Shaftesbury Snowdrops New Site Found by BBC Countryfile

“BBC1’s Countryfile is coming to Shaftesbury next month to feature our town’s snowdrop celebrations. Business and community leaders say that promotion on a programme watched by 4 million viewers could provide a welcome boost to our visitor economy.”

“The new snowdrops website was launched three weeks ago, and Tim [Cllr Tim Cook] says that piqued the programme-makers’ interest. ““The BBC picked up on that and decided that they wanted to come to the town. It has proved its worth by making a small town in rural North Dorset a centre for snowdrop tourism and the publicity,””

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