The Field is a monthly glossy dedicated to those brave souls who shoot, fish and hunt way beyond the call of duty. Since 1853, its staff has selflessly brought its readers the cream of rural life, be it pheasant shooting, dry-fly fishing or the distinct merits of Cheval Blanc. If you love fieldsports, errant terriers and very foxy friends at hunt balls, The Field is for you.

What age should youngsters start shooting

A registered shooting school would tell you 12 years plus, a parent may tell you as young as three. Rosie Nickerson canvasses opinion on what age should youngsters start shooting?…

Best recipes for your hedgerow harvest

The hedgerows are bursting with berry delights at this time of year. Don’t amble past on your dog walks and let it all go to waste. Go equipped with a…

Merkel

The Macnab Challenge is the ultimate sporting test, requiring fortitude, skill and a generous dash of luck. But having the right kit certainly helps. Graham Downing explains why Merkel is…

Lucinda Sutcliffe

From joining the beating line aged six to pursuing sport all over the world, for Lucinda Sutcliffe, her passion for fieldsports is firmly underpinned by a ‘field to fork’ philosophy.…

The Field

High birds on Exmoor – soaring partridges in Lorna Doone country; Big guns boom on the marsh – flighting geese with vintage eight-bores; Classic kit for the shooting season –…

Game Week

Whether you are new to cooking or eating game, partridge is an excellent place to start. Philippa Davis’ partridge spring rolls with plum sauce show how versatile this super little…

What to wear for shooting

Should one follow trend or tradition when dressing properly for a day in the field? Robert Gibbons offers his advice on what to wear for shooting. Looking to add to…