If you've read all about the secret life of rabbits in our May issue and fancy spotting some for yourself, why not try one of our top five lagomorph locations?
As Countryfile presenter Adam Henson reveals, this beautiful breed would have been wiped out by the Nazis were it not for the work of one woman.
Once the king of our uplands, this dramatic, all-singing, all-dancing game bird has become worryingly scarce. Gamekeeper John Cowan asks why
Now rare and precious, traditional meadows are both beautiful and fizzing with wildlife. Phil Gates joins the bees and butterflies to while away a spring day among the daisies, bellflowers and orchids
Does your dog’s behaviour sometimes spoil your country walks? The solution may lie in understanding its true nature, especially its powerful sense of smell, writes Dr John Bradshaw
Ten years ago, an entire Lake District valley was allowed to run wild. Paul Evans looks at what effect a decade of riotous nature has had on the landscape
As these irresistible mammals begin to wake from hibernation, Hugh Warwick uncovers their secret lives and reveals what you can do to help a species whose numbers are declining rapidly
Pigeon racing is an ancient but often overlooked country pursuit. Mark Rowe enters this extraordinary world of birds
If you love the thought of country walks with a pet dog but aren’t sure which breed will suit you best, expert trainer Gwen Bailey can help you make up your mind
After an awful summer, our birds need more help than ever this winter. The RSPB’s Valerie Osborne explains what we can all do
A guide to the top ten birds to see and photograph over the winter months.
Matt Wright explores England’s larder – in Rutland, Lincolnshire and Leicestershire – to see what’s cooking