Episode 1279 Staffordshire



The team explores the moorlands of Staffordshire, where Jules Hudson goes in search of the mysterious green knight, hears tales of mermaids haunting upland pools and visits the eerie Luds Church. Ellie Harrison meets one of the last survivors of the Women's Land Army, finding out how their vital wartime role is at last being recognised, and recounts the tragedy that led to the formation of the Peak District Mountain Rescue. John Craven is joined by judges including Bill Bailey and Charlotte Uhlenbroek to select the 12 photographs for the 2015 Countryfile calendar.