May 14 marks the beginning of Be Nice to Nettles Week. Wandering around our countryside and gardens, we’ve all felt their furry wrath and promptly donned gloves and pulled them out of the ground. But there's a lot more to them than their initial sting...
Wild Garlic should just be coming in to bloom around Britain. Here we find out a bit more about these pungent plants.
After hearing rumours of an extraordinary pasty native to the county of Bedfordshire, Clare Hargreaves decided to track it down
A vibrant village with an enthusiastic community life, Milford-on-Sea is a hidden gem of the south coast.
Vanessa Berridge meets the people who are keeping the hop-growing tradition alive in the Garden of England
Today’s Christmas is a long bout of fun and indulgence. But in the countryside of earier times, it was harder, simpler and imbued with traditions believed to bring fertility and fortune in the year ahead, says Ruth Binney.
Why not celebrate the good old banger with something a little different for British Sausage Week.
It’s national chocolate week this week, so why not celebrate with a few of these deliciously different suggestions? As if we need an excuse...
This week, John Craven leads an autumnal harvest special episode of Countryfile.
As farmers gather crops, Jonathan Brown revisits harvests of 150 years ago, when all the work was done by hand and everyone was roped in to help out
Anyone can find tasty food for free in the countryside. Here, John Wright shows what to look for on your next walk
Put down the supermarket punnet and pick your own fruit this summer