In this month’s Issue we uncover the beauty of the Norfolk Broads and reveal 19 riverside walks and boat trips that will help you splash your way into summer. You can also get a first glimpse of the new wetland HQ which is ready to host this year’s BBC Springwatch.
A trip to Ullswater, Cumbria, will surely float your boat
Glow worms; common or grey seals; bee orchids – the joys of June
People and places
Farming fun in summer sun
Adam Henson on silage; plus, graveyard history
At the market
The ancient power of the broad bean
Rediscover the Norfolk Broads
By foot, boat, bike, train Patrick Barkham revisits these wonderful wild waterways and realises he’s been missing out
Haven on earth
RSPB Minsmere may be the best location yet for the latest Springwatch series, says producer James Smith
Laurie Lee’s Cotswolds
Retracing the childhood steps and haunts of Cider with Rosie’s author
A poppy appeal
In the centenary of the Great War, let us not forget the wildflower of remembrance
Mountain for sale
Fancy owning a mountain in the Lakes?
Made for Chelsea
Take a trip to 10 top nurseries growing RHS-winning blooms
Countryfile calendar judge Chris discusses his favourite winning photos of previous competitions
And much more besides!