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Episode 15

Scotland's countryside magazine. Dougie and Nick continue their narrowboat trip and head to meet the kelpies, Euan is all at sea counting herring, and Anne meets a high-flying farmer.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 7 Oct 2017 18:00

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Canal Trip

Canal Trip

Dougie and Nick navigate multiple locks along the Forth and Clyde canal before coming to the end of their trip at the Kelpies.  Along the way Dougie finds out about the community owned bees that live beside the canal.

Then once they arrive at the kelpies Dougie and Nick use bees’ honey to cook up some very tasty sweet and sour duck.

Stock Survey

Stock Survey

Euan braves the open seas when he joins a scientific survey of herring stocks out in the Minch.  Herring fishing in the West of Scotland is currently banned, the survey aims to collect information about the size and age of the spawning population.

The Flying Farmer

The Flying Farmer

These days many farmers have to have second jobs but some are a bit more exciting than others! Anne meets John Mckenzie otherwise known as the ‘Flying Farmer’.  Not content with being a helicopter pilot and a farmer John has all sorts of other businesses on the go.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Dougie Vipond
Series Producer Fiona Clark

Broadcasts

  • Fri 6 Oct 2017 19:30
  • Sat 7 Oct 2017 18:00