The Field

Adam Calvert gives the lowdown on the five essential grouse shots you need to know for this season, and the golden rules to stick to. The Field’s Macnab Challenge is…

Grouse shooting petition. PLease sign to keep our grouse moors.

Join the club and take part in The Macnab Challenge. Here are the Macnab Challenge rules. THE FIELD’S MACNAB CHALLENGE RULES All Macnabs to be undertaken in a legal, sporting…

How to shoot grouse safely

From why grouse present such a challenge to how to shoot successfully on the moor, George Digweed shares his top tips in this guide to grouse. Whether this season will…

The Field (or Country Gentleman’s Newspaper) trotted smartly off the printing presses for the first time in 1853 and became the indigenous organ of enthusiastic sporting households. Our first correspondent…

Giles & Mary: Country Life by Giles Wood and Mary Killen Giles Wood and Mary Killen are best known for their appearances on Gogglebox, which have gained them a dose…

Olympic skeet hotshot Jess Burgess

Growing up in the suburbs, country life was relatively unknown to me until I was in secondary school. I’d certainly never heard the words ‘Olympic Skeet’. My father stumbled across…

Game Fair

The Game Fair returns to Ragley Hall in Warwickshire at the end of this month to celebrate its 65th anniversary. Close to 150,000 visitors are expected to attend from Friday,…

When you have a good gun slip in your possession you hardly notice the potential flaws a bad slip can cause you. Aching shoulders, weak leather or worst of all…

european eel

Do your laces up, Michael,” Miss Watson, my teacher, commanded “I don’t know how,” I replied. “Nanny hasn’t taught me yet.” “Well come here and I’ll teach you,” she responded.…