Tree planting

Just 13% of UK land is woodland cover. But through to 2050, the Government wants 75,000 acres of woodland planted annually. Tree planting can be done by anyone, says Rupert…

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…

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…