Decluttering a house filled with inherited treasures can be a monumental challenge. Debora Robertson explains how to sort out your stuff without losing your mind and alienating your entire family.
Helen Browning's organic food empire stretches to a farm, restaurant and a lovely country pub with beautifully-done rooms. Country Life paid a visit.
Autumn's rich, golden colours have turned Britain into a real picture – and if you're looking for fine route to make the most of it, here are five of the…
Emma Hughes gets to know the dogs, cats and ducks bringing animal magic to some of Britain’s best hotels.
Ancient ‘country roses’ cultivated for a centuries-old perfume industry are among the horticultural treasures of a welcoming retreat on the fringes of Marrakesh, finds Angelica Gray.
Rosamund Young's fourth beautiful article for Country Life explores, potatoes, intelligent sheep and the accidental devastation of spiders' webs.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission celebrates its centenary this year. Gavin Stamp contextualises its work by looking at the way in which other nations commemorated their dead.
This lovely castle is a dream find for lovers of history, or golf: it's just a few miles from St Andrews, was built by the descendants of Robert the Bruce,…
Virginia Woolf’s former home and birthplace of the Hogarth Press has been converted into two exquisite townhouses in the centre of Richmond.
Watch the John Lewis Christmas advert, plus the best of the rest, in one place.
Few things are more important for the atmosphere of your home as the lighting. Interior designer Emily Todhunter shares her tips on how to get it right.
Yes, it’s smaller. There are fewer turrets. It’s in an entirely different part of the country, and the gardens are slightly less grand. But apart from that, the marvellous house…
In his birthday message to the countryside, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales urges us all to work together to safeguard our emblematic British tree species from pests and…
Our kitchen garden cook bakes quince-and-walnut crumble cake, a delicious autumnal pudding which will satisfy seasonal glut.
The enduring English love affair with the Palladian tradition is encapsulated at glorious Henbury Hall in Cheshire, inspired by Villa Capra at Vicenza.
One of the best-loved national meals in the world, the humble fry-up is enjoying a renaissance. Here are the very finest places to start your day that pack the best…
A birthday message from HRH The Prince of Wales; wildfowling; and how to declutter your home.
There's nothing quite like a perfect apple pie – Simon Hopkinson shares his recipe to help you get it just right.
Standing just yards from Loch Sunart is The Seashell, a fabulous little spot for sale that offers an ideal romantic getaway.
On the hunt for a new log basket? Amelia Thorpe presents her favourites that offer perfect storage as you transport wood from the log pile to the fire.