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Paul Rose pulls on the walking boots and hits the breathtaking Yorkshire Dales

Presenter Paul Rose begins his adventure around the Yorkshire Dales in beautiful Wensleydale.

Arriving by train at Garsdale Station, he takes the community-run bus service to the bustling town of Hawes, where local volunteers also run the post office, library and petrol station.

After a visit to a farm that gives asylum seekers a new start, Paul gets on his bike to view the stunning scenery from the top of some very steep hills.

A dormouse

Cute… Paul finds out how the dormouse is being protected

At Aysgarth Falls, he joins a team looking after the local dormouse population, before learning a bit of history at the imposing Bolton Castle.

His journey ends on the picturesque (and volunteer-run) Wensleydale Railway.

 

TV Times rating: ****

 

 

The Yorkshire Dales airs in Wales at 4pm (7pm on BBC Wales HD)