There will be 12 episodes. More information coming soon
10/12 How the idea of escaping to the countryside is as old as the Romans.
9/12 How John Seymour's 1976 Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency proved a hit with city dwellers.
8/12 How Mother Nature inspired a group of 1970s artists to paint rural life in the countryside
7/12 How gardens became more than just lawns and borders.
6/12 How the rural landscape came to be seen as a place of healing for First World War veterans
5/12 How Octavia set up the National Trust, based on her belief in the importance of nature.
4/12 The legacy of O'Connor's 1842 plan for poor Britons to plough their own furrow.
3/12 Laurence Llewelyn Bowen explores the idea of the sporting estate.
2/12 How Wordsworth's poetry has influenced thinking about nature ever since.
1/12 Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen explores changing ideas about the countryside.