Sir Giles is relucatant to give Lady Maud any children and this triggers a manic chain of events and consequences.
Mr Dundridge is sent to Worford by the Ministry after the riot at the planning enquiry, but Lady Maud and Sir Giles have different plans for the motorway route.
Dundridge awakens after a night at the golf club to find himself in a car, in a lonely country road, clad only in his underwear.
Dundridge is determined that the motorway development will go through Clene Gorge. Lady Maud is just as determined that it won't and plans a strategy with Blott's help.
The tranquility of Cleene Gorge is disturbed when the bulldozers arrive and dynamiting begins.
Final episode in the series. Sir Giles is mauled by a lion, Dundridge is put into prison and Lady Maud and Blott form an even closer bond.