Escape to the Country

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  • TV-G
  • 2012
  • 22 Seasons
  • 7.3  (803)

In this real estate-buying series, prospective property owners look for a new place to live. The hook of this series is that it features British urban-dwellers who are looking for their dream homes in the countryside. The series debuted on the BBC in 2017.

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Lewis & Harris
55. Lewis & Harris
January 1, 1970
Alistair Appleton is in Hebridean heaven on Lewis and Harris, helping a couple with a £400k budget to relocate to this beautiful, rugged Scottish island.
East Devon
54. East Devon
June 7, 2022
Jonnie Irwin helps today's rural relocators to start a new life by finding them a new home in Devon. He also visits the picturesque fishing village of Beer.
Somerset and Dorset
53. Somerset and Dorset
June 6, 2022
Briony May Williams joins a buyer from London to tour properties in rural Somerset and Dorset. Briony also learns about the health benefits of fermented foods such as kimchi.
52. Bedfordshire
May 31, 2022
Steve Brown shows a couple around Bedfordshire and visits Biggleswade to find out about an easily accessible off-road, multi-user path around the town.
51. Somerset
May 30, 2022
Alistair Appleton helps an industrious young couple from Hertfordshire who are eager to make a rural move to Somerset. Alistair also finds out about vegan cheese.
50. Worcestershire
May 24, 2022
Chris Bavin is on hand to make the rural English dream a reality by presenting some beautiful properties to a couple returning to the UK after 20 years living abroad in Canada.
49. Kent
May 23, 2022
Steve Brown faces a double challenge in his home county of Kent as he helps two sisters from London to buy a house each, albeit with different budgets and requirements.
48. Derbyshire
May 17, 2022
Sonali Shah meets a buyer who has already relocated from Luton to a rental in Derbyshire. Now he needs to find his very own property in the countryside.
47. Berkshire
May 16, 2022
Wanting to swap their home in London for a new one in the Berkshire countryside, today's couple have a whopping £1 million budget, and Alistair Appleton is here to help them spend it.
Shropshire and Herefordshire
46. Shropshire and Herefordshire
May 10, 2022
A couple are leaving Spain for good and want to settle in the countryside of either Shropshire or Herefordshire. Steve Brown accepts the challenge to find them their new home.
North Yorkshire
45. North Yorkshire
May 9, 2022
North Yorkshire beckons to an Essex couple who need Jonnie Irwin's help to find a home in this beautiful region.
Lancashire and Cumbria Borders
43. Lancashire and Cumbria Borders
April 19, 2022
Briony May Williams helps a couple look for a new home in the countryside of Cumbria or Lancashire. She also visits one of the finest restaurants in the country.
42. Gloucestershire
April 12, 2022
A creative couple from London want to leave city life behind in search of new adventures in Gloucestershire, and Chris Bavin is on hand to guide them.
The Gower
41. The Gower
April 11, 2022
The sun shines all week long as Alistair Appleton helps a couple to move one step closer to their dream of a new life on the gorgeous Gower Peninsula in Wales.
40. Cambridgeshire
April 5, 2022
Returning home after seven years in Switzerland, today's couple are expecting a baby and have called on Margherita Taylor to help them find a family home in Cambridgeshire.
39. Dorset
April 4, 2022
Sonali Shah meets a couple who want to move to Dorset, just one county away from their current home.
Welsh Borders
38. Welsh Borders
March 29, 2022
In the Welsh Borders, Jules Hudson is the local with the lowdown, helping a retired colonel and his wife with their property shopping requirements.
37. Kent
March 28, 2022
Nicki Chapman shows a family from London around Kent before taking a trip down memory lane at her mum's beach hut in Herne Bay.
36. Shropshire
March 22, 2022
Chris Bavin and today's couple marvel at Shropshire's stunning countryside in between checking out some tempting homes from the county's property market.
34. Buckinghamshire
March 16, 2022
Leafy Buckinghamshire is Sonali Shah's destination today, where she's helping a London couple search for their dream countryside home.
The Lothians
33. The Lothians
March 15, 2022
Jules Hudson shows a property buyer from Edinburgh around the Lothians. Jules also tours a meticulously restored 16th-century tower.
The Cotswolds
32. The Cotswolds
January 1, 1970
Alistair Appleton shows off the Cotswolds in all its glory to a couple from Edinburgh who have a budget of over £1 million to spend on their dream home.
West Yorkshire
31. West Yorkshire
March 7, 2022
With their current townhouse bursting at the seams, today's couple - along with their five children and two dogs - need Ginny Buckley's help to find a large rural property.
30. Suffolk
March 1, 2022
Steve Brown visits Suffolk with a couple from London who want to start a new life in the country. Steve also visits a sustainable farm.
28. Devon
February 22, 2022
A dog-friendly garden is a top priority today for Nicki Chapman's buyer in Devon. Nicki also visits a charity that gives city children a chance to experience life on a farm.
Shropshire 2
25. Shropshire 2
September 3, 2015
Jonnie Irwin is helping a house-hunting couple who met while travelling the world as airline cabin crew. While in the county, Jonnie helps bring in a crop which gives beer its bitter flavor.
Cornwall 3
24. Cornwall 3
August 13, 2015
Jonnie Irwin is helping a couple of property hunters who believe they were born to live in the country. Away from the house-hunt, Jonnie is tempted by a career change as he experiences life on the Helford River.
North Wales 2
23. North Wales 2
August 10, 2015
Jules Hudson is in North Wales helping a couple to find their first home together. Jules gets to experience the dramatic local landscape first-hand as he tries white-water rafting.
Episode 22
22. Episode 22
February 1, 2022
A move to Norfolk or Suffolk has been a long time in the making for a couple from Middlesex, and Jules Hudson is just the man to help make their dream come true for their £400k budget.
Episode 21
21. Episode 21
January 31, 2022
A young couple from London have £325,000 to spend on a new rural home, and it's Sonali Shah who is leading the search in the Monmouthshire countryside.
North Dorset
20. North Dorset
May 11, 2015
Jules Hudson is helping a couple of retirees find a cozy and characterful property in the Dorset countryside. While in the county, Jules learns the country art of thatching.
19. Lincolnshire
January 24, 2022
A desire to move closer to family and the need for a new single-storey home have led today's buyers to make the move from Birmingham to the Lincolnshire countryside.
North Yorkshire 3
18. North Yorkshire 3
May 4, 2015
Jules Hudson is helping a couple to find their first home together with business potential in rural Yorkshire. While in the county, Jules learns about the art of ploughing from a six nations champion.
Cornwall 2
17. Cornwall 2
April 15, 2015
Alistair Appleton is helping a London couple find a new home with holiday let potential in the Cornish countryside. While in the county, Alistair gets a taste of the sea.
Hertfordshire 2
16. Hertfordshire 2
April 14, 2015
Jules Hudson is house hunting with a newly-wed couple that plan to escape London life for the more rural surrounds of Hertfordshire. While in the county, Jules visits a conservation project which aims to protect the UK butterfly population.
15. Oxfordshire
December 6, 2021
Nicki Chapman helps a globetrotting couple find a home in Oxfordshire.
14. Pembrokeshire
November 30, 2021
Alistair Appleton shows today's buyer around Pembrokeshire and tests the therapeutic benefits of a dip in the cold sea.
13. Cambridgeshire
February 24, 2015
Jonnie Irwin is helping a couple of music lovers who are planning a rural relocation. They are looking to ditch their urban lifestyles to live in harmony in the Cambridgeshire countryside. Whilst there, Jonnie pays a visit to one of the largest bronze age sites in Britain.
Perth & Kinross
12. Perth & Kinross
November 23, 2021
Jules Hudson unearths some unusual property choices in Perth and Kinross.
North Yorkshire 2
11. North Yorkshire 2
February 19, 2015
Jules Hudson is helping a mother and daughter team escape from suburban Surrey to begin a new life in rural North Yorkshire. Away from the house-hunt, Jules visits Richmond Castle and discover its wartime secrets.
North Yorkshire
10. North Yorkshire
November 16, 2021
A huge kitchen is a big priority for Steve Brown's couple today as they take in the sights and sounds of the exceptional North Yorkshire countryside.
Dorset 2
9. Dorset 2
February 2, 2015
Alistair Appleton is in the county of Dorset with a couple who have a very generous budget of 1.2 million to spend on a rural home. Alistair also visits the RNLI training center, and finds himself treading water.
8. Shropshire
November 1, 2021
A first-time buyer has decided to leave the outskirts of Birmingham for a new home in Shropshire countryside. Nicki Chapman shows her what the stunning county has to offer.
West Wales
7. West Wales
January 22, 2015
Jonnie Irwin is in Wales property shopping with a couple looking for a home and business in the Carmarthenshire countryside. Away from the house hunt, Jonnie visits a community run business making the country's national instrument.
Scottish Highlands
6. Scottish Highlands
January 6, 2015
Today, Jules Hudson is property shopping with a couple of nature lovers who yearn for great views and open spaces, and they're willing to move 500 miles to the Scottish Highlands to find them. With a budget of 325,000 can Jules find them their dream home? Away from the house hunt, Jules samples a Scottish brew of a rather different kind.
5. Suffolk
October 11, 2021
Jules Hudson helps a buyer from Tewkesbury to find a new home in the Suffolk countryside.
4. Wiltshire
October 5, 2021
With their entire belongings in two rucksacks, today's couple have spent the last six years travelling the globe. Now they are looking for a base in rural Wiltshire.
3. Northamptonshire
October 4, 2021
A couple who have recently returned from Bermuda look for a new country home.
Argyll and Bute
2. Argyll and Bute
September 28, 2021
A couple from the Surrey town of Epsom enjoy the spectacular landscape in Argyll and Bute as Nicki Chapman provides them with some expert property advice.
1. Derbyshire
September 27, 2021
A London couple are swapping the sound of the Bow bells for cow bells as they search for a dream home in the Derbyshire countryside.

In this real estate-buying series, prospective property owners look for a new place to live. The hook of this series is that it features British urban-dwellers who are looking for their dream homes in the countryside. The series debuted on the BBC in 2017. Escape to the Country is a series that is currently running and has 22 seasons (140 episodes). The series first aired on April 18, 2012.

Where to Watch Escape to the Country

Escape to the Country is available for streaming on the BritBox website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Escape to the Country on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon Prime and The Roku Channel Free.

  • Premiere Date
    April 18, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (803)