What are the outstanding countryside people and places of the past year? You sent in your suggestions – and our expert panel narrowed them down to five nominees in each category. Now it’s time for you to cast your votes!
Vote for your favourite beach, national park, country pub and more.
Welcome to the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2018. Here we reveal the nominees for our countryside awards this year. Our panel of expert judges scrutinised all the suggestions from readers and deliberated for hours to select five outstanding contenders in each category. Huge congratulations to our nominees, it is a real achievement to make it onto the shortlist as the competition was stiff. Now it is up to the countryside-loving public to decide the final winner. Good luck to everyone!
OUR JUDGING PANEL: 1 Phoebe Smith Author and adventurer 2 John Craven Captain Countryfile 3 Sheena Harvey BBC Wildlife Magazine editor 4 Miranda Krestovnikoff Radio and TV presenter and RSPB president 5 Mark Rowe Rural affairs and travel writer 6 Fergus Collins BBC Countryfile Magazine editor