This year, a remarkable educational foundation in a spectacular parkland setting celebrates its 70th anniversary. John Goodall considers the history of the building it occupies in the Great Park at…
Rooks Nest House, formerly known as 'Howards' was the author’s between 1883 and 1893. It featured in his 'masterpiece' novel, 'Howards End'.
After a date with an old flame, Charles Rangely-Wilson finds that the refreshed Volkswagen Golf GTI is still the classiest act in town by far.
Thomasina Miers has shared this delicious recipe to help disaster relief charity Shelterbox.
Mawley Hall is nothing less than one of Britain's finest privately-owned stately homes – a truly unique opportunity for whoever takes on this wonderful place.
Yes, it's one of those silly theme days again. But who's going to complain when it gives us all a chance to talk about gin?
The winning images from the Natural History Museum's 53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition will make you laugh and cry.
Colwell Wood Cottage has the most unimaginably romantic location in the heart of 75 acres of ancient and unspoilt woodland.
Interiors special: Design dilemmas solved, historic apples and the secret life of a taxidermist.
French artists flocked to London in the late 19th century – and while they weren't exactly willing exiles, most to love their new surroundings as a new Tate exhibition shows.…
In the 1930s, the Satterthwaite family made a big decision: to build a fine new home in the country. The result was the beautiful Halton Green House, a wonderfully eclectic…
A newly-planted exotic garden at RHS Wisley has torn up the rule book – it's a bold gamble for a garden in Surrey, and one which Steven Desmond traces back through…
Hurricane Ophelia has hit Ireland and is en-route to Britain, bringing wind, chaos and bizarre phenomena to the isles.
Dollar Bay, a new development in Canary Wharf boasts exceptional views across London.
It's 30 years since the Great Storm of 1987 wrought havoc across England and Wales – we've brought together stories from some of those who lived through it.
'For all its dazzling assurance, what I find so touching about this early self-portrait is its suggestion of the 17-year-old artist’s still-developing sense of who he is'
Ceredigion – £895,000 Beautiful five bed former manor house with annexe, set within 23 acres of grounds, with a range of outbuildings and far-reaching views. For sale via Morris Marshall…
Saved from being swallowed up by a high-street chain, Simpson’s is back. Emma Hughes inspects the menu.
In preparation for its 400th anniversary last year, the Queen’s House underwent a major refurbishment and re-hang. Harry Mount looks at the history of this remarkable building and its recent…
There were once 300 traditional piano makers running businesses makers in England. Now there is only one. Kate Green caught up with them.