Monthly Archives: February 2017

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Keep sharp in the off-season with these activities

long walks country sports to try in the offseason

Though the shooting season is over, there are plenty of other country activities to keep you active and in shape for when the shooting starts again later in the year. From clay pigeon shooting to foraging, there are plenty of things to keep yourself active or to try for the first time during the spring Continue Reading →

The best locations for a wild flower walk

wear country clothing seeing wild flowers

Head off on a country walk through a wild landscape and enter a vibrant world, alive with bees and butterflies and rich in various colours and scents. Habitats where you can see wild flowers vary from meadows, enclosed woodlands or rocky mountain slopes and all these places are where they thrive.

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 Gundog 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 →