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Sean's just batty about Wester Ross as TV show takes him on scenic route

By Hector MacKenzie

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Sean Batty with lamb
Sean Batty with lamb

A WELL-kent face from television has been getting out and about in Ross-shire for a show being screened tonight.

In Sean's Scotland, STV’s Sean Batty embarks on a scenic journey across the country.

In tonight's episode, airing on Monday, June 10 at 8pm, Sean visits the majestic mountains and stunning coastline of Wester Ross.

During the episode, his journey takes him to Ben Shieldaig, which has been bought from a private landowner to protect for future generations. There he meets with George Anderson from Woodland Trust Scotland.

He then visits Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve to find out about the conservation work taking place.

Sean Batty in Wester Ross
Sean Batty in Wester Ross

In Kinlochewe, Sean joins Maree MacKenzie and her partner Donald during lambing season on their farm on the shores of Loch Maree.

Later he learns about the challenges facing Wester Ross’s marine life and joins a field trip to find out more about the management, development and conservation of the local population of wild trout who live in the rivers and lochs in the region.

Sean also meets the Ullapool Sea Savers, a group of school children who are working together to raise awareness about threats to marine life.

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