The Isles of Scilly are to feature in BBC ONE’s Countryfile; the long-running, weekly rural affairs programme which reports on the people, places and stories making news in the British countryside.
The programme, which airs on BBC ONE at 7pm Easter Sunday (April 20th) includes various reports from across the islands. Presenter Ellie Harrison will be looking at the Isles of Scilly Seabird Recovery Project, a 25-year partnership initiative to provide a safe future for internationally important seabird populations on the islands. Ellie also visits the Tresco Estate to find out about the introduction of red squirrels.
BBC Countryfile will feature the Isles of Scilly on Easter Sunday
Matt Baker will be accompanying 50 duckings on their journey to St Mary’s Salakee Farm where the tenants are embarking on a new local duck venture. He also visits the islands only farm that produces milk, Troytown Farm on St Agnes, and then delivers Troytown milk to Veronica Farm on Bryher where the tenants make Veronica Farm Fudge.
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