Category Archives: Country Living

Country Events to Attend This Autumn

See falconry displays at country events this autumn.

You may think the biggest country events of the year have come to an end, but with three months left to go this year, there are still plenty to attend. With the autumn bringing the harvest, there are lots of great food markets happening. There is also the game season underway, so several upcoming events Continue Reading →

6 Ways to Prepare for Autumn

A woman throwing a pile of leaves in the air whilst wearing country clothing

Autumn is coming, and as the season starts to change, it’s time to get prepared. For the country lovers amongst us, we’re very excited to see what the next few months bring, with a fresh set of recipes, the shooting season in full swing and a plethora of exciting events coming up. To help you Continue Reading →

Your Guide To Growing Herbs All Year Around

Herbs grown indoors during the autumn and winter months

Fresh herbs can be a fantastic addition to your culinary delights, adding a new depth of flavour to your dishes, and adding a touch of freshness and vibrancy to its aesthetic. If you love to get out in the garden, or are somewhat of a gardening rookie, herbs are a great plant to grow. Traditionally, Continue Reading →

Outdoor Activities To Do On August Bank Holiday

Bunting used for a Bank Holiday garden party

August Bank Holiday weekend is just over a week away, and no doubt you will be thinking of how to spend that extra day off. With our fingers crossed the rainy August weather will take a break and we will have some glorious sunshine and warm weather, there will be plenty of outdoor activities to Continue Reading →

10 Things To Do Before A Shoot

Three men out with shotgun and two retrieving dog and a brace of pheasants

As the roaring Glorious Twelfth approaches once again, the long summer of rabbit and Pigeon soon to be a thing of the past, we thought it would be an appropriate time to look at our ten things we do before a shoot. A simple guide for guns old and an insight for new guns alike. Continue Reading →

Astronomical Events To Put In Your Diary For August

Perseid meteor show can be seen in August

In August, the night sky has some spectacular celestial events that are even visible to the naked eye. The Delta Aquarid and Perseid meteor showers are wonderful to see, even for a novice stargazer. This month is basically a stargazer’s dream come true, so we highly recommend having a few late nights to witness these Continue Reading →

Best Hikes To Do In Britain This Summer

Go for a summer hike at amazing locations in Britain

Our green and rainy country is home to some magnificent landscapes that make for great hiking locations. There is everything from coastal strolls to scrambles up mountains; British boots were definitely made for walking. This summer, get your own walking boots on and quality ladies and men’s country clothing from Fur Feather & Fin, and Continue Reading →

Wedding Gift Ideas For Country Loving Couples

Wedding gift available from Fur Feather & Fin

Wedding season is here, and that means dancing, drinking, eating and celebrating your family and friends’ loving relationships! Weddings are a lot of fun, but sometimes finding the perfect gift for the happy couple can be difficult. If they love the countryside and the outdoors, why not get them one of our quality Fur Feather Continue Reading →

Summer Is Here, and So Are The Food Trends

Flower salad summer food trends

Now that summer is well and truly underway, that means we will have al fresco dining and BBQs galore. We like to do things a little different at Fur Feather & Fin, and we think you might enjoy some of the new summer trends to hit your plates this summer too.

Best Places to Photograph UK Wildlife

Photograph of red deer wild in the UK

Summer is a great time to head outdoors with your camera to photograph wildlife and nature; the trees are green, flowers are blooming, and animals are out and about feeding and playing in the good summer weather. The UK has many incredible native animals, and it is a wonderful experience to be outdoors, capturing the Continue Reading →