Where is Countryfile visiting this week and what time is it on BBC1?

Countryfile visits the Mendips this week on the show. Find out what else is coming up on the show in our weekly TV guide.

Cheddar Gorge, Mendips, Getty

Here is our weekly TV guide to Countryfile, including what’s coming up on the show and what time it airs on BBC one.


Who are the presenters tonight?

Ellie Harrison, Tom Heap and Adam Henson are the main presenters this week on Countryfile.

What is on BBC Countryfile this week?

Ellie Harrison and Tom Heap are in the Mendips looking at how this stunning but fragile area is being protected from the invasion of visitors. Ellie scales Cheddar Gorge and discovers the damage cars are wreaking on narrow, winding roads. She also learns how white-clawed freshwater crayfish are being saved from voracious invaders.

Tom finds out how the countryside can help transform lives and investigates if the government’s new green subsidy scheme can really deliver for farmers and the environment. Meanwhile, Adam meets one of his heroes, international rugby ref turned farmer Nigel Owens, who is facing his herd’s first TB test.

What time is Countryfile on?

This week BBC Countryfile is on BBC One at 18:00, Sunday 17th January 2021

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How far in advance is Countryfile filmed?

Countryfile is filmed one to two weeks in advance.

Countryfile Calendar competition 2021: view the winning photo and how to buy a calendar

Countryfile calendar winner for 2021 Brian Stokoes
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