Inside The National Trust

Episode Guide

Series 1 Episode Guide

Series 1 · Episode 3

Michael Buerk takes on the role of birth partner for a ewe in Wimpole Hall, which is dedicated to the survival of rare breeds. He finds out whether a rare artefact once graced by royalty at the Victorian mansion Cragside can be rescued.

Series 1 · Episode 4

Michael Buerk gets his hands on a rare first edition of Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book at Wimpole Hall, before he helps to restore some of the property's precious 8,000 books.

Series 1 · Episode 5

Michael Buerk tries his hand at 18th-century ice-cream making in a private tutorial, learns the 2,000-year-old skill of scything, and visits the Lake District to go deer tracking.

Series 1 · Episode 6

Michael Buerk might have to take cover in the Farne Islands as he's dive bombed by nesting Arctic Terns who take no prisoners. At Wordsworth House everything and everyone are dedicated to creating 18th century life.

Series 1 · Episode 7

The Strickland boys clear out their garage and sell some of Sizergh Castle's unwanted objects in an aristocratic car boot sale, but run the risk of mistakenly selling some of their mother's precious possessions.

Series 1 · Episode 8

Wimpole's flock of sheep are sheared by a crack squad from New Zealand, who have to deal with an unruly ram. Meanwhile, there is an extraordinary revelation on the Farne Islands.

Series 1 · Episode 9

Michael Buerk visits the Farne Islands where he helps with the puffin count. He also finds out about male beauty regimens of Georgian gentlemen, which often included using toxic products.