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Matt Baker and Julia Bradbury head for Yorkshire to explore the spectacular countryside on the doorstep of the towns and cities famous for the part they played in the industrial revolution.

Matt is on a mission to find to out why Sheffield is one of the greenest cities in Europe, and lends a hand to the team restoring the grounds of nearby Wentworth Castle.

Julia has a ticket to ride a train that doubles up as a pub, and goes head-to-head with Matt in Knurr and Spell - a traditional Yorkshire game, sometimes described as a forerunner to golf.

John Craven meets the campaigners preparing to do battle with the Government over plans to sell off huge swathes of our woodland, while Adam Henson gets a taste of a very different kind of farming when he finds out about the therapeutic benefits of "care farms".

Plus Katie Knapman's in search of the golden age of motoring when she test-drives the Shell Guides, which first opened the countryside up to drivers.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 5 Feb 2011 00:00
BBC One Northern Ireland


Role Contributor
PresenterMatt Baker
PresenterJulia Bradbury
PresenterJohn Craven
PresenterAdam Henson
PresenterKatie Knapman
Series ProducerTeresa Bogan
Executive ProducerAndrew Thorman