Tiggy Pettifer

As a fundraiser for the Atlantic Salmon Trust, Tiggy Pettifer aims to inspire the next generation. When a keen, young angler returns to the river, she knows she has achieved…

Macnab types

Which type of Macnab takes your fancy?  The Classic Macnab is the favoured one among modern sporting blades, but there are different Macnab types for every part of the country…

Macnab Challenge rules

Join the club and take part in The Macnab Challenge. Here are the Macnab Challenge rules. THE MACNAB CHALLENGE RULES The Rules All Macnabs be undertaken in a legal, sporting…

John Macnab

Who is John Macnab? “A tall bravo with a colonial accent” or “a gnarled Caliban of infinite cunning and gnome-like agility”, speculates Janet Raden, the indomitable female interest in John…

Best Macnab estates

Hoping to bag a Macnab this year? The Field’s Challenge, in association with Blaser, is the ultimate test of sporting prowess. Maximise your chances of success by taking Mungo Ingleby’s…

July 2020 Field magazine cover

Living wild – how a hunter-gatherer can feast like a king all year round; Winston Churchill’s personal gun collection – sidelocks, revolvers and sub-machine guns; he was armed for everything;…

Trifle opera cake jars with amaretto

With country house opera postponed or cancelled, put on a picnic worthy of Glyndebourne’s lawns at home. Don your finery, select a family member to provide the entertainment and indulge…

Hunting with falcons

Neil Cross headed to Dartmoor to experience hunting with falcons on horseback. It proved a thrilling sport set against a dramatic backdrop. For more on different days out hunting, we…

How to deter magpies

Over the past 10 years I have become increasingly beset by magpies. Do you know of any solutions to deter magpies rather than a hands-on method to trap them? DB,…

Gooseberry, lime and elderflower travel cakes

These gooseberry, lime and elderflower travel cakes are inspired by the French tradition of bringing an edible present to a party or picnic. Try Philippa Davis’ recipe for the perfect…