The series presents six celebrities walking across Britain's diverse and dazzling coastline accompained by their four-legged friend. The celebrities will meet local experts, enthusiasts and fellow walkers along the way.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Coastal Walks with My Dog - Ben Fogle - Netflix
Benjamin Myer Fogle, (born 3 November 1973 in Westminster, London) is an English broadcaster and writer, best known for his presenting roles with British television channels Channel 5, BBC and ITV.
Coastal Walks with My Dog - Writing - Netflix
Fogle has written six books; The Teatime Islands in search of the remaining islands in the British Empire in which he travels to Saint Helena, Ascension Island, the Falkland Islands, the British Indian Ocean Territories and Tristan da Cunha. He also tried to visit Pitcairn Island by private yacht, but when the inhabitants learned that he was a journalist they refused to let him land. Fogle claims that they suspected that he was a spy, and after six hours of interrogation he was refused permission to visit and deported. He was also accused of attempting to smuggle a breadfruit on to the island. The book was short-listed for the W H Smith's people's award for Best Travel Book. He has also written Offshore (2006), published by Penguin Books, in which he travelled around Britain in search of an island of his own. He visited the Kingdom of Sealand and attempted to invade Rockall in the North Atlantic. In 2006 he published Crossing, published by Atlantic books and co-written with Cracknell followed their Transatlantic rowing bid. In 2009, The Race to the Pole was published by Macmillan and spent ten weeks in the best-seller list. In 2016 Land Rover: The Story of the Car that Conquered the World was published, written by Fogle. His most recent book, English, published in 2017, takes the reader on a journey through the peculiarly English, paying tribute to the history, culture and ideas adopted with such gusto that they have become part of the fabric of the country. Fogle writes a weekly Country Diary for the Sunday Telegraph and is a regular columnist for the Daily Telegraph and travel writer for The Independent and has contributed to the Evening Standard, the New York Times, the Sunday Times and Glamour magazine. He has interviewed Gordon Brown and Prince William for the Mail on Sunday's LIVE magazine. He is guest director of Cheltenham Literary Festival and a regular at the Hay-on-Wye festival. Transworld published his first travel memoir The Accidental Adventurer in 2011 and his second, The Accidental Naturalist was published in 2012; both made the Sunday Times best-seller list.
Coastal Walks with My Dog - References - Netflix