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Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Rob's year in Strawberry Cottage Wood is nearly at an end. He gets a final assessment from the conservation expert and throws a party for those who have helped him during the year. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Spring arrives, new life emerges and Rob Penn can shape the future of his forest. A visit to a secret woodland gives him a glimpse of how tomorrow's trees might look. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Woodsman Rob Penn brings an abandoned woodland back to life. Rob introduces pigs to clear bracken and brambles. Felling a dead tree almost throws the whole project into jeopardy. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Rob Penn visits one of Britain's largest clear-felling conifer plantations before making an ambitious attempt to fell one of the largest trees in Strawberry Cottage Wood. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

As summer arrives, the pressure is on Rob Penn to turn labour into profit in his woodland. He dips his toes into the beanpole industry before learning how to make charcoal. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Rob Penn brings an abandoned woodland back to life. In freezing weather he learns the ancient practice of coppicing and brings in the local woodland group to clear hazel trees. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rob Penn
Presenter:
Rob Penn
Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson
Producer:
Will Lorimer
Producer:
Will Lorimer
Director:
Will Lorimer
Director:
Will Lorimer

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Author Rob Penn travels around the world collecting hand-built parts for his dream bicycle and charts the social history of one of mankind's greatest inventions.