A new account of the country-house library will compel us all to reassess these rooms and their collections, says John Goodall.
Daisy, daisy, give me your answer, moo.
Brown unquestionably produced some of the best classic landscaping ever undertaken for British country house owners
Best ski resorts; masters of the chase; and railway stations.
This delicious soup from the Michelin-starred chef is an ideal winter warmer – Michael Caines has shared the recipe to help out disaster relief charity Shelterbox.
A genuinely magnificent country house, Castletown Cox in County Kilkenny is as grand a residence as anyone could ever wish for.
Over the course of Country Life's 120-year history, dozens of readers have shared their tales of ghosts. Here we've picked out seven of the most fascinating.
British explorers Ross and Hugo Turner – known as The Turner Twins – are earning a reputation for being two of the country's most intrepid adventurers. They spoke to Rosie Paterson.
The upland landscape of West Cult, Perthshire is ideal for pheasant, partridge and woodcock and includes 272 acres of rough grazing.
You've dutifully bought a pumpkin - now here's how to carve a Jack o' Lantern like a pro.
Throwing a Halloween party this year? Here are our favourite suggestions for nightmarish nibbles and demonic drinks with which to wow the ghosts, ghouls and goblins who appear out of…
'I admire the adventure, the sense of companionship and the purpose of dogs'
A dreamlike Edwardian house in Sussex and a Palladian masterpiece make it into our round-up this week.
We take a look at the reasoning behind some country superstitions like 'Red sky at night, shepherd's delight' and other popular country superstitions
Poor little Coco was thrown away like a piece of rubbish, and faced a grim fate in a Spanish dog's home – here's the inspiring story of how she came
Between 1863 and 1865, Sir George Gilbert Scott created a new lodge for the Master of St John’s College, Cambridge. Following its recent restoration, Jeremy Musson tells the story of…
The Edwinsford estate offers salmon and trout fishing and some of the finest shooting in South Wales.
The Italian cousin of kale is the perfect accompaniment to delicious roast chicken.
Favoured throughout history by royalty, Clumber spaniels are still treasured for their tenacity and temperament, discovers Matthew Dennison.
Interior designer Mary Graham shares the secret to creating a spare room in which your guests will feel at home.