Its not difficult to do either.
Freeview to disk. I presume you can transfer programmes via a USB socket/port onto a memory stick or hard drive? OK, you have your programme saved so transfer to your computer. All the files in my experience are .TS format so you want a little programme to convert them to an easier to use format.
This is free and easy to use
Now you have your new file you have options. Most modern DVD players you use with your TV will read these files, they are usually quite small so you can fit two or three onto one disk, very simple just 'drag and drop' to disk.
If you want them in DVD format you need to use another programme such as
There are tutorials online on how to use the programme that are better than I could explain here but its not difficult. You will only get one film per disk. If you use Windows 7 then Windows DVD maker works well too and is easier to use.
VHS tapes to disk is again not hard. Something like
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Easycap-US...item415eabe3f9 Don't let the price put you off they work and again there are tutorials available showing you how to use the software that comes with it. Once the file is on your machine treat it the same as you have the freeview files.