Throughout this week we're taking a look back at the most popular posts of the year – today, it's the turn of our Instagram page, where a mixture of beautiful houses, a dormouse and a huntsman were all big hits.
The golden hour
Halnaker Hollow Way, near Chichester, West Sussex, looks magical in the autumn sunlight.
A snow-covered Wells Cathedral rises above the mist.
A huntsman and hound
The love between huntsman and hound is a special relationship.
This little fellow
The comical Little owl fills a niche in arable areas, nesting in any small hole and taking advantage of a varied diet.
Christmas tree goals
In the Great Hall at Burton Agnes, Yorkshire, festive traditions are maintained.
This sleepy head
The dormouse reduces its metabolism by some 90% during its winter snooze.
A treasure on the Trent
Thrumpton Hall, Nottinghamshire: The loggia, of about 1785, was incorporated into the body of the library by 1831.
The drawing room oriel overlooks the gardens at The Master’s Lodge, Cambridge.
A magnificent Jacobean house
A view of Thrumpton Hall, Nottinghamshire from the north. This former backwater of the Trent was dammed in about 1860.
The Roman Baths complex at Bath is a fine example of a beautiful conservation area.