What's the story?

Susan Calman's Grand Day Out.

Like Wallace and Gromit?

Kind of. But rather than travelling to the moon, the Glasgow-born comedian is making six scenic road trips around Britain.

Tell me more.

After visiting Cornwall and Devon in the opening episode (gnomes, ancient wrestling and coastal landscapes), this week's instalment sees Calman head for north-west England and the Lake District in her vintage camper van Helen.

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Named in honour of Dame Helen Mirren.

Ah, of course. And what's the plan?

Calman begins her 142-mile journey just south of Penrith, travelling down through the lakes, before heading west to finish near Keswick.

Highlights, please.

Some eye-wateringly steep roads, not least the formidable Honister Pass. On Ullswater, she hops aboard the oldest working passenger vessel in the world, the Lady of the Lake, built by TB Seath & Co in Rutherglen and launched in 1877.

Also on her itinerary are Beatrix Potter country and the reputedly haunted Muncaster Castle. Train fans will enjoy the views from the heritage Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway.

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Future episodes will see Calman visit Wales, Yorkshire, the Cotswolds and her native Scotland.

When can I watch?

Susan Calman's Grand Day Out, Channel 5, Fridays, 8pm.