Jack Hargreaves presents this series of expeditions through the idyllic English countryside, exploring the nature of country life, the importance and variety of rural economies, and age-old country skills such as apple-grafting, sheep-shearing and angling.
Jack Hargreaves, the popular countryman and TV figure, presents 3 episodes of his long-running Tv show, Out of Town.
APPLEBY FAIR / RAMMING TIME.
Once a year on the Wednesday after Derby Day the gypsies meet on Gallows Hill in Appleby and celebrate the animals given to them by nature.
NEW FOREST POINT-TO-POINT / APPLE GRAFTING.
See how point-to-point racing really got it's name. Nobody knows the course until they assemble in the early hours, and you go by your own route as long as you make the finish line.
KINGFISHERS / MODEL CARTS.
When the great flood drowned out the kingfishers' burrows the countryman dug them out and reared them in safety. He had to teach them to fish.