The Field

FREE INSIDE: the Sporting Year Wallplanner; Our best friends – why we adore our gundogs and terriers – even at their worst; Terrier alert – the first of our season-by-season…

How to create a garden for insects

If you have a large space to fill, consider a wild meadow to encourage flora and fauna into your garden. Follow The Field’s advice on how to create a garden…

James Wild

Having happened upon sculpture as a medium and scrap metal as a material by chance, James Wild uses both to tell the stories of animals in the world today, as…

Lead shot

The major shooting organisations have decided to endorse a move away from lead shot to alternatives. Since lead shot has been used for centuries we know a great deal about…

Pea souper

Something warming in a flask is required for fresh, spring days in the field. Enjoying soup on-the-go requires a smooth blend that is easy to pour and drink. Philippa Davis’…

How to clean a bowler hat

If you have inherited an old bowler hat, don’t leave it to collect dust in the attic. Even if it is looking a little worse for wear, it is possible…

Dog beds

From cheap and cheerful to uber luxurious, the choice of dog beds has never been larger. But which suit our working companions best, asks David Tomlinson. Should gundogs stay inside…

Jaded apple

Whether it’s pigeon-shooting, an excursion to the local point-to-point or a brisk walk in the March air, fresh spring days require something warm to put in a flask and take…

Mary Berry's steak and ale pie

Spring has not quite sprung and we’re still hankering after some proper, British comfort food. There is no better kitchen supper than Mary Berry’s steak and ale pie. Best enjoyed…

Point-to-Point fixtures in March 2016 will show some great sport.

Point to point fixtures for March 2020 are brought together in one place so you can plan your sporting weekends. If you are missing your hunting in the off season…