Country Life September 13 2017

Country Life September 13 2017 is stunning Cotswolds special featuring the best booze, glorious Gloucestershire and the gorilla who came to tea, plus the Country Life shooting guide. Find out more:

ARCHITECTURE: A 1750s country house near Tetbury has been brilliantly extended, says Jeremy Musson

GARDENS: The reworking of the garden at Ampney House, Gloucestershire, into a vibrant modern space inspires Vanessa Berridge

GLOUCESTERSHIRE: Rupert Uloth rediscovers this most charming of Cotswold counties

BOOZE: The Cotswolds has become a centre for world-class wines, spirits and lagers. Emma

GORILLA WHO CAME TO TEA: Katherine MacInnes recounts the extraordinary tale of the gorilla who attended a Gloucestershire school

SHOOTING: How to be a great guest, the best kit, dream drives and shoot characters

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WILDLIFE: David Profumo profiles the cranefly

PROPERTY: Penny Churchill finds captivating Cotswold properties for sale and Annunciata Elwes picks some of the most elegant town houses

LIVING NATIONAL TREASURE: The tanner

FAVOURITE PAINTING: The collector and philanthropist chooses one of the Zurbaráns he saved for the North

COLUMNIST: Fiona Reynolds follows in the leafy footsteps of her heroine

MOTORING: Charles Rangeley-Wilson tests Toyota’s new Hilux pick-up

CAMPAIGN: Wool is back

INTERIORS: Arabella Youens finds out why London is a world leader in interior design

COOKING: Melanie Johnson picks cherries for a clafoutis

ART & ANTIQUES: Wolf Burchard reports on the National Trust’s mammoth project to catalogue its furniture

PERFORMING ARTS: Julian Lloyd Webber talks to Pippa Cuckson about the crisis in musical education

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