Over and under or side by side

Over and under or side by side will be forever open for debate. While tradition has favoured side by sides, an over and under will not recieve the snide comments…

The shop shelves may be laden with them, but picking out the best Christmas turkey will make your festive feast one to remember. Choose from The Field’s pick of the…

Browning 725 Grade V

Micheal Yardley is pleased to test another Browning 725, an old friend featured several times in The Field. This time it is the ‘bells and whistles’ version, the Browning 725…

Fillet of venison with sloe gin

Use Christmas as an opportunity to serve your guests game. Philippa Davis’ fillet of venison with sloe gin, anchovy sauce and warm roasted sprout, chestnut and pancetta salad is the…

Geoffrey Sparrow

Geoffrey Sparrow served in the trenches, worked as a country doctor and was a true Corinthian sportsman. He painted ceaselessly throughout it all, offering hunting and country scenes from an…

Training with treats

Though edible rewards are banned by many professional trainers, or viewed as bribes by others, some advocate the use of gundog training with treats. David Tomlinson decides whether reward-based training…

The most expensive gun in the world Purdey side by side. The Purdey side-by-side. The most iconic shotgun of all?

Buying one of the most expensive guns in the world won’t, sadly, make you a better shot. But it will certainly make a day in the field far more exciting.…