Haunted country houses. Stately home.

Haunted country houses loom large in literature and film. The eerie creaks, the menacing butlers, the silent dread that goes with the first tread on the gravel of a deserted…

Where to find a woollen tank top.

A woollen tank top is a great way to combat the beginnings of the winter chill. Knowing where to find a miniature sized woolen tank top for your child isn’t…

Scale a fish

Knowing how to scale a fish is a skill all fishermen need. Rather than leave it to someone else, learn how to scale and gut a fish so that it…

Copy a painting

Knowing how to copy a painting is important if you have a family heirloom that you want to share. To ensure that every member of the family can fully enjoy…

Best shoot lunch 1910

The best shoot lunch can be hearty or meagre, on the hill or in the hut, stewed in port or fizzing with the best Champagne. It all depends what fits…

Jonathan Sainsbury. Bumbarrels

Jonathan Sainsbury paints birds beautifully. They are his speciality, just as horseflesh is the chosen subject for Sir Alfred Munnings and Africa treads realistically accross the canvas of David Shepherd.…

Gundog coat colour. Yellow lab.

Gundog coat colour is crucial to some when it comes to choosing a suitable gundog. Chocolate labradors have only recently rectified their reputation as being lazy and overweight and are…

The Field November 2015 cover

Magical pheasant shoots – this season’s most covetable coverts; fieldsports’ deadly sins – can we forgive those who have trespassed? killer drinks for house parties – 12 dangerously delicious brews;…

The etiquette of picking-up on a shoot Black lab.

The etiquette of picking-up on a shoot can be beset with problems. When should a gun send in their gundog? When should a picker-up keep still? The Field has tips…