The best country house architects in Britain

Country Life has once again delved into its little black book and fully updated its list of the finest architects in Britain – an indispensable guide if you're considering serious…

This Edwardian house was transformed by Ian Adam Smith Architects and the building firm R W Armstrong

The best builders in Britain

Whether you're embarking on a new-build or painstakingly restoring a listed building, here are the craftsmen with excellent foundations.

Robert Myers garden design, as photographed by Alex Ramsey

The best garden designers in Britain

A beautiful country house is as much about its surroundings as its bricks and mortar, something that the best garden designers in Britain all understand. We've completely revised and updated…