Countryfile 87 July

In this month's issue, read about English Heritage's revamp of Stonehenge, the impact of the First World War on the British countryside, Dylan Thomas' Wales, a wildflower painting lesson and much more. Accompanying these special features are more great days out and all your regular favourites.

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In this month’s issue, read about English Heritage’s revamp of Stonehenge, the impact of the First World War on the British countryside, Dylan Thomas’ Wales, a wildflower painting lesson and much more. Accompanying these special features are more great days out and all your regular favourites.

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**Take a look through our exclusive sneak peek gallery HERE.**

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Must see

Revel in a gorgeous Oxfordshire garden

Nature

Can dock leaves cure nettle stings? Plus, dragonfly wars

People and places

The Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival & other July events

Country know-how

Adam Henson on sheep shearing; plus, the rise and fall of cliffs

At the market

Catch up with the tomato

Yorkshire: simply the best

Tour de France triumph Yorkshireman Martin Wainwright argues the case that his county is clearly the greatest of them all

The 21st-century Stonehenge

English Heritage have revamped Britain’s most famous ancient site – so what’s it like to visit?

Countryside at war

How the First World War led to conflict and drastic change in rural Britain

Explore Dylan Thomas’s Wales

The great poet and the land that inspired him – by Gillian Clarke, national poet of Wales

How to paint wildflowers

Impress friends and family with this simple guide to creating a wonderful watercolour painting

10 best easy bike routes

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Take to two wheels and see glorious countryside at a leisurely pace