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Scotland's farming and countryside programme focusing on the issues affecting the community.
In the first of new series of Landward, Dougie Vipond takes to the skies to count red deer. Euan McIlwraith investigates the arguments for the reintroduction of a stunning large cat - the lynx. The Landward Food Van is on the road again cooking up tasty treats for the folk of Inverness.
Dougie Vipond takes a trip down the new 'Smugglers' Trail', Sarah Mack finds out how Perth became the centre of the international cattle trade, Euan McIlwraith finds out about the renewable project that will transform a village and the Landward food van hits the streets.
Dougie Vipond tastes the Scottish superfood taking the health food market by storm. Sarah Mack meets the animal therapist who treats sheepdogs. Landward tales a look at the cattle from the French Pyrenees now residing in Moray. Plus Nick Nairn cooks up some superfood treats for the folk of Inverness in the Landward food van.
Dougie and the team head to the Caithness coast and the tempestuous waters of the Pentland Firth. Euan visits the uninhabited island of Stroma, Sarah tries to catch a glimpse of an orca and Dougie looks at efforts to harness the power of the tides to generate electricity.
New distilleries are springing up all around the world and demand for the iconic copper stills at their heart is rocketing. Euan McIlwraith goes to meet the still makers with a three-year waiting list, Dougie Vipond ventures into Scotland's temperate rainforest to look at lichen and Sarah Mack meets the folk bringing new life to a very old mill.
Dougie Vipond takes a drive along the North Coast 500 route - Scotland's answer to Route 66, Sarah Mack visits the Scottish castle where Monty Python was filmed and Euan McIlwraith investigates how consumers can help Scottish dairy farmers.
The Landward Food Van is back on road: can Nick and Dougie persuade the good folk of Aberdeen to try their nettle risotto? Sarah Mack goes on a 'bioblitz' - a three hour race to identify as much wildlife as possible, and Euan McIlwraith investigates the controversial topic of land reform as we meet the community who bought their own island.
The Landward Food Van hits Aberdeen and tries to reignite the locals' passion for kippers. Sarah visits one of hundreds of farms opening their doors to visitors on 'Open Farm Sunday', Euan joins motorists from across the country as they descend on the village of Fintray to take part in a classic hill climb race, and Dougie gets up close and personal to the creatures some folk love to hate - bats.
Dougie goes underwater with wildlife photographer Doug Allan to explore the wild west coast, Sarah joins a horse lover taking her time to travel to the Royal Highland Show, Euan meets the best-protected hen harriers in Scotland, and we follow a young GP on her rounds in her Highland practice. Can Nick and Dougie tempt the people of Aberdeen with some tasty venison?
Scotland's countryside magazine. Landward comes live from the Royal Highland Show. The event is the highlight of the rural calendar, from the finest livestock in the land, to the prettiest ponies and the tastiest produce. The best of rural Scotland is on show and all the team are there.
In the second of two special programmes, Landward comes live from the Royal Highland Show! The event is the highlight of the rural calendar, from the finest livestock in the land, to the prettiest ponies and the tastiest produce, the best of rural Scotland is on show and all the team will be there force to bring the buzz of the show right to your screen.
Scotland's west coast is one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world - but it's also a place of work.
Dougie Vipond follows the creelers, trawlermen and scallop dredgers who battle to make a living from these stunning waters.
Landward returns for its Autumn series, with the best stories from the Scottish countryside.
In this episode, as the new railway opens up the Borders to more visitors, the team explore the region. Dougie visits the forest and gardens that inspired Sir Walter Scott, Euan witnesses the excitement of hound trailing - fell racing for dogs - and Sarah visits an award-winning beef farm in the middle of calving.
This week Landward is on the go as Dougie takes to the tarmac on a Triumph Bonneville in search of Scotland's best biking road, while Euan lets off steam with some very special trains. Also, Sarah visits a stunning restored walled garden and Dougie finds out why now is a good time to eat Scottish lamb.
Dougie roars down the stunning west coast roads from Sutherland to Wester Ross on a classic motorbike. Sarah follows a herd of Orkney cattle on a ferry journey to market on the mainland. And Euan joins the cast and crew on the set of the remake of Whisky Galore.
Dougie and Sarah explore the islands of Barra, Eriskay, South and North Uist. While Sarah enjoys a spectacular landing at Barra Airport, Dougie meets the hardy sailors sheltering in Lochmaddy's new marina.
Dougie and Nick are back in the food van, persuading the people of Ayr that there's more to beetroot than can be found in a pickle jar. Sarah is visiting the most northerly chocolate producer in the UK, and Dougie takes in the stunning scenery of Sutherland and Wester Ross from the saddle of a Triumph Bonneville.
Dougie meets the chef creating delicious meals from food destined for the bin. Euan investigates the ongoing controversy over genetically modified food. And Sarah visits a young couple trying to make a living as crofters.
Dougie looks at the impact on fishermen of new measures to protect the marine environment. Sarah helps out at a farmers market, and Nick cooks creel-caught langoustine in the Landward street food van.
Scotland's countryside magazine. This week Euan heads into the hills to count Mountain Hare. Dougie investigates why some beef cattle may be losing weight, and Nick cooks up a cheesy feast in the Landward food van.
In a special edition of Landward, the team tackle land reform and hear from those who may be affected. Dougie visits a small community group in Mull, and Euan meets the country's largest landowner, the Duke of Buccleuch.
This week, Dougie visits the anglers fearing for their hobby. Euan counts tens of thousands of geese in Montrose and Sarah joins an all-woman shooting club.
Dougie meets the fossil hunters and their amazing new discovery. Sarah inspects winter crops from the air, and Euan examines what land reform may mean for farm tenants.
Landward prepares for winter as Dougie helps out with some footpath maintenance in the hills of Skye. Sarah joins a mountain rescue training exercise, and Euan helps prepare a ski resort for the new season.
In the final programme of the year, Dougie and the team get together to pick their highlights from a year spent travelling the length and breadth of the Scottish countryside.
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