Upcoming countryside events not to miss

falconry displays at country shows and fairs

2017 is set to be a busy year for countryside events, some of which Fur Feather & Fin will be appearing at with our range of shooting accessories, luxury mens country clothing and ladies shooting clothes. The various events are a fantastic opportunity to catch up with what’s happening in the wider world in connection Continue Reading →

What food to forage at what time of year

wear country clothing when foraging

Foraging for food is becoming more and more popular, as people want to see out organic food in the wild rather than heading to the supermarkets. For people who are not sure what time to look for food, check out our guide below to see what food should be foraged in what month.

How to keep your gun dog fit in the off-season

wear a shooting jacket when training your gun dog

The shooting season is over but in addition to your own skills being kept sharp with clay shooting (read our blog on that here) your gun dog also needs to be kept in shape. As there is no work in the off-season, your dog is likely to get out of shape and could forget some Continue Reading →

10 perfect country gifts for Valentine’s Day

Bryn Parry loo seat

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, many are thinking about what to buy their loved ones this year to show them just how much they mean to you, this may come in the form of a small gesture and some chocolates, or something a little more grand dependent on your style. If you’re a little stuck Continue Reading →

Go clay pigeon shooting to keep your skills in shape

wear ladies shooting clothes when clay shooting

The game season is ending, but it is important to keep practising, and those who are serious about game shooting should consider clay pigeon shooting as a sport and as a means of shotgun training. There are essentially three forms of clay shooting: skeet, trap and sporting to keep your skills sharpened, and is fun Continue Reading →

Preparing your garden for spring

wear ladies country clothing when preparing your garden for spring

Gardens require little help during the winter months, and it is often a great time to let it run a little wild, providing for any wildlife looking for shelter in the colder months. But spring will arrive before you know it, and you will be swept up in the growing and nurturing of your garden Continue Reading →

Join in the Big Farmland Bird Count next week

Men bird watching in country clothing

Next week, from Friday 3rd January to Sunday 12th February, the fourth annual Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC) is taking place. It is not only an easy way to find out about the birds that are on your farm, it highlights the vital role farmers, gamekeepers and landowners play in the survival of many farmland Continue Reading →

Stay warm this winter with Fur Feather & Fin country clothing

use boot dryers after a day out walking

Even though the weather still has a chill in the air, it is still great to get out and about during the winter, whether for country sports like shooting and riding or just walking in the local countryside spotting flora and fauna. At Fur Feather & Fin you can buy the ideal country clothing and Continue Reading →

Guide to maintaining and cleaning your shotgun

shooting accessories and cleaning kits

As the shooting season comes to a close, it is time to take a look at some tips and tricks to ensure that your shotgun is correctly cleaned and stored to keep it in top condition, which is particularly important in the off-season. Maintaining your shotgun can extend its longevity, and ensure that it aids Continue Reading →

Wildlife to watch for in January and February

wrap up in country clothing when out seeing winter nature wildlife

January and February are at the core of winter, and though the days are crisp and bright, spring still feels a long way off. Early morning frosts turn grass sparkly and most plants and leaves have disappeared. But January and February are still great months to wrap up in country clothing and head outside to Continue Reading →