Penny Churchill takes the Alpine air in the Tarentaise valley

Carla Carlisle reflects on the levels of hypocrisy by which she lives her life and a recent decision of the National Trust

A Pembrokeshire hunt master has succeeded in improving the gene pools of France's weakening gascony hound but now hunting banned in England, can France save our treasured packs?

A new way to own fishing property has come into being on one of the most successful salmon rivers in the country.

Hamptons has reported increased activity in the property market compared to this time last year, pointing to evidence that the London market often leads the way for the rest of…

Yorkshire and Lancashire families are no longer keeping country houses in the family

It would be hard to get more secluded than Ewelme Down House

Halifax’s September House Price Index comes as a surprise to property economists, who did not expect prices to keep rising.

As Carla Carlisle has to quickly re-write a speech originally intended for an audience of 22-year-old students into something directed at an older audience, she is reminded of the time…

Doubts on SIPPS Second Home Option

Homeowners who are considering buying a second property to take advantage of SIPPS tax breaks are being warned that this option may be removed from the final draft of the…

Now buyers are coming back to the market, the current trend in house price falls will end, says Hometrack

A 16th century Yeoman farmhouse is ideal for a keen gardener with a regard for elegant surroundings

You have to be quick to snap up your perfect country house in this fast-moving county

Agents don't expected two properties in Kent to linger on the market: recently renovated Hollingbourne House is classically Georgian in style and layout and the 18th-century Slip Mill are sure…

Vote for your dream: Chilworth Manor, Surrey

Which do you think is the most beguiling of all the country houses sold this year? These are some of those that have been among the most popular with buyers,…