Country Life 30 November 2022

Country Life 30 November 2022 looks at migrating birds, The Mousetrap, magical mushrooms and more.


Jack Watkins investigates the record-breaking phenomenon of The Mousetrap as its West End run stretches to 70 years

Fair-feather friends

Stephen Moss charts the long and gruelling journeys made by birds migrating to Britain from the Arctic, Scandinavia and Siberia

Lost London

Intriguing historic photographs from a book by Philip Davies reveal how the city looked before its 20th-century transformation


Party barns are enhancing rural properties — and earning their keep, finds Arabella Youens

Trumpet majors

John Hoyland says it’s time for hippeastrums to come in from the cold, as he visits West Dean

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