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…