Easy shooting exercises

Shooting requires a good standard of fitness, strength and flexibility, a trio which doesn’t necessary come easy to older guns. If you are concerned about becoming the rustiest bit of…

Charles Williams, the current owner of Caerhays Castle, on Cornwall’s Roseland Peninsula, is both a renowned plantsman and a dedicated game shot. He summarises neatly the allure of his family…

Beautiful beats – Top spots to catch salmon Fishing special – Hook the next generation, save our salmon and top kit Shooting quick fixes – 20 tips to maintain your…

Cranes

Cranes have returned to England, despite centuries of decline. David Tomlinson looks at this remarkable conservation success. For more on inspiring conservation projects and the unsung heroes behind them, read…

Venison spiedini with crushed buttered potatoes

Try something other than lamb this Easter, encourages Philippa Davis, with this venison spiedini with crushed buttered potatoes, watercress and pecorino and lemon dressing. Turn your attention to UK venison…

Pecan praline chocolate fudge cake

Though it’s fun to switch up traditions, one musn’t be without chocolate at Easter says Philippa Davis. This pecan praline chocolate fudge cake is guaranteed to please the troops. For…

Susan Oakes

Having inherited a love for horses from both of her parents, Susan Oakes has been riding side-saddle since she was four – and now holds the side-saddle puissance record as…