Explore Lancashire this Easter Sunday with Countryfile

Countryfile is in Lancashire, where Matt Baker learns all about the ages-old Easter tradition of pace egg rolling.

10th April 2017
Pendle Hill

He meets the artist who decorates eggs for a living, joins some schoolchildren decorating theirs, then takes part in a pace egg rolling challenge. He also does the rounds with a young entrepreneur who has found a niche delivering fresh eggs to people in his local area.

Anita Rani takes to the hills as she follows the 'Lancashire Witches Walk', set up to commemorate the famous witch trials which took place 400 years ago. She takes in the stunning Forest of Bowland and Pendle Hill. She also joins some volunteers for a bit of coppicing and gets to make a witches besom broom.

Steve Brown is at Brockholes nature reserve where he hopes to catch a glimpse of one of the real spectacles of spring - boxing hares. And Adam Henson is looking to buy some rare large black pigs. Tom Heap travels to Denmark, where an MRSA bug has infected almost all of the country's pigs. Is it something pig farmers need to worry about back home in the UK?

Image: View of Pendle Hill/Getty

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