The Country Life Picture Library  is home to beautiful and extraordinary images chronicling the last century, from country house architecture to the changing streets of our villages and nature. Keep up to date with What’s New including seasonal highlights, as well houses, gardens and all aspects of country life.

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This month we’re featuring some lovely spring images from the Library archives.

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Blossom is one of the first indicators that spring is on its way.

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March hares boxing are an iconic image of springtime in Britain.

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Buds begin to appear as we look forward to more colour in the garden. 

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Of course daffodils are always a cheery sight after the dull winter colours.