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Countryfile October issue 129
On sale date:
1st September 2017
Issue:
129

Discover wild Lakeland

The arresting drama of the Lake District’s stunning wildlife and landscape emerges against the backdrop of autumn. Don’t miss these natural wonders...

Treetop Acrobats

Greys are familiar but unpopular; reds are rare but beloved. But is this fair? Enter the high-flying world of Britain’s squirrels with Dominic Couzens.

Britain’s prettiest fishing villages

Whitewashed cottages, twinkling harbours, bonny boats... take advantage of the stunning British coast off-season at one of these 10 charming fishing villages. 

Britain’s Outdoor capital: Newcastle, County Down

Northern Ireland’s adventure hub offers mountains, coast, woodland and wildlife. 

Hedgerow booze

Add a touch of the wild to your wines and cocktails by foraging your way to a truly eclectic drinks cabinet. Andy Hamilton shows you how…

Moorland rescue

Britain’s moorlands have been decimated by mismanagement and pollution, but conservation efforts are bringing them back from the brink.

The perfect pub

Frothy ale, friendly locals, fireside chats – what do you cherish most?

Great Days Out: Conquer a Mountain

The Welsh Matterhorn
Cnicht, Snowdonia

Caves and cascades
Ingleborough, Yorkshire

The Hebridean giant
Ben More, Isle of Mull, Argyll and Bute
 

Adventures in Narnia
Slieve Bearnagh, Mourne Mountains, County Down


Metal mountain in the Lakes
The Old Man of Coniston, Lake District


Great Green Beacon
Cribyn, Powys

Short but steep
Suilven, Sutherland


Top seven beginner climbs
Nationwide

On your cover: Autumn colours tint the landscape at Loughrigg Tarn in the Lake District.