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Community Transport Video
Presenters Richard Hammond and Chris Packham discuss reliance on cars in rural areas. One alternative is community transport such as minibuses or shared scooters.
Travel To The Outer Hebrides Video
Tess takes a ferry to visit the Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides. It goes from Uig to the main village on the island, Tarbert. Whilst on board, she asks the captain what Harris is like.
Volcanic Scotland Video
An explanation is given of the volcanic activity that formed the landscape of East Lothian. The extinct volcanoes of Scotland are compared to the active volcanoes elsewhere in the world.
Welcome To The Farm Interactive
There are lots of different kinds of farms in the UK but they all do one thing: produce our food. There are animals on this farm like cows and sheep, and all sorts of crops are grown here too, such as corn and wheat. Discover with the farmer how it’s all done. A farm vet and a gamekeeper work here as well, so why not find out about their interesting jobs while you’re visiting?
Welcome To The Village Interactive
Villages are a very important part of the British countryside. Among the houses, cottages, gardens, church and village hall you’ll find two people who work here. First there’s the shopkeeper, whose shop is not just a place where you buy things, but also where you meet people and exchange news. Then there’s a thatcher, making amazing roofs out of plants! Why not meet these two and find out about their work and lives?
Welcome To The Woodland Interactive
A forest isn’t just full of trees. There is an amazing range of wildlife in this woodland, as well as things for visitors to do such as mountain biking and birdwatching. So come and explore it now – along the way you’ll meet the forester who’s in charge and there’s a beekeeper too. Watch the videos and find out about some of the fascinating things they do.