Country Life 29 May 2019

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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