Country Life November 30 2016

Country Life November 30 2016 is our jam-packed Christmas and Food issue, featuring the ultimate gift guide to finding the perfect present. Find out more here:

ARCHITECTURE: A miniature palace designed by Lutyens offers a fascinating perspective on the 1920s, as Gavin Stamp explains

GARDENS: Jacky Hobbs is charmed by frost on the topiary-peopled garden at Broughton Grange in Oxfordshire

POODLES: Ignore the disapproval that might meet you on the peg and give these lively dogs a chance, pleads Rupert Uloth

LAST SUPPERS: Mark Price reveals the dinners–and breakfasts, elevenses, lunches and teas–he’d choose for his last day on Earth

INTERIORS: Giles Kime and Rosie Paterson create the best-dressed tables, plus chic Christmas decorations and the most stylish wreaths

CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE: Whatever your loved ones are into, Katy Birchall has the perfect present

COCKLES & MUSSELS: Nick Hammond wants to know why we export 70% of our delicious British shellfish

LUXURY: Hetty Chidwick discovers what Antonio Carluccio and Vanessa Kirby couldn’t live without, profiles FREYVILLE’s stylish jewellery and finds out what’s new in the world of luxury

COOKING: Melanie Johnson adds a little unexpected spice to leeks

WINE: Harry Eyres meets British families still producing some of the finest Port

FISHING: David Profumo conquers salmon and sea trout on some of Iceland’s most prolific rivers

PROPERTY: Penny Churchill discovers what a slice of British history costs and  Arabella Youens picks top gadgets to control your house remotely

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