Once consigned to hotels and city gardens, a new range of subtle and energy-saving lighting devices are transforming country-house gardens, finds Arabella Youens
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Country house buyers should look in Northamptonshire for good transport links, excellent country houses and stone villages as pretty as the Cotswolds
An extremely handsome Georgian country house with panoramic views and land near Much Wenlock has come onto the market
Defra is petitioned to publish its joint recovery plan for the endangered hen harrier.
A list of seven of the more unusual, secret and lesser-known sights to visit in Oxford and Oxfordshire.
Take a tour around the annual display of clay pots at Bourton House in Gloucestershire
Country Life talks to two passionate countrymen about the pros and cons of reintroducing the beaver into UK rivers
Tom Coward shares his tips for making the most of your wisteria; planting and pruning these tough but rewarding plants
Tim Longville visits a three-acre garden in Norfolk which is a mixture of good structural ‘bones’ and relaxed planting
Bake or roast aubergines, or even try baba ganoush with this colourful seasonal vegetable
Here's our pick of the best recipes for barbecues this summer, from venison burgers to delicious dips
Our country mouse leaves the quay jumping in Bosham to the children and has a snooze on the beach
Lucy finds her brother-in-law full of beans as he raises money for cancer charities on a personal grand tour of Britain
Attending a sheepdog trials in West Sussex, Rupert’s respect for shepherds only grows
Lucy reflects on the drama taking place at a local courthouse