Happy Valley fever has swept the UK, and with the finale set to take place next Sunday, we’ve been looking into some of the beautiful backdrops that make up the series.
Be prepared for spoilers if you’ve not seen episodes for series three.
As James Norton’s character, Tommy Lee Royce escaped from Leeds Crown Court at the end of episode four and we couldn’t help but notice as he pedalled his way across the Pennines the lushes view he was greeted with before he was picked up.
After a quick Google search, we found the reservoir which Tomy looks over is none other than Warley Moor Reservoir, also known as Fly Flatts Reservoir, above Wainstalls in West Yorkshire’s Calderdale region where the series is set.
The impressive body of water is absolutely huge. The reservoir covers 68 acres and is 45 feet deep when full – which is a bloomin’ good effort.
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From witnessing that scene we’ve added the reservoir to our list of places to visit over the next few weeks. Whilst there we’ll be heading into Hebden Bridge and picking one of their amazing restaurants.
Sally Wainright’s BBC Drama comes to a head this Sunday at 9pm on BBC One, so make sure you don’t miss it as it’s sure to be a nail-biting experience.
The area of West Yorkshire is perfect for those who love walking in the countryside. Some of our favourite walks in the area are along the Leeds Liverpool canal which is very scenic.
One place along the Leeds Liverpool canal was recently named one of the poshest villages in the UK. Saltaire, which is a model village created back in the Textiles era of the north and is also a UNESCO world heritage site is also worth a visit.
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Feature Image Credit: BBC