Wonders of the woodlands

14 golden walks to mysterious ruins, enchanted lakes and wild waterfalls

Published: October 30th, 2017 at 10:20 am
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Discover Suffolk’s beautiful and mysterious coast

Sandy heaths, bird-haunted mires and shingle beaches offer evocative walks with astonishing wildlife encounters. 


Learn to love bats

These extraordinary flying mammals enjoy roosting in our ancient churches and occasionally cause serious damage. Can we live alongside them? 

Have your say in our annual awards

From Britain’s best beach or historic landmark to the nation’s favourite country pub or most-cherished national park, nominate your favourites for the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2018. See more details here

Fisherman’s jumpers

These hard-wearing, beautifully knitted pullovers kept men alive in fearsome conditions. Discover their history…

Do trees have feelings?

A controversial new book suggests trees can ‘talk’ to each other. Is it beyond be-‘leaf’?

Lost pathways

Hugh Thomson and his mule Jethro try to cross Britain on foot – but face an unexpected problem.

Coracle chronicles

Mary-Ann Ochota learns to fish from a Welsh coracle for her new BBC series about Britain’s traditional boats.

Great Days Out: Woodland Wonders

And more!


On your cover this month: Walk through a kaleidoscope of autumnal colour in the Surrey Hills



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