The Next Darjeeling

Britain's first ever tea crop is being cultivated at Tregothnan in Cornwall and should soon be ready for sale.

In five programmes, Matthew Harvey monitors its progress through four seasons at this idyllic estate on the banks of the River Fal.

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20050605

Britain's first ever tea crop is being cultivated at Tregothnan in Cornwall and should soon be ready for sale. In five programmes, Matthew Harvey monitors its progress through four seasons at this idyllic estate on the banks of the River Fal.

1/5. May

Head Gardener, Jonathan Jones, recently won a scholarship to study tea - growing all over the world. He gives Matt a guided tour and a first taste of Tregothnan tea.

20050612

Britain's first ever tea crop is being cultivated at Tregothnan in Cornwall and should soon be ready for sale. In five programmes, Matthew Harvey monitors its progress through four seasons at this idyllic estate on the banks of the River Fal.

2/5. August

The Honourable Evelyn Boscowen explains his family's seven century-long passion for plants while in the kitchen garden, rabbits have attacked the tea bushes.

20050619

Britain's first ever tea crop is being cultivated at Tregothnan in Cornwall and should soon be ready for sale. In five programmes, Matthew Harvey monitors its progress through four seasons at this idyllic estate on the banks of the River Fal.

3/5. November

The plants have survived the first snowfall and Jonathan's latest schemes include the edible bouquet and deep fried tea leaves Bombay style.

20050626

Britain's first ever tea crop is being cultivated at Tregothnan in Cornwall and should soon be ready for sale. In five programmes, Matthew Harvey monitors its progress through four seasons at this idyllic estate on the banks of the River Fal.

4/5. March

Matthew visits Rex Ellis, once a tea grandee in Malawi and now advisor to the Boscowens, and takes a look round St Michael Penkevil, the estate village that time forgot.

20050703

Britain's first ever tea crop is being cultivated at Tregothnan in Cornwall and should soon be ready for sale. In five programmes, Matthew Harvey monitors its progress through four seasons at this idyllic estate on the banks of the River Fal.

5/5. May

On his final visit Matt gets to see and taste the finished product in all its psychedelic glory. And he's allowed to leave by the front gates usually reserved only for VIPs.

20060527

Britain's first ever tea crop is being cultivated at Tregothnan in Cornwall. Matthew Harvey monitors its progress through four seasons at the idyllic estate on the banks of the River Fal.

1/5. May

Head Gardener Jonathan Jones recently won a scholarship to study tea-growing all over the world. He gives Matthew a guided tour and a first taste of Tregothnan tea.

20060603

Britain's first ever tea crop is being cultivated at Tregothnan in Cornwall. Matthew Harvey monitors its progress through four seasons at the idyllic estate on the banks of the River Fal.

2/5. August

The Honourable Evelyn Boscowen explains his family's 700-year passion for plants, while in the kitchen garden, rabbits have attacked the tea bushes.

20060610

Britain's first ever tea crop is being cultivated at Tregothnan in Cornwall. Matthew Harvey monitors its progress through four seasons at the idyllic estate on the banks of the River Fal.

3/5. November

The plants have survived the first snowfall, and Jonathan's latest schemes include the edible bouquet and deep fried tea leaves - Bombay style.

20060617

Britain's first ever tea crop is being cultivated at Tregothnan in Cornwall. Matthew Harvey monitors its progress through four seasons at the idyllic estate on the banks of the River Fal.

4/5. March

Matthew visits Rex Ellis, once a tea grandee in Malawi and now advisor to the Boscowens. Matthew also takes a look round St Michael Penkevil, the estate village that time forgot.

01May2005060520060527

Britain's first ever tea crop is being cultivated at Tregothnan in Cornwall and should soon be ready for sale.

In five programmes, Matthew Harvey monitors its progress through four seasons at this idyllic estate on the banks of the River Fal.Head Gardener, Jonathan Jones, recently won a scholarship to study tea - growing all over the world.

He gives Matt a guided tour and a first taste of Tregothnan tea.

01May2005060520060527

Britain's first ever tea crop is being cultivated at Tregothnan in Cornwall and should soon be ready for sale.

In five programmes, Matthew Harvey monitors its progress through four seasons at this idyllic estate on the banks of the River Fal.Head Gardener, Jonathan Jones, recently won a scholarship to study tea - growing all over the world.

He gives Matt a guided tour and a first taste of Tregothnan tea.

02August2005061220060603

The Honourable Evelyn Boscowen explains his family's seven century-long passion for plants while in the kitchen garden, rabbits have attacked the tea bushes.

02August2005061220060603

The Honourable Evelyn Boscowen explains his family's seven century-long passion for plants while in the kitchen garden, rabbits have attacked the tea bushes.

03November2005061920060610

The plants have survived the first snowfall and Jonathan's latest schemes include the edible bouquet and deep fried tea leaves Bombay style.

03November2005061920060610

The plants have survived the first snowfall and Jonathan's latest schemes include the edible bouquet and deep fried tea leaves Bombay style.

04March2005062620060617

Matthew visits Rex Ellis, once a tea grandee in Malawi and now advisor to the Boscowens, and takes a look round St Michael Penkevil, the estate village that time forgot.

04March2005062620060617

Matthew visits Rex Ellis, once a tea grandee in Malawi and now advisor to the Boscowens, and takes a look round St Michael Penkevil, the estate village that time forgot.

05 LASTMay2005070320060624

On his final visit Matt gets to see and taste the finished product in all its psychedelic glory.

And he's allowed to leave by the front gates usually reserved only for VIPs.

05 LASTMay2005070320060624

On his final visit Matt gets to see and taste the finished product in all its psychedelic glory.

And he's allowed to leave by the front gates usually reserved only for VIPs.