At Fur Feather & Fin we stock a variety of iconic country clothing brands. One of the most well-known British brands, Barbour, and how they came to be one of the most famous manufacturers of coats and jackets in the world. Please note, we do not stock Barbour clothes, but have a variety of country clothing and accessories from top brands: take a look here.
Wildflowers are an essential part of a woodland’s ecosystem. In the UK, wildflowers emerge earlier in the year before the trees have a full covering of leaves and block most of the light to the woodland floor. In spring and summer, British woodlands are a delight to see, due to the spectacular displays of flowers, from carpets of bluebells to bright bursts of foxgloves and wood anemones.
Getting outdoors into nature is something we all love to do, and it can be made a lot easier with an app on your phone. A smartphone with GPS and a quality camera is all you need, and with the apps mentioned below, you can start enjoying the British countryside much more.
There’s no denying that country living always looks like an enjoyable and relaxing lifestyle and at Fur Feather and Fin, we couldn’t agree more. But nowhere is this more evident than Instagram, one of the most current and popular platforms where country lovers go to seek inspiration. Whether you’re in search of stylish country clothing or want to know more about British wildlife, these eight country accounts are sure to ignite your love of country living:
While in the midst of winter, when the weather is cold and the evenings dark, it may be tempting to stay tucked up and toasty in the comfort of your home, there are several great activities to enjoy outdoors during these chilly but bright months, especially in the countryside! From foraging for wild winter treasures to wildlife watching with a handy pair of binoculars, discover what country pursuits you could enjoy this winter below:
Along with the rest of Britain, we have enjoyed the high temperatures of the summer, but that is coming to an end as autumn has arrived. Though the colder, darker days bring seasonal blues, there is still plenty of things to enjoy about the coming autumn months.
The British countryside is a varied landscape, with mountains, woods, moors and rivers making it a wonderful place to explore. There is wildlife to spot, gamebirds to hunt and tranquillity you will only find away from towns and cities. There are lots of ways to explore the countryside that will give you a better appreciation of the area around you. Read on to find out and see which one best suits you!
With spring on our doorstep, and summer following close behind, you’re probably already planning what to do with your family while making the most of the sunny weather. In addition to the family holiday planned for the coming weeks, why not try a few extra special activities you can enjoy together and do something different?
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 and various mammals scurrying about on the hunt for food.
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 that you would love to see, especially as some of them only happen on a very rare occasion - once in a blue moon as some say! Therefore, we’ve put together a handy infographic to help you keep track of the most spectacular displays for the year ahead!