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.

A Christmas Carol

Shocked by the effect of the Industrial Revolution on working children, Charles Dickens planned to write a political pamphlet. Instead he published A Christmas Carol, with a festive blueprint that…

Wool churches

Once a wonder of England, wool had both economic and ecclesiastical benefits, says Matthew Dennison, as he considers the country’s wool churches. From country Christmas cards and what to serve…

Christmas Eton mess

If you have a crowd to feed on the 25th, you can guarantee there will be a few figgy pudding nay-sayers. Having an alternative to hand is essential to keeping…

Christmas Stilton

A Christmas cheeseboard is guaranteed to go down a treat. And there’s only one essential – the Christmas Stilton. But despite it’s popularity, it remains a misunderstood cheese. Read Hattie…

Holly. Thorburn painting

There’s no symbol more synonymous with Christmas than holly. Every December the dark-green, spiky leaves and bright red berries are everywhere. They feature in our songs, on our Christmas cards…