Fergus's chat

Editor Fergus Collins on Countryfile Magazine, rural life and anything in between

Vote for Britain's most wildlife friendly farmer

Wed, 05/05/2010 - 12:39
Submitted by Fergus Collins
Take this opportunity to reward farmers who are doing their best to keep Britain beautiful
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No vapour trails

Wed, 21/04/2010 - 12:37
Submitted by Fergus Collins
The ban on flying because of the ash cloud from the Icelandic volcano means that our skies are strangely peaceful
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Great Days Out

Led by outdoors editor Jo Tinsley, our merry band of walkers explore the British countryside

Three Pesky Peaks Challenge

Thu, 15/07/2010 - 10:50
Submitted by Abigail Whyte
Abigail Whyte climbed three of the highest peaks in the UK in a 24-hour challenge and survived to tell the tale. She also got very wet.
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Sparing Time for some Toil

Wed, 23/06/2010 - 15:47
Submitted by Abigail Whyte
Not many people can lay claim to owning a kissing gate, but Abigail Whyte likes to think she can after a day's volunteering for her local nature trust.
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TV and radio

Tune into the best rural TV and radio this week

This week's best TV & radio: 7-13 August

Thu, 05/08/2010 - 14:18
Submitted by Abigail Whyte
This week's essential countryside TV & Radio
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This week's best TV & radio: 31 July - 6 August

Wed, 28/07/2010 - 19:22
Submitted by Dave Perrett
This week's essential countryside TV & Radio
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The test of time

The Countryfile Magazine team puts the best outdoor gear through its paces

Review: Silva EX3 Plus pedometer

Fri, 09/10/2009 - 10:47
Submitted by Dave Perrett
Dave Perrett reveals how a simple pedometer has changed the way he feels about stepping out
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Nine steps to rediscovering the humble spud

Mon, 15/06/2009 - 10:13
Submitted by Joanna Tinsley
Outdoor ed Jo continues her quest to grow her own with spuds in a bag
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Soapbox lets you to have your say on rural news and affairs, offering real country opinions on real country issues.

Soapbox: Food for free; but at what cost?

Thu, 13/08/2009 - 08:17
Submitted by Guest
The Soapbox blog is your chance to have your say on the countryside. Today, Countryfile Magazine reader Holly Foat asks if foraging is such a good idea after all
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Allotment virgin

Fri, 24/04/2009 - 14:58
Submitted by Guest
A Countryfile Magazine reader takes the plunge into allotment heaven
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