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Ten Things You Maybe Didn’t Know About BBC Countryfile Live

Tuesday 01 August 2017 @ 14:11

This famous show takes place on 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th August 2017. It will be a four-day extravaganza of rural-related activities, animal displays, food, drink, stalls, shopping and of course, glamping!

Here’s ten things you perhaps didn’t know about BBC Countryfile Live :

  1. If you’re using your SatNav, punch in postcode OX20 1PS to get to the venue.
  2. Yes, you can bring the dog! Many shows don’t allow you to bring your four-legged friend. Keep your pooch on a lead and please clean up after them.
  3. The show takes place in the grassy grounds of Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, one of Britain’s most famous Prime Ministers.
  4. Blenheim Palace is also a World Heritage Site.
  5. Wigwam® Holidays will be appearing at the show for the very first time on stand C64.
  6. While none of us can control the weather, best dress for the occasion if the heaven’s open!
  7. Car parks open at 7.30pm, with gates opening at 9.30am.
  8. The first episode of the BBC programme Countryfile was broadcast on 24th July 1988.
  9. When the programme was first shown, it lasted just 30 minutes – today, there is an hour’s worth of rural and agricultural coverage. Wigwam® Holidays has been mentioned several times over the years!
  10. In 2009, Countryfile moved from its lunchtime slot to an early Sunday evening slot, perfect viewing as the weekend draws to a close.

If you are planning on attending the show, then make sure you’re prepared, and come and see a top-of-the-range Running Water Deluxe cabin for a glimpse of glamping at its best!

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