13th Dec, 2019

Countryfile stars rambling through Worcester for Pudsey

Rob George 6th Oct, 2019

THE STARS of Countryfile will be lacing up their walking boots in the city as the Countryfile Ramble for BBC Children in Need returns.

Matt Baker, Steve Brown, John Craven, Ellie Harrison, Tom Heap, Adam Henson and Anita Rani will head off to various locations across the UK to host rambles for the popular charity.

The presenters will be joined by viewers of the show and inspirational children and young people who have been supported by charities and projects funded by the charity.

Ellie Harrison and Steve Brown will lead a mass ramble through Worcester today (Sunday) where they will take in picturesque views of the River Severn and the historic sights around the city.

The pair will be joined on their ramble by more than 2,000 Countryfile viewers and 16-year-old Aaliyah who, following a diagnosis of Dilated Cardiomyopathy (CDM) – a condition which affects the heart muscle – has been supported by Cardiomyopathy UK.

With the support of BBC Children in Need funding, Aaliyah has been able join a Youth Panel at Cardiomyopathy UK, where she meets with other young people with the same condition, and is able to talk and raise awareness about how this challenging condition affects her life.

Since the Countryfile Ramble began in 2015, more than 4,500 people have joined the presenters on their rambles across the UK, collectively racking up thousands of miles.

Filming will take place today and viewers can see the finished programme: The Countryfile Ramble for BBC Children in Need, on BBC One on Sunday, October 27.

Visit the Ramble Hub at www.bbc.co.uk/Pudsey for more on setting up a ramble in aid of the charity.

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