The 19th century drama, an adaptation of Flora Thompson's childhood memoirs, has received an abundance of positive feedback from both fans and the press during its second series, currently airing on BBC1. The series has also attracted an average audience of 6.4 million, making it one of the BBC's top dramas, ranking above Holby City, Waterloo Road and Mistresses.
The show's creator Bill Gallagher, said in a statement: "I'm delighted at the public response to Lark Rise to Candleford, it's wonderful that so many people have taken the show to their heart and I can't wait to get started on new storylines and characters for the third series."
The period drama will continue to follow the residents of Lark Rise and Candleford when it returns with its third series next year and the current series will conclude next Sunday, March 15.
Lark Rise to Candleford is currently airing on BBC1 on Sundays at 8pm.