Toby Tottle embraces the traditional process of textile production in Mainland Britain's only surviving district woollen mill.
Developing a true appreciation of whisky is both a serious art and a delightful science – but how do the experts go about it? We spoke to Charles MacLean, the world's…
Dream cottages come in many forms, from the half-timbered to the stone-built. Mary Miers casts her eye across the country and looks at the full panoply of rustic beauty they…
The artist and President of the Royal Academy on its 250th anniversary year.
Ian Shearman's team of glassblowers are still making glass using a technique that's 2,000 years old. Mary Miers found out how it's done.
Tweeds are woven into the very warp and weft of the Scottish landscape, as Mary Miers discovered during a visit to a tweed house that’s been making this versatile fabric…
Mary Miers tells the story of a Victorian shooting lodge owned by the same family for 147 years – with photographs by Simon Jauncey taken by Country Life shortly before…
Mary Miers teamed up with an old friend as she visited one of Italy's most enchanting regions.
Whether reached by foot, ferry or clever map-reading, they’re all well worth the trek.
Mary Miers is enthralled by the dazzling highlight of the V&A's India Festival.
Norman Ackroyd is never happier than when sketching remote islands in stormy weather. Mary Miers joins him.
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Mary Miers meets Julie Brook, an artist and film-maker who is drawn to remote, primordial landscape.
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Mary Miers meets Country Life's weekly contributor Clare Mackie as she prepares for a selling exhibition of her ‘My Week’ illustrations
The story of how a Highland tradition became the badge of Scotland’s national identity is full of paradox and misconceptions says Mary Miers.