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  

News

The latest environment and wildlife news

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.

In the Lost Village of Dode, deep in the North Downs countryside, you can now choose a newly built Neolithic-style long barrow as your final resting place.

A highly infective strain of bird flu has killed thousands of seabirds and waterbirds across the UK, devastating avian colonies at the height of the breeding season. What are the long-term impacts…

Skye and Frisa have been paired up since 1997 and have made a significant contribution to the re-established population of white-tailed eagles, which were driven to extinction in the early 20th…

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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