Country Life 4 March 2020

Country Life 4 March 2020 celebrates the rise and rise of the labradoodle, and reveals the Top 100 designers, builders and craftspeople in Britain.

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THE COUNTRY LIFE TOP 100: Our definitive list of the finest architects, interior designers, garden designers and craftspeople in the country.

LABRADOODLES: The hypo-allergenic dog which took over the world. Sort of.

CANNONS: The ‘tantalising fragments’ that remain of one of our outstanding Baroque houses.

THE BRITISH CATTLE RARER THAN GIANT PANDAS: Vicky Liddel finds out more.

LEEKS: Melanie Johnson conjures comforting meals.

FAVOURITE PAINTING: The brilliant actor Simon Callow chooses a 16th century portrait.

GARDENS: Even the car park at The Plant Specialist is designed with horticulture in mind.

BIRDSONG: David George Haskell on the myriad strains of nature’s music.