Now in its eighth year, the annual BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards recognises the best of the British countryside, from top holiday spots to mighty landmarks and glorious gardens.
The contenders for Reader Photo of the Year are the 12 images that have won Reader Photo of the Month in the magazine over the past year – take a look at the 12 finalists below.
Roker Bay by Simon Woodley
Horsing About by Sandie Nicholson
Small Helper by Sue Cummins
Canal Colours by John Dear
Kite Light by Steve Harper
Ruffled Feathers by Roger Saveker
Tumbling Down by Morris Conlan
Orchid Beauty by Christine Whitehead
Who’s the Fairest of Them All? by Julia Amies-Green
Paws for Thought by Simon Woodley
In Full Song by Lee Chapman
Painterly Perfection by Martin Burrows