In this edition of Countryfile Summer Diaries, the fourth of five, Margherita heads to one of Britain’s smallest islands, St Michael’s Mount, to find out what rising seas and coastal erosion could mean for some of the UK’s favourite summer holiday destinations and the people living there.
Keeley (pictured above) discovers why Scottish seas are a treasure trove for snorkelers and divers, as she delves beneath the waves of a new 100-mile snorkelling trail on the west coast which has some of the clearest and most wildlife-filled waters in Britain.
Roy Taylor discovers how a landscape laid waste by coal mining has become a wonderful wildlife sanctuary. The team will be giving viewers a guide to some of the incredible assortment of weird and wonderful creatures of the sea they’ve been lucky enough to come across over the years on Countryfile.
And Paul learns all you need to know about adopting a brood of feathered friends.
Countryfile Summer Diaries Episode 4 (of 5) airs on Thursday 31 August 2017 from 9.15am-10.00am on BBC One.