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The One Show star Matt Baker reflects on sad family news in rare video from his farm

The former Blue Peter presenter lives on a farm with his wife and two children

Hanna Fillingham

Matt Baker is incredibly private when it comes to his family life, but The One Show presenter recently gave fans a glimpse inside the idyllic farm he lives on with his wife Nicola Mooney and their two children Molly and Luke. The former Blue Peter star shared a video on Instagram of farm land, which was surrounded by lambs. He also opened up about the names of his animals, revealing that one of them was called Jackson, who was named after his late grandfather. Matt revealed that his beloved relative had passed away just a few months ago at the age of 98. Fans were quick to comment on the video, with many sending their sympathies to Matt. "Like ewe, lost my Dad peacefully middle November, would’ve been 96 next month, miss him lots no doubt just like ewe," one wrote. Other were amazed by the star's farmland. "Beautiful day, looks like Spring," one wrote, while another added: "What a lovely video, plenty of lambs there waiting for safe deliveries in Spring. Thanks Matt, a very calming scene."

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Matt Baker revealed his beloved grandfather had passed away recently

The TV star's farm is in Hertfordshire, and has featured on Countryfile. Working at the farm is a family affair and Matt's two children get stuck in to helping out with the daily chores. The star previously wrote a day in the life diary for Countryfile's website, and detailed some of the activities his kids enjoy doing, such as numbering the sheep with a can of spray paint, and feeding the sheep. While Matt rarely shares photos or videos of his family online, he recently posted a hilarious clip of his wife attempting to get a drone stuck out of her hair while he FaceTimed her from his dressing room at The London Palladium. The footage was shared on Matt's Instagram page, alongside the caption: "Facetimed from the Palladium last night. My wife was mid drone drama."

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The One Show star shared a video of the farm he shares with his family in Hertfordshire

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It is not yet known what Matt will be doing when he leaves The One Show in March, but he has plenty of options. The star has been impressing fans with his gymnastics skills while starring in Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and recently revealed his secret talent for drawing. Earlier in the week, Matt shared a photo on social media of his latest piece of artwork – a detailed painting of a colourful duck. In the caption, he wrote: "This is for those who’ve asked for more of my paintings.. I did this Mallard as an abstract watercolour - we love ducks in our house!"

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