September 2008

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FREE: Car-free days out pull-out guides

Leave your car at home and explore the countryside on foot, bike, bus or rail.


Local Food Heroes 2008

Discover the best local food you will ever taste. For a preview of the heroes.

Local food & the credit crunch

Celebrated chef Rick Stein asks if tighter purse-strings will hit the local food market.

Pick of the Best Farmers’ Markets

Visit the farm shops that are finally becoming a good alternative to the supermarket.

Haymeadow Hope

John Craven returns to the countryside of his youth to look at how the British haymeadow is making a comback.

The Sound of Britain

Walk in the footsteps of some of our greatest composers.

Walking trousers on test

Keep yourself warm with our selection of the best walking trousers for autumn.

PLUS: Unmissable countryside events, Grow your own veg, Relocate to Lincolnshire and the conclusion of our guide to keeping your own bees.

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