Footloose in the canopy

The BBC's Tom Heap spends a night high up in the forest canopy – but first he has to relearn the most basic of childhood skills…

Five days to the weekend: Abbots Bromley

There’s more to this Staffordshire village than winning numerous best-kept awards. Nick Peers takes a trip into the heart of England

Classics in the great outdoors

As prom season approaches, Liz Barrett chooses a selection of the finest open air classical concerts

10 ways to be good to your pond this summer

Your garden pond could be a haven for wildlife this summer, but what can you do to give it a helping hand? Seb Buckton, of the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) explains...

Country Customs: Swan Upping

If you're messing about on the Thames next week, you may be in for a surprise as the swans are counted

30 feel-good ways to volunteer in the countryside

The countryside relies heavily on volunteers doing their bit, whether you are wildlife spotting, planting trees, building habitats or litter picking. Nicola Smith reveals 30 ways you can get involved.

Exploring Britain's Lost World

Cavan Scott talks to Griff Rhys Jones about his new River Journeys series and why we all need to reclaim our forgotten waterways

Five days to the weekend: Cheddar

Discover the true beauty of Cheddar and its famous gorge with a weekend away to Somerset. Nick Peers goes exploring the cliffs and surrounding area

Coming up on this Sunday's Countryfile - 5 July

Matt Baker and Julia Bradbury present their favourite moments of Countryfile so far

NEWS: Set-aside to be replaced by a voluntary conservation scheme

Mark Rowe reports on a government decision that will divide farmers and conservation groups
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