Winter magic: 50 amazing things to do in 2018
January in the country
› Identify ancient mounds and ditches.
› A fiery feast from the humble swede.
› Go wassailing this month.
A-Z of mindfulness
New series: learn to become more ‘aware’.
New series: unusual farm breeds in Britain. This month: alpacas.
Discover the sparkling south downs
Enjoy perfect winter weekend escapes on these evocative chalk hills full of haunting mystery and rustic charm. Find beautiful walks, delightful villages and magical wildlife with Matthew Oates as your guide.
Rewilders would love to see wolves return to the British landscape – but what is it like living alongside large predators? We sent Matt Maynard to Sweden to find out.
Your perfect year
Forget miserable New Year resolutions – make a wish list of the things you want to do and ensure you make the most of the countryside in 2018.
Over 4,000 of our hills are crowned with massive earthworks. But who built them and why? Winter is the best time to find out, says Roly Smith.
The recent past
Mesmerising images of farm life in Devon that have largely vanished within living memory.
Hearty soups for frosty walks
Delicious, traditional recipes for warming sustenance on your next winter ramble.
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