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National Marine Week

Learn about British marine species and explore the coast for National Marine Week 2021

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Enjoy a summer break in the UK countryside

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Wildlife to spot and plants to forage for this month

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Best summer walks

Discover Britain's most beautiful countryside walks this summer.

UK's best walks

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

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Fun days out and family activities to enjoy this summer

British wildlife

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Turn your garden into a haven for wildlife this spring

BBC Countryfile Magazine Podcast

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The National Trust has announced the birth of a beaver at its Holnicote Estate in Somerset, born to two adult beavers released into an enclosure there at the start of 2020.

This week is National Map Reading Week, so it's the ideal time to brush up on your map-reading skills. While online maps and/or sat navs can be useful for navigating in the countryside it is…

Wildlife lovers are being urged to take part in the annual Big Butterfly Count to help assess the state of nature in UK gardens this summer. Here is our guide on common butterfly species to spot in…

The UK’s laudable targets and ambitions in relation to climate change risk being undermined by delay and failure to deliver on promises, a major new report has warned.

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