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Landward heads to Rhynie


By David Porter

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Landward, the BBC Scotland magazine show which celebrates everything to do with the Scottish outdoors from farming to environmental stories including heritage and social history returned to our screens last week and in the second episode looks at the landscape of the country.

Dougie Vipond heads to Rhynie to speak to Dr Gordon Noble.
Dougie Vipond heads to Rhynie to speak to Dr Gordon Noble.

Dougie Vipond is at a spectacular hill fort at Rhynie where a team of archaeologists have recently made an incredible discovery that completely rewrites the history of Scotland's landscape.

Anne Lundon
Anne Lundon

Meanwhile, Anne Ludon heads north to find out why the Flow Country blanket bog is bidding for global recognition as a World Heritage site.

She also meets one of Scotland’s leading photographers, Shahbaz Majeed, in the village of Glencoe.

Euan McIlwraith is out west discovering the story of the Scottish cattle rancher, while Arlene Stuart is in Catterline marking the centenary of the birth of Joan Eardley, one of Scotland's best-loved landscape artists.

The episode airs on Thursday, April 22 on BBC Scotland at 8.30pm. Friday 23 at 7.35pm on BBC One Scotland and on BBC 2 on Sunday at 8.30am.


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