Season 2014 Episode 43

Isle of Wight

Aired Unknown Nov 02, 2014 on
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Isle of Wight
Countryfile is on the Isle of Wight, where Matt Baker takes a stroll along the oldest pier in the UK - Ryde Pier. He finds out about its fascinating history and the important role it played in the rise of the seaside holiday. Ellie Harrison explores the science behind the idea that a breath of fresh air is good for you, and she visits Osborne House, Queen Victoria's Isle of Wight home. She also heads to Victoria and Albert's private beach, where Queen Victoria took her very first plunge into the salty depths. Former farmer and trained butcher Gareth Barlow teaches the younger generation about the virtues of eating beef. He also meets the woman who is on a campaign for people to eat beef in the week. Ahead of Remembrance Day, Adam Henson meets a young farmer putting his own take on the time-honoured classic, the poppy. And Tom Heap investigates claims that current education reforms could put school farms under threat.moreless

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