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 sets out 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.

21-27 Sept: Episode 14


Aled Jones is helping a newly married couple find a substantial property with acreage, in the ever popular rural commutable belt of Sussex. But will they go for a typical Sussex tile hung period house or for a sprawling thatched party pad complete with sunken Jacuzzi room and swimming pool?

Episode 15


Nicki Chapman is in Nottinghamshire house hunting with a couple who are seeking their 14th and final home. With a £350,000 budget, our house buyers find it hard to agree on the style of rural property they want. And Nicki takes lessons from a master bowyer in Sherwood Forrest

Episode 16


Alistair Appleton helps a couple swap city life for some Cotswolds charm. But our buyers have very different tastes in property so one of them will have to compromise. We also visit Gloucestershire Cathedral to find out more about the life of a chorister

Episode 17


Jules Hudson is in Devon helping a couple leave the Surrey suburbs for pastures new after 20 years. They are spoilt for choice with both an 18th Century farmhouse and a former Coaching house on offer. And Jules discovers the meaning behind the expression ‘keeping your nose to the grindstone’.

Episode 18

The Chilterns

Aled Jones is in the pricey Chilterns looking for a country pad for a young professional couple. But the cost of property proves to be a quite a shock when they find out how far their money goes.

Episode 19


Alistair Appleton is in Cumbria helping retirees, Pat and Lynn, exchange the suburbs for a glorious country life.

Episode 20


Jules Hudson is in Powys helping a family of four find a complete lifestyle change. They’re after a new country home with a potential business income allowing Mum, Rachel to work from home.