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  • Episode: 

    8 of 8

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Mon 21 Oct 2013
  • TX Confirmed: 

  • Time: 

    8.00pm - 8.30pm
  • Week: 

    Week 43 2013 : Sat 19 Oct - Fri 25 Oct
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  • Status: 

    Last in series
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This week, Liz Bonnin joins the conservationists trying to save the endangered water vole.   
Paul Heiney is in Cumbria meeting the woman who trains a farmer’s best friend - the sheepdog.  
And Ben Fogle is foraging for food in the Somerset countryside.  
Countrywise returns for a brand-new eight-part series, exploring the best of Britain’s coast and country, and joining series regular, farming and agricultural expert Paul Heiney, will be new additions, intrepid adventurer Ben Fogle and wildlife biologist Liz Bonnin.  
Immersing viewers in the changing face and hidden beauty of rural Britain, the fresh mix of items in the new series will explore our countryside’s best stories and key issues, encompassing wildlife, conservation, farming, science and along the way meeting those who live and work there.