Escape To The Country

Time Schedule

Mon 21:00 | Tue 09:00 | Wed 13:00 | Thu 17:00 | Sat 14:00 & 21:00 | Sun 09:30 & 18:00


Escape to the Country returns with a new series to find the perfect home for families who are seeking to get away from city living. Each episode features one couple or family who are looking to make the escape and relocate to the country.

Join the presenters on their quest to find a home that fits the bill, whilst exploring the beautiful and unique surroundings of each location. This series invites the viewer to explore what the countryside has to offer, taking them to hidden away nature reserves, captivating historical buildings and introducing them to the local wildlife.


19 – 25 Feb: Episode 13 – Hamshire

Denise Nurse is house-hunting with a retired coupe who after almost 3 decades of dreaming are finally ready to find the slice of rural Hampshire they’ve always craved. With a flexible budget starting at £500,000, they want a character property with a garage and a library. A decent sized garden in which to grow vegetables is a must too.

Episode 14 – South Devon

Alistair Appleton is in Devon with a couple who are looking for a light and airy 3 bedroom house with a large kitchen/diner, an annexe, a garage and a low maintenance garden. They want to be close to the sea too – but can all this be achieved on their £500,000 budget in pricey Devon?

Episode 15 – Staffordshire

In today’s show Denise Nurse is helping a couple relocate from Kuwait to Staffordshire. They will be leaving a palatial house behind so will we succeed in finding them their rural idyll? With a top budget of £400,000 pounds they’re after a large kitchen-diner and a small, low maintenance garden.

Episode 16 – Peak District

With a budget of £700,000, Nicki Chapman is helping a couple from Manchester find their very first home together in the Peak District. They’re after a detached period home with 3 to 4 bedrooms. They love entertaining so a good sized kitchen and a separate dining room are musts too. The icing on the cake would be a garden big enough to grow vegetables.

Episode 17 – Cornwall

Aled Jones is helping a couple, with their family of 14 dogs and cats go in search of rural isolation. After decades of urban living they are ready to embrace Cornwall with a generous budget of £500,000 in their pocket. For our two animal lovers, it’s all about location. The more remote the better!  Their dream is to become self-sufficient so the more land we can find them, the better!

Episode 18 – Suffolk

Denise Nurse is helping a couple keen on long walks in Constable county, find their ideal home is Suffolk. With a budget of £450,000, they are looking for a large kitchen diner, a studio, a study and a south west facing garden.

Episode 19 – Suffolk

Denise Nurse is helping a couple find a detached period home with plenty of character in Suffolk.  With a budget of £450,000, today’s buyers are seeking 3 bedrooms, a study and a small garden. Their ultimate dream is having a kitchen large enough to accommodate some serious cake baking

Episode 20 – Shropshire

Jules Hudson is helping a couple desperate to retire to South Shropshire find their rural idyll. After 30 years in suburbia they’ve decided it’s time to seek a more rustic and laid-back life. They have £400,000 to spend and are after 3 to 4 spacious bedrooms, a decent sized kitchen and a large sitting room.  Half an acre of land in which to keep pigs is also key