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Hambleden Valley

Sean Fletcher tours the Hambleden Valley in Buckinghamshire, and Charlotte Smith investigates whether UK farmers can cover any shortfall in the number of seasonal farm workers.

Sean Fletcher goes wild in the Hambleden Valley in Buckinghamshire with a whistlestop trike tour of a chocolate box landscape that has been the beautiful backdrop for many TV dramas and films. But how can we breathe new life into the area? Sean finds out how the old cottage industry of lace-making is poised for a comeback, and he saddles up to meet a couple opening up their farm to enable safer riding in this corner of the countryside. Adam Henson is busy with some new arrivals, and as picking season dawns, Charlotte Smith investigates whether UK farmers can cover any shortfall in the number of seasonal farm workers needed to gather their harvests.

54 minutes

Last on

Tue 27 Apr 2021 02:20

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:03

    The Allman Brothers Band

    Jessica ('Top Gear' Theme Tune)

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Sean Fletcher
Presenter Ellie Harrison
Presenter Charlotte Smith
Presenter Adam Henson
Series Producer Bill Lyons
Series Editor Jane Lomas

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