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BBC Countryfile Magazine 

Do get in touch with us if you’d like to make a comment about BBC Countryfile Magazine, this website, our podcast, or anything else outdoor or countryside related


Editor, Fergus Collins


0117 314 7399

Digital Editor, Carys Matthews


Postal address

BBC Countryfile Magazine

14th Floor, Tower House, Fairfax Street, Bristol
, BS1 3BN


Advertising Manager, Louise Dunn

Tel: 0117 314 8384


Subscriptions and back issues

Tel: 03330 162 112†


For overseas readers, please call (0)1604 973 720†

Or write to:


†Calls from landlines will cost up to 9p per minute. Call charges from mobile phones will cost between 3p and 55p per minute but are included in free call packages.  Lines are open 8.00am – 6.00pm weekdays and 9.00am – 1pm Saturday for orders only.

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How do I contact BBC Countryfile?

To contact the BBC Countryfile TV programme team, please email or you find them on Twitter @BBCCountryfile

How do I order a Countryfile Calendar?

Please note that the closing date for placing an order for the BBC CountryFile calendar was 31st January 2019. For any queries on existing orders please email the BBC team at

We will provide an update on the 2020 Countryfile Calendar competition later in the year.

Sending in ideas for BBC Countryfile Magazine

If you have an idea for a story that is interesting, entertaining and never previously covered by the magazine, email your ideas to features editor Joe Pontin at, or write to Joe at the address above. Read the full guidelines for submitting an idea. 


Work experience

BBC Countryfile Magazine welcomes work experience students for a one week period.

Please note, the minimum age for applicants is 18.

The work placement provides an insight into the magazine publishing industry and an opportunity to work alongside an established print and digital editorial team.

Applicants should be familiar with BBC Countryfile Magazine and its associated digital products. We will consider applications from the following groups of students:

1. Students who can demonstrate a passion for journalism and the countryside through examples of work published in print or online, for example articles for a student newspaper or stories on your own blog.

2. Postgraduate communication students, or students taking a postgraduate journalism course.

Please send a CV and examples/links to published work to, ensuring that you include the following information:

  • Name
  • Postal address and email address
  • Telephone number
  • Date of birth
  • Title of course
  • Brief statement explaining why you'd like to do work experience on BBC Countryfile Magazine
  • The preferred dates of your placement

Due to the high volume of requests we receive we cannot always accommodate specific requests.


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