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Rambles by the River Derwent
Discover cotton mills, stately homes, glorious peaks and stunning natural beauty on a riverside walk into the heart of Derbyshire with Ben Lerwill.
Whistlestop steam train adventure
Ride behind locomotive Leander and recall the heyday of steam on a thrilling train journey through the Pennines with Daniel Puddicome.
On your cover
Steam locomotive Galatea crosses the Ais Gill Viaduct near Kirkby Stephen, in Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Whale of a time
Wondrous wildlife encounters with Britain’s largest mammals await you on the Hebridean Whale Trail – a community-led initiative creating epic holidays on Scotland’s west coast.
John Craven celebrates the life of David Bellamy, a jovial giant with infectious enthusiasm who turned his love of plants into TV magic.
Conquer the lakes
He swam 14 Lakeland waters, hiking between them on a gruelling 10-day challenge – Matt Williams tells his tale.
Shepherd Emma Gray has revived a remote farm and won numerous dog trials, thanks to her beloved collies.
A finely woven tale
In the lee of the Mourne Mountains, County Down, Mourne Textiles creates exquisite fabrics admired by designers.
- Great Days Out – easy traffic-free bike rides
- Columns from the Countryfile presenters
- Behind the Headlines
Issue 161 on sale 13th February 2020
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