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Darwin - Quantock Hills

Ramblings, Literary Walks Episode 4 of 6

27 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 11 June 2011

Inspired by Richard Dawkins book 'The Ancestor's tale: a pilgrimage to the dawn of life' the 'Ancestor's Trail' is intended as a celebration of evolution. Darwin's Tree is represented by footpaths over the Quantock hills and whilst some walkers will begin the 13 mile hike representing the human journey others may join as elephants, reptiles or even jellyfish further down the line. Clare Balding meets those taking part in the celebrations and finds out why they feel evolution itself should be celebrated.

  • View from the Quantock Hills

    View from the Quantock Hills

  • The Quantock Walkers

    The Quantock Walkers

  • BHA Choir

    BHA Choir

  • Rambling Cows

    Rambling Cows

  • Map of Route

    Map of Route


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