English churches have enjoyed a bell époque while ringing the changes over the centuries. Graham Downing is called to worship the soundtrack of our nation.

End-of-season grouse provide superlative sport at an affordable price if you can bag a day and shoot straight. Adrian Dangar is blown away by the drama of a gusty day…

Though we've taken to eating imported cashews, almonds, pecans and peanuts, British men and beasts should cherish our native kernel cache.

Jonathan Young goes rabbit shooting, with woodcock and insanely high partridges to keep him busy too.

In the contest for the best 21st-century gundog the hunt, point, retrieve breeds are separated only by a hair’s breadth – or length.

Rock off down to the Whitstable Oyster Festival and be seduced by the produce of Kent's pearl. Katie Dashwood's desire to find out more is aroused.