 - Watch, listen and learn
Clydebank may no longer be a shipbuilding powerhouse, but the Queen Elizabeth 2 and others were constructed... Read more: Clydebuilt
The massive oil spill off the coast of the US is dominating headlines. Patricia Ash looks at what's going on in... Watch now: Oil and water: What's happened in the Gulf?
How has the coast changed? Find out through old photographs Read more: Postcards from the past
Introducing the coast
This OU course taster provides an introduction to climate change, from the BBC/OU series Coast. Read more: Introducing climate change
Use the Geology Toolkit to discover the UK's rocks, region by region Launch now: Geology toolkit: UK rocks by region
The rocks and minerals that lie beneath the surface of the UK Read more: What's Beneath Our Feet?
Cliffs and fossils can blow away the mystery of the sands of time Launch now: Sands of time
Patricia Ash talks us through the impressive journey of eels to our rivers. Watch now: Eel life
Patricia Ash introduces the range of life you can find on British beaches Read more: Life on the Beach
Patricia Ash explains why a cull of the rats on Lundy might preserve the island as a breeding ground of puffins and... Watch now: The puffins and rats of Lundy
Coast returns for 2009 with the most ambitious series yet - taking the journey far beyond the shores of the UK. Read more: OU on the BBC: Coast - About the 2009 series
Coast returns for a third series, with new adventures that involve journeys around the most extreme parts of the... Read more: OU on the BBC: Coast - About the 2007 series
The BAFTA award-winning Coast is back to explore new stories on our favourite stretches of spectacular shore. Read more: OU on the BBC: Coast - About the 2006 series