Who doesn’t love the country during a glorious British winter? From the Boxing Day meet, to the family shoot, festive food, drink, history and country life. The Field is the best place for a country Christmas. And a subscription to The Field is the perfect present.

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Every year The Field delivers two dollops of festive tradition, the December bumper issue, and the January issue, on sale during the second week of December. They are packed with everything you need for a thoroughly British celebration, from traditional fieldsports to traditional food, traditional country pastimes and beautiful images from the best photographers. History, tradition, fieldsports, field life…The Field at Christmas has a place in every country house.In fact The Field, established in 1853, just as Charles Dickens’ was inventing Christmas as we know it, is as much a part of British country traditions as trees, carol singers, hot punch, hunting, shooting and merriment.

We wish you a Merry, Field Christmas.

Best Christmas cocktails

Engender some proper festive spirit with a concotion of your own invention. Take inspiration from The Field’s favourite cocktails and prepare to raid the drinks cupboard. With the glasses filled,…

Best Christmas cheeseboard

The positively groaning cheeseboard completes the festive feast. While British cheese has formerly been the poor relation of its continental cousins, the choice and variety of traditional and artisan cheeses…

Christmas tree farming

The tradition of decorating a tree for Christmas goes back to the Victorian times. But the techniques behind Christmas tree farming are decidely modern, discovers Graham Downing. There is no…