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BBC Countryfile Magazine brings you The Plodcast - a weekly escape to the British countryside with fascinating guests and the wonders of the great outdoors.Enjoy a new escape into the countryside every Tuesday and wind down with our Sound Escapes on a Friday.Find out more about us at www.countryfile.comSubscribe to the print version of BBC Countryfile Magazine at See for privacy and opt-out information.


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Latest Episodes

Every year, the British Pie Awards judges meet for one day in Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire to taste hundreds of pies in order to crown a supreme pie champion. The Plodcast's Maria Hodson was invited to be a judge in 2022 and in this episode she m... more

20 hours ago

Enjoy an audio escape into the British countryside, wherever you are. It's a summer evening in a Dorset coomb near the coast. The shadows are long but the dusky sun will be short-lived as clouds threaten. For several days the earth has baked and leav... more

5 days ago

Smell the hay, meets the cows and hear the skylarks on Quicke's farm in Devon where they produce award-winning cheddar cheese using traditional methods. Tanya Jackson meets farmer and cheesemaker Mary Quicke and discovers that some of the secrets to ... more

8 days ago


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  • A question for you all

    This is an adapted version of/blatant rip off of a question from another podcast. That being said however, here it is - if you could pick one thing to emerge from a chrysalis as, what would it be? Preferably something previously featured on the plodcast?

    Apple Podcasts
    (Colonel) Mustard
    United Kingdoma month ago
  • I didn’t know I needed this

    This is the soothing background I need to have a relaxing day in my home office. No offensive jokes, no yelling, no terrible news, just the sounds of nature and calm British voices. I love this. more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States3 months ago
  • Sparrows

    Thank you for these - I miss them so much.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom4 months ago
  • Interesting podcast with change of focus seasonally.

    However, I must insist on more Joel, SatGav, and fat Golden Eagles.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States6 months ago
  • Bad ad

    So relaxing listening to the sound of lapwings. I was almost asleep then a very loud advertising voice ruined it.

    Apple Podcasts
    Australia6 months ago

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