Category Archives: Countryside

55 Incredible Things to Do in the Countryside

A woodland scene for adventures in country clothing

The countryside is a fantastic asset to us all and we often forget to make the most of what’s right on our doorstep. With the winter months ready to fade away, the new beginnings of spring offer the perfect chance to make a change and get back to the great outdoors. The new season brings 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 →

Spectacular Skies: Astrology Events to Watch in 2018

The phases of the moon

The New Year brings a whole host of events in the sky and in space. Whether you’re a keen stargazer or a complete beginner, these events will thrill all who watch. With so many different spectacles taking place in the sky throughout the year, it can be tricky to keep track of the key events Continue Reading →

8 New Year’s Resolutions for 2018

A list of goals for 2018

As the New Year edges ever closer, it’s time to start thinking about those annual resolutions. We all know how the year starts off with the best of intentions, and then just a few weeks in, we slowly start to lose sight of our goals and think that they’ll just have to wait until next Continue Reading →

Weimaraner Gundogs: What You Need to Know

Weimaraner gun dog

The Weimaraner (pronounced vy-maraner) is a noble-looking gundog, with their silvery coat and amber eyes. The dog has long been a popular breed for hunting in Europe, particularly Germany, being used in packs to hunt wild boar and stags. As larger game declined, they are now used for smaller quarry and recognised as a fantastic Continue Reading →

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 →

Learn More About British Wildlife With Our Quiz

British red fox

Small though Britain may be, it is home to all kinds of natural wonders and fascinating wildlife. The best place to see the wonderful wildlife is in the countryside, where the landscapes differ from rolling hills, colourful farmland, ancient woods and scraggy mountains. For people who love the great British countryside and the animals, plants Continue Reading →

The Benefits of Walking in Winter

A man in country clothing walking in the winter snow

Many people are put off from their usual walking habits when the winter months hit. Fear of the cold, the darkness and struggling to find the motivation all contribute to us being less active in this season. However, getting out and about in the winter can do your body and your mind a wide range Continue Reading →

Best Places for Seeing the Autumn Deer Rut

Red deer before a rut in Britain

The deer rut is one of the most exciting wildlife events of the year, occurring from late September to November. Several woodlands, parklands and country estates are great places to witness the rut, where stags compete for the female does in the herd, bellowing calls and locking antlers with competitors.

Where to Go to See Autumn Colours in Britain

Autumn scenes around Britain

The whole of Britain begins to transform in September, as the end of summer struggles to let go, but come October; we are fully into autumn. The crisp air, shorter evenings, crunchy leaves underfoot and the array of yellow, orange and red hues in the trees makes you want to stay cosy and indulge in Continue Reading →