Try the magazine: April

Published: March 10th, 2016 at 4:17 pm

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. 

Spring wonders


Inspiring signs of spring to look out for, as chosen by BBC Countryfile Magazine friends and experts.



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