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Our Farm in the Dales Christmas special 2021: Release date and news

Matt Baker and his family will welcome us back into their organic sheep farm for this festive special.

Matt Baker
Published: Thursday, 2nd December 2021 at 11:12 am

Matt Baker and his family are back, this time for a festive special of Our Farm in the Dales.


The special episode, which airs on Monday 13th December, will see the entire family, including the Countryfile presenter, his wife Nicola, their children Molly and Luke, and his parents Mike and Janice preparing for Christmas at their idyllic sheep farm.

There have been some adaptations to the farm this year, with Matt Baker revealing big changes in the Our Farm in the Dales Christmas special, including new animals and refurbishments.

In an exclusive first look at the Our Farm in the Dales Christmas special, Matt can be seen donning a Santa Claus hat as he helps feed a flock of sheep.

So, when will the special air? And what can viewers expect?

Here's everything you need to know.

When is Our Farm in the Dales on?

The Our Farm in the Dales Christmas special will air on More4 on Monday 13th December at 9pm.

Baker said: "We were overwhelmed with the response to the first series and my whole family are delighted to welcome viewers back to witness the next chapter of our farm. I’m so grateful to Deborah Dunnett and Channel 4 for their continued support and confidence in my growing production company and team. To have a festive special too is the icing on the Christmas cake."

Channel 4 commissioning editor Deborah Dunnett added: “I am absolutely thrilled that the Bakers will once again be sharing their rural paradise with More4 viewers.

“We’ve all loved spending time in the company of the family and their animals, against the glorious backdrop of the Durham Dales, so to have two new series and a Christmas special to look forward to is just an utter joy.”

The heartwarming show will also be back for two new series in addition to the Christmas special. We will update you with a release date as soon as we know more information.

What is Our Farm in the Dales Christmas special about?

The festive special is set to feature new animal arrivals, cameos from local characters, and follow Janice's recovery as she settles back into the farm following an accident while herding sheep. It will also follow the Bakers on their mission to make their sheep farm more sustainable.

Where is Our Farm in the Dales filmed?

Our Farm in the Dales is filmed at the 100-acre family farm, which is located in the Durham Dales.


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