Build A New Life In The Country

Series 5

Series 5, Episode 9 - Shropshire

4.0 31 x
Charlie advises Mark and Patsy as they attempt to build their dream home in Ludlow, Shropshire. Will the stress of building a house on a tiny budget push their relationship over the edge?

Series 5, Episode 8 - Buckinghamshire

4.0 6 x
Rebecca and Jim plan to create their dream Georgian-style house in a Buckinghamshire village. The project is a labour of love for Rebecca, who has scoured Europe for reclaimed materials to put in her home. However, when the couple take over the work themselves, the build slows down. Will they meet their deadline or will th...

Series 5, Episode 7 - Canterbury

3.0 7 x
Alex and Mia Kennedy abandon their hectic city life in favour of an idyllic existence in historic Canterbury. The pair have bought a 500-year-old medieval house on the river and plan to turn it into a comfortable family home, but the renovation comes with a range of unique challenges.

Series 5, Episode 6 - South Wales

3.0 27 x
Hugh and Jude leave leafy Surrey for a sustainable future in a remote corner of Wales. With the couple hoping to host their daughter's wedding just six months after the project begins, the heat is on to finish the complex build in time.

Series 5, Episode 5 - Barbados

4.0 6 x
Charlie meets a couple who have uprooted their three young daughters to start a new life in beautiful Barbados. Dawn and Marcus plan to build a large, open-plan home with guest apartments for rent. But they face an array of challenges, from hurricanes and labour difficulties to the demands of a foreign environment.

Series 5, Episode 4 - Burgundy

3.0 10 x
Charlie meets an Essex family who hope to renovate a barge and relocate to the canals of Burgundy, France. David is a former professional photographer who plans to run holiday cruises on the finished boat. But the complicated renovation costs time and money, before the family faces the upheaval of moving to France and navi...

Series 5, Episode 3 - France Languedoc

3.0 8 x
Charlie meets a couple who have moved with their four young children from Oxfordshire to France to begin a new, idyllic life. Keith and Antoinette dream of converting a chateau-style mansion into a family home and B&B. However, increasing financial demands threaten to derail the project.

Series 5, Episode 2 - Eastbourne Lighthouse

4.0 2 x
David and Barbara attempt to renovate one of the country's oldest lighthouses and turn it into a luxury B&B. The Belle Tout lighthouse dates from the 19th century and is perched on the edge of Beachy Head cliffs in East Sussex. However, mounting costs and legal wrangles with the council soon put this ambitious project in j...

Series 5, Episode 1 - Nottinghamshire

4.0 4 x
Lisa and Michael attempt to convert a 400-year-old barn into an eco-friendly family home. The project begins well, but progress is slow thanks to problems with planning permission, bad weather, illness and damp. Will the couple manage to complete the build before another winter arrives?
Series 4

Series 4, Episode 7 - Rutland

4.0 1 x
Scott and Rachel hope to turn a neglected Georgian rectory into their dream family home in just three months. But with such a tight schedule, is the project in danger of becoming a speedy makeover, rather than the sensitive restoration they desire?