Country Life July 27 2016

Country Life July 27 2016 embraces dogs in art, Chatsworth’s flowers and lazy summer days. Find out more:

CHATSWORTH: The annual Florabundance event brings the excellence of Chatsworth House’s gardens inside, reports Jacky Hobbs.

ARCHITECTURE: The first great Palladian country house of Ireland is undergoing restoration and conservation at the hands of the Office of Public Works. Jeremy Musson reports.

GARDENS: Henry VIII ordered cherries to be planted in Kent, the garden of England, where they continue to flourish, says Nick Hammond.

DOGS: Jonathan Self reveals how dogs, poised at our side for centuries, have nestled their way into our hearts and into our art.

MOTORCYCLES: The Triumph has long been the film stars’ motorcycle of choice, says Hugh Francis Anderson.

COOKING: Melanie Johnson chooses courgetti over spaghetti.

LUXURY: Hetty Chidwick learns what Roger Daltrey and Katherine Jenkins couldn’t live without, the key to Steinway pianos and what’s been happening in the world of luxury.

PROPERTY: Life goes on in the Cotswolds, reports Penny Churchill and Arabella Youens picks the best properties below £2 million.

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