Springwatch 2024: When is it on? Who’s hosting? and more

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20 May 2024, 12:11

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Beloved BBC nature show Springwatch is returning to TV for a nineteenth series after its sister-show Autumnwatch was sadly axed last year.

While fans of Autumnwatch were devastated when it was demoted to a small segment on The One Show in 2023, viewers of Springwatch can rest assured that just like Winterwatch, this iteration of the much-loved nature watching series seems to be here to stay for the foreseeable future.

Without further ado, here’s everything you need to know about Springwatch 2024...



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What are Springwatch 2024’s dates?

Springwatch 2024 will begin this upcoming Monday (27th May) and will air Monday to Thursday for three weeks on BBC Two.

Speaking with the Express in February 2024, show host Chris Packham revealed the show’s producers have been, as always, “plotting and scheming” for new ways to include voices from all generations on the show, plus working hard to ensure the show has a large geographical range though featuring segments filmed across the UK.

How can I watch Springwatch 2024?

Spingwatch 2024 will air on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 8pm.

The show’s popular live camera feeds will also likely be available to watch on BBC iPlayer and on Springwatch’s social media channels.

Where is Springwatch 2024’s location?

Springwatch 2024 will be based at RSPB Arne in Dorset from late-May to mid-June, while filming for the show takes place.

This location is the same as the one which was used to film Springwatch and Winterwatch 2023.

Who are Springwatch 2024’s presenters?

Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan, Iolo Williams and Megan McCubbin will be presenting Springwatch 2024. Regular host Gillian Burke won't be back to present 2024's series due to being busy working on other projects, but the BBC told virginradio.co.uk "she very much remains part of the Watches family."

Springwatch 2024 will begin airing on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer Monday-Thursday at 8pm from 27th May.