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The Countryside of Great Britain

Discover the countryside of Great Britain on your doorstep or on holiday

Great Britain is blessed with a great diversity of approximately 90,000 square miles of landscape. Wild mountains with snow-capped peaks, lush green valleys and calm lakes, meandering rivers, rolling farmland, forests teeming with life, purple heather-clad moorland, golden sandy beaches and more.

Mosser Track in the North West Lake District

Countryside Articles

Geology of the UK 
(Wikipedia)

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Spring Buttercups Meadow, Buckinghamshire
Spring Buttercups Meadow, Buckinghamshire

Useful Websites

Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

The UK Government department tasked with issues such as the environment, rural development, the countryside, wildlife, animal welfare and sustainable…

Countryside Survey

Countryside Survey is a unique study or ‘audit’ of the natural resources of the UK’s countryside.

Britain’s Official Travel & Tourism Guide

Britain’s official travel and tourism guide. Plan your perfect holiday with our free maps, guides and itineraries to Britain’s best attractions and events.

Countryside Restoration Trust

The UK’s leading charity dedicated to wildlife-friendly farming and campaigning for a living, working countryside.

Countryside News

RSS Countryfile News
RSS Rural Affairs – The Guardian

Sponsored listings

Rural Retreats in Great Britain

A vast range of charming cottages in idyllic locations and properties from treehouses to country houses. Options for most budgets and up to 20% discount.

BBC Countryfile Magazine

Packed full of fresh and interesting ideas for exploring Britain’s beautiful landscape, watching wildlife, discovering heritage and great local food.

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