Dorset at Christmas
Snow-sprinkled hills, frozen coasts, wintry wildlife, twinkling towns and seasonal cheer – what more you could you desire at this time of year?
Druids cut it carefully with a golden sickle; we kiss under its white berries. Learn more about this pretty and powerful parasitic plant.
The winter river
A meditation on our mysterious and moody waterways in the cooler months.
On your cover this month
Gold Hill in Shaftesbury, Dorset, as depicted by illustrator Chris Fothergill.
Norfolk’s grey seals are a winter wildlife wonder – but how can we enjoy the scene without disrupting the colony?
Abundant ideas to appeal to rural adventurers, from wellies and wool knits to hampers and hand-carved bowls.
Get outdoors this season
Shrug off the stuffed stupor with these fresh ways to enjoy the natural world during Yuletide.
Boxing day picnics
Delicious recipes for a packed-lunch feast made from festive leftovers.
Make beautiful and biodegradeable wreaths, garlands and fabric wrap to festoon your home this Christmas.
- Great Days Out – Christmas at country houses
- Columns from the Countryfile presenters
- Behind the Headlines
Issue 158 on sale 13th November 2019
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