When temperatures drop, the only acceptable outerwear with a suit is an overcoat. Huntsman’s Head Cutter, Dario Carnera, explains how to keep warm yet retain one’s sartorial cool.
Let there be light – conservatories, orangeries and garden rooms are sympathetic and practical ways to add extra space to a house, says Amelia Thorpe.
Each year, Country Life's Rosie Paterson issues herself a challenge for Lent. This year she's attempting to give up plastic and plastic packaging for the whole 40 days.
Historic St John’s Manor on the north coast of Jersey boasts magnificent landscaped gardens and grounds, with beautiful serpentine, a wildlife lake and a stunning Japanese water garden.
Lilias Wigan takes a detailed look at Van Dyck's Greate Peece, one of the highlights of the Royal Academy's stunning exhibition of the art collected by Charles I.
On Wednesday March 7, Lord Snowdon will discuss the vital role that the hand plays in contemporary design with Country Life’s Interiors Editor Giles Kime at London Design Week 2018.
Country Life's property correspondent Penny Churchill explains what potential buyers on the two largest of the Channel Islands need to know about delving into the market as Brexit looms.
Our kitchen garden cook Melanie Johnson makes panna cottas with rocket.
The house where Colonel Thomas Lawrence – better known as T. E. Lawrence, and Lawrence of Arabia – spent most of his first three decades has come up for sale.
It’s 25 years since Annie Tempest first dreamt up the cheering and perspicacious Tottering-by-Gently cartoon strip that graces the back page of Country Life and, with its regular doses of…
Annie Tempest on 25 glorious years of Tottering; the role of spy pigeons; and a complete guide to conservatories.
What happens when you're a non-skier on a skiing trip? First-timer Emily Anderson visited Saint Martin de Belleville to find out.
We take our regular look at some of the best homes to appear in Country Life over the past week or so, including a delightful home on the South Downs…
Our columnist Jason Goodwin considers the realities of everyday existence for the women kept in 18th century Ottoman harems.
Designing a bespoke engagement ring for the love of your life is a daunting prospect. Luckily, there’s expert help at hand, says Emma Hughes.
The poet Rupert Brooke lodged at Orchard House from 1909–11 and often took tea in the beautiful orchard.
'A puzzle. But feel the air, breathe it.'
An Irish stew without potatoes might sound like a contradiction, but this lamb-neck and pearl-barley recipe gives the classic winter dish a rich twist.
The magnificent gardens at Caerhays Castle in Cornwall are every inch the equal of the building which dominates the landscape, thanks to extraordinary efforts of collection, cultivation and breeding stretching…
The recent restoration of Woodhall Park underlines the striking importance of colour in our understanding of Georgian interiors, as John Martin Robinson explains.