Our kitchen garden cook Melanie Johnson gives her take on a standard meatloaf recipe, adding plenty of extra zing with two offbeat ingredients.
'The Bayeux Tapestry is the mother of all strip cartoons'
Buying a thatched cottage needn't mean walking into a nightmare of work to do – these delightful places are all as spick-and-span on the inside as they are devastatingly charming…
A century after his death, Edgar Degas is the subject of two new exhibitions in Britain. Matthew Dennison appraises these tributes to a thoughtful, meticulous artist.
With autumnal weather well and truly here, it’s time to invest in a quality pair of wellington boots to see you through to winter and beyond. Country Life Top 10: Wellies…
To mark their 70th wedding anniversary, HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh have posed for a series of portraits.
Love everything about skiing? Discover these legendary slopes this year
Many thanks to Wretch and Rascal for supplying the photo booth.
Our weekly round-up of beautiful properties goes from Cornwall to County Durham and Pembrokeshire to Perthshire.
Bamboo isn't just a hardy, quick-to-grow plant – it can bring terrific splashes of year-round colour to your garden, as Mark Griffiths explains.
Her Majesty The Queen and HRH Prince Philip celebrate their 70th anniversary on 20th November. We've collected 14 wonderful photographs – including something from every decade – of the royal couple…
Grace Horne is the last person in Britain still making one-off pairs of scissors by hand. She spoke to Tessa Waugh.
Castle Grant, a few miles from Grantown-on-Spey, is a fascinating home blessed with a truly splendid setting.
Boldly conceived by a leading shoe manufacturer and his wife in 1908, this house, recently restored, elicited much comment, as Oliver Gerrish explains.
Explorer, adventurer and national treasure, Sir Ranulph Fiennes has travelled to the ends of the earth and raised millions for charity in the process – all while remaining a true gentleman.…
Like a jelly on a tumble dryer, the expectations of a gentleman are constantly shifting. Mostly, this is a good thing: the myths that men must love sport, never cry…
Try Melanie Johnson's recipe for toad in the hole – the ultimate British comfort food – with a twist thanks to the addition of bacon and leeks.
Not only is Solton Manor one of Kent's most beautiful country houses, but it also boasts an interesting and chequered history.
Chalet chic is getting a modern makeover, says Amelia Thorpe.
The question, it turns out, isn't 'why' it's called Eton Mess, but whether it's actually called 'Eton Mess' at all...