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Open Country

BBC Radio 4

Countryside magazine featuring the people and wildlife that shape the landscape of the British Isles


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Latest Episodes

Dan O’Neill is a wildlife expert and biologist. He’s also the first openly gay wildlife presenter. In this Open Country he’s in London to discover what ‘rewilding’ means for the capital. more

7 days ago

The Highland Boundary Fault runs diagonally across Scotland, dividing the Highlands from the Lowlands. In this programme, Helen Mark finds out what impacts this geological feature has had on the landscape around it. She visits Comrie, which at one ti... more

14 days ago

Anna Jones paddleboards the rocky coastline of Pembrokeshire, listening to the mysterious growling sounds of the sea caves. As the tide rises, water sloshes into holes in the rock and squeezes out puffs of air - or could it, maybe, be a dragon? Paddl... more

21 days ago


4.4 out of 5 stars from 338 ratings
  • Open Country

    Why is this podcast not updated when it is fully up to date on the BBC Sounds app?

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom2 years ago
  • Glorious Mix of Countryside Listening

    As a lover of nature and the countryside as well as a passionate supporter of British food and farming, this podcast is just perfect listening. more

    Apple Podcasts
    Little Bevie B
    United Kingdom2 years ago
  • Wonderful listening

    I really enjoy listening to these podcasts, and have done for years. Such interesting and inspiring themes, beautifully presented and always quality productions. more

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom3 years ago
  • Jean tuck

    Love the podcast, vaguely irritated by the way the woman on the picture's jeans are tucked in to her boots

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom3 years ago
  • Platinum Podcasting

    One of my absolute favourite podcasts. Helen Mark is an amazingly talented narrator and interviewer, her vivid descriptions and creative questioning bringing scenes to life and fascinating stories out of the people who populate them.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom3 years ago

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