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.

The Field

208-page celebration of a new shooting season; The glory of grouse; Our 32-page Ladies’ special – how to shoot stylishly and reduce felt recoil; New pigeon and crow licences –…

Gundog Photograph of the Year

The Field Gundog Awards, in association with Skinner’s Field & Trial, is delighted to invite readers to vote for Gundog Photograph of the Year for the very first time. Our…

British picnic

When one takes the Ratty and Mole approach, there is no greater, or simpler, pleasure than the British picnic. Forget the competitive, elaborate feasts now intrinsic to the summer social…

Frippy Jameson

Frippy Jameson was given unprecedented access to the Cavalry Blacks for her latest sculptures. She describes to Janet Menzies the hushed, secluded world of the Hyde Park Barracks. For more…

Peach, brandy and raspberry punch

For a stylish start to your picnic, try Philippa Davis’ peach, brandy and raspberry punch. A pre-made cocktail is the only way to open a proper alfresco feast. To ensure…

Guerini Revenant

Following intense first impressions, Michael Yardley commends the Guerini Revenant as a bold, innovative piece of gun-making. For more from Guerini, Michael Yardley is impressed by the Guerini Invictus High…

Cockerpoo gundogs

With their ever-increasing popularity, cockerpoos have started to appear in the field – and they are here to stay. David Tomlinson explains why you should consider a cockerpoo gundoog, especially…

Venison salad niçoise

Retain your culinary standards alfresco, even without a table, chairs and pressed linen. Philippa Davis’ venison salad niçoise makes an impressive main for a picnic and this game twist on…

Hounds dogs at fox hunt meet in Pembrokeshire hunting

There are many types of hound bred to hunt the fox both here and across the world. Some breeding has followed fashion, while others stick to function and what is…