Read more about the article Countryfile – Winter Wonders
Countryfile - Winter Wonders

Countryfile – Winter Wonders

Countryfile - Winter Wonders: Anita Rani is at the world-famous Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust in Slimbridge, a centre of research and conservation founded by Sir Peter Scott in 1946, to discover some wonderful winter sights. Anita waits for one of the most magical moments in the Slimbridge calendar, the arrival of Bewick’s swans. Having flown all the way from Russia, these rarest and smallest of swans land here to spend the winter in warmer climes – a phenomenon known to…

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Read more about the article Countryfile – Inclusive Farming
Countryfile - Inclusive Farming

Countryfile – Inclusive Farming

Countryfile - Inclusive Farming: Matt Baker rolls up his sleeves to help out on a remarkable smallholding in Bedfordshire. Farmer Mike Duxbury lost his sight at the age of six due to glaucoma, but that didn’t stop him from achieving his dream to farm. Touch and sound enable him to navigate the farm and take on anything that needs doing, from checking livestock to wielding power tools to build animal enclosures. And Mike is determined to inspire young people with…

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Read more about the article Countryfile – Plant Britain Finale
Countryfile - Plant Britain Finale

Countryfile – Plant Britain Finale

Countryfile - Plant Britain Finale: As Countryfile’s Plant Britain initiative to plant three-quarters of a million trees across the UK reaches its climax, John Craven and Ellie Harrison are at the Countryfile wood in Cheshire. Planting here began just two years ago, but John and Ellie discover how the saplings are already helping nature. Ellie also checks out the positive impact trees have on the planet, from seed to deadwood. Charlotte Smith finds out how community gardens are changing lives…

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Read more about the article Countryfile – Mount Edgcumbe Country Park
Countryfile - Mount Edgcumbe Country Park

Countryfile – Mount Edgcumbe Country Park

Countryfile - Mount Edgcumbe Country Park: Margherita Taylor visits Mount Edgecumbe Country Park in Cornwall to mark Remembrance Sunday. She discovers how ex-servicemen and women are being helped to heal old wounds and develop new skills for the future. For many veterans, the transition from military to civilian life can be tough, but dedicated charities and initiatives can help to give them a new start in life – from solace and healing in nature to training in cutting-edge technology in…

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Read more about the article Countryfile – Ramble
Countryfile - Ramble

Countryfile – Ramble

Countryfile - Ramble: It’s the big ramble for BBC Children in Need as our presenters step out to meet some inspirational young people and to discover how they have been helped by the charity. Matt Baker is in Northern Ireland with Saul, aged 12, who has a rare form of dwarfism and an unquenchable thirst for adventure, enabled by CiN support. From canoeing to abseiling in the worst of weathers, nothing deters Saul, and there’s a surprise or two to…

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