The voice of the countryside

Country Life, the quintessential English magazine, is undoubtedly one of the biggest and instantly recognisable brands in the UK today. The magazine comments in depth on a wide variety of subjects, such as architecture, property, the arts, gardens and gardening, the countryside, schools and wildlife. This eclectic editorial mix, combined with stunning photography and high-end property advertising ensures that week after week, Country Life is read by people who live the real country house lifestyle. brings over 100 years of editorial and commercial excellence to the web and is one of the best and most enjoyable places to browse for luxury property for sale online. The site also showcases the best of the editorial from Country Life magazine as well as carrying its own exclusive online content covering rural news, seasonal recipes and countryside events.

The perfect home office - a treehouse

From Shepherd's huts to treehouses, the trend for homeworking has produced some creative ideas for home offices


A diverse structure reduces the risk of whole areas of woodland being decimated It can be very easy to take trees for granted. An iconic part of our landscape, they…


Woodlands form a cherished part of our historical and cultural identity Trees and woods are a phenomenally important feature of our landscape and form a cherished part of our historical…

Prince George and Princess Charlotte

As William and Kate consider where to send George and Charlotte to school, our resident expert has some advice up her sleeve, from pre-prep upwards

best hotels in britain

From city breaks and family trips to romantic weekends and coastal resorts, here's our guide to the best hotels in Britain.

Petits pois à la Française

Go green: a fine dish in its own right, Petits pois a la Francaise is also the perfect accompaniment to roast quail or squab pigeon.

best pubs in britain

From brilliant beer and fine wines to first-class food and scenic locations, we reveal our list of our favourite public houses.

Waldorf Cavalieri Rome review

Sitting on a high hill above the splendour of the city, the Waldorf Rome Cavalieri turns out to be a great base for spending time in this hectic, marvellous, romanic…

best open air cinema UK

Watch some of your favourite films at open air cinema screenings this summer in amazing locations, from Blickling Hall to Blenheim and Lulworth Castle