Issue 163: Sensational Snowdonia

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April 2020 BBC Countryfile Magazine
Published: April 2nd, 2020 at 2:35 pm
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Summit to sea

Enjoy a slice of Snowdonia by following the Afon Glaslyn from its source on Snowdon through mysterious lakes, copper mines, pretty villages and verdant woodland – all in one weekend.


A nest to call home

This is building season, as several British species busy themselves with DIY construction of elaborate edifices in which to raise their young. Discover the wonders of nests.

Life on a Somerset smallholding

Kathy and Tom left the city and relocated to the West Country to
grow their own produce, raise livestock and embrace slow living.

Terrible ticks

Yes, they transmit Lyme disease and lurk in the long grass, but are these little beasts really a threat? We investigate.

True romantic

A celebration of William Wordsworth, the visionary poet born 250 years ago who transformed English literature and attitudes to nature.

To be a pilgrim

Walk in the footsteps of a seventh-century saint through the glorious Borders, from Melrose to the Holy Island.

The original hot Cross bun

It’s a classic Easter treat – but who made the first? Meet the St Albans bakers who guard the traditional medieval recipe.


  • Great Days Out – best days out in Britain
  • Columns from the Countryfile presenters
  • Behind the Headlines

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