Country Life March 30 2016

This week we salute the Patterdale terrier – the terrier’s terrier – discuss rewilding and cook with the new season’s asparagus. Plus don’t miss our international property special number crammed with beautiful places to buy holiday homes, from Barbados to the best of rural France

** Michael Chance, the new artistic director of The Grange Festival, tells John Goodall about his plans

** In the first of two articles on Raynham Hall in Norfolk, Richard Hewlings reveals the house’s pioneering design

** George Appleton reports on the rise and rise in popularity of the Patterdale, a hardy little hunter

** Kate Green investigates the new rewilding movement, Joe Gibbs reports from Scotland and Robin Page and Stephen Moss debate the issue

** Since 2010, The Prince’s Countryside Fund has been quietly helping rural people, discovers Kylie O’Brien

** Melanie Johnson cooks the new season’s asparagus