In 1894 South Shields, where John Barbour opened his first store, was a burgeoning port full of fishermen, mariners, sailors and dockers, who all wore protective clothing against the worst of the North Sea weather. The Original North Sea Outfitters collection is a celebration of this time.

This season we're going to explore the rugged beauty of some of the UK's coastlines with adventurer Ash Bhardwaj, and as he discovers each location we hear why each place is so memorable for him and his hints and tips on how best to explore them.




Find out how you could win an overnight stay at the beautiful Driftwood Hotel in Cornwall.

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