Escape To River Cottage

Escape To River Cottage catch up

March 2022

S1 Ep5

Expired 3.0 44 x
Hugh puts the River running past his cottage to good use. It's Eel migration season and Hugh meets up with local basket maker Malcolm Seal, to try his hand at creating an eel trap.

S1 Ep6

Expired 3.0 2 x
It's six months since Hugh arrived at River Cottage. His pigs are now ready for slaughter and Hugh intends to have a pork party to pay his new neighbours back for their friendship and invaluable help.
February 2022

S1 Ep3

Expired 4.0 15 x
It is summer at River Cottage. The livestock and vegetables are thriving and Michael Michaud comes over to check Hugh's vegetable garden's progress, and also admire his promised ham. He is especially pleased with Hugh's exotic tomatillo and the two enjoy a sunny lunch of home-made mayonnaise and vegetable crudités straight...

S1 Ep4

Expired 4.0 7 x
Hugh's garden pest problems are now being rivalled inside the Cottage, with an infestation of mice! Things are getting out of control and Hugh's attempts to curb the creatures are unsuccessful. Desperate measures call for unusual powers of persuasion and Hugh calls in vegan mouse charmers, Sue and Steve Smith, who prefer m...

S1 Ep1

Expired 4.0 30 x
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's dream of escaping the city sprawl and downshifting to rural Dorset is about to be realised. In his 1960s Ford Corsair, Hugh has arrived at River Cottage, and his new life as a small holder, living off the fat of the land, lies before him. But first there has to be some changes.

S1 Ep2

Expired 4.0 10 x
Hugh had thought his downshifting was progressing nicely. But his daily garden check reveals a pesky garden pest - Hugh is not amused. At least the pigs have settled in, although they keep Hugh on his toes with their occasional bids for freedom.