CRICKET legend and television star, Freddie Flintoff, could not stop praising the Lake District whilst promoting the upcoming series of Top Gear.

The former international cricketer turned television and radio presenter, appeared on This Morning yesterday where he revealed which 'beautiful' location he was filming the latest episodes of Top Gear.

Freddie, who presents the hit BBC show alongside Paddy McGuinness, and Chris Harris, was in Grizedale Forest filming the programme on Wednesday - the Forestry Commission confirmed.

He went on to appear on This Morning via video link where he gushed to presenters Philip Schofield and Holly Willoughby about the 'amazing' locations he was able to visit through the show, including the Lake District.

The presenters also reportedly took a trip to Penrith this week where they stayed at the Inn on the Lake for four days whilst filming the programme.

Freddie revealed on the show his dream job would be to captain Lancashire or England for cricket.

The 42-year-old retired from the sport in 2009 and his since enjoyed a television career, appearing on a number of UK and international shows like: the Australian version of I'm A Celebrity... Get Met Out of Here, A League of Their Own, Ninja Warrior, Top Gear and more.

The most recent series of Top Gear returned to our screens on October 4, and with this news it appears there will be a lot more to come from the group of daring drivers.