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Wilderness Walks with Ray Mears – Episode 2 – ‘Thames Path’

Wilderness Walks with Ray Mears on ITV

For those of you who have been searching for the second instalment of Ray’s latest series, fear not; episode 2 of Wilderness Walks with Ray Mears will be aired at 7:30 PM on Tuesday 14th October, on ITV1. For viewers in Wales, episode 2 will be aired at 11:10 PM on Wednesday 15th October.

In episode two, Ray visits the Thames Path National Trail, travelling by canoe along the mighty River Thames from Oxfordshire to London. Along the way, Ray spots kingfishers and water voles, reveals an unusual use for the horse chestnuts he finds lining the river bank, and camps in one of the world’s most precious and exclusive woodlands.

New Series: Wilderness Walks with Ray Mears on ITV

Wilderness Walks with Ray Mears on ITV

“I have explored some of the wildest places on earth – but my favourite is still Britain.”

Ray returns to our screens this September with a brand new series on ITV. Starting on Tuesday 9th September, Wilderness Walks with Ray Mears aims to take viewers on a trail of discovery through some of Britain’s most spectacular and diverse landscapes.

The series begins with Ray returning to one of his favourite places in Britain – Dartmoor. Ray travels across granite peaks and through mysterious oak forests, searching for the country’s largest ground beetle and the elusive wood warbler. He also visits High Willhays, the highest point in the area’s National Park.

Each episode cuts a path through a different landscape, with Ray travelling from dawn till dusk to explore each unique habitat and the incredible wildlife that exists there. Along the way we encounter rivers, dense forests and mountains peaks, as Ray goes in search of some of the UK’s greatest natural treasures.

Episode one will be shown at 7:30 PM on Tuesday 9th September 2014 on ITV.