It’s nearing that time of year when we put on our wellies and head to the beautiful Blenheim Palace for another fantastic Countryfile Live. With so much to do and see, we don’t want you to miss a thing. So here’s our list of the top 10 unmissable things to do at BBC Countryfile Live 2018.
Head to the Dog Lovers Arena
The Dog Lover Arena will show you pooches amazing ability. They’ll be displays of tricks, agility and skill from working dogs, as well as more flamboyant performances. And if you think your pooch has got the X-factor, Scruffts have chosen BBC Countryfile Live to host one of their heats for the crossbreed competition! Find out more here.
Splash about on the Waterside
If you want to do something a little more active at BBC Countryfile Live, why not go fishing, paddle-boarding, canoeing or kayaking on the River Glyme. It’ll hook you in.
Grab some grub
From prosecco to pulled pork, cheese and cider to meats and chocolate, there’s something delicious to satisfy everyone!
Visit the Famous Five Garden
Inspired by Enid Blyton’s books, along with her love of reading, writing and gardening, BBC Countryfile Live have created The Famous Five Garden; come and listen to a Famous Five story reading.
See awesome live music at the BBC Countryfile Live Summer Party
Don’t miss the all new BBC Countryfile Live Summer Party, from 6-9pm on Saturday 4th August. It’ll be headlined by popular country duo The Shires, with support from Newton Faulkner and Ferris & Sylvester – hosted by Bob Harris. Get your tickets for BBC Countryfile Live Summer Party here.
Stop by the National Trust Theatre
This year the National Trust Theatre will host debates, talks and interviews with farmers, environmentalists, commentators and outdoor enthusiasts. They’ll be looking at the topical ideas of the future of our countryside and the environment.
The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® British Championship
Revving back into BBC Countryfile Live for the third year, audiences will get to see the nation’s leading logger athletes compete to win the 2018 TIMBERSPORTS® British Pro and Rookie Championships. This high-octane treat is one you won’t want to miss out on.
Join the exclusive Riverside Club
If you want to escape the hustle and bustle, get tickets to the Riverside Club – its the ultimate members experience. You’ll get privileged parking, a comfortable base and a concierge, as well as complimentary drinks and snacks – including tea, coffee, wine and prosecco. Get your tickets here.
Jump aboard The Mitsubishi Off-Road Driving Experience
Fancy a spin? Jump aboard a Mitsubishi 4×4 –whilst you sit alongside a skilful and professional driver, they’ll tackle the tough terrain!
Don’t forget to stop by The Central Arena
A cast of incredible creatures are lined up to impress you, with Falconry displays, the Dog and Duck Show and loads more. They’re sure to amaze you in The Central Arena!
If you haven’t already got your tickets for this summer’s best family day out, click here to book yours now.