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January
On sale date:
22nd December 2016
Issue:
120

Discover Cambridge and the frosty fens


From Cambridge’s cosy pubs and classic colleges, venture deep into the crisp, cool wonderland of the Fens. These wild wetlands are buoyant with rare birdlife in winter, says Patrick Barkham

 

Tawny owls


Silent hunters with excellent eyesight stalk our dark skies. Explore the night world of the elusive tawny owl with Marianne Taylor.

 

Saltmarsh sculptor


Artist Stephen Henderson lives on the coast of Essex, searching the shores for driftwood and carving beautiful sculptures inspired by the wildlife of the saltmarshes. 

 

Family fun in winter

It’s cold outside but don’t let that stop you – there are plenty of adventures to be had as a family. 

 

Cool vistas


Intrepid photographer Ian Lawson presents some of his finest scenes of frozen landscapes. 

 

Wilderness man


Remembering Mike Tomkies, a natural adventurer whose travels took him from the bright lights of Hollywood to the secluded stars of the Highlands. 

 

60 dream log cabins


Build your own retreat from the world, in woodland or your garden – or simply stay in one for a joyful getaway.