From priest holes to gargoyles, Nicola Venning explores how unusual period features, if well curated, can be the making of a property.
Try this delicious pudding from former GBBO winner at your very own candlelit supper and 'Shine for ShelterBox.'
The Isle of Wight has long exerted a fascination for artists and writers and can be a blissful spot all year round, as Mark Williamson discovered.
A search for the ultimate epicurean mouthful could arguably start and finish with suckling pig. Nick Hammond studies a timeless culinary tradition.
These gorgeous overseas properties are worth the search, says Aunnunciata Elwes.
'This highly decorative, impactful piece provides a window into a secretive world'
We take our regular look at the finest places to come to the market in Country Life over the past week or so, including a Sussex farmhouse and some stunning…
Gardener, broadcaster and writer Alan Titchmarsh often gets asked about whether he has passed his green fingers on down the generations. Here's his answer.
An interior design project presents a maze of head-scratching conundrums, from choices between plain and patterned fabrics to whether you really need a club fender.
Hector Cole is one of Britain's last remaining master arrowsmiths – a craft which lies at the heart of many moments which have shaped our history and national identity.
Five utterly charming properties which will make you want to live in an Arts-and-Crafts era house
Tessa Waugh visits Dunalastair Hotel Suites in Perthshire, a Highland hotel that's had a very modern makeover.
Farming isn't always a battle against the elements and the pests – it can also be a race against time as Rosamund Young explains in her latest dispatch from the countryside.
This year, a remarkable educational foundation in a spectacular parkland setting celebrates its 70th anniversary. John Goodall considers the history of the building it occupies in the Great Park at…
Rooks Nest House, formerly known as 'Howards' was the author’s between 1883 and 1893. It featured in his 'masterpiece' novel, 'Howards End'.
After a date with an old flame, Charles Rangely-Wilson finds that the refreshed Volkswagen Golf GTI is still the classiest act in town by far.
Thomasina Miers has shared this delicious recipe to help disaster relief charity Shelterbox.
Mawley Hall is nothing less than one of Britain's finest privately-owned stately homes – a truly unique opportunity for whoever takes on this wonderful place.
Yes, it's one of those silly theme days again. But who's going to complain when it gives us all a chance to talk about gin?
The winning images from the Natural History Museum's 53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition will make you laugh and cry.