Country Careers

Wanting a greater insight into country careers? Be inspired as we take a look at some of the phenomenal men and women, smashing it in their field. From gamekeepers to gin makers, country jobs can be as diverse as the people doing them!

An insight into heather burning

Live by Emma Mather

What really goes on when heather burning? What are the benefits and why is it so necessary for moorland management? These are just some of the burning questions we had… Read more »

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A day in the life of a Tree Surgeon

Live by Melissa Molloy

Join Melissa Molloy as she explains and shows us what a day in the life of a tree surgeon entails. Based in the heart of Ireland Melissa, shows us the… Read more »

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A day in the life of a Farm Vet

Live by Sophie Harding

Join Sophie Harding a full-time farm animal vet smashing it on a day-to-day basis to keep farmers producing the best quality products with the highest welfare standards in the world.… Read more »

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A day in the life of a Gamekeeper

Live by Charlotte Burder

Join Charlotte Burder a single-handed gamekeeper paving the way for female keepers on a partridge shoot in Cambridgeshire.

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The Country Girls UK shooting glossary

Written by The Country Girls UK

For those new to shooting and those in the community that are unsure about a few key shooting terms. We have written an alphabetical glossary to help make shooting less… Read more »

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Why was The Oxton Liqueur Company’s Rhubarb Gin voted the Best in the World?

Written by The Oxton Liqueur Company

As new members of the CGUK Marketplace, we would like to introduce ourselves and our business – The Oxton Liqueur Company.  We have always made Sloe Gin & Damson Gin… Read more »

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The Country Girls answer to Dr Doolittle

Written by Alannah Kingdon

Hey lovely ladies, let me introduce myself, my name is Alannah, born and bred in the South Somerset countryside. I currently live in a lovely cottage on an organic farm… Read more »

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