Issue 154: Love summer!

Make the most of long sunny days in the countryside.

Published: July 24th, 2019 at 6:39 am
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Issue 154

On sale 24th July 2019

August in the country

Make the most of plums.


Join our litter heroes campaign.

Countryfile Live comes to Yorkshire.

Guide to solitary bees

How to identify nine common species.

Time traveller’s guide to Pembrokeshire

Luke Rowlands leads you on a magical history tour of the Welsh county of Pembrokeshire – a much-storied land of majestic castles, royal dynasties and revered saints. 

Ratty’s return

Could water voles make a comeback to our rivers and streams? James Fair visits a project aiming to reintroduce them on an Exmoor estate. 

The art of pressed leaves and flowers

Artist Jennie Ashmore creates beautiful, intricate works from pressed leaves and flowers, and shows you how to make your own stunning artworks.

The Craven file

On the publication of his memoirs, much-loved presenter John Craven answers the questions in our revealing Q&A.

A century of British caravans

The first commercial caravan rolled off a production line 100 years ago, starting a transformation of the British holiday.

Diamonds in the sky

Discover the mind-calming benefits of cloud spotting – and learn to predict the weather – with our ID guide.

The forgotten bee

They don’t swarm, sting, or make honey, but solitary bees should be welcome in the garden, says Sophie Pavelle.


Great Days Out

Cool down by a lake, featuring Llyn Cynwch, Ullswater, The Loe, Rutland Water and more...


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