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1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 06 August 2011

Join Mark Stephen and Euan McIlwraith for the latest outdoor activities from Shetland to the Borders, plus the key stories for those who live and work in the countryside.



    Denise Glass takes a boat tour of Smoo Cave in Sutherland and speaks to writer Lari Don, who set a magical battle there.

  • whale and dolphin watch

    Helen Needham goes whale spotting to mark the 10th anniversary of Whale and Dolphin Watch.

  • learning about snails

    Mark Stephen discovers how to help children learn more about snails.

  • hill of tarvit walks

    hill of tarvit walks

    Helen takes a walk around Hill of Tarvit – a former Marie Curie hospice – to find out about a series of 10k walks the charity has organised.

    Photo shows Helen with nurse Jane McLelland.

  • community bread scheme

    Euan McIlwraith learns about a community bread scheme in the Borders.

  • osprey ringing

    We hear about osprey ringing in the Tweed valley.

  • african drumming in angus

    african drumming in angus

    Helen enjoys some African drumming in the Angus glens.

    Photo shows master drummer Chartwell Dutiro.

  • greenhouse gas emissions

    Euan explores how farmers can cut greenhouse gas emissions.


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