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BBC Countryfile Magazine

Meet the team behind BBC Countryfile Magazine here!

There are a number of ways of contacting us - please do get in touch.

To contact editor Fergus Collins: 

By email

By telephone
0117 314 7399

By mail
Countryfile Magazine
9th Floor
Tower House
Fairfax Street Bristol

For advertising enquiries, please telephone Louise Edwards on 0117 314 8384 or email

For website enquiries, please email Carys Matthews at  


Subscription enquiries

To SUBSCRIBE to BBC Countryfile Magazine or if you have any subscription enquiries, telephone 03330 162 112†

or email For overseas readers please call (0)1604 973 720†

Or write to:


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Sending in ideas for BBC Countryfile Magazine

If you have an idea for a story that is interesting, entertaining and never previously covered by the magazine, email your ideas to features editor Joe Pontin at, or write to Joe at the address above. Read the full guidelines for submitting an idea here


Work experience

*** Please note: we are not currently booking placements for 2018. We'll update this page again once we start to take on applications. ***

BBC Countryfile Magazine welcomes work experience students for a period of two weeks (maximum 10 working days). Please note, the minimum age for applicants is 18. The work placement provides an insight into the magazine publishing industry and an opportunity to work alongside an established editorial team.

Applicants should be familiar with BBC Countryfile Magazine and its associated digital products. We will consider applications from the following groups of students:

  1. Students who can demonstrate a passion for journalism and the countryside through examples of work published in print or online, for example articles for a student newspaper or stories on your own blog.
  2. Postgraduate communication students, or students taking a postgraduate journalism course.

Please send a CV and examples/links to published work to, ensuring that you include the following information:

  • Name
  • Postal address and email address
  • Telephone number
  • Date of birth
  • Title of course
  • Brief statement explaining why you'd like to do work experience on BBC Countryfile Magazine
  • The preferred dates of your placement


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