Hunting in Ireland

Hunting in Ireland is not for the faint hearted, with imposing walls, deep drains and double-banks. Will Cursham takes a tour of three Irish packs, and returns with great tales…

Wild boar

The preparation and fieldcraft involved in pursuing wild boar will be quite new to the majority of British hunters. Follow Oliver Rampley’s advice before booking your flight to head out…

Guide to Christmas

Father Christmas may have his elves on hand but for us mere mortals, Christmas can become quite the festive frenzy. With presents to buy, cards to send and a festive…

Nichola Eddery

Taking on a commission to paint the racehorse, Frankel, in a deliberate reference to Stubbs was no small feat for Nichola Eddery. But she put herself into training and even…

The Field December 2016 cover

The magnum 204-page Christmas bumper edition

Christmas puddings

With Stir Up Sunday this weekend, country cooks are reaching for their wooden spoons to stir the pud and make a wish. But, as Hattie Ellis discovers, Christmas puddings have…

Best alternatives to Christmas pudding

Christmas pudding isn’t everyone’s favourite offering at the festive feast, but don’t let the nay-sayers go hungry. So follow The Field’s recipes for the best alternatives to Christmas pudding. With…

Mary Berry's steak and ale pie

As the temperatures starting dropping, we’re hankering after some proper, British comfort food. Mary Berry’s steak and ale pie is difficult to beat. Enjoy baking hot straight from the oven,…