Fall in love with Cornwall, and get your countryside fix for the month ahead, with the May issue of BBC Countryfile Magazine, on sale Friday 18 April.
Love Cornwall: 50 reasons to fall for your favourite coastline
Be seduced by the south west’s coastal views, cliff-top walks, hidden coves and smugglers’ bays
A nightingale sings
Performing live in the UK – for a limited time only! The nightingale, nature’s most operatic bird, gives a virtuoso performance
Win a holiday!
Win £750 worth of holiday vouchers and plan a great escape to the countryside
Take great photos
The first part of our guide to taking competition-winning pictures with your point-and-shoot camera
A valley lost?
The protected medieval Chilterns landscape that lies in the path of HS2
The peasant poet
The rise and fall of John Clare – Britain’s forgotten pastoral laureate
Where to find the country’s most dazzling displays
PLUS, EXCLUSIVELY FOR MAY:
Don’t miss the spectacular sight of Cenarth Falls
How to spot the difference between a retreating rabbit and a hotfooting-it hare
People and places
Celebrate spring’s arrival
Adam Henson’s guide to modern farm machinery
At the market
Revel in the scent, sight and taste of elderflower
AND Your regular favourites: Books TV and radio, Great Days Out with Julia Bradbury, the best gear and kit, Your letters and photos and much more!