Adopt a Rescue Dog

Flash and Forest are looking to leave Battersea and take up residence in the country. Can you help?

Hunting on the Continent

Results of a nationwide equestrian survey show more people are hunting than ever before, although less are keeping horses purely for hunting.

Who Are the Real Top Dogs?

What do real dog owners want? Sandy Mitchell sniffs out the winners and losers in the categories we really care about.

Town to Country Dogs

Fay and Snoops would both rather live in the countryside, although they are currently residing in Battersea. Can you help?

Best Dog Breeds

Is your dog the most loveable of them all? asks COUNTRY LIFE

Hunting in France

Hunting across the Channel is provoking an increasing amount of interest from the English but the intricacies of French hunting are decidedly foreign

Demise of the Hound

A Pembrokeshire hunt master has succeeded in improving the gene pools of France's weakening gascony hound but now hunting banned in England, can France save our treasured packs?

The True Home of Tennis

Contrary to popular belief, the oldest lawn tennis courts in the country are not in Wimbledon but in Warwickshire, says Anna Tyzack.

Landowners beware the blame culture

The laws are improving, but occupiers should still keep their properties in order, lest they fall foul of the blame game, roger field advises

British Accents

A look at a fascinating new website from the British Library which brings together sound recordings of hundreds of regional accents from England and Wales.

The Tweed Comes up Trumps

As the Tweed offers up better catches than ever, gloomy forecasters who claim salmon fishing is in terminal decline may be forced to eat their words.

Wild Boar Threat Grows

Farmers are urging Defra to control wild boar numbers in England to prevent the spread of disease as well as interbreeding.

Autumn Migration

The Baltic Island of Oland is one of the finest places in Europe to watch birds on the move, says David Tomlinson who marvelled at the copious quantities of robins…

Castle Howard, Yorkshire

Few of the many visitors who enjoy Castle Howard's splendid architecture and collections realise that, following a devastating fire in 1940, the house's future was at stake

Wild Boar in Britain

Wild boar survived in England until the 14th century after which a number of attempts were made to reintroduce them, none of which were successful until the 1980s when they…

Terrier Ban Will Affect Shooting

Terrier work is the latest victim of a series of amendments to the Hunting Bill, which saw rural affairs minister Alun Michael voting against his own Bill, as country sports…