THE GRANARY TOSTOCK, SUFFOLK Formerly the gatehouse to Tostock Place, this timber-frame, thatched period cottage, set in 3/4 of an acre, dates from the 17th century. The property has been…

beretta silver pigeon V field

This month spotlights the new Beretta 687 Silver Pigeon V Field imported by GMK, the well-known firm that also brings in Benelli, Franchi, Chapuis, Sako and Tikka firearms. The latest…

Top 10 best pheasant recipes

Back for another year, Great British Game Week returns from 6 November – 12 November. BASC’s Taste of Game and the Countryside Alliance’s Game to Eat are joining forces once…

playing backgammon by fire

There is something timeless about backgammon; it must rank as the most elegant of boardgames while its ability to entertain everyone from teenagers onwards remains legendary. Beautifully made examples make…

Ghost stories have all but disappeared from contemporary culture. Sure, the BBC trots out the occasional MR James at Christmas, but as a literary and screen genre, ghost stories have…

Haunted country houses

A haunted country house complete with ghost has a certain allure, whether you believe in the paranormal or not. But whatever your stance, there are often very real – and…

Best pumpkin recipes: pumpkin muffins

Ensure your Halloween lantern is devoured rather than dumped with our best pumpkin recipes. From a savoury pumpkin pie guaranteed to impress to simple yet scrumptious muffins, what use will…

There is a rich array of luxury hampers on the market to cater for every taste from cheese lovers and wine buffs to those who can’t resist anything chocolatey. Furthermore,…

Exmoor Forest Inn

WHILE many of us make the late summer caravanserai to Scotland, there is another destination for discerning sportsmen and naturalists which is the wide open moorland of Exmoor. Here, stags…