The Country Life March 21 2018 issue picks the best places to live within an hour of Britain's great cities, examines the state of the art in kitchen design and…
Fiona Reynolds swapped the countryside for the city as she walked York's magnificent city walls.
This elegant 17th century property is set in beautiful parkland overlooking the river Mimram.
Snowed in and without power, Jason Goodwin was left to live a medieval lifestyle that was rejuvenating and romantic... but not to everyone's taste.
Victoria Meale has created a kitchen that provides the perfect setting for family life. She explained the thinking behind it to Amelia Thorpe.
The brilliantly-name Hotch Potch lies in prime position overlooking a stretch of water made famous by Daphne du Maurier. Penny Churchill reports.
'What I find fascinating about Parmigianino’s self-portrait is that its main feature is not his face, but his hands, the tools of his trade'
The Country Life Picture Library has a wealth of images from the archives of Country Life going back over 100 years - we pick some lovely spring pictures from their
Our round-up includes a wonderful 15th century house in the Hampshire village where Jane Austen lived.
Alan Titchmarsh had resigned himself to a life without rhododendrons – but now that's all about to change, courtesy of his daughter.
John Lewis-Stempel appreciates the calm tranquillity of woodland as he wanders through his own treasured Cockshutt Wood.
A delightful timber-frame house offers insights into the realities of luxurious 15th-century living and the brutal complexities of Lancastrian politics, as John Goodall explains.
This week's Living National Treasure is royal florist Shane Connolly – and while he might be based in Britain, he's in demand around the world. He spoke to Tessa Waugh;…
We've picked out five perfect properties which you might say fit into the 'Goldilocks' zone: not too big, not too small, but just right for someone looking for a beautiful…
I must confess I am partial to a Devon cream tea, the highlight of which, of course, is the cream scone. But there are so many dilemmas associated with this…
The received wisdom is that supercars are made for weekend jaunts or track days, not as everyday transport. So how would the Honda NSX handle real-world British conditions, from country…
Non Morris is enchanted to learn about the twice-over extraordinary restoration of an Anglesey garden by its owner, who ‘fell for its romantic charm.’
It might sound simple, but to serve a perfect steak and chips is no mean feat – and a fragrant sauce will take it to another level.
Getting just the right thing for the happy couple can be a minefield for guests – how do you choose something they'll actually want, without resorting to cold, hard cash? Flora…
Every year, Country Life's Rosie Paterson gives up something for Lent – this year, it's plastics. Over a month in and she discovers that even alcohol can cause plastic-related grief.