In our April issue we roam Brontë country to show you how to experience exhilarating open moors of North Yorkshire – as well as distinct local culture – infused the extraordinary works of Charlotte Brontë and her sisters Emily and Anne. Here’s where to buy the magazine.
Celebrate the swallow
Our most longed-for summer migrant returns this month – but where has it been for so long? And what does it get up to on its long summer holiday here?
Wild people: Roger Deakin
Wild swimmer, wild writer, wild lover; meet one of the great naturalists and communicators who spent his life pushing the boundaries.
Ellie’s crazy cows
Why has the Countryfile presenter employed a herd of unruly cows to mow her grass?
Woodland feast: wild garlic
River Cottage chef Gill Meller creates three fabulous foraged feasts
Vikings at large in the countryside
1,000 years since a Viking last ruled England, you can still find evidence of these ferocious Norsemen all around.
Inspiring signs of spring to look out for, as chosen by BBC Countryfile Magazine friends and experts.