August 2008


FREE: Family Days Out route cards

From mythical beasts to the ultimate hide and seek destination, Jo Tinsley introduces the top 16 days out to capture the entire families imagination with your free pull-out cards.


20 Years of Countryfile

Join John Craven and the crew as they reveal behind-the-scenes secrets and raise a glass to Britain’s favourite countryside show.

Isles of Scilly

Sparkling white beaches, turquoise seas, world-class wildlife and one of the best cream-teas in Cornwall – we reveal just a few of the reasons to visit this sub-tropical paradise, just 28 miles from the British mainland.

The Nature of Farming Awards

Help us find the UK’s most wildlife-friendly farmer by casting you vote in our brand new competition.

The Festival Factor

In the wake of Glastonbury Festival 2008, can music festivals benefit the local rural community?

PLUS: The UK’s best ice-cream makers, picnic backpacks on test and Britain’s new Blue Flag beaches.

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