You Brits are ashamed of your own food, says MasterChef champion

Mat Follas, winner of MasterChef 2009, tells Cavan Scott why the British need to shed their cultural inferiority complex

Five days to the weekend: Hayfield

Spirit yourself away to the Peak District for some autumnal rural fun. Nick Peers gets the windcheater and walking boots packed

Britain’s weirdest things to do this autumn

Fancy doing something out of the ordinary this autumn? Liz Barrett reveals some of the country's strangest events

Five days to the weekend: Watton-at-Stone

Looking for a quiet weekend away in the heart of the Hertfordshire countryside? Nick Peers discovers the perfect retreat

Coming up on this week's Countryfile - Sunday 4 October

Countryfile heads to Cornwall for mackarel, gigs and seals. Don't miss it - Sunday, 7pm on BBC One.

Britain's best deer ruts

One of the most exciting autumn wildlife spectacles is the annual Stag Rut. Caroline Rhodes finds five of the best places in the UK to glimpse these majestic animals in action.

Five days to the weekend: Tobermory

Discover the rugged splendour of Scotland’s Western Isles with a trip to Mull and the picturesque village of Tobermory. Nick Peers wraps up warm for the trip across the sea

Coming up on this week's Countryfile - Sunday 27 September

This week the Countryfile team visit the rugged beauty of the Durham Dales. Don't miss it - Sunday, 7pm on BBC One.

Unmissable Autumn Food and Drink Festivals

Cavan Scott and Liz Barrett tuck into some of the mouth-watering food festivals that are celebrating the best of British produce this Autumn

NEWS: The Scilly guide to saving energy

Can a group of islands off Cornwall lead the way in cutting energy? Mark Rowe reports.
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