Art Deco is almost a hundred years old, and its modern revival now dates back almost 15 years – but it's still going strong and going in new directions, as Giles…
This beautiful mansion in Hertfordshire was once the family home of Britain's great biscuit dynasty.
Although much is said of the clamour for property down south, up north, the demand has almost reached the same heights. Eleanor Doughty investigates.
Owls; alliums; boat-building; and the rise of the super larder.
Just from the sound of it, you know this is one of those odd combinations which will work.
Burlington House, a charming former rectory at Burrington, Somerset, has been restored over the owners’ 25-year tenure.
From Shepherd's huts to treehouses, the trend for homeworking has produced some creative ideas for home offices
'The young man looked straight at me and into my soul and I fell in love.'
You may recognise the lawns of Harptree Court - they featured in GBBO in 2012 and 2013.
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Take a look at our pick of the properties which appeared in Country Life's 20 September issue.
Many birds, from wrens to pigeons and even gulls, will come to the bird bath, either to wash down dusty feathers or to take a quick drink.
Cold War agent George Smiley is back after 25 years. To celebrate John le Carré’s new novel, Katy Birchall presents her top 10 literary spies.
Giles Kime profiles the amazing Martin Frost, the last commercial fore-edge painter in the country.
Château de Blancafort is up for auction with no reserve price.
This magnificently preserved charterhouse offers a compelling insight into late-medieval English monasticism.
The stories behind these shortlist pictures from the Natural History Museum's much-loved Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition are as fascinating as the images themselves.
For these men, the garden shed is an extension of their home where the rules don’t apply. Anna Tyzack discovers the appeal of escaping (almost) out of doors.
People have been going crazy for novel gin-related recipes this year – but this one for gin-infused fish and chips really is intriguing.
We're all used to seeing fabulous apartments in Britain's capital city – but London doesn't have the monopoly on amazing living spaces in British cities.