Country Life July 13 2016

This week’s magazine is our annual coastal number, where we celebrate the wonderful and varied joys of Britain’s coastline

** Post Brexit report: If the countryside adopts ‘stoic optimism’, it can rise to the challenge of Brexit, says CLA President Ross Murray

** Environment minister Rory Stewart, novelist Rosie Thomas and writers Simon Jenkins and Simon Barnes reveal to Jane Wheatley their favourite coastal paths

** Harry Mount visits a restored HMS Caroline, the only surviving ship from the epic Battle of Jutland, fought 100 years ago

** Cricket: Flora Watkins reveals what goes on at teatime on Test Match Special and Roderick Easdale previews the Pakistan series

** We preview the country-house opera and choral festival seasons

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