Escaping the city and introducing viewers to interesting and unusual day trips into the country is what this series is all about. On the second season, travel writer Nigel Napier-Andrews motors around Ontario’s countryside in his convertible to find more out-of-the-way delights, unusual activities and fascinating folks.
Escape to CookstownNigel delves into the sweet world of honey, visits beekeepers and finds out why the bees aren’t buzzing as happily as they should.
Escape to MinesingNigel travels back in time to the 12th century to meet the Lords and Ladies of the Society for
Creative Anachronism and watch armoured knights battle for a maiden’s hand.
Escape to UxbridgeIn Uxbridge Nigel discovers a historic town, rides the rails on the York-Durham Heritage Railway
and visits the Anne of Green Gables author’s home.
Escape to PickeringNigel sails into the Pickering Nautical Village, visits some of the boutiques in the village
and travels back to the 1850s at the Pickering Museum Village.
Escape to CaledonNigel visits the Great War Flying Museum where the World War I replica planes all fly,
checks out the historic artifacts and gets into an aerial dogfight with the Red Baron.
Escape to East GwillimburyIn a journey from a farm in Zephyr, to the East Gwillimbury Farmers’ Market, to The Farmouse Restaurant in Barrie,
Nigel delves into the farm-to-market-to-table movement.