Ben Fogle and Alan Ward long time friend of Rohan enjoying a great day out in the Brecon Beacons National Park
Ben Fogle films new BBC One series in the Brecon Beacons National Park
The UK’s foremost ‘safari adventurer’ and President for the Council of National Parks, Ben Fogle spent last week trekking through the Brecon Beacons National Park filming the new BBC One series ‘Country Tracks’.
Ben Fogle joined National Park Eastern Area Manager, Alan Ward in a journey across the mountains of the Brecon Beacons National Park, arriving by Brecon Mountain Railway and travelling to Llandovery. Severe weather and a fall of snow did not dampen the enthusiasm of the crew as they travelled through the National Park via Libanus to visit Edwin Harries farm to look at the after effects of foot and mouth.
Alan Ward is a long time friend of Rohan and will leading the upcomming Rohan trek to Iceland 15th – 22nd August 2009. Also on the trek will be Tim Jasper Rohan Design Director. Tim has been with Rohan over 20 years and is passionate about the outdoors, travel and good garment design. This trip will be a perfect opportuinity to pick his brains on all aspects of Rohan clothing.
County Tracks is a brand new series for BBC One, which takes a journey through the archives of its sister programme Countryfile in a celebration of the countryside today. The series looks at the best moments of Countryfile and also shares with viewers the best places to visit and how to enjoy the great outdoors.
Ben Fogle will present the new series Country Tracks on Sunday mornings 11:00 am from April on BBC One. BBC’s Countryfile will move to the 6:30pm slot on Sundays.
Picture credits: Brecon Beacons National Park Authority