Things to see in August

Wildlife to spot, places to visit and plants to forage for this month

Summer holiday ideas

Affordable and fun summer holiday ideas

British wildlife

Learn how to identify species with our expert guides

Home cooking recipes

From open-fire cooking to baking this season's allotment harvest, we have your summer recipes covered  


The latest environment and wildlife news

A group of young white storks were released at Knepp Wildland in West Sussex last week with the aim of restoring a population of at least 50 breeding pairs in southern England by 2030.  

The challenge for parents this summer holiday is to ditch the phones and remember how to have fun, says the Countryfile presenter

The colourful and extremely rare sea slug, Babakina anadoni, has been spotted off the coast of the Isles of Scilly, making it the first-ever recording of the species in the UK

After more than 60 years, bluefin tuna have been spotted once more in UK waters. Learn more about this sleek turbo-athlete of the ocean.

UK's best walks

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

BBC Countryfile Magazine Podcast

Join us on a countryside escape in each episode of the award-winning Countryfile 'plodcast'

Wildlife gardening

Help support the creatures on your doorstep this winter

Outdoor kit reviews

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

How to guides

Make homemade crafts and learn outdoor skills


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