Try a fail-safe recipe for perfect roast grouse this August.
Although beekeeping is traditionally associated with the countryside, Amy Newsome’s bees actually live on an allotment in south-west London. ‘Beekeeping has become very popular in cities and is often branded…
There's nothing quite like a genuine Georgian country house – Katie Honey picks out five of the finest currently for sale in England.
The oldest gardeners' remedy for getting rid of snails is also the simplest: throw them as far away as you can. But is it just an old wives' tale? Martin…
From stone sinks to sturdy, Merlin Wright of Plain English offers advice on creating the perfect utility room.
Non Morris is blown away by Stanton Fence near Morpeth, a romantic garden set in a steeply wooded river valley where the owners brought in renowned garden designer Arabella Lennox-Boyd…
From silken sunsets and golden eagles to homemade jam and nudists, Colin Freeman shares some of the gems he’s stumbled upon in holiday visitors’ books.
After a rich history of family ownership, this country estate is ready to start a new chapter. Penny Churchill reports.
'I wisely started with a map and made the story fit,' JRR Tolkien once wrote. A new exhibition in Oxford – the writer's home for so many years – shows just…
Fans and pundits alike have long discussed the Death of Test Cricket, but longest format still has plenty to give – and plenty to feel optimistic about. James Fisher explains
Roll up, roll up! The tricks, flicks and show-stopping stunts of the modern circus owe their existence to the vision of Philip Astley, who marked out a circus ring 250…
Rich with areas of ancient woodland and extensive wildlife, this stunning island off Argyll’s secret coast provides the opportunity to build the ideal country retreat.
Country Life August 8 2018 looks at British dog breeds, the Oxford of Inspector Morse and how to build your own Tiger Moth.
Symmetry is regarded as the secret to creating a calm, coherent space, but for many designers, it’s more about creating balance, says Arabella Youens.
Set on 1.5 acres of land on the edge of Bourne Wood, Lobswood House has been sympathetically renovated to retain the charm that inspired one of Britain’s best-loved literary characters.
Our columnist reflects on the ups and downs of the typical modern wedding.
On a fine spot overlooking the Bristol Channel, Shirenewton Hall is a magnificent 19th century home which has come up for sale in Monmouthshire, within easy reach of Cardiff and…
Actress Caroline Quentin chooses a haunting image of childhood by Augustus John.
The Old Rectory is a quintessential Cotswolds house dating back to the 16th century – with a very 21st-century attraction that's sure to turn heads, as Penny Churchill explains.
Charles Quest-Ritson offers advice on this incredibly vibrant plant.