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Countrywise

  • Episode: 

    1 of 8

  • Title: 

    2015
  • Transmission (TX): 

    Mon 19 Oct 2015
  • TX Confirmed: 

    Yes
  • Time: 

    8.00pm - 8.30pm
  • Week: 

    Week 43 2015 : Sat 17 Oct - Fri 23 Oct
  • Channel: 

    ITV
  • Status: 

    Returning
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Series overview
 
Countrywise returns for a brand-new series, taking viewers on an energetic and investigative look at the best of Britain’s coast and countryside.  
 
Farming and agricultural expert Paul Heiney, intrepid adventurer Ben Fogle and wildlife biologist Liz Bonnin travel the length and breadth of Britain to discover the countryside’s best stories and key issues. 
 
Episode 1
 
In the first of a brand new series of Countrywise Paul Heiney is on the stunning Dorset coast visit the world's largest population of Britain’s biggest bird - the swan. Ben Fogle travels to Northern Ireland in search of the elusive and iconic Irish Hare; and Liz Bonnin ventures out into the Atlantic to snorkel with basking sharks.