How to pickle wlanuts

When do I pick walnuts to pickle them and how do I pickle them? It will be my first crop from two young trees that are six or seven years…

Game Fair guns. All lined up.

The best Game Fair guns will be lining the paths of Gunmakers Row at the CLA Game Fair 2015.  Head up north to Harewood House in Yorkshire and join The…

Boutet gun. Historical hunting weapons

The Boutet gun was rather special, and one of 11 guns given by Napoleon to Carlos IV of Spain. Edward Impey, director general and master at the Royal Armouries Museum,…

Hounds dogs at fox hunt meet in Pembrokeshire hunting

Foxhound breeding is an intricate process and those in the know possess an immense amount of knowledge. For those keen to hone their eye, our guide to hound judging can…

Mitsubishi Shogun. high roof.

The Mitsubishi Shogun is rugged and ready to go. Charlie Flindt likes a throwback, especially one with a proper parking brake. For more motoring fun read about the gentleman drivers…

A part of the painting, Goodberry Partridge, by James Gillick.

James Gillick and his exceptional work is often spotted at the Game Fair and will be on display at Burghley this year. Janet Menzies discovers what makes this sporting artist…

August 2015 cover of The Field magazine

Glorious on grouse – how to master the king of gamebirds; thrusters and rogues – who should lurk in your hunting library? we’re gonna need a bigger boat – is…

Wild swimming. skinny dip.

Wild swimming takes some pluck. But once you have found your deserted pool, disrobed and plunged in…well, it’s rather a lot of fun. If you’re not afraid of Nessie, paddle…

Rabbit shooting. Airgunning for summer rabbits

Rabbit shooting is the perfect summer pest control exercise. Wander the fields this summer and bag some bunnies while you’re at it. Rabbit shooting is worth some study if you…

summer wine. La Gitana.

The best summer wine 2015 is ready to drink now. There is no season like the summer that wears its transience so sharply. The scent of a riverside lily blended…