the inn at whitehall review

In John Martin Robinson’s magnificent book A Guide to the Country Houses of the North West (1991), there are many examples of the private mansions of Lancashire that no longer…

Lady Bathurst stood with two dogs.

It is not every day that you take a bite from a police dog. But this is exactly what I am doing thanks to the persuasive skills of the Countess…

Arrizabalaga sidelock side-by-side

This month’s test focuses on a best 32in Arrizabalaga sidelock side-by-side pigeon gun. It is equipped with an inertia- operated, non-selective single trigger, a flat file-cut rib and chokes fixed…

Without Francesco del Giocondo there would be no Mona Lisa, and Michelangelo depended on Lorenzo de’ Medici during his career. For centuries princes have known that even those who are…

There was a time (and you may find this hard to believe, kids) when the SUV didn’t exist. It was estate cars that did all the hard work back then.…

HM The King watches work on a Barbour

Question I am a loyal reader of The Field magazine but live in Canada would appreciate some help in finding a company to clean and repair my Barbour waxed jacket.…

We have all sat on the edge of a riverbank wondering what fly to use next as the latest neglected offering is dolefully returned to the fly box. Luckily The…

david williams-ellis

Britain is fishy. The UK is about 94,000 square miles in area but has a coastline of around 10,000 miles (depending how you measure it). Nowhere is more than 70…

It’s long been argued that a good horse can’t be a bad colour, and I reckon that’s generally true with gundogs, too. However, most of us have preferences, so when…