Category Archives: Outdoors And Leisure

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 →

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 →

Setter Gundogs: What You Need to Know

Setter gundogs training with dog accessories

Setters are a type of gundog used for hunting game birds such as pheasant and grouse. There are four setter breeds in the UK; English, Irish, Irish Red and White and Gordon. Setters search for game by scent and do so methodically. When they encounter prey, they freeze rather than chase, and it is their 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 →

Keep Your Dog Cool in the Summer Heat

Dog swimming and keeping cool in summer

The UK is expecting more hot, sunny days in July and August and that means we must look out for man’s best friend. Unlike humans, dogs can’t sweat through their skin, relying on panting and heat releasing from their nose and paw pads to keep cool. With all of this and their thick fur, it 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!

Country Pursuits for the British Summer

Polo as a country pursuit in British summer

In the height of summer, before the shooting seasons starts again, it is always good to get outdoors and taking part in some fun traditional British country activities. Even if it is something you have never done before, you are never too old to try out a new hobby. There is so much you can Continue Reading →

Are You Ready For National Ladies Shooting Day?

lady clay pigeon shooting

Shooting as a sport is considered to be dominated by men, but The Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club are changing that, with their women-only National Ladies Shooting Day. A fantastic event held at shooting grounds across the UK and Ireland, it is helping to introduce more women to the sport of clay shooting.

10 nature reserves to visit this summer

Kingfisher at a nature reserve this summer

There is such a plethora of beauty overflowing in the countryside that one nature reserve is not enough to see the best of British wildlife this summer. As such, we have put together ten of England’s best nature reserves where you can watch birds bursting into song, butterflies fluttering by, flowers providing a mesmerising scent Continue Reading →