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Monty Halls' Island Escape
Marine biologist Monty Halls heads to the isolated Outer Hebrides for another off-the-grid adventure. With his dog, Reuben, for company, he'll spend six months living in a traditional thatched crofter's cottage on the windswept Isle of North Uist. Monty starts with the basics, bringing in pigs and turkeys to fatten up for Christmas, while immersing himself in fishing, peat cutting, highland games and other highlights of island life. To prove he’s not just here for a holiday, Monty takes on the voluntary role of Wildlife Ranger, whose job is to run conservation projects, look after wildlife throughout the islands, and help with communal crofting activities, such as sheep gathering.
Episodes
Ep 1
Monty Halls' Island Escape
Watch December 1, 7:00pm
Ep 2
Monty Halls' Island Escape
Watch December 8, 7:00pm
Ep 3
Monty Halls' Island Escape
Watch December 15, 7:00pm
Ep 4
Monty Halls' Island Escape
Watch December 22, 7:00pm
Ep 5
Monty Halls' Island Escape
Watch December 29, 7:00pm
Ep 6
Monty Halls' Island Escape
Watch January 5, 7:00pm
Monty Halls' Island Escape
Marine biologist and professional diver Monty Halls and his dog Reuben share a restored crofter's cottage on the Hebridean island of North Uist. In this series, he takes on the role of a volunteer wildlife ranger. (1 of 6)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri Dec 1, 7:00pm
Monty Halls' Island Escape
Monty Halls keeps busy leading nature treks along stunning white sand beaches, exploring tourist trails into the hills, and setting up nature paths. He also takes a two-day boat trip to the islands known as the "edge of the world", St Kilda. (2 of 6)
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Fri Dec 8, 7:00pm
Monty Halls' Island Escape
On a remote Outer Hebrides island, Monty begins to restore walking trails that have been abandoned for years, but needs to raise funds to pay for marker posts and trail guides. (3 of 6)
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Fri Dec 15, 7:00pm
Monty Halls' Island Escape
On the island of Barra, Monty helps establish a new walking trail. Back at home, he helps organize a training course for volunteer whale watchers. (4 of 6)
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Fri Dec 22, 7:00pm
Monty Halls' Island Escape
Monty investigates the Bonnie Prince Charlie route on horseback for his trail guidebook. He then heads south to Vatersay to help with an anti-erosion project. (5 of 6)
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Fri Dec 29, 7:00pm
Monty Halls' Island Escape
With all the research for walking trails and interpretation boards done, Monty recruits a graphic designer to help get his guidebook published. (6 of 6)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri Jan 5, 7:00pm