Country Life 29 May 2019 contains 48 pages of West Country property, extolls the wonders of our national parks and discusses Adam Nicholson’s year on the Quantocks.
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TIM PEARS: Jane Wheatley meets the ‘West Country Trilogy’ writer
ENGLAND’S NATIONAL PARKS: Kate Green looks at their modern roles and assesses what the future holds 70 years after the first park was established.
THE WONDERS OF SEAWEED: Julia Platt Leonard extolls the wonders of this salty saviour, now farmed in Cornwall.
THE MOLE: Ian Morton delves into the secret life of this underground animal.
SUMMER LUXURY: From rosé to glamping.
VIRTUALLY VERSAILLES: The astonishing 19th-century Oldway Mansion in Devon and why it should be saved.
GROWING UP WITH THE DERBY: Andrew Balding on the greatest race of all.
FAVOURITE PAINTING: Barry Cryer chooses a cheeky one.
COURGETTES: Fresh and flavoursome, Melanie Johnson turns these vegetables into delicious treats.
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