In this Issue:
FREE POSTER! Your ID guide to British garden birds
SPECIAL EDITION: Back to Nature – How Britain’s countryside will revitalise your life…
Island of Eagles – Escape to the wild paradise of Mull
6 life-enhancing adventures to inspire you
Unseen Cornwall – the artist capturing the hidden coast
Simple ways to rewild your day
Britain’s greatest nature reserves
Campfire basics: How to light the perfect fire in one lesson
Scotland’s Amazon! Walk the river Tay in six days
Living off the land: recipes from a small holding
PLUS! 70 pages of fresh ideas for exploring the countryside
PLUS! Matt Baker on the success of Countryfile Live
Discover Poldark’s Cornwall
Wild, romantic and dramatic, the hero of Poldark reflects the untamed, stormy backdrop of his Cornish landscape. Explore the coves, mines and grand houses that star in the BBC series.
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award adventure
On the 60th anniversary of the DofE awards, Dixe Wills joins intrepid London schoolchildren on their silver expedition.
Scilly Tidal feast
At rare times, when the tide is low enough, the islands of Tresco and Bryer are briefly joined by a sandbar. Sian Lewis enjoys a speedy Scillonian seabed feast.
BEHIND THE HEADLINES
As new sections of the England Coast Path open this summer, we look at the slow progress of the project.
KAYAK St Kilda
An incredible wildlife odyssey to the remotest part of the British Isles.
60 HARVEST SPECIAL
Farming Today’s Anna Hill looks at what the weather holds for this year’s crop gathering; examine the anatomy of a monster combine; and Gil Meller’s recipes for a delicious harvest supper.
Find glorious rolling hills, enchanted rivers and villages untouched by modernity in this beautiful and seldom-visited land in the Welsh Marches
Angling for kids
The deep and lasting joy of a family fishing expedition to the local river or lake
Rolad Dahl’s land
Where he loved to walk – and how the countryside inspired his greatest books
Broads by boat
Countryfile presenter Shauna Lowry enjoys a waterborne adventure in Norfolk
Coastal Special! Walk the wonders of our shores this summer, starring Pembrokeshire, Cornwall, Dorset, Devon, Highlands, Northumberland, Suffolk and many more!
Be a seashore detective – identify strange natural marvels; A fresh beach feast – three easy, delicious recipes; The secret life of seals – enter a hidden world beneath the waves; 25 Pirate places – explore their secret caves, coves and inns
‘Skinny dipping and oysters’ – Neil Oliver on Coasts TV return
Plus 60 pages of ideas for the perfect Summer & afree poster – your ID guide to British Coastal birds.
In our July discover swallows and amazons land. Arthur Ransome’s tales of childhood boating capers captured the nation’s imagination – now adventure in the Lake District locations of the classic books.
Plus: In search of ley lines.What are ley lines, from where did the idea originate and does scientific research support their existence? Ian Vince examines the evidence.
Light in photography. Illuminating tips on how to make your image shine as the Countryfile Photographic Competition launches.
Mountain playground. How will a five-year-old fare in the Cairngorms? Rudolf Abraham takes his young daughter to the Highlands for an action-packed weekend.
BEHIND THE HEADLINES. Are mountain deaths and rescue incidents increasing
Plus Great Days out and much more…