Axminster Carpets welcomes TV’s ‘Escape to the Country’ team

PUBLISHED: 09:41 10 June 2016 | UPDATED: 09:41 10 June 2016

Axminster Carpets welcomes BBC Two’s ‘Escape to the Country’ team

Axminster Carpets welcomes BBC Two’s ‘Escape to the Country’ team


Popular TV show to feature factory’s luxury floor coverings

Axminster’s world famous carpets are to be showcased on national TV next week.

The factory is to be featured on the popular BBC2 porgramme ‘Escape to the Country’.

Host Nikki Chapman was helping one couple to find their ideal country home in the area when she visited the factory.

Filmed in September 2015, she joined the team to see how the luxury wool carpets are produced and what makes Royal Warrant holders Axminster Carpets such an iconic brand.

Director, Chantel-Leigh Summers helped host the visit.

She said: “It was a total pleasure to welcome Nikki and the team to this beautiful part of the country and hope by the end of the day she understood why wool is not only the luxurious, environmental choice but the practical choice for carpet.

“We look forward to seeing the programme and whether a dream home was found.”

Escape to the Country will be aired on BBC 2 at 2.30pm on Monday, (June 13).

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