Monthly Archives: November 2017

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Planning The Perfect Country Christmas

Christmas wreath made from foraged materials

Christmas is just a few weeks away and to be totally prepared for a fun and stress-free day, you can start planning for it now. Follow these tips to get organised for the lead-up and Christmas Day itself!

How to hang freshly shot game

Pheasant game birds being hung to develop flavour

Hanging game is hugely important to developing the flavour of the meat; though the way we hang game now is much different to that of centuries before. In the olden days, poachers would dig a hole to help hide their catch, hanging it from a stick placed across the entrance. Due to a lack of Continue Reading →

Country Christmas Gift Guide For Her

Chocolate Prosecco and Strawberries

Christmas is looming ever closer, and we simply can’t wait to enjoy the festivities that this time of year brings. One of the longest-lived traditions of Christmas is, of course, gift giving! We’re here today to offer you some inspiration on what to buy for those special ladies in your life with a selection of Continue Reading →

Helping Wildlife Through Winter

Robin visiting a winter garden

You can make a significant contribution to supporting wildlife during the cold winter months from doing something as simple as putting food out in the garden. Helping wildlife visiting your garden in winter is also a great way to watch the birds and animals at close quarters.

Country Christmas Gift Guide For Him

bryn parry funny toilet seat

With Christmas just around the corner, our minds are turning to the gift giving tradition of this season. It can often be difficult to find thoughtful and exciting gifts to buy for your loved ones each year, but we’re here to take some of that stress away and offer you a little inspiration. Our country Continue Reading →

Large Munsterlander Gundogs: What You Need to Know

Large Munsterlander gundog

Sometimes mistaken for a larger spaniel, Munsterlanders do resemble large black and white springers, as they are the most spaniel-like of the German breeds of gundog in the UK. The large Munsterlander has an affinity with the small Munsterlander and the German longhaired pointer and is most often used as an HPR gundog in the Continue Reading →

Learn the Ropes of Gundog Vocabulary

A dog looking for its accessories in the field

With shooting season well underway, it’s time to test your knowledge! You may have been keeping up with our recent series of “Gundog Guides”, offering plenty of information of a variety of gundogs breeds to help you to select the perfect dog. Today, we’ve got an in-depth vocabulary guide to help you get to grips Continue Reading →

Vegetables to Grow in Winter

Winter vegetable harvest in a wooden basket

Those of you who enjoy a spot of gardening may be a little sad that the winter has arrived, as there is much less to be done in the garden during the colder months. However, there are still some vegetables that will thrive and survive the depths of winter, meaning that you can still enjoy Continue Reading →

Partridge, Pear and Venison Terrine Recipe

Partridge, venison and pear terrine with chutney

At Fur Feather & Fin, we love a dish that makes game meat taste extra special. Shooting season is underway, and that means lots of great meals heading our way! What’s more, we love finding new recipes to try out, and this one has caught our eye – for obvious reasons!

Where to Go For a Weekend Away in Autumn and Winter

Wintery road in Scotland

Now the clocks have gone back, the nights are drawing in and temperatures dipping, it seems like the perfect time of year to head off on a weekend break to one of five locations that offer some of Britain’s best views. We have put together the places that are worth visiting during autumn and winter, Continue Reading →