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

Sean Fletcher and Charlotte Smith catch up with mother-and-son farming duo Andrea and Hector Meanwell, and John Craven reveals the winner of this year's photographic competition.

People sat in woodland

One of the BBC’s most popular programmes, Countryfile airs weekly on BBC One and reports on rural, agricultural and environmental issues in the UK.


Launched in 1988, Countryfile replaced the long-running show Farming with the aim of covering a broader view of the countryside. John Craven is the show’s most long-standing presenter, working on the programme for more than 30 years after joining the show the following year.

Regular presenters also include Matt Baker, Anita Rani, Ellie Harrison, Tom Heap, Adam Henson. Plus, Joe Crowley, Helen Skelton, Charlotte Smith and Steve Brown also appear on the show.

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 Countryfile presenters tonight?

Sean Fletcher, Charlotte Smith, Adam Henson and John Craven are the main presenters this week on Countryfile.

What is on BBC Countryfile this week?

Sean Fletcher and Charlotte Smith catch up with mother-and-son farming duo Andrea and Hector Meanwell in Cumbria. Countryfile has been following them throughout the year, and they have some big challenges ahead – not least the results of TB tests. Will Hector’s cattle be clear?

Get ready to ramble as we meet 14-year-old Alfie, who is determined to live life to the full, no matter what. Adam meets the third and final contender in our Young Countryside Champion Awards, and John has a big surprise for an unsuspecting photographer when the winner of this year’s Countryfile Photographic Competition is revealed.

In an exclusive Countryfile investigation, Charlotte uncovers fears that the UK’s farm labour shortage has left the foreign workers who bring in our harvest at greater risk of exploitation than ever before.

What time is Countryfile on?

This week’s BBC Countryfile is on BBC One at 19.00, Sunday o3 October 2021.

Catch up with BBC Countryfile on iPlayer

How far in advance is Countryfile filmed?

Countryfile is filmed one to two weeks in advance.


Main image credit/BBC Countryfile Calendar 2020 judges: Simon King, John Craven and Cerys Matthews. ©BBC Images.