best building firms in Britain

The best builders in Britain

Whether you're embarking on a new-build or painstakingly restoring a listed building, here are the craftsmen with excellent foundations.

harrogate

City Living: Harrogate

There’s a lot more to this quaint relation of Leeds and York than Victorian architecture and cakes.

lewes

Lewes: small but perfectly formed

Less bohemian than Brighton, the East Sussex town of Lewes offers an attractive escape for Londoners looking to keep a toe in the cultural waters.

edinburgh

City Living: Edinburgh

Edinburgh has a lot to offer, from Georgian houses and flats to excellent schools and a thriving gastronomic scene.

Exeter Property Guide

City Living: Exeter

The Devon city of Exeter is attracting more young families thanks to its great location and excellent schooling.

London new build property guide

New build: London property guide

As new build developments continue to spring up throughout London Country Life talks to the experts to find out whether these apartments are a wise buy