A captivating story of the otter and the enchanting book it inspired. Henry Williamson's 1927 book Tarka the Otter was a huge hit with children and adults worldwide. This film goes in search of Tarka's descendents. Take a journey through the North Devon countryside to discover the natural beauty described by Williamson and find whether otters still inhabit it. Combining well-loved fiction with modern-day fact, this film contrasts the dramatic events of the novel with actual events from a modern otter's life. In the novel, the otter encapsulates freedom and carefree enjoyment of the wild countryside. Can the same be said of wild otters today?