RICS has found that city folk are keeping the rural market buoyant as farmers, wary of the implications CAP reform may have on them, are neither buying nor selling.

One of Virginia's finest and most historic homes, as recently featured in COUNTRY LIFE, is to be put on the market.

Concerns over the National Trust's plans to redevelop the derelict hospital site at its grounds on the famous Cliveden estate are threatening to overshadow its AGM next month.

The latest RICS survey has found a rise in house prices and less properties on the market than one might expect.

The new rural planning consultation paper confirms the Government's plans to remove the so-called 'country house clause'[b]Countrylife.co.uk[/b]looks at the implications for the new country house.…

Forget the Lake District and Cheshire, the place to buy is the beautiful land north of Manchester, and south of Carlisle, says Holly Kirkwood.

Leslie Geddes-Brown struggles to find more than one good recipe for sweetcorn, the eternally simple foodstuff that has successfully resisted all culinary change for centuries if not millennia. The other…

Picnics are a classic way to enjoy good food and beautiful countryside, as the c/o British Farming Group marks British Picnic Week with a 'perfect picnic planner'.

Despite widespread fears, the Government 'has no intention of curtailing either shooting or angling'.

The Council for the Protection of Rural England is campaigning to limit the mass house building in the South East, which the Government is proposing.

Terrier work is the latest victim of a series of amendments to the Hunting Bill, which saw rural affairs minister Alun Michael voting against his own Bill, as country sports…

The seabird haven of St Kilda off the Western Isles of Scotland is bidding to expand its World Heritage status to recognise the cultural importance of the islanders who once…

Contrary to popular belief, bricklaying requires sophisticated skills. Good craftsmen use bespoke materials to repair old brickwork to traditional standards.

Arts Minister Baroness Blackstone has promised to end the long-running controversy surrounding the Stonehenge bypass, by funding a œ183m road tunnel under the stones

Plans by Scottish National Heritage to begin a controlled reintroduction of beavers into Scotland appear to be stalling, due to concern over its industrious building habits.

Where is the best place to live in Britain? It must be best for beauty, best for community, best for local produce and best for affordability. Here are the results…

Beatrice Gray takes a tour of the French Drawings and Paintings from the Hermitage: Poussin to Picasso which takes place until March 3, 2002 at Somerset House