BBC ONE, 6.30PM, SUNDAYS
7 May In this compilation programme focusing on tales from the riverbank, Ellie Harrison looks at various conservation projects and classic footage of elvers (baby eels), giant otters, the bullrush harvest and a bat safari.
14 May Countryfile heads east to Suffolk to catch up with the Wildlife Trust’s campaign to create a vast new nature reserve in the Broads National Park, which would be the biggest land purchase in the charity’s 55-year history.
21 May The team are in the Clyde Valley in Lanarkshire. It was once known as the ‘Fruit Basket of Scotland’ with thriving orchards and large numbers of fruit growers. Countryfile examines its juicy history as well as seeing how that heritage is being kept alive. With any luck, it will all be in full blossom.