Come and see us at BBC Countryfile Live

National Trust at BBC Countryfile Live 2018, Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire

BBC Countryfile Live in association with the National Trust has now finished for another year. Here's a taster of what we got up to at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire and all-new location Castle Howard in North Yorkshire.

As usual, we were at the heart of the celebrations with fun activities for everyone. Take part in fascinating debates, sample our seasonal produce and get stuck into our 50 things to do before you’re 11 3/4. 

Visit the BBC Countryfile Live website to find out more. Discounted tickets for National Trust members are available - check your spring issue of the National Trust Magazine for details.


Celebrate the countryside

Do you love the countryside? Join us at BBC Countryfile Live to celebrate the experiences it gives us, taste the food it provides and discover the books it inspires. You’ll also hear from farmers, celebrity guests and the Countryfile Live team about how we can work together to protect precious, meadows, rivers and woodlands.

Bring your reusable cup, and help us protect the environment.


Find out what's on at Blenheim Palace
Ray Mears

Join in with debates in the National Trust Theatre 

Coming to Countryfile Live? If you're a fan of the countryside, this is the perfect opportunity to join expert panellists for series of thought-provoking debates on current issues affecting rural Britain. There'll also be talks by a few famous faces, including adventurers and passionate conservationists.

Marcus Bean on the Cookery Theatre stage at Countryfile Live

Enjoy tempting treats in the Cookery Theatre 

Join us as at the Farmyard Cookery Theatre to see live demonstrations from some of the country’s best-loved chefs, and pick up some handy hints to use in your own kitchen.

Take time out with some yoga at Blenheim Palace

Yoga and meditation sessions

Take time out to relax at a yoga or meditation session on Sunday 4 August. Classes in Hatha yoga, chair-based yoga and mindful mediation will take place throughout the day, and you can sign up at the Green House reception desk. No need to bring all the gear just show up wearing something comfortable.

Children den building

Explore the 50 things woodland

For a truly wild adventure, head down to the magical ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ woodland where kids (big and small) can get stuck in to exploring nature. Whether you’re trying your hand at den building, peering under logs on the hunt for bugs or getting closer to the clouds with a spot of tree climbing, our team will be on hand to show you tips and tricks for making the most of the great outdoors.

Find out what's on at Castle Howard
John Craven will be one of the many famous faces at Castle Howard

Join us at Castle Howard 

Join us for the first Countryfile Live at Castle Howard, where we’ll be exploring how we can do more to look after the countryside. We’ll be hearing from nature experts and celebrities and hosting a packed schedule of debates covering all the big topics, including climate change, nature and wellbeing and connecting kids to the natural world. And the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize will recognise the very best writing on the outdoors, nature and travel.

Countryfile Live

Full show information 

For full show information visit the Countryfile Live website.