Bradley & Barney Walsh: Breaking Dad: when is new series 4 on ITV - and where do The Chase host and son go?

Walsh takes a break from his hosting duty on The Chase, as he takes on new adventures

Bradley and Barney: Breaking Dad will return to ITV this January, following the success of the father-son duo’s Christmas special

Bradley Walsh is best known for his hilarity on The Chase, as well as taking on his recent role as Pa Larkin in the ITV reboot of Darling Buds of May.

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However, he and son Barney have received rave reviews since embarking on their hilarious adventures which have so far seen them embark on a 3,000-mile journey through Europe and drive the length of the US.

So, what can we expect from season four of the travel show? This is what we know so far.

Where does Bradley and Barney travel to for season 3?

Brad and Barney are not known for their laid back approach to travel, as the pair tour around in their RV.

For season four, the pair are taking on more of Europe as the embark on an Eastern and Scandanavian adventure.

They go from one extreme to the next as they discover the ict tundras of the Arctic Circle and the fiery heat of the Mediterranean.

As Brad has previously admitted, he had no intentions of touring the world, but Barney continues his aim of getting his 62-year-old Pops to try out some bucket list experiences.

The pair are known for travelling to some of the world’s most picturesque locations, in order to find adrenaline-filled experiences (Picture: ITV)

This series Brad and Barney will begin on the beautiful island of Vis in Croatia - where they free dive down to a shipwreck before moving onto Hungary where they take part in Catamaran racing.

The double act will entertain viewers as they attempt to take on the Blue Danube and escapology stunts in Denmark, where Bradley gets tied up in a straight jacket.

In Poland, Barney is adamant that his dad takes the ride of his life on Europe’s largest roller coaster, while they also attempt a Bobsleigh track in the stunning Arctic mountains of Norway.

What have the pair said of their trip?

Speaking to ITV about their new six-part series, Barney said: “It’s been such an adventure once again and it’s so unexpected that we are still here able to keep doing it.”

“And it’s a complete bonus that people love the show because it means we get to keep doing more,” he added.

On their travels, Barney says season four is “the most epic journey we have done so far in terms of the route.”

“We got snowed in at one point and couldn’t get the RV out. Actually that was one thing for me, Barney hates the cold - it’s the one thing he doesn’t like. So I got my own back a bit there because I don’t mind it,” Bradley joked.

Barney, 24, also revealed he keeps all the adrenaline-filled experiences a secret from his dad by planning them with the show’s producers without consulting Bradley.

The pair have become known as quite the comedy double act (Picture: ITV)

“I actually really like the high adrenaline stuff,” he said, “I always think - we’re only here once, we should try everything. I don’t want to regret not doing something.”

Barney teased that his favourite part of their Arctic adventure was surfing,  “ It was the most northerly place on the planet you can surf and it was crazy. We were in 6mm wetsuits and there was a massive storm.”

Meanwhile, Bradley’s least favourite experience was jumping off the top of the roof of the football stadium in Croatia.

“I was literally hanging from a tiny thread on a swing. We arrived there and I thought, great - I thought we were going to play a bit of football at the stadium,” the comedian revealed.

“Then suddenly I clocked the wires from the roof and my heart sank. It was really not my finest moment. I just hate heights like that, you have no control. I mean, I screamed and swore a lot,” he added.

When is Bradley and Barney: Breaking Dad on TV?

The brand new series of Bradley and Barney Walsh: Breaking Dad starts on Monday 17 January at 8pm on ITV and ITV Hub.

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