Category Archives: Countryside

Keep Your Gun Clean This Shooting Season with FFF’s Cleaning Kits

Cleaning kit available from Fur Feather & Fin

It is important not to neglect cleaning your gun, especially in shooting season, as it is getting more use. You should keep your gun in the best possible condition because a well-cared gun will help your fire more accurately and give better results on a day’s shoot. If you need to update or improve your Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Simple Roast Grouse Risotto Recipe

Roast grouse risotto

Grouse season is getting underway, and that means cooking up some delicious dishes with the game meat from the bird. For those who are getting your shooting clothing on and heading out for a day’s shoot, you will need a few recipe ideas for cooking grouse. If you are looking for a different way of 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 →

Labrador Retriever Gundogs: What You Need to Know

Labrador retriever is a popular gundog breed

The Labrador retriever needs little introduction, being the most popular pet dog in the UK, and also one of the favourite working gundogs in the country. Labrador retrievers are a popular choice for working dogs, being guide dogs for the blind, therapy dogs, helper dogs for deaf and disabled and drug sniffer dogs too. The Continue Reading →

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 →

Top Tips For Clay Pigeon Shooting

Clay pigeons ready to be shot

Becoming a skilled shooter, of clays or game, takes hard work and dedication to the sport. There is no better way than learning through practice and personal experience, and we can help with some top tips on helping you hone those shooting skills. All you need after that is some quality shooting clothes!