Our ambassadors

We are delighted to have a number of celebrity ambassadors who all have a love for the countryside. Each of our ambassadors has personal connections to the countryside and each of them has different reasons for supporting us. You can find out more about each of them below.

Alexander Armstrong

Alexander is an actor, presenter and singer, probably best known as the host of BBC1’s Pointless.

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Heston Blumenthal OBE

Heston is a British celebrity chef.

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Jimmy Doherty

Jimmy is an English farmer and television presenter.

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Liz Earle MBE

Although better known for beauty and wellbeing, Liz is also an organic, pasture-fed, West Country farmer.

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JB Gill

JB is an English singer and farmer.

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Sally Gunnell OBE

Sally is a British former track and field athlete who won the 1992 Olympic gold medal in the 400 metres hurdles.

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Miranda Hart

Miranda Hart is a comedian, writer and actress.

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Adam Henson

Adam was born into a farming family and studied agriculture at Seale-Hayne Agricultural College in Devon where he met his business partner, Duncan Andrews.

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Elizabeth Hurley

Elizabeth is is an English actress, businesswoman and model.

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Alex James

Alex is an English musician and songwriter, as well as a journalist and cheesemaker.

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Lady Alice Manners

Alice is a stylist, creative director and consultant.

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Alan Titchmarsh MBE

Alan is an English gardener, broadcaster, TV presenter, poet, and novelist.

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Phil Vickery MBE

Phil is a former English rugby union tighthead prop and member of the England squad.

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Tom Youngs

Tom is a rugby union player who plays as a hooker for Leicester Tigers in Premiership Rugby and between 2012–2015 he won 28 caps for England.

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If you are interested in working with The Royal Countryside Fund, please email our Head of External Affairs, Ellie Burnage.

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