15 Reasons to Visit BBC Countryfile Live at Castle Howard

August 1, 2019

Countryfile presenters outside Castle Howard We’re excited this Summer that BBC Countryfile Live is in Yorkshire! Hooray! Castle Howard is hosting Countryfile in their beautiful grounds from the 15-18th August 2019.

This is set to be a fantastic and memorable summer family day out for all!Countryfile presenters in a canoe in a fountain

Here are just some of the things that we’re looking forward to seeing and doing as a family of 6 at BBC Countryfile Live:

    Presenters live on stage – Anita, Matt, Ellie, John, Adam, Tom and Charlotte will all be taking to the stage to recall stories and share fascinating facts about one of the BBC’s best-loved TV series – and interview each other!
    National Trust Theatre – Listen to the Countryfile presenters and other well known celebrity presenters discuss current topics such as their love of nature, environmental issues, farming, survival in the outdoors, scenes not screens, countryside travels and how to be an action packed presenter with Blue Peter’s Lindsay Russell. This is something our kids are definitely looking forward to!3 children standing smiling with Lindsey a Blue Peter Presenter
    50 things to do before you’re 11 3/4 – 50 tips from the National Trust for your little adventurers. Get ticking more activities off your little one’s adventure list with some help and tips from the NT.
  1. Wildlife Zone -My littles will love these activities and especially finding out ‘whose poo is whose?!’
  1. The Main Arena – for some mountain biking stunts, falconry, the dog and duck show, terrier racing and more!
  1. Waterside- A chance to go kayaking and try fishing on the stunning lake.
  1. Down at the Farmyard – Spot some rare pigs and prize winning cattle, my youngest ones love a farmyard. Also let your littles climb aboard some farm machinery at Farming in Action.
  1. Equine Arena and Dog Lovers Arena – jam packed demonstrations, shows and competitions. This is a real treat for our animal loving daughter Daisy.
  1. The Le Creuset Kitchen Theatre- hosted by celebrity chefs.
  1. Picture Point – One for wildlife photography and keen Instagrammers.
  1. Finding more out about York food bank.
  1. Time for Change Theatre – How to enjoy an eco-friendly family home.
  1. The Village Green – Sharing with my kids some of the things I used to do at school such as maypole dancing!
  1. Sampling some Yorkshire treats around the event.
  2. Last but not least enjoying the wonderful parkland and grounds of Castle Howard.

Purchase your tickets to BBC Countryfile Live here

Rove bridge over Castle Howard lake

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