Alexandra Henton

John Macnab

Who is John Macnab? “A tall bravo with a colonial accent” or “a gnarled Caliban of infinite cunning and gnome-like agility”, speculates Janet Raden, the indomitable female interest in John…

Perazzi Ribless Game

The Perazzi Ribless Game over-and-under, developed by Sportarm of Dorchester, is lighter than most of the maker’s guns and slightly unnerving in the lack of a sighting rib. But with…

Anti-hunting social media

Anti-hunting sentiment is nothing new, but the medium of social media ramps up the vitriol to unscaled, and altogether unpleasant, new heights. Following the weekend where a tragic accident in…

Game Fair guns. All lined up.

UPDATE 31/03/16: Countrylive File! has announced it is not an anti-shooting show. Read the story on Shooting UK. The Field and Country Fair, 10-12 June 2016, is looking forward to…

What to wear for Cheltenham. Coat

What to wear at Cheltenham guides often focus on the fillies. The Field’s guide to what to wear for Cheltenham: ladies is the best place to start. But for the…

The April 2016 issue of The Field

Why we LOVE labradors – and does colour make a difference? are over-and-unders really better than side-by-sides – the editor dispels the myths; what happens when hunts go visiting –…

MK60 Miroku 20-bores

The MK60 Miroku 20-bores are quite the bargain in today’s market. Michael Yardley has positive first impressions of both the aesthetic and specification and, after a go on the skeet…

February 2016 cover

Driven boar – rifles and kit to bag the beasts of the dark forests; hard case to crack – top luggage to protect shotguns; hunting for fun – girls go…

Jan 2016 cover

Crumpling the steeple scrapers – top techniques for January cocks; hunting the hidden gems – follow hounds where you wouldn’t expect; Imperial Camel Corps – Allan mallinson salutes the brigade’s…