What's Kate Up To?
Jan, 2019

Kate will be appearing at literary events, giving talks about her new book Thinking on My Feet and doing signings throughout the autumn and winter. She is also appearing live in her An Evening with Kate Humble show at theatres talking about her life working with animals and wildlife, the far flung...read more

Jan, 2019

If you decided to try something new in 2019, follow your secret dream and learn a new skill, eat better food or simply get out and meet new people, there's plenty to do and try at the Humble by Nature farm. A well-laid hedge is not only a thing of...read more

Jan, 2019

Lambing season is one of the most special parts of the farming year. From February until April Tim settles into his routine of through the night checks and quick afternoon naps. The nights are long and sometimes a bit cold and windy but there's nothing that beats the magic of...read more

Dec, 2018

This competition has now finished & the winner has been announced. To celebrate Kate’s birthday and the launch of her new book Thinking on My Feet she’s got together with Land Rover Explore to offer a fantastic prize giveaway! You could win a signed copy of Thinking on My Feet...read more

Nov, 2018

This competition has now taken place and the winner has been drawn. Don't worry if you missed it this time - we'll be announcing another exciting competition soon!   To celebrate the launch of Kate’s new book Thinking on My Feet she’s got together with some of her favourite outdoor...read more

Oct, 2018

Today marks the start of Kate's three years as President of wetland conservation charity, WWT. WWT creates and protects wetlands to help wildlife and people to thrive. Kate’s association with WWT dates back to the early days of Springwatch, when its down-to-earth, friendly approach to conservation struck a chord. She...read more

Oct, 2018

We found Poacher’s Cabin back in 2010 whilst on holiday in the Perigord Vert, a lovely rural, quiet part of France, known for its woodland, lakes and rolling countryside. Back then it was just a fishing hut, but for us its magic was where it was, tucked away in a...read more

Sep, 2018

Kate and Teg are busy discovering more of Wales' hidden treasures as they film the new series of Off the Beaten Track. Off the Beaten Track will be back on screen in spring 2019.

Aug, 2018

Join Kate for a lively and fascinating talk about her life working with animals as well as with wildlife, the far flung places that this has taken her to and the inspiring people she has met on her travels. There’s also a unique chance to go behind the camera as...read more

Jul, 2018

Kate Humble returns to the Royal Welsh Show at Builth Wells to present coverage for BBC One Wales this week. Tune in at 7pm from Monday 23rd - Thursday 26th July on BBC One Wales to find out what's happened over the day at the show. Or watch the highlights...read more

Jul, 2018

Kate Humble is joining up with Ben Fogle and Jean Johansson for another dramatic and heart-warming glimpse into life behind the scenes at Longleat in a new series of Animal Park. Scheduled to be broadcast on BBC One over a three weeks in August, the new ‘Summer Specials’ series will...read more

Jun, 2018

Three families from across the UK ditched the 9-5 in search of a better work-life balance and the experience of a lifetime high in the mountains of Snowdonia, with the help of hill farmer Gareth Wyn Jones and Kate Humble in The Family Farm. In this four-part series, the Morgans...read more

Jun, 2018

Curious Creatures, the quiz show delving into the animal kingdom, is back on BBC2 with Kate Humble as host. Take a walk on the wild side with Kate, team captains Chris Packham and Lucy Cooke and our wildlife experts!

Apr, 2018

Following a successful first series in 2017 Back to the Land returns as a 12-part series to celebrate the county’s most inspirational rural entrepreneurs and their grit and determination to make a living off the land. Presented by Kate Humble, the series will take viewers on a journey across the...read more

Apr, 2018

Join Kate for a lively and fascinating talk about her life working with animals as well as with wildlife, the far flung places that this has taken her to and the inspiring people she has met on her travels. There’s also a unique chance to go behind the camera as...read more

Dec, 2017

Kate Humble and her Welsh sheepdog Teg explore Wales' countryside. They start in Snowdonia with the most northerly farm on mainland Wales and try old-style shepherding before taking the plunge for some wild swimming in a very chilly lake. Kate Humble: Off The Beaten Track will be broadcast on BBC...read more

Nov, 2017

Kate Humble has spent time with communities all over the world, and has been struck by how often the roles of men and women tell us something about how a society works, and how the everyday lives of women in particular reveal its values. In this series she explores three...read more

Jun, 2017

Kate Humble joins friend and fellow presenter Ben Fogle, as they return to Britain’s wildest country house for the Animal Park summer special and catch up with over a thousand exotic creatures that live there. Meet the giraffes, rhinos, lions, monkeys and more that call Longleat home and find out...read more

Jun, 2017

Kate presented a brand new show on BBC2 - Curious Creatures. This entertaining and enlightening show celebrated all facets of the fascinating animal kingdom. It was packed with breath-taking natural history clips, extraordinary animal facts and spirited debate. In each show two competing teams went head-to-head - captained by wildlife...read more

Jun, 2017

Wild Things is a popular family entertainment show hosted by Kate Humble and Jason Byrne on Sky One. The show features teams (pairs of relations or couples) dressing up in oversized animal costumes and undertaking a range of challenges on a gigantic woodland obstacle course! The aim of the game...read more

Jun, 2017

Kate appeared on Springwatch Unsprung with Chris Packham live from the Sherborne Estate in Gloucestershire.

Apr, 2017

Published in paperback, the new cover stars Teg, Kate’s Welsh Sheepdog.

Jan, 2017

Kate Humble and Geetie Singh-Watson took viewers on a journey across the country and through the seasons, to meet inspirational rural entrepreneurs and unveiling some of Britain’s hidden gems synonymous with heritage and beauty.  

Jan, 2017

Taking place high above the Arctic Circle, Fjӓllrӓven Polar is a once in a lifetime dog sled adventure. Travelling 300km across the frozen arctic tundra, participants set off from Signaldalen, Norway and travel all the way to the forests around Jukkasjärvi in Swedish Lapland. www.polar.fjallraven.com  

Apr, 2017

Kate Humble travelled to Yellowstone National Park, following the changes of season in one of the most remarkable places on the planet.

Mar, 2017

Arctic Live was a three-part series exploring the planet’s last undiscovered wilderness. From the edge of the Canadian Arctic, Kate Humble, Simon Reeve and Gordon Buchanan were live on the shores of Hudson Bay discovering what life is really like on top of the world.

Mar, 2017

Published in hardback, this book is Kate's heart warming exploration of the relationship between man and his best friend.

Oct, 2016

Kate Humble and Jason Byrne hosted the second series of hit family entertainment show Wild Things on Sky One.

Sep, 2016

Kate’s story of breeding Welsh Sheepdog puppies from her beloved pet Teg, and finding out more about the once-threatened breed that is now flourishing. 

Aug, 2016

Over 120,000 dogs are given up to rescue centres every year, and choosing the wrong dog for your lifestyle is considered one of the biggest issues in animal welfare in the UK today. Kate, alongside expert dog behaviourist and trainer Louise Glazebrook, revealed how to Choose the Right Puppy for You. 

May, 2016

Kate celebrated Year of the Monkey when she visited China: taking part in one of the most spectacular events on earth and getting to the heart of what it is to be Chinese in the 21st century.  

Nov, 2015

Kate launched her range of natural bath and body products.

Jun, 2015

Kate travelled to Mongolia, Siberia and Nepal, living and travelling with nomadic people, finding out how their traditional way of life has been affected by the pressures of modernization, changing land use and technology.

Mar, 2015

Kate joined up with Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc and the experts at Kew Gardens to rediscover the rich heritage of the vegetable garden.

Oct, 2015

Kate Humble, James May and Ant Anstead went behind the scenes at the MINI plant in Oxford.

Jan, 2015

Kate joined a team of geologists at the Vanuatu archipelago to investigate some of the most active volcanoes in the world.

Jun, 2014

Kate joined up with Simon Reeve to experience the frontline of wildfire-fighting in New South Wales, Australia.

Mar, 2014

Kate put her wellies on again for another series of Lambing Live. This time she headed to Scotland with Adam Henson to test her shepherding skills in the Borders.

Oct, 2013

Kate challenged the residents of one ordinary street to slash the amount of gas and electricity they consume, just by changing the way they live their lives.

Nov, 2013

Kate Humble and Simon King followed the animals living along Zambia's Luangwa River, from the last days of the longest dry season in memory to the arrival of the rains that will change everything.

Sep, 2013

Kate teamed up with Steve Leonard and historian Ruth Goodman to examine the behaviour and intelligence of different breeds of dogs.

Jun, 2013

Kate lived with the semi-nomadic herders of the Wakhan Corridor in northern Afghanistan, Peru's alpaca farmers in the High Andes, and Australia's Out back shepherds. Sharing in the lives of both small-scale, traditional shepherds and technologically and scientifically-driven industrial farmers, Wild Shepherdess explores the past,present and future of global agriculture.

Jun, 2013

Kate was in the air traffic control tower with live cameras for Airport Live from Heathrow. Presented with Dan Snow, Anita Rani and Dallas Campbell, the team had unprecedented access to the world's busiest international airport.

Jun, 2013

Kate joins forces with Helen Czerski to reveal the sun as it has never been seen before. 

Apr, 2013

Kate's frank and funny tale of saving a small part of Britain's farming heritage.

Jul, 2012

Kate and Professor Iain Stewart present a four day journey into our extraordinary and dynamic planet, live from Kilauea on Hawaii, the world’s most active volcano.

Nov, 2010

Kate and Ludo take over a former council farm in Monmouthshire and launch Humble by Nature - a working farm offering rural skills courses run by local experts. 


Lambing Live sees Kate joining the Beavan family on their farm during one of the busiest and most stressful times in the sheep farming year.


After confessing to knowing almost nothing about her family, Kate went on to discover extraordinary tales of honour and courage on both sides of the family.


Kate was joined by Chris Packham on Springwatch and also travelled to Ireland to film her second series of One Man and His Dog.


As well as Springwatch and Autumnwatch, Kate spent much of the year in the Middle East filming the Frankincense Trail.


Kate traveled to the Danakil Depression, a remote part of Ethiopia, to find out how the people and their animals survive in the hottest place on earth


Kate gets to work with her hero, David Attenborough.


Kate finds out about our marine wildlife in a 5,000 mile adventure across the UK's seas and begins to realise that our oceans are slowly changing.


Kate presented the first series of Autumnwatch with Bill Oddie, continuing until she left the series in 2010.


Kate and Ben Fogle went on safari in Namibia, coming face to face with some of Africa's wildest animals


Kate and Ben Fogle travelled to Africa for the first series of Wild in Africa.


Kate presented the first series of Springwatch with Bill Oddie, continuing until she left the series in 2011.


To be followed in 2004 by Amazon Abyss


Kate joined Peter Snow and underwater cameraman Mike de Gruy to present BBC’s The Abyss. She descended 300 meters (1000 ft) underwater in a submarine, in search of the rarely seen six-gilled shark.


A group of hard-nut scientists were plonked in the middle of nowhere all round the world, and given a series of complex scientific tasks to accomplish using only the most basic of materials. This was such a success that the team went on to make a total of six series.


Co-presented with Adam Hart-Davis


Co-presenting with Quentin Willson


Co-presenting with Matthew Kelly


Co-presented with Ray Mears


Kate becomes a regular contributor.


Wanderlust and a curious desire to cross the Sahara desert took Kate and husband Ludo to Mali. They travelled by camel with a group of semi-nomadic Berabiche tribesman to the distant salt mines of Taoudenni, 1,000km north of Timbuktu.


Kate presented the first series of Animal Park from Longleat House in Wiltshire. A year later Kate was joined at Longleat by Ben Fogle, fresh from his Castaway island in Scotland.

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