Best lakes to visit in the UK

Our guide to exploring the country's best lakes, lochs, pools and reservoirs

Things to see in June

Wildlife to spot and plants to forage for this month

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Family days out

Fun days out and family activities to enjoy this summer

UK's best walks

From gentle strolls to multi-day hikes, find the best walking routes in Britain

 Summer the countryside

Enjoy the warm weather with our seasonal nature guides 

Summer solstice 2021

When it is, and best places to experience the longest day of the year.

British wildlife

Learn how to identify species with our expert guides

Wildlife gardening

Turn your garden into a haven for wildlife this spring

BBC Countryfile Magazine Podcast

Join us on a countryside escape in each episode of the podcast


Outdoor kit reviews

Our pick of the best walking and camping gear for outdoor adventures

Home cooking recipes

Delicious seasonal recipe ideas

How to guides

Make homemade crafts and learn outdoor skills


The latest environment and wildlife news

Prehistoric carvings of deer have been found at Kilmartin Glen, Scotland, providing the first clear examples of animal rock art in the UK.

Enjoy an indulgent 3-day stay for two in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside for a dog and two adults.

A new report from the RSPB reveals that, in spite of Covid-19 restrictions, wildlife experienced a great year on many of its reserves.

The annual RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch shows that 16 of the top 20 small garden bird species have experienced a significant decline since last year’s survey.

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Embark on a voyage to Scandinavia and discover a new world of nature, history and culture this year, with Princess Cruises

Provided by Visit Exmoor

With its beautiful and varied landscape, Exmoor National Park puts on a spectacular show as the seasons change

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Show your four-legged friend you care with this ultimate guide to everything pooch related