We spoke to experts to find out what you need to know about buying a picture-perfect weekend cottage.
It's 150 years since the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club was formed – though originally it was solely for croquet, since tennis hadn't yet been invented. Annunicata Elwes explains.
The Pitt family controlled one of the kingdom’s most notorious Parliamentary boroughs from this now compact house, reveals Clive Aslet.
A delicious summer supper dish from our kitchen garden cook.
Guest rooms that take their inhabitants closer to Nature? Giles Kime explores.
If you've taken a superb photograph of Britain in the past year, you're still in time to submit it to The Landscape Photographer of the Year Award 2018.
A magnificent royal observatory converted into a beautiful family home has come up for rent in the delightful Richmond-upon-Thames.
The iconic writer Paddy Leigh Fermor and two of his friends in Greece – both artists, one a local man and the other a fellow Brit – are the subject of a…
Country Life's Steve Ayres is taking a trip that's a biker's dream: touring Scotland on a Triumph Tiger XRX 1200. In his latest dispatches he camps on Skye, tackles the…
Grade II*-listed Hapsford House at Great Elm, near Frome, Somerset has retained the purity of its centuries-old design.
Jonathan Meades reviews a new selection of Anthony Burgess’s literary journalism, gathered from previously uncollected reviews and essays from throughout his career.
Simpson's is a restaurant so English that they even banned the word 'menu' – and while they're still serving Champagne, they're now making a real effort to champion the English alternatives.…
Country Life July 4 2018 looks at Britain's best cottages; the fairweather life of a forecaster; and how to build the perfect library.
What better day to celebrate some of Scotland's most stunning locations than St Andrew's Day? Here's our pick of 10 of the finest white sand beaches in the country.
The newly redesigned and roomier Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace is a weirdly named, but worthy rival to the Skoda Kodiaq.
Vennwood is a spectacular residential estate in need of a little TLC.
Our columnist takes a look at the new breed of foxes invading the countryside, and the havoc both they and the badgers are causing.
Country Life's France special issue saw some amazing properties up for sale – here's a selection of some of the best.
A British summer without strawberries would be unthinkable.
'I love this painting for the passion and empowerment one can sense in her profile and the complete control she exudes'