Vintage Devon

Lose yourself in the timeless pleasures of fishing villages, cliff-top walks and golden coves in our February issue

Published: January 18th, 2018 at 2:24 pm
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Discover Vintage Devon 

Explore an utterly charming, unspoiled coastline of working fishing ports, wildflower-rich cliff-top walks and coves of golden sand – with a steam railway thrown in for good measure.


Apocalypse now

Where would you go to find safety if a catastrophe struck Britain? We asked the experts to offer their advice on the best hideouts and havens in the British countryside.

Wild people: nature-lover and spymaster

The curious tale of Maxwell Knight – whose work as a TV naturalist hid his life as a master of international espionage. 

Rise of the fava bean 

How the humble field bean – grown for animal feed – has taken on a delicious new lease of life due to the work of 2017’s BBC champion grower.

Wild horses

Run with a herd of hardy and handsome native ponies on the Cumbrian fells.

Vikings in the landscape

It may be 1,000 years since the Viking Age in Britain but these Norse raiders and settlers left an indelible mark.


Countryside awards

Vote for your favourite beach, national park, country pub and more in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2018



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