Cover 26th December 2018

Country Life 26 December 2018, our last issue of 2019, explores how to have a happy Hogmanay, what to plant in the new year and reviews the best and worst plays of 2018.

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JASON GOODWIN: How to survive Hogmanay.

CYCLE THE HEBRIDES: James Birch discovers the wonders lying off the northwest coast of Scotland.

FOLLOWING NIMROD: The High Leicestershire country of the Cottesmore is as thrilling as ever, but the hunt must look to the future.

TRIUMPH AND DISASTER: The best and worst plays of 2018.

OFFA’S DYKE WALK: Rupert Godsal walks Wales.

GREAT BRITISH JOURNEYS: John Goodall explores Northern Island.

GARDENS: Now is the time to supercharge your boarders, says John Hoyland.

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INTERIORS: Childhood bedrooms and what’s hot and what’s not in 2019.

THE COLERIDGE WAY: Kate Green meanders on Exmoor.

FAVOURITE PAINTING: Trevor Pickett chooses an evocative Suffolk coastal scene.

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