Read more about the article Countryfile – Hogmanay and New Year Traditions
Countryfile - Hogmanay and New Year Traditions

Countryfile – Hogmanay and New Year Traditions

Countryfile - Hogmanay and New Year Traditions: Margherita Taylor is in Auchindrain, a fascinating and remarkably preserved example of a Scottish Highland farm township, to discover the roots and traditions surrounding New Year and Burns Night. She discovers how tough life was, and that Christmas was once just a normal working day for the townsfolk. She also delves into the Countryfile archive to celebrate other seasonal customs, revisiting the time Ellie Harrison and Matt Baker took part in the Shaftsbury…

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Read more about the article Countryfile – Rockingham Castle
Countryfile - Rockingham Castle

Countryfile – Rockingham Castle

Countryfile - Rockingham Castle: John Craven and Anita Rani get into the Christmas spirit at Rockingham Castle, which is celebrating its 950th anniversary. Anita discovers that Charles Dickens was a regular visitor during the festive season, and would perform plays not only for the Lords and Ladies but also the servants. Anita forages for greenery to make a Christmas wreath, and John joins a wildlife survey to discover what is making their Christmas home in the castle’s famous elephant yew…

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Read more about the article Landward episode 26 2022
Landward episode 26 2022

Landward episode 26 2022

Landward episode 26 2022: Dougie takes a winter walk at Loch Lubnaig in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park in a special festive programme looking back on 2022. He revisits the stories that Anne, Arlene, Cammy, Rosie and Shahbaz have reported on this year. Dougie reflects on the big themes, best places and inspiring people the team have met as they travelled thousands of miles in every direction across the stunning Scottish countryside.       Landward episode 25…

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Read more about the article A Countryside Christmas episode 1
A Countryside Christmas episode 1

A Countryside Christmas episode 1

A Countryside Christmas episode 1: Gethin Jones introduces tips on how to have a countryside Christmas. Anita Rani gets a lesson on how to make a Christmas card, Andrew Ingram helps you choose the right tree and gives you some top tips on keeping it spruced up, and Mary Berry shares a recipe that will give everyone that cosy Christmas feeling.       Gethin Jones's ultimate guide to a countryside Christmas, featuring top tips and recipes from a selection…

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Read more about the article Countryfile – Rural Power
Countryfile - Rural Power

Countryfile – Rural Power

Countryfile - Rural Power: Rural households are more vulnerable to the current energy crisis and fuel poverty due to lower wages, poorly insulated buildings and a heavy reliance on cars. However, there are some communities that are finding ways to take power into their own hands - literally. Ellie Harrison heads to Bethesda, a village in rural north west Wales built around former slate quarries and the River Ogwen that is now home to a growing community of energy self-sufficiency.…

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