Seven days in the Peak District

Discover your perfect week in the Peak District, plus find the best butterfly walks in our June issue

Issue-152-cover

On sale date: 29th May 2019

Issue: 152

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June in the country

› Make pebble labels for your pot plants.

› Blooming garden festivals and shows.

› How reading can boost mindfulness.

Pond creatures

ID guide to nine aquatic minibeasts.

Seven perfect days in the peaks

Peak District resident Helen Moat guides you on an idyllic week, walking and exploring her favourite haunts in Britain’s first National Park.

Phoenix from the ashes

Close to extinction in Britain 30 years ago, soaring red kites are now a common sight. Tim Dee finds out how these elegant raptors returned to our skies.

Return of the native goat

Thought to have disappeared in the 19th century, the English goat is very much alive and kicking at Butser Ancient Farm in Hampshire, says Tiffany Francis.

Who owns England?

The ownership of England’s land is still shrouded in secrecy. Guy Shrubsole explains why this causes big problems in the countryside.

Man of the mountains

A tribute to the talented and innovative mountain climber Andy Nisbet.

Bards on a barge

Mikron travelling theatre tours the countryside in a narrowboat, proving that all the world really is a stage.

The genius of Edwin Lutyens

Twigs Way celebrates Edwin Lutyens – the architect who changed the face of English country houses and gardens.

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