Great Escapes

Great Escapes
On sale date:
29th September 2017
Issue:
130

Photographers’ choice

To celebrate 10 years of BBC Countryfile Magazine, we ask a few of our fantastic photographers to reveal their favourite shots – and why they are so special.

Team favourites

From Peak District hikes to kids in the woods, what are the editorial team’s most memorable experiences with the magazine over the past decade? 

Walk this Wye

Kate Humble explores the length of the Wye Valley from source to her home near Chepstow in the company of Teg.

Captain Craven’s canal adventures

John Craven and his grandsons take on the challenge of navigating the beautiful Llangollen Canal in a narrowboat.

Waves of joy

Naomi Wilkinson reveals her happy place – the surfing hotspots of North Cornwall.

Rambling the ridgeway

Bill Bailey walks the length of Britain’s most ancient road – 100 miles from Ivinghoe Beacon to Avebury.

Coastal colossus

With the Giant’s Causeway and beaches that put California to shame, the Antrim Coast is Matt Baker’s new favourite getaway.

Isle of birds

Steve Brown and his nephews go birdwatching on his home turf of the Isle of Sheppey – a haven for rare species.

Sparkling shores

The pretty fishing villages of Porthleven and Polzeath hold a special place in Adam Henson’s heart.

Glorious Gower

Sean Fletcher guides us around his great escape– south Wales’ sublime coastline, the Gower peninsula.

On your cover

Sean Fletcher at the Penllergare waterfall near Swansea, photographed by Oliver Edwards.

 

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