Cornish delights

Explore the peaceful fishing villages and sparkling waters of the Lizard Peninsula in our February issue

Published: January 19th, 2017 at 2:00 pm


Discover cornwall’s lizard Peninsula

Explore the southern tip of Cornwall, where you can still find unspoiled fishing villages, crowd-free coves of golden sand and rugged cliff-top walks full of wildlife wonders. 

Dreaming of summer

Our experts’ great ideas for planning idyllic summer adventures in the countryside, from narrowboat and canoe trips to wildflower walks in the Dales.

Amazing avocets

Nature writer Mark Cocker on how Second World War bombs and a happy accident led to this elegant wader returning to breed in Britain.

Special report: new towns

Milton Keynes was built 50 years ago – but has it been a success and can new towns save the countryside?

A walker’s guide to the landscape

Learning to identify the rocks around you enhances the pleasure of walking.

Hedgerow cold cures – do they work?

Which folk remedies and natural ‘cures’ might actually help you through winter? 

Greatest Britain


Pubs, gardens, heritage sites, national parks – celebrate the countryside by voting in our awards.



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