The setting sun on the horizon of the ocean casts a perfect line of gold through the hole in the rock at Durdle Door in Dorset
Countryfile Calendar competition 2022: winner and finalists

Golden eyes and double trouble: Meet the winner and finalists of the Countryfile Calendar competition 2022

Things to see in October

Wildlife to spot and plants to forage for this month

British wildlife

Learn how to identify species with our expert guides

BBC Countryfile Magazine Podcast

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

Wildlife gardening

Turn your garden into a haven for wildlife this spring

Family days out

Fun days out and family activities to enjoy this autum

UK's best walks

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

Autumn holidays

Enjoy a break in the UK countryside


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

Latest articles


The latest environment and wildlife news

Are we ready for lab-grown meat? What are the moral and ethical issues? Farmer and Countryfile presenter Adam Henson explores the issue of growing food from cells.

Folk singer Sam Lee, author of the The Nightingale: Notes on a Songbird, brings historic rural music back to venues throughout the UK this autumn with a 19-date tour

In an unprecedented move, Buckingham Palace opened its gates on Saturday morning to accept a 100,000-strong petition – which was led by Chris Packham – asking them to rewild their land.

Sophisticated aerial mapping has uncovered 120 new archaeology and ancient landforms at Wallington Estate in Northumberland.

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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