Country Life May 2 2018

Country Life May 2 2018 is our stunning Cotswolds number featuring leading landowners; our Badminton preview; plus delightful daisies and shepherds’ huts. Find out more:

LETTER TO MEGHAN: Carla Carlisle welcomes Royal bride Meghan Markle to the Anglo-American Sisterhood

THE LAY OF THE LANDOWNERS: Rupert Uloth visits four major Cotswold estates to find out how their owners are adapting them for 21st-century life

BADMINTON HORSE TRIALS: 
Kate Green looks forward to the horse trials, one of Britain’s greatest sporting traditions

FAR FROM THE MADDENING CROWD: Amelia Thorpe steps into the small, but perfectly formed, world of the shepherd’s hut

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PROPERTY: The finest homes for sale in East Anglia.

COTSWOLDS REVISITED: The house in which Waugh wrote Brideshead Revisited is on the market, reveals Penny Churchill, Annunciata Elwes finds Cotswold properties for less than £1 million and Arabella Youens examines the north-south divide

LIVING NATIONAL TREASURE: Blackpool rock maker

FAVOURITE PAINTING: The poet Pam Ayres chooses a dramatic Australian landscape

FINE ART: Duck End House near the Rollrights, home to the art dealer Philip Mould and his wife, is a work of art in itself, says Jeremy Musson

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