Countryfile: August 2016

From the divine coves and villages of North Pembrokeshire to haunts of pirates and smugglers, enjoy a journey of coastal discovery this summer 


Seashore marvels


Scouring beaches and rockpools can reveal a host of otherworldly sights and species. Take a closer look… 

Return of coast

As a new series of Coast begins on BBC2, we hop aboard the Pelican in Dorset to chat to the presenters.

Seal sensations 

Over land and under sea – enter the hidden world of our largest native carnivores

Beach Barbecue 

River Cottage chef Gill Meller cooks up a fabulous – and easy – outdoor feast


Rural air pollution – what are the causes and how can it be tackled?

Countryfile Live


Plan your visit to this summer’s greatest country show: Countryfile Live at Blenheim Palace, from 4-7 August.