Georgian Group winners

A house rescued from near collapse in the Shetland Isles and a former cotton mill in a rundown area of Manchester were two of the projects recognised for their exemplary…

Interview: John Julius Norwich

Jeremy Musson talks to the chairman of the World Monuments Fund in Britain who discovered a love of architecture while a junior diplomat in Cold War Belgrade

The Genius is Gunton Park

Jeremy Musson reveals the winner of the 2007 Country Life/Savills Gennius of the Place Award - Gunton Park in Norfolk

Houses to visit South East

Jeremy Musson recommends country houses to visit in the South East and East Anglia as published in his book: 'How to Read a Country House'

Natural outdoor pools

Swimming in fresh water is more exhilarating than in a chlorine-filled box. Anna Tyzack talks to an aquatic ecologist who is determined to break the trend of eighties-style swimming pools.

Genius of the place award

Jeremy Musson introduces the 2007 Country Life award for the best restored or revived landscape setting for a country house, sponsored by Savills

A Palace in Miniature

A doll's house belonging to the daughters of King George III has been key in the restoration of Kew Palace, as details of the tiny house bear striking parallels to…

The rebirth of Apethorpe Hall

Jeremy Musson is given an exclusive insight into the ongoing rescue of Grade I-listed Apethorpe Hall by English Heritage, one of the finest Jacobean houses in the country that had…

Smart Schoolhouses

Anna Tyzack visits a handful of schools whose pupils learn within the walls of grand former family homes.

Anglo-Classical Architecture

John Martin Robinson looks at the work of a young architect of the new generation of designers in the Classical tradition, who is designing new country houses of style and…

Architects’ Biographies

Willoughby Gerrish, Florence Heaton-Renshaw and Thomas Ravenscroft take us on a biographical tour of some of the most well-known architects this country has ever seen.

England’s Best Medieval Bridges

Fifty of the best medieval bridges in England, selected for Countrylife.co.uk by David Harrison, author of The Bridges of Medieval England