The new series of Channel 4’s The Yorkshire Dales & The Lakes is out now, with episodes available to watch for free on Channel 4’s on-demand service, All 4.
If you’ve not seen the series before, well you’ve got loads to catch up on - it makes perfect lockdown viewing and offers viewers a chance to escape to 2 of England’s most stunning areas of natural beauty, the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. This series continues the trend of offering a beautiful visual escape and explores some of the local areas best spots, some of which are within a stones throw of The Gamekeeper’s Inn and Long Ashes Park - our beautiful venue nestled right in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.
In episode 1, the programme explores areas of the Lakes and the Yorkshire Dales during the winter, exploring some of the incredible winter landscapes and the work that is done by local people to ensure local industry is still able to run efficiently. There’s even some coverage of fell running on Helvellyn and ferret racing in Appletreewick which is just a couple of minutes down the road from us.
Episode 2 takes on the Yorkshire Dales and the Lakes in spring. Spring is our favourite time of year at The Gamekeeper’s Inn, simply because of the wealth of fresh produce available to us, right on our doorstep, it makes for a truly inspirational and delicious springtime menu.
Episode 3 continues the trend and explores the areas in the summer, featuring some exciting insight into the world of sheep shearing and a visit to Wensleydale, the home of Yorkshire’s most famous cheese.
Episode 4, you’ve guessed it, goes on to explore the area during the autumn, and features exciting sports such as open water swimming and free diving at Lake Windermere.
If you want to learn more about the stunning Yorkshire Dales, the home of The Gamekeeper’s Inn and Long Ashes Park then look no further than this brilliant programme. With 4 series to catch up on, we promise you’ll love every second, learning more about northern culture, our stunning scenery and how our communities pull together to protect nature and ensure that both the Yorkshire Dales and the Lakes, remain as areas of outstanding natural beauty for centuries to come.