Monthly Archives: November 2015

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Wild winter walks – Dumpton Gap in Kent

White Cliffs Dover Kent Kentish Coast Coastline Shoreline Walk Dumpton Gap Ramsgate Broadstairs | Fur Feather and Fin Country Gifts Online Shop

With winter having closed in the temptation to sit indoors by the fire is strong, but that would be to neglect the Great British tradition of the winter walk. We’re lovers of winter walks here at Fur Feather & Fin and thought we’d share a selection of some of the best in Britain for our Continue Reading →

Why the Labrador is Britain’s Favourite Dog

Labrador retriever

The Labrador retriever may well be one of the most popular gun dogs in the UK, but do they make good pets as well as good working dogs? Well the simple answer is yes, which is one of the main reasons they are Britain’s favourite breed.

Celebrate Great British Game Week

With the game season in full swing the Countryside Alliance is urging everyone to celebrate Great British Game Week. Running from November 24-30, the nationally recognised week aims to encourage people all over Britain to enjoy the product of shoots up and down the country. The week is running alongside the CLA’s Game to Eat Continue Reading →

Team GB shooters named for Rio 2016

The British shooting team which will be aiming for Gold at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 has been named. With only eight or so months to go until the Olympics get under way in sunny Brazil the British Olympic Association has announced the names of those guns who will be shooting on Continue Reading →

Country Sports pubs honoured by Countryside Alliance and Country Life

Devon and Somerset Staghounds Hunt Hunting Shooting Exmoor Country Pub White Horse Inn Country Life | Fur Feather Fin Country Gifts Online Shop

Food and drink go hand in hand with country sports, so it’s little surprise that sportsmen love nothing more than a trip to a good pub. So it’s only right that two country institutions, the Countryside Alliance and Country Life magazine, have teamed up to honour some of the best pubs in the country. Having Continue Reading →

Your garden could contain over 2,500 types of plants, animals and fungi!

Wildlife in the garden is always a source of great interest, with a number of studies undertaken over the years to find out more about this incredible microenvironment.

Devon Wildlife Trust launch “Every Child Wild” campaign

Devon Wildlife Trust has launched a campaign to make “every child wild”, after a new poll has shown that many parents are concerned about the lack of interaction their children have with wildlife.

A bumper year for sloes!

Sloes on a branch near us here at Fur Feather & Fin

This year has seen a massive increase in the number of sloes scattered amongst our hedgerows, which is great news for people and wildlife alike! For those of you who don’t know, sloes are the fruit of the blackthorn, and are very important to the ecology of our countryside, with 2015 showing them at their Continue Reading →

Five great Christmas gifts for under £50

Christmas is just around the corner, have you sorted out your presents yet?! If not, we have great five gift ideas here for under £50, helping to make your festive shopping just that little bit easier!

Three winter warming whisky cocktails

Winter is approaching, and we put away the sangria long ago. Now it’s that time of year everyone has been waiting for. It’s time to break open the whisky cupboard, dust off the board games and get ready for the long cosy nights ahead. If you fancy sipping some warming amber liquid by the fireplace Continue Reading →