Episode 18

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Landward, 2011/2012 Episode 18 of 26

Duration: 30 minutes

Dougie Vipond is at the Scottish Ploughing Championships. Euan McIlwraith concludes his attempt to sail round Eigg, Muck and Coll in a week and Sarah Mack looks at the challenges and opportunities of setting up a deer farm.

  • Deer Farming

    Deer Farming

    Sarah explores the challenges and opportunities of setting up a deer farm. At present about a thousand tonnes of venison is imported from abroad because Scottish suppliers are unable to cope with the growing demand for the meat.

  • Whisky


    Nick visits the Speyside Cooperage near Craigellachie to learn about the traditional skill of producing the perfect barrel to allow Malt Whisky to mature.

  • Ploughing Championships

    Ploughing Championships

    Euan is at the Scottish Ploughing Championships being held at Muir of Ord. During a break in the competition he has a go at ploughing his own furrow.

  • Scottish regiments

    Scottish regiments

    Dougie begins a new three part series examining the relationship between the landscape and three famous Scottish regiments. This week he features the Black watch.

  • Islands


    Euan continues his journey around the small Isles with a trip to Muck to meet the next generation of owners returning to the island.


Dougie Vipond
Series Producer
Simon Cousins
Sarah Mack


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