Explore the abundant, tropical delights of the UK’s most southerly gardens, where exotic blooms and azure waters create heavenly landscapes, says Tim Hubbard.
Revisit the nostalgic pleasures of Britain’s seaside, from brass bands to strolls on the pier on Kathryn Ferry’s whistle-stop tour around the nation’s beach favourites.
The beautiful ‘windhover’ is often sighted hanging motionless in the breeze along our coast. Find out more about this beguiling bird of prey with Mark Hillsdon.
Fishing village life
Lamorna Ash immersed herself in Newlyn’s close-knit community, where locals rely on the sea for their livelihood.
Rhythm of the shore
Inspired by her estuary environment, printmaker and artist Lou Tonkins says slowing down is key to her creativity.
Healing the sea
The Isle of Arran’s seabed had been decimated by dredging, until the islanders’ campaign to protect Lamlash Bay restored life, says Richard Baynes.
Waves of terror
Pirate raids once made our coasts fearful places. Sam Willis recalls the era when danger stalked our seas.
- Great Days Out – Coastal walks
- Columns from the Countryfile presenters
- Behind the Headlines
Issue 165 on sale 30th May 2020
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