Who is Amanda Owen from Our Yorkshire Farm? – The SunApril 29, 2021
AMANDA Owen is not only a hard-working shepherdess but also a mum-of-nine.
And if that didn't keep her busy enough, she is also a TV star.
Who is Amanda Owen?
Amanda is a 46-year-old shepherdess from England.
She was born in Huddersfield and describes herself as being a 'townie' by birth before developing a deep love of the outdoors from a young age.
Amanda decided to pursue her dream of being a shepherdess and one with nature.
She first came to public recognition via her Twitter account – The Yorkshire Shepherdess.
After establishing her online presence, she released her first book and Sunday Times bestselling The Yorkshire Shepherdess in 2015.
Amanda followed this up with her second book in 2017 – A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess.
And her third book in 2019 – The Adventures of the Yorkshire Shepherdess – which was another best seller.
What has Amanda Owen appeared on?
Despite living on a remote farm in Yorkshire, Amanda has ventured out to make numerous appearances on telly and radio.
In August 2017 she appeared on The Museum of Curiosity on BBC Radio 4.
And in July 2019 she was the subject of On Your Farm, again on BBC Radio 4.
Amanda also appeared on the podcast Trees A Crowd alongside David Oakes on October 21, 2019.
In terms of telly appearances, she first appeared in the ITV series The Dales.
Amanda's also featured in Channel 5's New Lives in the Wild with Ben Fogle.
As well as Channel 5's 2018 documentary Our Yorkshire Farm.
Amanda is a regular on The One Show.
Is Amanda Owen married?
Amanda is married to fellow outdoors lover Clive Owen with whom she shares nine children.
She first met Clive in 1996 in a chance encounter in Ravenseat.
The family live on a farm in the middle of nowhere near Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales.
On top of juggling her shepherding commitments with raising her family, Amanda was appointed Ambassador for Yorkshire Air Ambulance in August 2019.
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