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Country Life November 9 2016 reveals the Prince of Wales’s view of the countryside. Find out more here:

HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES: In his regular birthday message to the countryside, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales stresses the need for balance between man and Nature and why it’s wise to leave rural Britain to solve its own problems

ARCHITECTURE: In the second of two articles, John Goodall considers how Hedingham Castle in Essex was painstakingly restored

GARDENS: Mark Griffiths explains the processes behind the blazing foliage of the end of the year that lights up gardens such as Sheffield Park, East Sussex

INTERVIEW: Patricia Routledge talks to Jack Watkins about unacceptable mannerisms and turning down Alan Bennett

ABF THE SOLDIER’S CHARITY: Army veterans of all ages tell Michael Murray-Fennell about the crucial work of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity

FAMOUS LAST WORDS: Whether witty, wise or just plain mystifying, many deathbed utterances of the great and the good have gone down in history, as Jonathan Self reveals

GADGETS & GIZMOS: A new museum dedicated to Heath Robinson appeals to a peculiarly British humour, says Tim Richardson

FISHING: The storm clouds part in time for our fishing correspondent David Profumo and Editor Mark Hedges to make a memorable fishing and stalking trip to the Western Isles

INTERIORS: Giles Kime explores new wallpapers designed by artists, coloured bathrooms and the best in interior design

COOKING: Melanie Johnson says it’s well worth seeking out quinces

PROPERTY: Penny Churchill offers renovation projects that will reap rewards; Eleanor Doughty reports on modern houses in a Capability Brown landscape; and Annunciata Walton chooses properties bathed in light

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