When the interior designer Joanna Wood moved to an 18th-century manor house in the Cotswolds, she had an opportunity to create a space that combines a bathroom with a dressing…
A home has come up for sale in the centre of Bath that is the absolute archetype of the Georgian townhouse for which the city is world-famous.
The life and work of Humphry Repton and how to light the perfect fire.
Melanie Johnson adds some spice to healthy kale, perfect for kickstarting your healthy eating in the New Year.
Nestled in the heart of Belgravia, on the ground floor of The Hari Hotel, is the recently-opened Italian restaurant il Pampero. Rosie Paterson paid a visit.
The market as a whole is expected to stagnate or even fall in the next 12 months, but it won't happen everywhere. Penny Churchill canvassed expert opinion from estate agents…
Farmland has been outperforming every other part of the property market for two decades – but can that continue in a post-Brexit world? Penny Churchill spoke to an expert to…
We take a look at some of the finest overseas properties to appear in Country Life over the past couple of weeks.
As women filled all manner of roles in society that would have been hard to believe before 1914, attitudes changed – and quickly. Women were first granted the right to…
'John Singer Sargent’s magical depiction of a garden at dusk is evocative of an early-summer evening.'
Aberdeen – £1.7 million An oasis in the city – a rare country house with stable block, substantial out buildings and historic windmill set in approx 10 acres in Aberdeen…
Charles Quest-Ritson muses on daphnes, the lovely winter flowers which seemingly ought to be a lot hardier than they are.
One of the most important Georgian houses of south-western England has been rescued from the brink of demolition. John Robinson reports on the remarkable history of this building and its…
Not all saws are mass-produced in Far East factories. Kathryn Bradley-Hole spoke to the craftsmen at Thomas Flinn, a Yorkshire firm who still do things by hand.
Macavity, Macavity, there’s no one like Macavity – apart from the other eight on this list, as picked out by Emma Hughes.
The city of Oxford has long been a destination for snowdrop enthusiasts and one of the university’s colleges displays its expanding collection with scholarly finesse, finds Mark Griffiths.
This extraordinary Tudor home has everything: a gorgeous location, beautiful rooms, a pool, stables – and even its own cricket pitch!
Jonathan Self has spent years wearing Savile Row suits, but for the latest addition to his wardrobe decided to look further afield. He was delighted with what he found.
Not all German wines are sweet, Harry Eyres assures us – and the nation's fine Rieslings are what first sparked his love of wine.
Former diplomat Alistair Kerr tells the strange tale of the pelicans that live in the centre of London – and how their mysterious ailments sparked an international incident.