Rupert Uloth reveals the shortlist of 15 finalists in Country Life's search for your favourite market town, sponsored by Strutt & Parker. Now it is up to our judges

The unconscious mantra is 'never again', says Carla Carla who is embarrassed to share a birthday with the anniversary of Nagasaki

With five airlines offering daily scheduled flights to London, the dream of commuting to England from the rural Scottish Highlands has become a reality for many

While building The Shetland Islands' first whisky distillery, Blackwood's Distillery is also wasting no time in conquering the worlds of premium gin and vodka. Countrylife.co.uk takes a look.

History, culture and a thriving property market make the 'Athens of the North' one of Europe's most vibrant capitals

In the current quiet climate of the property market, a timely new book has emerged on the shelves which provides tips for leaseholders wishing to boost the value of their…

With its wealth of history and heavenly setting, Norton Priory is one of this month’s most exciting properties on the market

Tea is back en vogue, as Leslie Geddes-Brown predicted. Thankfully she has found a myriad of different outlets, from cafes to mail order, through which one can indulge in that…

The rules governing whether development is permitted in your garden are very complex, says Robin Petherick

After a successful transgression from football to thoroughbred breeding, former Stoke City player, Rob Hughes, has decided to put Lotsford Manor and stud farm on the market

Buying this property could be the first step to a glorious career in equine pursuits

The Watermill in Aberfeldy, peaceful and exciting, is a dream for lovers of the printed word says Carla Carlisle

With its vibrant past and inspiring surroundings, Shrewsbury is one of Britain's most prosperous county towns.

As the first grouse of the season land on supper plates around the country following the Glorious Twelfth, we look at some of the best ways get the most out…