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The Plodcast

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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 Subscribe to the print version of BBC Countryfile Magazine at


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Latest Episodes

Plodcast host Fergus meets Isabella Tree, who with her husband Charlie Burrell, transformed a loss-making dairy farm at Knepp in Sussex into one of the most remarkable havens for nature recovery in Europe. Hear the incredible story – and the ongoing ... more

27 hours ago

We’re tucked deep in the folds of the north Dorset countryside. As the light fades the dusk chorus rises. In a dense thicket of thorn, a single nightingale starts to sing - drowning out the tractor mowing the year’s first silage. Its performance attr... more

5 days ago

Plodcast host Fergus camps overnight at the most famous rewilding estate in Britain in the hope of finally hearing nightingales on the Plodcast. But as the birds remain elusive, he joins nightingale surveyors Ivan and Alice at the crack of dawn to ex... more

8 days ago


4.4 out of 5 stars from 358 ratings
  • Sound escapes

    I really love the sound escapes, very relaxing.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom3 months ago
  • Okay

    Please find someone who has something interesting to say. The host cannot manage.

    Apple Podcasts
    Poland6 months ago
  • Calming

    Helps me wind down and sleep

    Apple Podcasts
    United States8 months ago
  • 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 year 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 Statesa year ago

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