Neil Coates's Blogs
Neil Coates marvels over the unsung masterpieces of the countryside
Neil Coates finds himself drawn back to other-worldly Lindow Moss, an eerie, unkempt landscape that's haunted by the memory of an ancient murder
Neil Coates finds clues to our Palaeolithic ancestors in the Wye Valley
From the Angel of the North to the alienesque "Panopticons" of the Lancashire Pennines, rural art has always courted both curiosity and controversy. Neil Coates discusses the merits of the modern day folly...
Neil Coates watches a wild spectacle just a stone's throw from Manchester
Neil Coates reveals how the Mersey has returned from the brink of disaster to become a wildlife haven - thanks to years of dedication and hard work
Neil Coates heads to Dorset to discover a lost world resurrected
What better way to enjoy the hilly Tame Valley than to power up-hill and down-dale in a 15ft pyramid of rushes atop a 2-wheeled cart...?
Is the gastro pub another urban invasion into rural life? Neil Coates calls for a return to the good old country inn.