February is upon us, and despite the cold weather, there's plenty to be getting on with in the garden and in the countryside
Your year of discovery
Find exciting holiday destinations
Stay somewhere quirky
Become a landscape photographer
Learn a country craft
Discover Dickens' Kent
For the final day of our Christmas Gift Guide we introduce a selection of the best gifts for pet owners
For day 11 of our Christmas Gift Guide we suggest great gifts for your snap-happy friends
For a taste of local excellence this Christmas why not buy a handmade gift from one of the wonderful people listed in day 10 of our Christmas Gift Guide?
Why not do something a bit different this Christmas and give an experience as a gift? From white water rafting through to glass-blowing we find some of the best.
For the eighth day of our Christmas Gift Guide we show you some great gift ideas for families
Wild flowers with Sarah Raven, how to make pies with the Hairy Bikers and dog friendly holiday ideas – for the seventh day of our gift guide we flick through the pages of inspiring books in search of the perfect Christmas present
Discover Christmas in the Lake District
Find out about the origins of festive feasting
Marvel at Turner's landscapes
Use our handy gift guide to Christmas
23 festive walks
Plus the latest rural news and issues
For the sixth day of our Christmas Gift Guide we introduce gadget present ideas
The fourth day of our Christmas Gift Guide contains varied present ideas for your green-fingered friends
The third day of our 12 days of Christmas gift guide introduces a selection of hampers celebrating regional producers and British delicacies.