Country Life July 4 2018

Country Life July 4 2018 looks at Britain’s best cottages; the fairweather life of a forecaster; and how to build the perfect library.

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COTTAGES: Dream cottages across the country – and how you can own one.

THE WEATHER: Forecasting is getting better, insists the BBC’s Philip Avery.

PITT’S STOP: A tour of the Pitt’s family seat, from where the political dynasty controlled a notorious ‘rotten borough’.

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INTERIORS: A lavish library to call your own.

ITCHEN TO CATCH SOMETHING: Our roving angler David Profumo reports back from Hampshire.

LUXURY: The best women’s bespoke tailoring in London.

FENNEL: Our kitchen garden cook comes up with wonders using this seasonal marvel.

BUTTERCUPS: Where else would you a three-page article on these delightful little flowers? Wonderful.

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