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"27.04.2017 10:36:55" countrylife.co.uk Asparagus with garlic-and-almond sourdough crumbs - Country Life Now's the time to enjoy British-grown asparagus says our kitchen garden cook as she reveals her favourite asparagus recipes, perfect for spring. Despite asparagus being so readily available from far-flung destinations all year round, the British-grown crop is still a real treat that comes but once a year – now is the time
"27.04.2017 08:27:43" countrylife.co.uk Country Life Top 10: heavenly honeymoon destinations - Country Life We select the most romantic getaways around the world. Here's our guide to the ultimate honeymoon destinations, guaranteed to relax and inspire you. After the mania comes Morocco.... or Tuscany... or Argentina... ✈️
"26.04.2017 17:19:00" The lamb who won a reprieve - and even won over the dog Meet Bertie, a sheep who lives on Hobkin Ground Farm in the Lake District.
At least, he used to – now he lives in the farmhouse...
"We've named him Bertie and due to his OTT pet like character he's won himself amnesty from leaving us when he's weathered
"26.04.2017 16:02:21" countrylife.co.uk Wedding myths debunked, and mysteries explained - Country Life It seems that weddings are as chock full of myth and superstition as they are canapés and crazy relatives. Why do brides wear white? What's a veil meant to be for? This and more explained...
"26.04.2017 13:38:34" countrylife.co.uk Planning an English country wedding - Country Life Country Life's Annunciata Walton is getting married. And it's going about as smoothly for her as it does for most of us... It's Country Life's wedding special this week – the perfect time to recap the hilarious trials and tribulations of our very own bride to be, Annie Walton.
"26.04.2017 11:06:15" countrylife.co.uk Bridesmaids: Why less is more Flora Watkins pleads with brides-to-be to avoid the temptation to recruit a small army. If you're planning a royal wedding, then you can have six.
Otherwise, forget about it. Here's why.
"26.04.2017 09:29:05" countrylife.co.uk Revealed: The secrets to a good wedding Always thing quality over quantity – but that's just the start. "The nuptial equivalent of an arms race that has left the event so elaborate it's easy to forget that, at its heart, is a very simple and important exchange of vows..."
"26.04.2017 07:58:10" Country Life's ultimate wedding guide - out today Don't get married without reading this week's edition of Country Life...
"26.04.2017 07:00:50" Timeline Photos Our guide to wonderful weddings; a whistle-stop tour of Norfolk; plus cycling through the ages - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/4Evu30b92uz
"25.04.2017 17:22:00" vimeo.com TM Lighting - Experts discuss lighting, curating and interior design - The Weston Park Foundation: Rediscovering a Collection TM Lighting, British designer and maker of a new generation of LED products was commissioned by The Weston Park Foundation to transform the house's world-class… Modern curation in stately homes demands state-of-the-art lighting, as experts explained at a day organised by TM Lighting and Country Life Magazine.
"25.04.2017 15:28:02" countrylife.co.uk Stiff Upper Lip review: A book that asks 'powerful questions that parents can't ignore' Alex Renton is a seasoned war correspondent who was brutalised at school – James Fergusson considers his powerful book about those dark days. A book that is required reading for parents with children at boarding school…
"25.04.2017 12:14:30" countrylife.co.uk A house by the waterside where magnificent views meet all mod cons The houses we feature at Country Life are often hundreds of years old. This one is a relative baby – but it's still bursting with character. A £600,000 house that brings in £50,000 a year?
This one ticks both heart and head boxes...
"24.04.2017 17:28:00" countrylife.co.uk Beautiful bedding ideas for a luxurious night's sleep - Country Life Playing with the bedding is the simplest way to infuse colour, pattern and texture into your bedroom and guest rooms alike. How to snuggle up in style.
"24.04.2017 15:16:34" countrylife.co.uk Alan Titchmarsh: The trees I wish I'd planted when I was in my 20s “I see in my mind's eye my great-grandchildren playing games in the shadow of the stately trees.” Alan Titchmarsh reveals his favourite tree – and his major regret.
"24.04.2017 11:10:00" countrylife.co.uk The Elizabethan manor that offered refuge to Charles II Few houses can boast hundreds of years of history and a sparkling future as Wyld Court in Devon. We're guessing that the swimming pool wasn't there back then...
"24.04.2017 07:58:13" countrylife.co.uk Mini-break: Les Sources de Caudalie, Bordeaux - Country Life Victoria Marston visits Les Sources de Caudalie, one of the finest five-star hotels in France and 'an experience' a mere 20 minutes from Bordeaux airport. Great wine, great food, and staying in a cabin on stilts that juts over a lake. Yes, this is a weekend away that is vraiment magnifique...!
"23.04.2017 18:35:00" countrylife.co.uk The manor house that has survived 800 tumultuous years of English history - Country Life Penny Churchill explores Stoneythorpe Hall at Southam, Warwickshire and finds this historic family house was worth fighting for. A spectacular family house of rare distinction
"23.04.2017 14:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Rhubarb, rosewater and pistachio-frangipane tart - Country Life This delicious rhubarb, rosewater and pistachio-frangipane tart is perfect for afternoon tea says our kitchen garden cook. Afternoon tea anyone? ☕
"23.04.2017 08:33:00" countrylife.co.uk Planning an English country wedding | Part 6: Chaos and gambling - Country Life Follow the highs and lows as Annie plans her English country wedding. In the sixth instalment she realises the big day is just around the corner. With the wedding less than two months away, Annie is starting to lose her sense of humour...
"22.04.2017 17:39:00" countrylife.co.uk Britain's most beautiful rooms, captured by Country Life for 120 years John Goodall explains how Country Life's earliest photographers pioneered the art of capturing Britain's most beautiful rooms. Just gorgeous
"22.04.2017 12:32:00" countrylife.co.uk Enjoy the Northern Lights from the comfort of your own home - Country Life Rua Reidh Lighthouse is an enchanting B listed property that overlooks the wild seascape of the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Seals, dolphins, otters – even the occasional whale – can be seen from this amazing property
"22.04.2017 08:28:00" countrylife.co.uk Asparagus with garlic-and-almond sourdough crumbs - Country Life Our kitchen garden cook reveals her favourite asparagus recipes, perfect for spring. Now is the time to enjoy British-grown asparagus
"21.04.2017 18:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Things to do this week: the best festivals, shows and exhibitions - Country Life Are you pondering on what to do this weekend? Keep your diary up-to-date with our selection of unmissable events and things to do this week. A tulip festival, a traditional hunt race and a charity clay shoot...
"21.04.2017 17:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Rump steak stew recipe: How to cook Tom Kerridge's signature dish A plethora of internationally-famous chefs from across the world have contributed recipes to a gorgeous new cookbook and we've a fantastic recipe from it. Serve with creamy mashed potatoes or chips...
"21.04.2017 13:39:23" countrylife.co.uk The four-poster bed revival - Country Life The four-poster bed might be burdened by its associations with slapstick period dramas, but it's being reinvented to create a modern look. Sweet dreams
"21.04.2017 12:55:15" countrylife.co.uk Win a private tour of the Chelsea Flower Show plus a luxury hotel stay Country Life have a chance to win a pair of tickets to Chelsea Flower Show, including a guided tour with Rosy Hardy and a stay at the Pestana... FINAL DAY of our competition to win a pair of tickets to RHS Chelsea Flower Show on Wednesday 24th May and a private tour with Rosy Hardy, the most successful female floral exhibitor at RHS Chelsea for the last 25 years, of her display. PLUS a hotel
"21.04.2017 12:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Elegant Ridley Hall was once the home of the Queen Mother's uncle - Country Life You'll be able to buy a substantial historic property in Northumberland – and increase your disposable income. Consider Ridley Hall, says Penny Churchill. The present main block was created by the architect Horatio Adamson for the Hon Francis Bowes-Lyon, the uncle of the late Queen Mother, in 1891
"21.04.2017 07:14:00" countrylife.co.uk 10 new builds you need to see right now - Country Life Annunciata Walton rounds up the new builds in both town and country that you need to see to believe. New-builds and developments with �a fresh outlook. From a remote lochside boathouse in Scotland to a glitzy penthouse in London, there's something for everyone
"20.04.2017 18:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Great escape: Bequia Beach, St Vincent and the Grenadines - Country Life Emma McCall visits Bequia Beach on St Vincent and the Grenadines, a Caribbean world away, perfect for a luxury getaway this summer. Step into the unspoilt Caribbean of old ☀
"20.04.2017 15:34:44" countrylife.co.uk Charming old school house designed by Philip Hardwick - Country Life The Old School House was designed in 1866 by architect Philip Hardwick, a founding member� of the Institute of British Architects,� in the neo-Gothic style. A stunning neo-Gothic property, close to the beach
"20.04.2017 13:34:20" standard.co.uk Londoner's Diary: Courtney Love likes Country Life A surprising subscription from Courtney Love, the undisputed queen of grunge. Speaking to Dazed magazine, in an interview with singer Lana Del Rey, Love, pictured, explains why London is now her spiritual home. “I know I'm going to end up there,” she An unexpected, but most welcome fan of Country Life Magazine!
"20.04.2017 10:31:41" countrylife.co.uk Flooring it: 10 ideas for beautiful carpet, wood, stone or ceramic floors Country Life's interiors editor Giles Kime makes his selection of fine flooring for all types of different room, from rugs and carpet to hard floors. Whether you're after a carpet, rug, wood or stone, we've got some terrific ideas
"20.04.2017 08:09:19" countrylife.co.uk The manor house that has survived 800 tumultuous years of English history - Country Life Penny Churchill explores Stoneythorpe Hall at Southam, Warwickshire and finds this historic family house was worth fighting for. A spectacular family house of rare distinction
"19.04.2017 18:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Recipe: Simon Hopkinson's Le Mont Blanc meringue cake - Country Life Try Simon Hopkinson's delicious recipe for Le Mont Blanc meringue cake - the ne plus ultra in the world of French meringue confections. Quite simply the ne plus ultra in the world of French meringue confections
"19.04.2017 14:34:42" countrylife.co.uk Planning an English country wedding | Part 6: Chaos and gambling - Country Life Follow the highs and lows as Annie plans her English country wedding. In the sixth instalment she realises the big day is just around the corner. With the wedding less than two months away, Annie is starting to lose her sense of humour...
"19.04.2017 14:10:09" countrylife.co.uk Win a private tour of the Chelsea Flower Show plus a luxury hotel stay Country Life have a chance to win a pair of tickets to Chelsea Flower Show, including a guided tour with Rosy Hardy and a stay at the Pestana... Only two days left to get your hand on this fantastic prize - don't miss out!
You can win a pair of tickets to RHS Chelsea Flower Show on Wednesday 24th May and a private tour with Rosy Hardy, the most successful female floral exhibitor at RHS Chelsea for
"19.04.2017 09:06:12" countrylife.co.uk Enjoy the Northern Lights from the comfort of your own home - Country Life Rua Reidh Lighthouse is an enchanting B listed property that overlooks the wild seascape of the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Seals, dolphins, otters – even the occasional whale – can be seen from this amazing property
"19.04.2017 07:00:41" Timeline Photos Pond life uncovered; the best-designed new-builds; and fun with the Famous Five - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/EsZ430aWdCw
"18.04.2017 19:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Which Caribbean island is best for you? - Country Life Whatever you're looking for, there's an island to suit you. Read on to find your perfect match, with our handy Caribbean island guide. Decisions, decisions - it's a tough life
"18.04.2017 16:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Cauliflower 'rice' prawn-and-chicken paella - Country Life This recipe for cauliflower 'rice' prawn-and-chicken paella is delicious and satisfying, although some may enjoy a portion of actual rice on the side. A taste of spring
"18.04.2017 13:59:52" countrylife.co.uk Historic former rectory with a sixteenth century mural of Henry VIII inside - Country Life The Old House, Milverton boasts an incredible piece of Renaissance wall art highly valued by Christie's, depicting the king in his mid 40s. This Tudor property was once home to the man who helped King Henry VIII become head of the Church of England
"18.04.2017 12:20:00" countrylife.co.uk A stunning John Nash-designed house for under £400,000 - Country Life A few miles from Hay-on-Wye lies this beautiful house at a price that will make urban buyers green with jealousy. You won't believe the asking price...
"18.04.2017 07:11:19" countrylife.co.uk How to make perfect hot cross buns, using Tom Aikens' recipe - Country Life Tom Aikens, founder of Tom's Kitchen, shared his recipe with Country Life. Breakfast goals
"17.04.2017 12:55:13" countrylife.co.uk Beyond 50 shades of grey: Subtle colours for your home Just as subtle, much more tempting. We've polled experts from the likes of Farrow and Ball, Fired Earth and the V&A to get their latest ideas.
"17.04.2017 07:00:38" countrylife.co.uk Six stunning properties by the village green We've rounded up some glorious spots in the heart of the rural action. A thatched roof cottage by the green... who could ask for more?
"16.04.2017 14:55:06" countrylife.co.uk How Oxford University's buildings evolved, including its 'chiefest wonder' 'Where is the University?' is the most common tourist's question in Oxford. The answer is rather complicated – Geoffrey Tyack and John Goodall explain. If you missed this one at the beginning of the week, make time for it now:
"16.04.2017 12:05:07" countrylife.co.uk The former home of 'the fastest brush alive' comes to the market Royal portraitist Bernard Hailstone once enjoyed this handsome house. An extraordinary chance to own the house of the man who has painted most of the royal family – as well as Winston Churchill's final portrait.
"16.04.2017 07:00:34" countrylife.co.uk Take the Country Life Easter quiz 10 fiendish questions... how will you do? Good luck!
"15.04.2017 14:59:00" countrylife.co.uk A stunning John Nash-designed house for under £400,000 A few miles from Hay-on-Wye lies this beautiful house at a price that will make urban buyers green with jealousy. In case you missed it earlier this week, we featured this beautiful house created by one of Britain's great architects.
"15.04.2017 12:10:26" countrylife.co.uk A South Downs gem within easy reach of Goodwood and Chichester This beautiful house is a rare find in the heart of the South Downs. An incredible place within an entire acre of walled gardens.
"15.04.2017 09:30:14" countrylife.co.uk Heston Blumenthal's five tips for a perfect barbecue How to get it right if you're having a barbecue this Easter weekend. Heston Blumenthal wants you to use these tips on one of his £900 barbecues. But that bit is entirely optional.
(They are rather nice, though.)
"15.04.2017 07:00:34" countrylife.co.uk The village people: How many of these characters live down your way? Country Life finds the essential characters who make the world go round. The world of the village, anyway. The lad, the bossyboots, the newcomer... yep, we reckon we've met one or two of these over the years!
"14.04.2017 14:57:00" countrylife.co.uk A charming old school house designed by Philip Hardwick The Old School House was designed in 1866 by architect Philip Hardwick, a founding member� of the Institute of British Architects,� in the neo-Gothic style. This beautiful place for under £350,000 is exactly the sort of place that has made the Kent coast such a hotspot...
"14.04.2017 13:41:20" Heston Blumenthal on evolution and barbecues Classic Heston Blumenthal: you go to a barbecue launch expecting a burger and some chicken, and end up getting a lesson in evolution!
"14.04.2017 07:05:07" countrylife.co.uk How to make perfect hot cross buns, using Tom Aikens' recipe Tom Aikens, founder of Tom's Kitchen, shared his recipe with Country Life. If your mouth isn't watering just looking at this pic, best book a slot at the optician.
"13.04.2017 15:36:22" countrylife.co.uk Rump steak stew recipe: How to cook Tom Kerridge's signature dish A plethora of internationally-famous chefs from across the world have contributed recipes to a gorgeous new cookbook and we've a fantastic recipe from it. From the heaviest book we've ever picked up comes this glorious recipe... a Tom Kerridge signature dish.
"13.04.2017 10:00:00" countrylife.co.uk The former rectory with landscaped gardens by Humphry Repton - Country Life The Old Rectory at Hertingfordbury is an elegant 17th century property set in beautiful parkland overlooking the river Mimram. A house within grounds sculpted by one of Britain's great landscapers – and the interior is just as impressive...
"13.04.2017 07:32:29" countrylife.co.uk Why Scotland needs more national parks – and why we'll all gain if it gets them Fiona Reynolds laments the lack of national parks in Scotland, and explains why the creation of new ones would benefit everybody. It's time to do more to protect Scotland's spectacular natural beauty.
"12.04.2017 15:29:18" youtube.com Beautiful Jaguar Cub Born At Paradise Wildlife Park! On the 2nd April our 3 year old Jaguar Kedera gave birth to a beautiful little cub. This was just 1 day after the official launch of our conservation driven ... A gorgeous new arrival in Hertfordshire!
"12.04.2017 11:00:00" Timeline Photos If you're after a truly lovely Easter gift, we have six beautiful options...
Read more: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/food-drink/easter-gifts-real-quality-chocolate-eggs-easter-bunnies-154064
"12.04.2017 09:00:00" countrylife.co.uk A magnificent Georgian house on the Isle of Mull with land and stunning views - Country Life This house for sale on the Isle of Mull is a vision of Georgian cosiness in an idyllic natural setting. And all for the price of a 2-bed semi-detached in Guildford...
"12.04.2017 07:13:13" Country Life Magazine
"12.04.2017 07:00:42" Timeline Photos Pumpkins; portly puffins; the great village renaissance; plus The Editor's Easter Quiz - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/fLbs30aKS6t
"11.04.2017 15:01:32" countrylife.co.uk 120 Years of 'Girls in Pearls' at the Beautiful Rooms and Blushing Brides exhibition - Country Life Country Life is celebrating its 120th anniversary with an exhibition looking at one of the most famous pages in publishing. A magnificent exhibition.
And free entry!
"11.04.2017 11:01:49" countrylife.co.uk One of Ireland's 'most perfect' houses finds a new owner - Country Life Penny Churchill reports on a major move in the Irish property market which suggests that things could be beginning to turn around. This amazing house was built in 1737 – and only had three owners since then.
Now you can make that four.
"11.04.2017 10:10:06" countrylife.co.uk Win a private tour of the Chelsea Flower Show plus a luxury hotel stay Country Life have a chance to win a pair of tickets to Chelsea Flower Show, including a guided tour with Rosy Hardy and a stay at the Pestana... Not long left to enter our competition to win two tickets to RHS Chelsea Flower Show plus a stay at the luxury Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel! Find out more and enter here! http://ow.ly/hSE830aKUOX
"11.04.2017 08:52:02" Timeline Photos Haddon Hall in Derbyshire picked the perfect weekend to open its doors for the first time in 2017...
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"11.04.2017 07:47:23" Timeline Photos 'He captures the light, colour and exoticism of North Africa'
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Why designer Veere Grenney marvels at this Matisse:
"10.04.2017 16:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Easter gifts of real quality, from chocolate eggs to Easter bunnies - Country Life We're desperately trying to avoid using the word 'eggsquisite'. Sometimes, you need to go up a notch from Cadbury's.
"10.04.2017 14:10:15" countrylife.co.uk Win two tickets to the Windsor Enclosure, a behind-the-scenes-tour and... Country Life have teamed up with Royal Windsor Horse Show to giveaway two tickets to the Windsor Enclosure, and a behind-the-scenes tour, on... We have a very exciting new competition for you! We have teamed up with the Royal Windsor Horse Show to give one lucky winner two tickets to the Windsor Enclosure, a behind-the-scenes-tour and the opportunity to present a prize at The Royal Windsor Horse
"10.04.2017 12:00:00" countrylife.co.uk How Oxford University's buildings evolved, including its 'chiefest wonder' Geoffrey Tyack and John Goodall examine how Oxford's buildings became part of the university's identity, and take a close look at one of its greatest edifices. 'Where is the University?' is the most common tourist's question in Oxford.
The answer is rather complicated....
"10.04.2017 09:30:00" countrylife.co.uk A stunning John Nash-designed house for under £400,000 John Nash is said to have had a hand in the building of Grade II-listed Wayside, New Radnor, not far from Hay-on-Wye. Beautifully refurbished, unbelievably priced.
"10.04.2017 07:26:20" Timeline Photos Ventnor Downs is the highest point on the Isle of Wight.
Those sheep have quite a view!
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Many thanks to Vince Butler for sharing this pic.
"09.04.2017 17:10:11" countrylife.co.uk 18 golf courses in the UK that every golfer should play before they die Feeling inspired by The Masters at Augusta? Then put these places on your bucket list. We've got everything covered – whether you're looking for a great course, royal connections, or even just a damn good lunch.
"09.04.2017 15:10:12" countrylife.co.uk Inside the walled garden at Glenarm Castle See inside a place that is a magnificent tribute to those who have nurtured it. Surprising, exhilarating and fiery - what a place.
"09.04.2017 12:50:07" countrylife.co.uk VIDEO: Horse v Car: Who will win at point-to-point? The Skelton brothers put it to the test. 1hp takes on 275hp... and it's closer than you'd think!
"09.04.2017 09:05:06" countrylife.co.uk Tara Fitzgerald: 'I never had a career plan' The British actress spoke to us ahead of a big anniversary for one of her most beloved films. The brilliant Tara Fitzgerald on fleas, mining and getting Game Of Thrones fanmail.
"08.04.2017 16:40:11" countrylife.co.uk La Belle Assiette: The restaurant that comes to your home In a world where you can book a helicopter at the click of a button, it was only a matter of time before we could do the same not just with our... The best bit? They even do the washing up...
"08.04.2017 11:00:44" countrylife.co.uk The attributes that made Red Rum the ultimate Grand National hero Marcus Armytage explains why there will never be another Red Rum. It's 40 years Red Rum claimed the last of his three Grand National wins – Marcus Armytage looks at how he did it.
"08.04.2017 09:00:33" countrylife.co.uk Foinavon's Grand National miracle, 50 years on Marcus Armytage looks back at Foinavon's 100-1 victory in the 1967 Grand National On Grand National day, Marcus Armytage wrote this brilliant piece on Foinavon's day of glory, 50 years ago...
"08.04.2017 07:00:26" Timeline Photos Eltham Palace: one of the many amazing rooms photographed by Country Life over the past 120 years.
Those pictures are being celebrated in a new exhibition: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/interiors/britains-most-beautiful-rooms-153759
"07.04.2017 19:30:00" myracing.com Need some help picking a horse for the Grand National? Take the test, find the horse. Job done. This is a fun way to pick out a horse if you're having a flutter on the Grand National on Saturday...
"07.04.2017 17:50:09" countrylife.co.uk A rare chance to buy up almost 4,000 acres of Scottish forest - Country... An extraordinary portfolio has come to the market, comprising of 10 forests across the breadth of Scotland. Opportunities like this come up perhaps once or twice a lifetime...
"07.04.2017 15:40:00" countrylife.co.uk Join Country Life, Willow Crossley and OKA for lunch at Coworth Park Join Country Life at the beautiful Coworth Park for a talk with florist Willow Crossley about her designs, her clients and her new range with OKA. The perfect £50 day out?
A beautiful three-course meal (with wine) at the lovely Coworth Park, plus insights from one of Britain's best florists.
"07.04.2017 13:27:24" countrylife.co.uk Foinavon's Grand National miracle: 50 years since the 100-1 outsider's glory Marcus Armytage looks back at Foinavon's 100-1 victory in the 1967 Grand National, perhaps the craziest and most dramatic ever staged. The amazing story of the Grand National's strangest race, by Marcus Armytage.
"07.04.2017 11:15:36" www.countrylife.co.uk Which Caribbean island is best for you? - Country Life Whatever you're looking for, there's an island to suit you. Read on to find your perfect match, with our handy Caribbean island guide. Decisions, decisions...
"07.04.2017 09:37:15" Ideal Home Is your conservatory looking a little neglected? We've got some easy ways to make it wonderful again... The perfect place to spend a sunny weekend!
"07.04.2017 09:00:23" horseandhound.co.uk Who will win the 2017 Grand National? With the world's most famous horserace taking place this weekend, familiar faces from the horseworld give you their tips. Our sister magazine Horse & Hound has rounded up some guest tipsters to give you a fighting chance of picking a winner on Saturday...
"07.04.2017 06:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Inside the home of a top designer: Philippa Thorp's Hampshire dream Interior designer Philippa Thorp tells Arabella Youens about the transformation of her Grade II-listed house in Hampshire. As you might expect, this place looks very special indeed...
"06.04.2017 19:20:08" dailymail.co.uk 120 years of Girls In Pearls Country Life will display some the portraits featured on its iconic Girls in Pearls page as part of an exhibition in London to celebrate its 120th... Our 120th anniversary celebrations have kicked of with an exhibition of some beautiful images from the Country Life archive. Open now at Linley Belgravia, SW1W 8LP. Pop in and see it for yourself!
"06.04.2017 18:00:00" golf-monthly.co.uk The official snack of Augusta National: Make a Pimento Cheese Sandwich in 30 seconds If you're watching The Masters Tournament at Augusta tonight, this is THE sandwich that you'll see the fans tucking into.
"06.04.2017 16:30:00" Horse v Car Horse v Car: Who will be quicker point-to-point?
The Skelton boys put it to the test with a bit of help from Maserati... and the result is this absolutely awesome video.
"06.04.2017 15:07:42" Timeline Photos We are very excited to announce that the Country Life Photographic Exhibition at Linley Belgravia is now open! Featuring a selection of our iconic frontispieces and beautiful interiors images from the past 120 years. It's definitely worth a visit! Pop in
"06.04.2017 14:00:00" Timeline Photos The beauty of Exmoor...
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Huge thanks to Sharon Scott for sharing this picture with us – send us your pictures via Facebook and we'll share them right here.
"06.04.2017 12:11:00" Ideal Home Looking for an outdoor fire? From Mediterranean chimineas to classic fire pits, we've picked a selection of our favourite outdoor fires... An outdoor fire - essential for making the most of the lighter evenings at this time of year.
"06.04.2017 09:03:25" countrylife.co.uk Recipe: Rhubarb, rosewater and pistachio-frangipane tart This delicious rhubarb, rosewater and pistachio-frangipane tart is perfect for afternoon tea says our kitchen garden cook. How can you not love a recipe which specifies "Dried rose petals and chopped pistachios for scattering"?
"06.04.2017 08:04:33" Orca whales in the Arctic This footage of orcas in the Arctic is incredible...
This film by photographer and filmmaker David Gonzalez Buendia (buendiaphotography.com) is part of of a documentary about orcas in the wild and was shot from the yacht Barba while in Arctic
"05.04.2017 17:36:51" www.countrylife.co.uk Things to do this week: the best festivals, shows and exhibitions - Country Life Are you pondering on what to do this weekend? Keep your diary up-to-date with our selection of unmissable events and things to do this week. A quintessential English country sale and nightingales song are among our suggestions this week.
"05.04.2017 12:30:04" Ideal Home Add some character to your garden with these inspiring garden building ideas... From garden offices to gazebos...
"05.04.2017 11:27:05" countrylife.co.uk Why there will never be another Red Rum, the ultimate Grand National specialist Marcus Armytage celebrates the notable Grand National anniversaries and explains why there will never be another Red Rum. It's Grand National week - this brilliant piece about Red Rum is sure to get you in the mood for Aintree.
"05.04.2017 07:00:46" Timeline Photos Interiors special: England's most beautiful rooms & London's hottest new design destination - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/eUae30axIPg
"04.04.2017 18:15:37" Timeline Photos Clematis is a fabulous thing to have in your garden.
Here's how to get the best out of it: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/gardens/gardening-tips/clematis-tips-153517
"04.04.2017 13:30:19" Timeline Photos This magnificent magnolia in full bloom is at Rood Ashton Park in Wiltshire – and was captured by reader Tim Dawson.
"04.04.2017 12:23:25" Timeline Photos The Tawe Valley in Wales, near the wonderful village of Clydach.
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"04.04.2017 08:07:53" countrylife.co.uk 17 country garden gates which demonstrate a perfect combination of form and function - Country Life A glorious garden deserves a glorious garden gate – here are 17 beautiful garden gates which will set off any country garden to perfection. Great gates.
"03.04.2017 19:05:43" Timeline Photos A plea for help! Send us a message if you know the whereabouts of this lady, and we'll pass it on...
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For some time I have been trying to trace a portrait of 1802 of which a later engraving appears below. I strongly suspect it is hanging somewhere in
"03.04.2017 17:58:23" Timeline Photos A literally sparkling photo of Lea Rhododendron Garden in Derbyshire.
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"03.04.2017 15:24:00" Timeline Photos Watching me watching you...
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"03.04.2017 14:20:00" countrylife.co.uk A last-minute trip to die for: jet off to The Masters at Augusta National Getting tickets to The Masters is next to impossible – at least via any normal channels. This solves your problem... This trip is pretty much every golfer's dream...
"03.04.2017 13:11:32" Timeline Photos Magnificent magnolias...
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"03.04.2017 09:45:07" countrylife.co.uk Roy Lancaster: 'The world would be a better place if politicians were... Jonathan Self caught up with Roy Lancaster, one of the most recognisable faces in British gardening. We can't help feeling that Roy Lancaster might be on to something with this...
"03.04.2017 08:30:16" Timeline Photos Another glorious day in Britain! Here's a snap we took at RHS Garden Wisley this weekend – send us your best photos from the weekend and we'll share them right here.
"02.04.2017 18:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Mini-break: The Garden House, Surrey Phil Crewdson discovers the perfect place for a restorative country break as he visits The Garden House in Beaverbrook, Surrey. Looking for a weekend getaway in easy reach of the city?
"02.04.2017 17:04:37" www.countrylife.co.uk Spectacular Scottish castles and estates for sale - Country Life We take a look at the finest country houses, castles and estates for sale in Scotland. Dreams are made of these...
"02.04.2017 12:54:57" countrylife.co.uk The elegant Surrey home once owned by 'a daredevil aviator' The cheeky chap apparently used to bring Shirley Bassey to this very house... A beautiful house owned by a very naughty boy indeed...
"01.04.2017 16:52:16" countrylife.co.uk Perfect paella with piquant peppers Melanie Johnson shares a recipe that's very, very special. One forkful and you'll believe you're at a beachside restaurant in the Med.
"01.04.2017 12:24:22" countrylife.co.uk Four glorious houses for sale with outstanding gardens These gorgeous properties will put a spring in your step. These homes are stunning, but it's the gardens that will take you breath away.
"01.04.2017 07:30:57" countrylife.co.uk How to choose the perfect Clematis – and how to help it flourish Our expert gardener shows you how. These glorious flowers require clever handling - here are our tips.
"01.04.2017 07:09:23" countrylife.co.uk The Rosemary Verey garden masterpiece that blends nature and geometry The great Rosemary Verey masterminded this garden in Oxfordshire which remains naturally glorious despite being geometrically-inspired. A Cotswolds masterpiece from of Britain's greatest garden designers.
"01.04.2017 06:40:19" www.countrylife.co.uk The Edwin Lutyens-designed tower block that never saw the light of day Eighty-year-old architectural plans created by the great Sir Edwin Lutyens have reportedly been unearthed in the Lady Flora Pois archives. How Winston Churchill and Sir Edwin Lutyens collaborated on a scheme that was years ahead of its time.
"01.04.2017 03:03:43" countrylife.co.uk Britain's finest places to see bluebells We've covered the country from Northern Ireland to East Sussex and everywhere in between. If you see bluebells this weekend, please send us your photos and we'll share them on Monday.
"31.03.2017 21:50:23" Timeline Photos The best cities in the world, whether you're a sucker for music, romance or the buzz of being in the heart of the action.
"31.03.2017 19:40:36" countrylife.co.uk The Top 100 builders, architects, interior decorators and garden designers in Britain Country Life's experts delve into their little black books. Whether you need an architect, garden designer or interior genius, these are the best of the best.
"31.03.2017 17:40:00" trib.al Villager Jim Quite the most beautiful sheep family i have ever come across, just how lovely is mum? :) Lambing season: you've a heart of stone if it doesn't make you grin.
"31.03.2017 16:56:52" countrylife.co.uk Gerald Scarfe's biting satire to go under the hammer at Sotheby's A selection of cartoons by satirical cartoonist Gerald Scarfe are going under the hammer at Sotheby's – and they'll all be on display beforehand. The genius cartoonist who created the unforgettable Yes Prime Minister title sequence is the subject of an exhibition and an auction at Sotheby's.
"31.03.2017 16:18:24" countrylife.co.uk Eight perfect stop-offs for a wine tour of Italy - Country Life The experts from Decanter give their best ideas if you're considering a wine tour of Italy. Dreaming of a glorious summer holiday already...
"31.03.2017 15:54:29" countrylife.co.uk Dom Perignon's chef de cave on life, grapes and his favourite vintage Dom Pérignon's chef de cave Richard Geoffroy trained as a doctor before his career in wine, and has been the custodian of the iconic bubbly since 1990. Dom Pérignon's chef de cave on life, grapes and his favourite vintage http://trib.al/lflJYNL
"31.03.2017 13:00:03" countrylife.co.uk Starry skies of Britain: 10 of the best places to go stargazing in the UK Britain's starry skies can be spectacular, but you need to be in the right place to avoid light pollution. Julie Harding has some tips. Warm weather and clear skies at this time of year makes it perfect for stargazing – and this piece will inspire you to get out there.
"31.03.2017 10:00:00" Timeline Photos We're baaah-ley able to contain our joy that spring is finally here!
"31.03.2017 08:30:00" English Heritage Last year we discovered something remarkable in a Battle Abbey service book. Doodled inside a manuscript and lost to the ages was a rare a medieval carol. We have set the carol to music and we are now able to hear it for the first time in 500 years! Learn An extraordinary bit of ingenuity to resurrect a carol last sung half a millennium ago...
"31.03.2017 06:54:24" countrylife.co.uk 21 native British sheep breeds and how to recognise them - Country Life Britain's extraordinarily diverse native sheep breeds lead the world. Here's our guide to some of the nation's best-loved breeds. Shaggy sheep stories.
"30.03.2017 17:48:03" Timeline Photos A beautiful lesson in attention to detail...
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"Glass is one of the few products in which the imperfect is more expensive than the perfect. We had to go to Lamberts Glass Works in Bavaria to find the genuinely faulty. Despite the cost, this was the
"30.03.2017 15:03:37" countrylife.co.uk Where to go and see bluebells this Spring The best gardens to see beautiful carpets of bluebells this spring, from Cornwall to Northern Ireland Out with the snowdrops, in with the bluebells.
"30.03.2017 13:16:09" online.adaresec.com Country Life International The Country Life International supplement includes a great tip on the 'new Costa Rica'...
"30.03.2017 10:26:14" countrylife.co.uk Live in a landmark overlooking Britain's only listed view One of Richmond's most recognisable landmarks has been converted into stunning apartments. We're just imagining waking up every morning to this view...
(Unless it's raining, of course.)
"29.03.2017 18:30:20" countrylife.co.uk Win a private tour of the Chelsea Flower Show plus a luxury hotel stay Country Life have a chance to win a pair of tickets to Chelsea Flower Show, including a guided tour with Rosy Hardy and a stay at the Pestana... Planning on going to RHS Chelsea Flower Show this year? You will be in with a chance of doing it in style if you enter our fantastic competition! Win 2 tickets, a guided tour of Rosy Hardy's exhibition, Chelsea's most successful female floral exhibitor
"29.03.2017 18:00:00" These booties weren't made for walkin' - check out our luxury gifts for baby ideas in this week's issue
"29.03.2017 17:00:03" Horse & Hound Incredible! Gutsy.
"29.03.2017 16:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Five smartwatches that are as elegant as they are technically clever A a new breed of watches claims to offer the best of both worlds. It needn't be an either/or choice...
"29.03.2017 12:33:27" countrylife.co.uk The 10 best cities in the world to buy a property, from New York to Sydney Buying a bolthole in your favourite city is an excellent idea. Anna Tyzack reveals the 10 best cities in the world to call home. Because you know you want to wake up in a city that never sleeps... or the city of love... or the city on stilts in a lagoon...
"29.03.2017 12:00:00" countrylife.co.uk 10 things you didn't know about French bulldogs – including how they're actually British Fun facts about this endearingly, bat-eared breed. The French bulldog who went down on the Titanic, and other fascinating stories!
"29.03.2017 09:30:00" Timeline Photos Dragonfly eyes: 30,000 hexagons that create 'ultra-multicolour' eyesight better than anything else that exists in the animal world...
Why nature loves a hexagon: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/articles/hexagon-abounds-in-the-natural-world-153183
"29.03.2017 07:13:07" Timeline Photos Spring gardens number: glasshouses & gates; Roy Lancaster interview; plus pretty auriculas - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/L4dq30amcFz
"28.03.2017 20:55:20" Barra Best Fab - the northern lights captured on camera from the Giants Causeway in County Antrim last night. Footage by Gary McCall Photography
"28.03.2017 18:30:24" countrylife.co.uk Win a private tour of the Chelsea Flower Show plus a luxury hotel stay Country Life have a chance to win a pair of tickets to Chelsea Flower Show, including a guided tour with Rosy Hardy and a stay at the Pestana... A money can't buy prize: a guided tour of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show with one of the show's most celebrated exhibitors, plus a stay at the four-star luxury Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa
Find out more and enter here http://ow.ly/lEMT30akNY1
"28.03.2017 18:00:00" apps.facebook.com Test your knowledge of Tottering-by-Gently If you manage 7/7 on this quiz, we'll tip our hats to you! Here's a fun quiz: seven questions that will test how well you know Tottering-by-Gently.
"28.03.2017 10:13:48" countrylife.co.uk Improve your hex life: Why the hexagon abounds in the natural world From honeycomb to snowflakes, and from fruit skins to the Giants' Causeway, the hexagon abounds in the natural world. John Wright investigates why Improve your hex life.
"28.03.2017 07:40:16" countrylife.co.uk Dom Perignon's chef de cave on life, grapes and his favourite vintage Dom Pérignon's chef de cave Richard Geoffroy trained as a doctor before his career in wine, and has been the custodian of the iconic bubbly since 1990. The man behind Dom Pérignon names his favourite vintage – and no, it's not a 50-year-old bottle costing thousands...
"27.03.2017 19:10:32" Timeline Photos Croix des Gardes on the French Riviera – the house where Grace Kelly and Cary Grant filmed To Catch a Thief.
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"27.03.2017 17:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Why to invest in a set of bespoke tweeds, and where to get them made A set of bespoke tweeds is on every gentleman's wish list – here are the best places to get them made. A set of tweeds will probably last you for life, so choose carefully.
"27.03.2017 15:00:00" Timeline Photos If this border collie freaks out at a bubble, let's hope he's never asked to deal with a burglar...!
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"27.03.2017 13:02:39" countrylife.co.uk Win a private tour of the Chelsea Flower Show plus a luxury hotel stay Country Life have a chance to win a pair of tickets to Chelsea Flower Show, including a guided tour with Rosy Hardy and a stay at the Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel. COMPETITION: This will be Rosy Hardy's 25th year of exhibiting at RHS Chelsea – you can win a guided tour of the show with her, plus a hotel for the night.
"27.03.2017 11:16:53" horseandhound.co.uk Are you a Badminton Horse Trials virgin? Here's all you need to know before visiting If Badminton has always been on your hit list to visit, but you've still not taken the trip to Gloucestershire, we've everything you need to know. If you're planning a first-ever trip to the Badminton Horse Trials this year, our friends at Horse & Hound have put together this terrific guide:
"27.03.2017 09:28:59" National Trust in the Midlands We're taking a moment to reflect with this tranquil image of Brockhampton Manor on this Monday morning.
Image credit: NTI/Andrew Butler Brockhampton Manor looking beautiful in this lovely spring weather...
"26.03.2017 19:00:43" countrylife.co.uk Sotheby's experts to appraise your antiques during Meissen event at... Cliveden House hosts an event next week where you can have your treasures examined. This plush event at Cliveden House has more a touch of BBC Antiques Roadshow about it...
"26.03.2017 16:30:29" countrylife.co.uk Win a private tour of the Chelsea Flower Show plus a luxury hotel stay Country Life have a chance to win a pair of tickets to Chelsea Flower Show, including a guided tour with Rosy Hardy and a stay at the Pestana... WIN a pair of tickets to RHS Chelsea Flower Show with an overnight stay at the four-star luxury Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa. PLUS a private tour with Rosy Hardy, the most successful female floral exhibitor at RHS Chelsea for the last 25 years, of
"26.03.2017 16:30:29" countrylife.co.uk The oast houses that became perfect country homes It's not what they were built for, but they make great living spaces – and these Kent and Sussex places are commutable to London. These great places are all just a short 'hop' from the city...
"26.03.2017 14:05:11" countrylife.co.uk The 10 most spectacular properties for sale in the world We've scoured the globe to collect the most beautiful places on the market at the moment. These are exactly as breathtaking as you're probably imagining...
"26.03.2017 09:00:48" countrylife.co.uk Mother's Day wisdom: 11 priceless quotes from the world's wittiest mothers And sometimes from their daughters too. "I didn't know until 1969 that you were supposed to take men seriously."
"26.03.2017 08:31:22" Villager Jim Chatsworth look beautiful in the stunning river mist this morning...... Country Life Magazine Just stunning! Villager Jim
"26.03.2017 07:00:24" countrylife.co.uk Lutyens's mysterious masterpiece comes to the market - Country Life Penny Churchill explores Chinthurst Hill and reveals how a little-known early example of the Lutyens's work was brought to life. One of Luytens' earliest buildings, yet he was so obviously thinking big from the start.
"25.03.2017 19:30:32" countrylife.co.uk 13 beautiful palaces you can stay in, in Britain and beyond Hazel Plush takes a look at magnificent palaces where guests are welcome, whether you're after a Raj-era bolthole in India or a house within... The only danger here is getting spoilt for life after trying one of these places...
"25.03.2017 16:15:15" Timeline Photos Left it a bit late to find a Mother's Day present? Covent Garden Dance Company are offering Country Life readers a special price on two tickets to the world famous summer ballet in Hatch House's world famous walled garden with overnight stay on Sunday
"25.03.2017 13:01:11" countrylife.co.uk How to win at Scrabble, by the World Scrabble Champion He came. He spelled. He conquered. Then he gave us his best tips. A word of warning: one of these tactics involves memorising 170,000 words...
"25.03.2017 10:30:18" countrylife.co.uk A simple guide to the wildflowers of Britain - Country Life Country Life outlines a simple guide to the wildflowers of Britain. Bookmark this now in case you see anything that you need to identify this weekend:
"25.03.2017 07:25:03" It's sunny, it's springtime... makes you feel like singing!
"24.03.2017 18:10:16" countrylife.co.uk Win a private tour of the Chelsea Flower Show plus a luxury hotel stay Country Life have a chance to win a pair of tickets to Chelsea Flower Show, including a guided tour with Rosy Hardy and a stay at the Pestana... Fancy a chance of winning a pair of tickets to RHS Chelsea Flower Show, with a stay at the four-star luxury Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa? We've teamed up with Brewin Dolphin to bring you this, plus and a private tour with Rosy Hardy, the most
"24.03.2017 14:34:17" Timeline Photos The French bulldogs who are breaking the internet. http://www.countrylife.co.uk/country-pursuits/10-french-bulldogs-you-need-to-follow-on-instagram-152898
"24.03.2017 13:01:31" Timeline Photos One of those moments when it feels like heaven is peeking through into the world...
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"24.03.2017 11:27:00" English Heritage If exploring a castle is your ideal way to spend a weekend then we highly recommend a visit to Goodrich castle. Set in beautiful countryside above the River Wye, discover what life was like in this medieval fortress for yourself http://bit.ly/2o8qbVB. What a view of Goodrich Castle!
"24.03.2017 10:30:00" Timeline Photos Whitby, Yorkshire: rugged, charming, close to the moors, good restaurants... and it seems that the word is out. Coastal properties in Yorkshire are now worth 62% more than inland properties, according to recent research by Humberts.
"24.03.2017 09:00:00" Timeline Photos The Great Hall at Chinthurst Hill – a masterpiece of design by Sir Edwin Lutyens.
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"24.03.2017 07:46:00" Timeline Photos A fabulous offer for Mother's Day: tickets to the Hatch House summer ballet, wining and dining and an overnight stay for £145.
More details here:
"23.03.2017 19:20:09" youtube.com Spring Family Raceday at Ascot Racecourse All racedays outside Royal Ascot at Ascot are free for under 18s and our Spring Family Raceday offers a thrilling combination of top class racing... Who's your money on?
Don't miss the fantastic Lamb National as Ascot Racecourse marks the conclusion of its 2016/17 Jumps Season alongside a celebration of the British countryside at its Spring Family Raceday on Sunday 2nd
"23.03.2017 18:46:18" Photos from Country Life Magazine's post Apparently it's 'international puppy day' - seems wrong not to mark the occasion...
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"23.03.2017 17:53:09" countrylife.co.uk Torosay Castle: The Hebridean shooting lodge that stayed in one family for 150 years Mary Miers tells the story of a Victorian shooting lodge owned by the same family for 147 years – with photographs by Simon Jauncey. This is a glorious look at a place which is now sadly no longer open to the public.
"23.03.2017 16:30:18" Timeline Photos Fancy treating your mum to something extra special this Mother's Day?
Country Life have teamed up with The Covent Garden Dance Company to give our readers an EXCLUSIVE MOTHER'S DAY OFFER: two tickets to the fabulous and world famous summer ballet in
"23.03.2017 14:12:15" countrylife.co.uk 20 wonderful ways to treat your mother on Mother's Day From days out and weekends away to treats that'll make her laugh, we've got everything covered. You know she deserves something terrific!
"23.03.2017 09:33:56" countrylife.co.uk Win a private tour of the Chelsea Flower Show plus a luxury hotel stay Country Life have a chance to win a pair of tickets to Chelsea Flower Show, including a guided tour with Rosy Hardy and a stay at the Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel. A prize money simply can't buy: a guided tour of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show with one of the show's most celebrated exhibitors, plus a stay at the four-star luxury Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa
"22.03.2017 18:34:02" The Woodland Trust The Government has proposed adding ancient woodland and aged and veteran trees to the current list of policies that restrict development in England. It's great news! Currently planning permission should be refused if it impacts these precious habitats.
"22.03.2017 16:15:09" countrylife.co.uk Fabulous Frenchies: Vive le bulldog français! - Country Life It seems that Britain's top dog is a French bulldog. Katy Birchall finds out why the endearingly bat-eared canine is taking over homes and hearts. Look out labradors, the French bulldogs are coming...
"22.03.2017 11:59:37" Timeline Photos Celebrate the British countryside at Ascot's Spring Family Raceday!
Together with a seven-race Jumps card, Ascot Racecourse will be putting on a host of countryside activities including a working dog demonstration, a bygone country skills demo, willow
"22.03.2017 10:26:16" countrylife.co.uk The new kitchen design mantra: Don't be afraid of the dark Dark colours and rich materials are creating moody new looks in kitchens, says Amelia Thorpe, as she picks out some bold designs. It's time to cut loose with the colour!
"22.03.2017 08:13:00" Timeline Photos How the Frenchie became top dog; playing a Scrabble champion; the rural publishing revolution; the shaping of Nature; plus a Scottish beauty and spear-fishing - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/qeyE30a6EZg
"21.03.2017 19:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Chicken, spring-onion and mozzarella meatballs - Country Life Melanie Johnson adds some zing with this season's new spring onions. Try her delicious recipe for chicken, spring-onion and mozzarella meatballs. Embrace all the fresh, green bounty of spring
"21.03.2017 16:30:00" countrylife.co.uk 20 wonderful ways to treat your mother on Mother's Day Mother's Day is coming soon on Sunday 26th March – our guide will help you find the perfect way to show your appreciation. Pssst.... have you remembered it's Mother's Day on Sunday?
"21.03.2017 11:30:25" countrylife.co.uk International Day of Forests: 6 reasons to go for a walk in the woods It sounds far-fetched, but there is a wealth of evidence to suggest that spending time in the woods has huge health benefits. In Japan, taking a walk in the woods is considered standard preventative medicine
"21.03.2017 10:25:15" Timeline Photos How important is an Aga?
This scene of country life would never have come about: Bryn Parry's wife, Emma, refused to marry him unless he bought her one...!
"21.03.2017 09:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Plasterwork perfection contained within an unassuming Devon farmhouse The ornate plasterwork of the 17th century reached a high-point in the West Country, as Roger White discovers at the delightful Rashleigh Barton. Ceilings that really hit the heights.
"21.03.2017 07:00:00" Timeline Photos Country Life: Essential before-school reading material for the six-year-olds of St Mary Bourne!
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"20.03.2017 19:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Ice cream by post, getting more sleep and the pursuit of happiness Reminded by a friend that she has taken rather to complaining about things close to home and far away, Carla resolves to start working on her happiness On the UN's International Happiness Day, we take a look back at this brilliant slice of advice.
"20.03.2017 17:30:02" countrylife.co.uk Five smartwatches that are as elegant as they are technically clever Choosing between a traditional watch and a smartwatch used to be an either/or choice. But a new breed of timepiece is looking to change that. Not just a pretty (watch)face.
"20.03.2017 15:21:00" 13 gorgeous places to stay that are literally palatial:
"20.03.2017 11:59:00" Timeline Photos It's not just humans who love Agas - just ask Barry, the Valois Blackfois being hand-reared by owner Emma Childs.
"20.03.2017 10:28:00" Timeline Photos It's 10:28am – Spring has technically begun!
(That's according to astronomers who measure equinoxes and suchlike.)
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"20.03.2017 08:36:10" Timeline Photos Seriously, don't forget it – get Mother's Day sorted now...
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"19.03.2017 19:40:11" Timeline Photos Powerscourt, Ireland: One of the greatest gardens in the world.
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Picture from The Gardener's Garden, published by Phaidon Press
See more stunning pictures from the book here:
"19.03.2017 19:11:26" Villager Jim Jumping jack stag! Country Life Magazine Gorgeous photo from Villager Jim for this weeks Country Life watch!
"19.03.2017 17:35:06" countrylife.co.uk Long-neglected 'copy' turns out to be original Stubbs Archie Parker decided to play out his hunch. It paid off. How this painting went from being worth £3,000 to being worth £750,000.
"19.03.2017 15:00:47" countrylife.co.uk Six ways to stop your kids from moving back home... ...and what to do if they turn up anyway! Baby boomers v 'boomerang' generation: it's time to play dirty.
"19.03.2017 13:00:00" Timeline Photos Spring officially starts this week - at last!
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"19.03.2017 11:30:19" countrylife.co.uk Yes, your dogs really ARE part of the family Was it ever really in any doubt? Only if you're a high court judge, it seems. 'My terrier may only share 84% of her DNA with me, but she's closer to being human than some humans we know.'
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"19.03.2017 09:28:00" countrylife.co.uk An apartment within a 'splendid mansion of Grecian architecture' that once hosted King Edward VII and Winston Churchill comes to the market Whittingehame House played host to a remarkable roll-call of eminent political figures including Winston Churchill. This is amazing - a former prime minister's home where the likes of Churchill and Arthur Conan Doyle dropped in to visit.
"19.03.2017 07:26:00" countrylife.co.uk The Top 100 builders, architects, interior decorators and garden designers in Britain Country Life's experts delve into their little black books to bring you the best builders, architects, interior decorators and garden designers in Britain. If you care about your house, you'll want the best people you can find to keep it in trim.
"18.03.2017 19:35:07" countrylife.co.uk 20 wonderful ways to treat your mother on Mother's Day Mother's Day is coming soon on Sunday 26th March – our guide will help you find the perfect way to show your appreciation. Find the perfect treat for your wonderful mother.
"18.03.2017 17:30:01" Country Life Magazine In 45 seconds, this video will make you a better cook for life:
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Full recipe here: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/food-drink/recipes/pilaf-recipe-150489 Cooking rice tonight? Please, don't just boil it.
"18.03.2017 15:42:29" Timeline Photos How's this for a garden path to die for?
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"18.03.2017 11:59:00" countrylife.co.uk Why this weekend is the time to plant your lilies and dahlias Steven Desmond on the flowers to concentrate on at the moment, from the always-popular lilies to the dahlias which have gone from no-nos to must-haves. All you need to know about growing great liles and dahlias this year.
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"18.03.2017 10:04:44" countrylife.co.uk Mary Berry: 'Why I love my Aga' So much more than a cooker, we lift the hot plate on the Aga. The heart-warming kitchen feature no country house should be without.
(An Aga, that is. Not Mary Berry.)
"17.03.2017 18:40:29" Timeline Photos Sacrilege! They've given the boot the boot!
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"Fans across the globe have spoken, and the eight tokens set to “pass GO” in the next generation of the MONOPOLY game are the Scottie Dog, Top Hat, Car, Battleship, Cat, T-Rex, Rubber Ducky, and Penguin
"17.03.2017 16:15:02" countrylife.co.uk Mario Testino's iconic Diana photographs to go on display at her family home This summer, the iconic images of the late Diana, Princess of Wales taken by applauded portrait photographer Mario Testino, will go on display at Althorp. A rare chance to see these iconic images of Diana, Princess of Wales, taken just a few months before her tragic death 20 years ago.
"17.03.2017 14:15:01" countrylife.co.uk A remote Scottish island home that's the stuff of dreams A glorious setting, a beautiful house: this places is a speck on the map just off the Isle of Lewis – and it's gloriously romantic. Wow.
"17.03.2017 13:24:32" magazinesdirect.com Weekly Deal | Magazines Direct Magazine Direct Daily Deal, Receive our Best Price Guarantee direct from the publisher. What better way to treat your mum (or yourself!) this Mother's Day than with a subscription to Country Life?
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"17.03.2017 13:15:01" countrylife.co.uk How to cook the perfect steak Whether you've got fillet, sirloin, T-bone or onglet, here's how to cook it to perfection. Time to start planning Friday night dinner?
"17.03.2017 12:15:00" countrylife.co.uk The best architects in Britain, from Country Life's secret address book Country Life delves into its bulging little black book to bring you our list of the elite architects you need if you're considering work on your home. If you're planning renovation, extension or even building a home from scratch, these are the best in the business.
"17.03.2017 11:15:01" Timeline Photos Watch the birdie!
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"17.03.2017 10:29:47" Timeline Photos Happy St Patrick's Day!
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"17.03.2017 09:16:42" countrylife.co.uk A house which produced one of Darwin's fellow trailblazers in genetics The Old Rectory at Tinwell was the birthplace of Thomas Laxton, a man whose work with plants still reverberates today. From this quiet rectory came a man whose ideas helped shape the world as we know it.
"16.03.2017 18:45:54" countrylife.co.uk Cotswold gem that fuses classicism with the latest in modern living Plus, obviously, this stunning garden. Sure, it's glorious. But just wait until it's time to trim the hedges.
"16.03.2017 16:37:25" countrylife.co.uk Long-neglected 'copy' turns out to be original Stubbs worth £750,000 Archie Parker thought something was amiss when he saw this painting in an online sale catalogue, and he flew to New York to play out his hunch. It paid off. When a fake turns out to be worth a fortune.
"16.03.2017 13:45:09" countrylife.co.uk Chicken, spring-onion and mozzarella meatballs - Country Life Melanie Johnson uses this season's new spring onions in her chicken, spring-onion and mozzarella meatballs. Spring onions have arrived - here's a great way to make them really zing.
"16.03.2017 12:51:44" Timeline Photos A weekend away in the Lake District could be a perfect Mother's Day gift...
19 more lovely ideas: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/articles/20-wonderful-ways-to-treat-your-mother-on-mothers-day-from-afternoon-tea-to-flamingoes-152229
"16.03.2017 09:49:10" countrylife.co.uk Best country houses for sale this week Missed our last issue? See the best country houses for sale this week here. A 17th-century manor in Somerset... with the rather 21st century addition of an indoor pool.
"16.03.2017 07:30:00" The Lake District, Cumbria A gorgeous day over Derwentwater last Thursday! #theplacetobe
Tim Lill! What a picture – makes us just want to pop on some boots and get walking!
"15.03.2017 20:29:27" Villager Jim Simply awesome moment this morning, came out of a clearing and was met with this beautiful creature. Being 30 feet away from a male stag whose deciding whether to run or stay is probably the most magical time I ever get in my photographic life, as time Magnificent.
"15.03.2017 20:00:53" magazinesdirect.com Weekly Deal | Magazines Direct Magazine Direct Daily Deal, Receive our Best Price Guarantee direct from the publisher. Don't know what to get for your mum this Mother's day? A gift to Country Life magazine really is a gift that keeps on giving, with all the best of British rural life delivered direct to her door every single week.
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"15.03.2017 19:45:00" countrylife.co.uk 20 wonderful ways to treat your mother on Mother's Day Mother's Day is coming soon on Sunday 26th March – our guide will help you find the perfect way to show your appreciation. From little smiles to big treats, we've got every type of mother covered.
"15.03.2017 18:29:26" countrylife.co.uk Things to do this week: the best festivals, shows and exhibitions -... Are you pondering on what to do this weekend? Keep your diary up-to-date with our selection of unmissable events and things to do this week. Puppies doing obstacle courses. If there's a better way of spending a Saturday, we've yet to hear of it.
"15.03.2017 14:45:04" Timeline Photos Congratulations to the The National Garden Scheme on reaching 90 years!
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The West Garden here at Hatfield House pictured here was the first to open under the NGS back in 1927 – today, almost 4,000 gardens throw open their gates each summer to raise
"15.03.2017 13:22:58" Step inside the Houses of Parliament without leaving your seat...
"15.03.2017 10:45:00" countrylife.co.uk A simple guide to the wildflowers of Britain Here's how to identify pretty much anything you'll come across in Britain this Spring. Spring is in the air - time to check out our guide to Britain's wildflowers.
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"15.03.2017 08:27:33" soldierscharity.org The Lord Mayor's Big Curry Lunch - The Soldiers' Charity Reserve your place at the City's hottest annual Lunch at London's Guildhall A great occasion for a very worthy cause:
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With unlimited food and drink, an
"15.03.2017 08:00:42" Timeline Photos Smaller country houses; Mary Berry on Agas; plus how to get rid of your children - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! ow.ly/kF7Q309SNLY
"14.03.2017 18:30:00" Timeline Photos Soak in the view while you soak in the bath!
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More pics of New York's highest penthouse, a snip at $40 million: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/property/view-new-yorks-highest-penthouse-apartment-152081
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"14.03.2017 17:00:00" Timeline Photos Mario Testino's iconic images of Princess Diana set to go on display.
"14.03.2017 15:19:04" countrylife.co.uk An extraordinary and historic mansion home comes to the market Whittingehame House, former home of Arthur Balfour, played host to a remarkable roll-call of eminent political figures including Winston Churchill. Just imagine Winston Churchill, David Lloyd George and Arthur Conan Doyle chewing the fat in this very room...
"14.03.2017 13:55:00" Huntsman Last Wednesday we held our Tweed Competition judges lunch with a panel of VIPs. After long deliberation, Mark Lorenzen was the #huntsmantweed2016 competition winner. Please do watch the video of what action occurred during the lunch, and see if your Country Life's editor Mark Hedges was one of the judges for Huntsman's 'design a tweed' competition:
"14.03.2017 12:55:00" youtube.com Hilarious Highlights from Rescue Dog Agility | Crufts 2017 Subscribe to Crufts: http://bit.ly/CruftsSub Rescue Dog Agility isn't about the time. It's about the fun! And boy are these Rescue Dogs having fun! ---------... Well, at least this little chap got an 'A' for effort...
"14.03.2017 11:45:00" countrylife.co.uk The best garden designers in Britain A beautiful country house is as much about its surroundings as its bricks and mortar, something that the best garden designers in Britain all understand. Delve into Country Life's little black book for Britain's best gardening brains.
"14.03.2017 10:55:19" Timeline Photos Stuck for ideas on what to get you mum this Mother's Day? A subscription to Country Life is a gift that keeps on giving, with the latest issue delivered direct to her door every week.
With a huge 50% OFF for one week only, now is the time to subscribe.
"14.03.2017 09:57:00" Timeline Photos 'His song is the loudest and this is why, openheartedly, simply, gratefully, admiringly, I love him. He dazzles my ears. There is courage here, cocky, proud, brave and beautiful. This is undaunted gift; how much sheer magnificence can you pack into one
"14.03.2017 08:30:02" Timeline Photos Looking for a winner at the Cheltenham Festival? Try our horse picker gizmo widget thing:
"13.03.2017 20:45:14" Timeline Photos This week we're offering a fantastic 50% OFF on all Country Life subscriptions!
Starting from only £23.10, this is one not to miss!
"13.03.2017 19:25:06" countrylife.co.uk Take a look at the view from New York's highest penthouse apartment This $40 million apartment in one of New York's tallest skyscrapers is literally dizzying. The pictures of this place are exactly as good as you'd imagine...
"13.03.2017 18:00:00" Timeline Photos This will look very familiar to anyone who loves Claude Monet: the gardens at Giverny, as featured in The Gardener's Garden.
More photos: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/gardens/the-gardeners-garden-the-ultimate-garden-book-151872
"13.03.2017 16:30:00" Photos from Country Life Magazine's post This is Juliette Newton's alarm clock: wakes her up without fail at 6.30am, and never runs out of batteries...
...it's just a shame about the lack of a snooze button.
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"13.03.2017 13:30:00" Timeline Photos Out fishing on a Saturday afternoon...
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"13.03.2017 11:00:00" Timeline Photos Thirlestane Castle, a majestic 16th century castle being saved by heroic 21st century efforts:
"13.03.2017 09:27:15" Yorkshire National Trust All of sudden there are great splashes of yellow all over Yorkshire as the daffodils have arrived. Surely this means that spring is well and truly on its way? Spring has reached Yorkshire!
"13.03.2017 08:34:40" Timeline Photos 'You talkin' to me?'
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"12.03.2017 18:00:48" countrylife.co.uk Flooring it: 10 ideas for beautiful carpet, wood, stone or ceramic floors Country Life's interiors editor Giles Kime makes his picks of rugs, carpet and hard floors. For floors without flaws.
"12.03.2017 15:00:54" countrylife.co.uk How to buy a bottle of fine wine good enough to pass down as an heirloom David Elswood, International Head of Wine at Christie's, talks through the options. Wine to hand down through the ages.
"12.03.2017 10:00:43" countrylife.co.uk The Gardener's Garden: The ultimate garden book? With 1300 magical pictures, this is one of the most beautiful books we've ever come across. This collection of the world's greatest gardens is almost intoxicating.
"12.03.2017 07:00:23" countrylife.co.uk Country Life Top 10: Wellies - The best wellington boots you can buy Country Life's luxury editor Hetty Chidwick picks her favourites. There's nothing quite so vital to life in the countryside as a decent pair of wellies.
"11.03.2017 18:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Country Life Top 10: Stoves – The best log burners and stoves you can buy For cosiness and efficiency, log burners and stoves are the ultimate choice. Country Life interiors editor Giles Kime picks out the best on the market. If you've had a chilly winter, get one of these lined up now so you don't have another in 2017-18!
"11.03.2017 15:00:53" countrylife.co.uk Cycle your way through Europe's most beautiful routes Cycling and walking are wonderful ways to get right to the heart of a place. Here are four blissful European cycling routes to try this summer. Blissful.
"11.03.2017 11:00:00" countrylife.co.uk The Gardener's Garden: The ultimate garden book? It's rare to come across a book of such stupendous beauty as Phaidon's 'The Gardener's Garden', which features 300 stunning gardens from across the world. A book that's as inspirational as it is beautiful.
"11.03.2017 10:16:56" Villager Jim Barry and Malcolm have a quick catchup before starting the day off.... Country Life Magazine Villager Jim has been out and about for us again this morning - what a fantastic photo!
"11.03.2017 08:20:04" countrylife.co.uk The Top 100 builders, architects, interior decorators and garden designers in Britain Country Life's experts delve into their little black books to bring you the best builders, architects, interior decorators and garden designers in Britain. Getting work done on your house? These are the people to trust.
"10.03.2017 18:00:30" countrylife.co.uk Hunting lodge designed by Lutyens's protégé comes to the market -... Shootlands House, at Abinger Common, makes the most of its spectacular views, says Penny Churchill as she discovers fabulous houses for sale in... A chance to own a house created by a man who learned at the feet of one of our greatest architects.
"10.03.2017 15:49:36" Photos from Country Life Magazine's post Country Life 75 years ago, supporting the war effort with these rousing mini-portraits of the people who kept Britain going!
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"10.03.2017 12:25:17" Timeline Photos This beautiful bathroom was designed by Henriette von Stockhausen – one of three experts who'll be in conversation with Country Life's Giles Kime about their design heroes at London's Chelsea Harbour on Sunday afternoon at 3pm as part of London Design
"10.03.2017 10:30:00" Timeline Photos Crufts weekend!
- Friday 10th, Channel 4, 7.30pm-9pm, including utility dog judging
- Saturday 11th, Channel 4, 7pm-9pm, including gundog judging
- Sunday 12th, Channel 4, 6pm-8.30pm, including Best in Show
"10.03.2017 08:35:03" countrylife.co.uk How to fireproof your house Cautionary tales and tips to avoid disaster. Every homeowner needs to take on board these tips.
"09.03.2017 19:00:00" Timeline Photos So true!
"09.03.2017 17:00:00" Timeline Photos Taken any lovely pics of Britain on the sunniest day of the year so far? Send them our way and we'll share them with the world.
"09.03.2017 15:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Christopher Boyle: Why the future is Georgian 'It's to defeat the notion that, even if you wanted to replicate the best Georgian work, you couldn't do it. We don't believe that. We know it's not true. We can do anything and everything that was ever done before.' Georgian on his mind.
"09.03.2017 13:47:58" Shooting UK What's the collective noun for a group of springers? A sprung?
Thanks to reader Jade Tranter for sending this one in. #Gundogs They're the kings of the castle.
"09.03.2017 12:16:36" Timeline Photos Man 0
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"09.03.2017 09:30:00" Timeline Photos What the Monopoly board would look like today...
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"09.03.2017 07:00:00" Timeline Photos Reflection perfection.
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More pics of Britain like this one of Grasmere: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/art-and-antiques/photography/staggering-drone-photographs-britain-151574
"08.03.2017 18:34:29" Villager Jim Spring lamb! 10 million lambs will be born this Spring in Britain.
(Not all will be quite so adorable as this little chap...)
"08.03.2017 16:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Two handsome old properties with modern wonders within You never know what you might find when you open the front door of a historic country house these days. Click (y) if you're a fan of this old-mixed-with-new look...
...and drop a comment below if you're not keen.
"08.03.2017 15:10:38" Huntsman Congratulations to our winner Mark Lorenza. What an amazing competition and thank you to everyone else who entered #huntsmantweed2016. We have thoroughly enjoyed seeing the hundreds of wonderful tweed designs. Please do watch our Instagram story of all The Huntsman 'design your own tweed' competition is now over – and here is the winning design:
"08.03.2017 14:05:15" countrylife.co.uk Things to do this week: Buy a gun, and go side-saddle racing Not at the same time of course. It's getting warmer, drier, and lighter... here's some suggestions for getting out and about in the next week.
"08.03.2017 11:45:00" Timeline Photos Glorious Glen Coe.
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"08.03.2017 10:00:00" countrylife.co.uk For Your Eyes Only: The mansion where James Clavell hosted 007 At the height of their fame the likes of Roger Moore and Larry Hagman let their hair down in darkest Surrey. If these walls could talk...
"08.03.2017 08:15:00" 100 years of amazing achievements by women We doff our caps to these inspirational women on International Women's Day...
"08.03.2017 08:00:48" Timeline Photos Our guide to the 100 best builders, interior designers and gardeners; Cheltenham preview: plus meals for March - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/tMd5309D5Ko
"08.03.2017 07:00:00" Timeline Photos A marvellously strange and haunting choice for 'My Favourite Painting' by crime writer Ann Cleeves
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'I'm drawn to this face, to the determination and the unflinching stare. The confidence.' Read more at
"07.03.2017 19:30:01" countrylife.co.uk Ultimate home for horse-lovers also has a library and American-style diner With the racing season hotting up and the Cheltenham Festival just round the corner, what better time to take a look at this dream home for a horse lover? This one ticks EVERY box...
...with the possible exception of affordability!
"07.03.2017 16:57:23" countrylife.co.uk 15 staggering drone photographs which showcase the beauty of Britain A beautiful picture of a lighthouse in Wales has won the inaugural '400ft Britain' award for aerial photography - see that and the rest of the shortlist. Unique perspectives on this beautiful island.
"07.03.2017 13:16:12" Timeline Photos There are only a few tickets left for this unique chance to pick the brains of some of Britain's top design experts...
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"07.03.2017 10:32:15" countrylife.co.uk Country Life Top 10: Wellies - The best wellington boots you can buy There's nothing quite so vital to life in the countryside as a decent pair of wellies. Country Life's luxury editor Hetty Chidwick picks her favourites. Wonderful wellies.
"06.03.2017 19:30:01" Timeline Photos HRH Princess Eugenie is getting behind an auction this week for a charity which she says left her 'feeling inspired'
"06.03.2017 17:30:00" Country Life Magazine In 45 seconds, this video will make you a better cook for life:
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Full recipe here: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/food-drink/recipes/pilaf-recipe-150489 Perfect rice for Monday night dinner.
"06.03.2017 16:02:20" countrylife.co.uk Country Life Top 10: Lighting - The best lamps, chandeliers and lights Country Life's Giles Kime guides you towards the most beautiful lighting on the market today to bring you the definitive Country Life Top 10: Lighting. It's time to brighten up your life.
"06.03.2017 13:51:45" countrylife.co.uk Maurice Durbin's story: Star of the BBC Country Life documentary on his latest year of turmoil We catch up with Maurice Durbin, the star of our BBC documentary, as he continues to suffer the agony of bovine TB testing. The plight of Maurice was one of the highlights of the BBC2 documentary featuring Country Life.
Read our update about how he's getting on today.
"06.03.2017 12:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Flooring it: 10 ideas for beautiful carpet, wood, stone or ceramic floors Country Life's interiors editor Giles Kime makes his selection of fine flooring for all types of different room, from rugs and carpet to hard floors. For more great ideas like these, join Giles and three other interiors experts at a unique event this coming weekend: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/interiors/chance-hear-interior-design-experts-share-inspirations-conversations-design-150350
"06.03.2017 10:30:01" countrylife.co.uk Six houses for sale with beautiful front doors Make an entrance and arrive in style says Annunciata Walton as she rounds up six houses for sale with beautiful front doors. This house in Gloucestershire included in our round-up has the lot – this beautiful drawing room, an extraordinary front door and a bathroom with his-and-hers bathtubs.
"06.03.2017 09:02:05" Timeline Photos Flawless logic as ever in Tottering-by-Gently!
"06.03.2017 05:30:24" Timeline Photos Our guide to Britain's raptors is fascinating – and the pictures are absolutely spectacular...
"05.03.2017 18:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Two handsome properties with wonders within - Country Life You never know what you might find when you open the front door of a historic country house these days. Something old, something new
"05.03.2017 15:00:55" countrylife.co.uk Britain's birds of prey: The Country Life guide to raptors Raptors – or birds of prey – are the undisputed masters of the skies, but can you tell a merlin from a hobby or a goshawk from a sparrowhawk? A wonderful guide to some of Britain's most magnificent birds.
"05.03.2017 12:30:01" Timeline Photos Derwentwater, always dreamlike on a still day...
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"05.03.2017 10:00:01" Timeline Photos Lyddington Palace: the former home of this Bishop, and one of our best-preserved examples of life in
"05.03.2017 08:00:26" countrylife.co.uk Bluff your way in education Lucy Higginson demystifies the ever-changing and often baffling world of your child's schooling. If you have kids and still think 'G&T' means 'gin & tonic', you need to read this piece...
"04.03.2017 18:00:48" countrylife.co.uk Five of Liberty's greatest prints, from 1875 to today Matthew Dennison tells the story of how Liberty's fabric prints became famous, and picks out five of the very finest. The fascinating story of the prints that made Liberty London a household name.
"04.03.2017 15:00:01" Timeline Photos The amazing story of the greatest maze maker of modern times: Randoll Coates, a war hero who bluffed his way into his first commission before embarking upon an iconic
"04.03.2017 12:34:23" Villager Jim Synchronised Snooze - My first diary post for the largest country magazine in the UK. So happy to tell you I'm now doing a diary for Country Life magazine! So much fun and I look forward so much to doing. The editor is my fellow judge for the Countryfile We're so excited that the wonderful Villager Jim is documenting his take on country life for us! Here's his first post of his gorgeous Labradors enjoying a lazy Saturday morning!
"04.03.2017 12:30:00" Timeline Photos Bluebirds AND camera drones over the White Cliffs of Dover...
...or is that the Seven Sisters?
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"04.03.2017 10:00:28" countrylife.co.uk How to get the best out of the apple and pear trees in your garden Tom Coward, the head gardener at Gravetye Manor, talks about how to get the most out of your fruit tress in 2017. If you want your boughs to be heaving with fruit later this year, read Tom Coward's tips.
"04.03.2017 07:30:14" Timeline Photos Those marks you see in this door?
They were made by the axes of Oliver Cromwell's men during the Civil War...
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"03.03.2017 18:00:45" countrylife.co.uk The elegant country house with a modern surprise lurking within It's not often you see classic and contemporary mixed with this much chutzpah. 1800s from the front, 2100s from the back!
"03.03.2017 16:00:01" countrylife.co.uk Princess Eugenie helping boost Children & the Arts charity auction at Christie's The princess has helped secure donations of works, and has given her patronage to the sale helping a charity which she says has left her "truly inspired". Princess Eugenie helping out a very good cause indeed.
"03.03.2017 13:10:16" countrylife.co.uk Seven great alternatives to some of the world's most popular wines Get out of your wine rut: Seven alternatives to some of the world's most popular wines, with everything from Prosecco to Chateauneuf du Pape considered. Seven sumptuous wines, seven surprising regions.
"03.03.2017 11:45:00" countrylife.co.uk How to make Celeriac soup with rosemary, walnuts and bacon With its earthy celery flavour, it's a surprisingly versatile ingredient. Melanie Johnson's warming celeriac soup is delicious. A perfect recipe for a damp and drizzly day...
"03.03.2017 10:30:00" Timeline Photos Dartmoor
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"03.03.2017 08:12:43" countrylife.co.uk Victory in the Kitchen: How 'Potato Pete' helped Britain take on Hitler 'Potato Pete' became one of the most popular characters in Britain's 'Dig for Victory' campaign in the Second World War. Here are two of his top recipes. 'Surprise potato balls' for tea tonight!
"02.03.2017 18:30:01" Timeline Photos "Yes darling, I'm sure the bird will put the cute little mouse down when he's stopped... er... cuddling it with his beak."
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"02.03.2017 17:15:00" countrylife.co.uk Constable 'added rainbow after his masterpiece first went on display' One of Britain's greatest-ever artists apparently touched up this iconic work a year after its debut. Did Constable tinker with a masterpiece to pay tribute to a friend?
"02.03.2017 15:45:41" countrylife.co.uk Inside Haworth: The parsonage where the Brontë sisters changed literature Some of our most enduring stories were conceived at Haworth, the West Yorkshire parsonage which was home to Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte. World Book Day seems the perfect moment to take a look inside this Yorkshire home where so many masterpieces were written by the Brontë sisters.
"02.03.2017 13:40:09" countrylife.co.uk Carla Carlisle: Poetry, bird flu, and galloping about doing good Carla Carlisle talks about how poetry inspired her to do good deeds – and how one deed seems perilously close to backfiring as bird flu looms. Carla Carlisle on top form.
"02.03.2017 12:30:10" Timeline Photos A glorious view of Dorset, taken by James Loveridge.
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"02.03.2017 11:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Country Life's best country houses for sale this week This glorious house in Hertfordshire is one of our highlights of the week. Beautiful grounds, eight bedrooms... and a flagpole!
"02.03.2017 11:26:11" The Countryside Alliance It's not often you see a Pug, Border Terrier, Teckel, a cat and two Zwartbles ewe lambs sharing a bed. Ultimate #squadgoals.
Photo thanks to Tracy Topham. A happy little family!
"02.03.2017 08:05:47" countrylife.co.uk Sotheby's set new London auction record with £48m Klimt leading the way A sale of Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist paintings at Sotheby's on Wednesday night set the record for an auction staged in London. It's not often Pablo Picasso gets second billing on a night where his paintings went for over £50m...
"01.03.2017 20:00:02" countrylife.co.uk The brilliantly British institution making brilliant British brushes Carefully crafted and a favourite of Queen Victoria, a Winsor and Newton paintbrush is a work of art in itself. Paintbrushes that are "like a small feather skipping on water"...
"01.03.2017 18:25:06" countrylife.co.uk Things to do this week: the best festivals, shows and exhibitions - Country Life Are you pondering on what to do this weekend? Keep your diary up-to-date with our selection of unmissable events and things to do this week. A long weekend on a Scottish island, tasting wine and enjoying an eight-course dinner?
Yes, it's fair to say we have some rather nice suggestions for you this week...
"01.03.2017 14:05:52" NFU Online SHARE to encourage friends to #BackBritishFarming http://bit.ly/2lbuylX
"01.03.2017 13:08:51" countrylife.co.uk Lyddington Palace: A perfectly-preserved grand interior of late-medieval England The home of the Bishop of Lincoln remembers him with a beautiful stained glass detail. A snapshot of English life in 1500, beautifully preserved.
"01.03.2017 10:14:45" Timeline Photos Happy St David's Day!
"01.03.2017 10:09:04" Villager Jim It may not feel like it today but natures telling us spring isnt far away ! :)
"01.03.2017 07:30:22" Timeline Photos The man who made mazes; the finest front doors; and the top 10 girls' schools - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/2QQF309qz88
"28.02.2017 17:00:02" countrylife.co.uk Cutting it fine: the ancient art of wood engraving - Country Life The ancient art of wood engraving requires introspection and secrecy in order to create intriguing and intricate pieces of work, discovers Clive Aslet. Let's clear one thing up straight away - a wood engraving is not a woodcut.
"28.02.2017 15:33:31" The National Trust Happy Pancake Day!
It's with your support and visits that we can continue to look after the places in our care, every day of the year. Top tossing!
"28.02.2017 15:30:02" countrylife.co.uk The 16th-century watermill transformed into a glorious home A former watermill not far from Guildford has been turned into a beautiful home by a royal embroiderer, but is now up for sale. This beautiful old watermill has kept original cogs as interior features. Just wonderful.
"28.02.2017 13:30:00" countrylife.co.uk My favourite painting: Henry Goodman - Country Life 'This painting really conveys Monet's passionate need and determination to capture Nature in the moment.' When Manet painted Claude Monet...
"28.02.2017 11:16:12" It's pancake day!
Enjoy the clip of 'Pancrobat' Ben Sparrow making pancakes at Smoo caves...
...and get our six magnificent recipes here: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/food-drink/recipes/pancake-150799
"28.02.2017 09:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Things we never knew you could do with garlic Leslie Geddes-Brown has discovered all manner of things to do with garlic. Garlic jam, garlic vodka... garlic everything!
"28.02.2017 07:18:00" countrylife.co.uk Three gardening myths debunked by the ultimate guide: experience Gardening myths get passed down from one generation to the next, says Charles Quest-Ritson, so never be afraid to try things out for yourself. Planting tulips after Christmas?!
"27.02.2017 19:30:00" countrylife.co.uk The Joy of Sets: How Netflix and Amazon turned TV into an artform TV shows like House of Cards, Game of Thrones and various others have transformed the way we think about television. But what now, asks Jane Watkins. “For a long time, admitting to even watching TV was social suicide, but now you're way behind the curve if you're not avidly binge-watching the shows everyone's talking about.”
"27.02.2017 17:00:02" countrylife.co.uk Margaret Thatcher's marital home goes up for sale A look inside the Chelsea flat where the former prime minister lived as a newlywed – plus the letter she wrote while living there which set up her career in politics. A unique peek inside the Iron Lady's former home.
"27.02.2017 14:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Shackelton's arctic shopping list, and other secrets of Britain's great shops Harrods, Fortnum & Mason and most of Britain's other great retailers have archivists. They showed us some of their finest treasures. "Heading to the Pole without Foie Gras? Not on my watch!" - Ernest Shackleton
"27.02.2017 10:40:58" Timeline Photos Britain's cutest sheep farmers!
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This gorgeous picture of three-year-old triplets Harry, Isabella and Harvey was sent in by their rightfully-proud mother Serena.
"27.02.2017 08:38:17" countrylife.co.uk Eight magnificent conservatories that bring light, space and practicality Conservatories have horticultural roots, yet have evolved to a variety of uses. Amelia Thorpe explores eight exciting possibilities. Conservatory envy guaranteed.
"26.02.2017 17:35:00" countrylife.co.uk Five beautiful homes with their own cinemas, perfect for movie buffs With the Oscars taking place this weekend, we've rounded up some of Britain's finest properties that have cinemas on the premises. Get in the mood for the Oscars with this round-up of homes with their own cinemas...
"26.02.2017 14:30:00" Banish boring rice for the rest of your life In 45 seconds, this video will make you a better cook for life:
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"26.02.2017 11:30:00" Timeline Photos On March 12, Country Life's Giles Kime is hosting what should be a fascinating discussion by some of the country's finest interiors experts.
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"26.02.2017 08:39:01" countrylife.co.uk A picture-perfect cottage for the price of a flat in the suburbs This Cotswolds cottage just outside Oxford, where a 19th century bread oven mixes with modern underfloor heating, if glorious. Is it wrong to want to buy a house just for the sake of the oven?
"25.02.2017 17:30:00" countrylife.co.uk This ex-council house has been transformed beyond belief An ex-council house in Essex has been turned into a bizarre, delightful and downright spooky abode that is now opening its doors to the public. This isn't the interior of medieval inn – it's the living room of a three-bed semi in Essex...
...and if you think that's strange, wait until you see the bedroom.
And the conservatory.
And the kitchen.
And the bathroom.
And... well, you get the idea.
"25.02.2017 14:30:01" countrylife.co.uk Inside Skibo Castle: Andrew Carnegie's Highland paradise In the heather-covered hills of bonnie Scotland, a world of enchantment awaits. Once there, you'll never want to leave, says Annunciata Walton. Earlier this week we published a beautiful piece about Andrew Carnegie's Scottish home...
...a magical place where this swimming pool doubled as the ballroom!
"25.02.2017 11:00:01" countrylife.co.uk Victory in the kitchen: How carrots helped Britain win the Second World War Britain's ingenuity in the wartime extended to the kitchen, and there's no better example of this than the humble carrot. From carrot and chocolate pudding to the myth of eyesight at night, you won't believe what this humble orange vegetable did for Britain in the war.
"25.02.2017 09:30:00" Timeline Photos This week's Tottering-by-Gently will strike a chord with students and their parents everywhere....
"25.02.2017 07:36:00" countrylife.co.uk Views to die for at a house which bore witness to the Civil War Penny Churchill looks at a house which, in its early years, witnessed a skirmish during the English Civil War. A beautiful home, full of history...
"24.02.2017 17:30:02" Photos from Country Life Magazine's post We're still trying to decide if the interior or exterior of this beautiful place is the more inspirational...
More pics: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/art-and-antiques/rococo-garden-at-queluz-150260
"24.02.2017 13:18:13" countrylife.co.uk Five beautiful homes with their own cinemas, perfect for movie buffs With the Oscars taking place this weekend, we've rounded up some of Britain's finest properties that have cinemas on the premises. If you're tired of sitting in the cinema next to people crunching popcorn and rustling bags of Maltesers, we have the antidote:
"24.02.2017 09:59:56" countrylife.co.uk Interior design experts reveal their heroes in 'Conversations in Design' London Design Week at Chelsea Harbour will host a panel discussion chaired by Country Life's Giles Kime and featuring three leading designers. Country Life's interiors editor Giles Kime will host a unique Q&A session in which top interiors experts will reveal their secrets and inspirations.
"24.02.2017 07:30:01" Timeline Photos One of the all-time great animal names? These lemur's are the brilliantly-monikered 'Verreaux's Dancing Sifaka'.
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"23.02.2017 18:03:22" Timeline Photos If you think the present crop of Range Rovers just doesn't quite hit the mark, Land Rover is to sell an achingly retro limited edition of completely original and entirely restored Range Rovers, which will roll out just as they'd have left the showroom
"23.02.2017 14:55:09" countrylife.co.uk Emma Willis's top three tips for your shirts The Jermyn Street shirt-maker spoke to Country Life's Hetty Chidwick. 'A man spends much of his life in a shirt... the feel, look and cut are hugely important for comfort and confidence'
"23.02.2017 13:30:00" countrylife.co.uk A picture-perfect Cotswolds cottage for the price of a flat in the suburbs A perfect example of the Cotswolds cottage is on the market just outside Oxford, where a 19th century bread oven mixes with modern underfloor heating. This place is just gorgeous.
"23.02.2017 12:00:00" youtube.com Yves Saint Laurent's former botanist invites us into his Marrakesh haven 'A garden reflects the soul of the person who created it,' says Abderrazak Benchaâbane, the botanist who helped Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé restore M... This lovely little film is a minute and a half of exoticism mixed with calm. Beautiful and soothing.
"23.02.2017 10:44:08" countrylife.co.uk What modern kitchens can learn from early-Georgian simplicity Arabella Youens takes a look at a design in a Dorset farmhouse that is inspired by the simplicity of Georgian joinery. When less is more.
"22.02.2017 17:30:18" countrylife.co.uk The Portuguese paradise dotted with masterpieces of English sculpture -... The superb Rococo garden at Queluz is a slice of Portugal famed for its English lead sculptures. Tim Richardson is your guide. A royal garden in Portugal boasts perhaps the world's finest collection of English lead garden statues.
"22.02.2017 12:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Inside Skibo Castle: Andrew Carnegie's Highland paradise In the heather-covered hills of bonnie Scotland, a world of enchantment awaits. Once there, you'll never want to leave, says Annunciata Walton. Take a look inside the home of the richest man who ever lived.
"22.02.2017 09:49:53" countrylife.co.uk Britain's most exotic – and spookiest – three-bed semi opens to the public Bizarre, delightful, downright spooky... and now opening its doors to the public if you want to have a look around. The transformation of this ex-council house in Essex is absolutely staggering.
"22.02.2017 08:17:19" countrylife.co.uk Country Life February 22 2017 British watercolours; wily woodpigeons; a beautiful Rococo garden; plus a magical Monet and the return of the conservatory. The new issue of Country Life Magazine is out today - just look out for the most beautiful cover on the news-stand...
"22.02.2017 08:13:56" Country Life Magazine
"21.02.2017 17:45:00" Timeline Photos Here's how Queen Victoria filled out the Census form in 1841...
(Is anyone else slightly disappointed that she didn't write 'Empress' in the occupation column?)
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Seven fascinating things we just found out about the Census:
"21.02.2017 15:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Isuzu D-Max AT35 review: 'It'll go through puddles you could bury a hippo in' Charles Rangeley-Wilson is first in line for the latest incarnation of Isuzu's D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35. Read his review here. Sure, it looks bonkers. But our man loved – REALLY loved – this truck.
"21.02.2017 11:30:00" Timeline Photos This little chap just desperate for a hug....
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"21.02.2017 09:20:05" countrylife.co.uk How to buy a bottle of fine wine good enough to pass down as an heirloom David Elswood, International Head of Wine at Christie's, talks through the options if you're after a bottle of wine to hand down through the ages. From affordable cases to the single bottles which go for north of £50,000...
"20.02.2017 23:30:00" countrylife.co.uk The wartime recipes that kept Britain going in the Second World War You too can rustle up something delicious out of meagre rations with these austerity recipes. Try our easy wartime recipes. An intriguing chance to quite literally taste what it was like to live through the Second World War:
"20.02.2017 18:35:12" countrylife.co.uk How to smoke a cigar Edward Sahakian from Davidoff guides us through how to smoke a cigar, and how to choose a cigar for beginners. Our expert shows you the way.
"20.02.2017 15:36:01" countrylife.co.uk Country Life Top 10: Fireplaces Interiors editor Giles Kime looks at the finest fireplaces on the market to bring you the definitive list - the Country Life Top 10: Fireplaces. The best hearths and fireplaces you can buy.
"20.02.2017 11:35:10" countrylife.co.uk The greatest gardening books ever written An avid reader of all things literary and horticultural, Bryan Kozlowski chooses his classic book list for enjoyable armchair gardening. Inspirational.
"20.02.2017 06:30:00" countrylife.co.uk London's finest properties for sale We look at some of the finest places for sale in the capital, as featureed in last week's Country Life. 5* hotel lobby?
No. This is a retirement community for the well-heeled and 70+.
"19.02.2017 16:31:43" countrylife.co.uk The Guinness family's incredible estate outside Dublin goes up for sale Penny Churchill takes an in-depth look at one of Ireland's most astonishing properties: a vast and glorious estate just a few miles outside Dublin. A quite extraordinary place goes up for sale.
"19.02.2017 14:30:40" countrylife.co.uk Grey seals: The doe-eyed 'people of the sea' Rampantly polygamous and able to control their own heartbeats, grey seals are full of surprises. WARNING: Country Life takes no responsibility for your reaction to the unbearably cute pics contained in this article.
"19.02.2017 12:20:12" countrylife.co.uk How to buy a shotgun you can pass down for centuries What to buy, who to buy it from. Whether you're after a Purdey, a Boss or something else, our expert has the advice you need.
"19.02.2017 07:30:02" countrylife.co.uk How British beef can be the equal of Japan's famous Kobe Japanese beef producers have a lot to teach us in Britain – but we're finally learning, says our colmunist. A rallying cry, and a way forward, for the cattle industry.
"18.02.2017 18:00:51" countrylife.co.uk The Guinness family's €28m estate goes on the market Less than 30 miles from Dublin lies a home that defies description. This must surely be one of the most extraordinary estates in Europe right now.
"18.02.2017 15:30:01" countrylife.co.uk Kohlrabi, mozzarella and pea shoots pizza Kohlrabi isn't the prettiest of things, but it really does taste quite delicious says our kitchen garden cook as she reveals how to make kohlrabi pizza. Putting the 'pea' in pizza!
"18.02.2017 11:27:00" countrylife.co.uk Britain's greatest inheritances? Never mind armorial silver, an ancestral house is one of the most meaningful of inheritances. The extraordinary tale of six country homes which have been in the same family for generations – some for almost 1000 years...
"18.02.2017 07:30:00" countrylife.co.uk The Mary Rose museum: Prepare to be moved and impressed Huon Mallalieu re-visits the Mary Rose museum in Portsmouth for the first time since its refurbishment – and suggests we all do the same. Whether it's the first or last weekend of your half-term, here's a fine idea for something to do.
"17.02.2017 15:15:31" Timeline Photos These Second World War recipes are absolutely fascinating...
"17.02.2017 09:00:00" Timeline Photos Berkeley Castle in Gloucestershire has been in the same family for 850 years – and half-way through that spell hosted the premiere of on of William Shakespeare's most famous plays.
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"17.02.2017 07:14:46" www.instagram.com Instagram post by Country Life magazine • Feb 17, 2017 at 7:14am UTC See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"16.02.2017 18:55:02" Timeline Photos Priceless!
"16.02.2017 16:46:26" countrylife.co.uk The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to host a party at Buckingham Palace The 'Party at The Palace' will be for children of parents who died while serving in the Armed Forces. A wonderful idea to support a cause close to the princes' hearts.
"16.02.2017 16:44:04" www.instagram.com Instagram post by Country Life magazine • Feb 16, 2017 at 4:43pm UTC See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"16.02.2017 14:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Best country houses for sale this week This beautiful place in Pimlico is one of our highlights this week. A stunning flat in the heart of central London that, for once, comes in well under the £1m mark...
"16.02.2017 12:32:02" Timeline Photos The Skye terrier: once-beloved of royalty – from Mary, Queen of Scots to Queen Victoria – and immortalised by Greyfriars Bobby, these are now sadly the rarest terrier breed in Britain.
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"16.02.2017 09:32:43" countrylife.co.uk How British beef can take on the finest Kobe beef from Japan and win Japanese beef producers have a lot to teach us in Britain – but we're finally learning, says Agromones, pointing to a new way of rearing animals. British merchants taught the Japanese everything they know about eating beef. 150 years later they're returning the favour.
"16.02.2017 07:02:15" www.instagram.com Instagram post by Country Life magazine • Feb 16, 2017 at 7:02am UTC See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"15.02.2017 19:30:00" Timeline Photos Ysenda Maxtone-Graham has one of those 'is it just me or...' moments in today's 'My Week' column in Country Life Magazine...
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"At the risk of being 'disgusting of Tunbridge Wells' (as well as disgusted), may I bring up the subject of loo paper? I
"15.02.2017 18:00:01" Timeline Photos Katie Hickman chose one of Leonardo da Vinci's finest works as her favourite painting: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/art-and-antiques/my-favourite-painting-katie-hickman-149248
"15.02.2017 13:30:00" Timeline Photos This is Thanos, a 'Kirk's dik dik'.
He's a miniature antelope being reared by hand at Chester Zoo after his mother's sad death.
He's 7.5 inches tall... but they don't know how much he weighs as he's too little to register on the zoo's scales!
"15.02.2017 11:30:00" Timeline Photos Crichel, in Dorset, is one of Britain's most puzzling yet spectacular country houses.
John Martin Robinson reveals all: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/country-life/the-magnificent-puzzle-of-crichel-one-of-dorsets-grandest-georgian-houses-149761
"15.02.2017 09:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Things to do this week: the best festivals, shows and exhibitions Keep your diary up-to-date with our selection of unmissable events and things to do. Are you on the lookout for things to do in half-term?
"15.02.2017 08:35:26" Country Life Magazine
"15.02.2017 08:30:36" Timeline Photos Future heirlooms; heavenly hellebores; plus grey seals and great gardening books - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/S1p3308WEgt
"15.02.2017 07:21:31" www.instagram.com Instagram post by Country Life magazine • Feb 15, 2017 at 7:21am UTC See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"14.02.2017 13:30:00" countrylife.co.uk How to cook the perfect steak Whether you've got fillet, sirloin, T-bone or onglet, here's how to cook it to perfection. Because nothing says 'I love you' like a huge slab of meat.
"14.02.2017 11:14:20" countrylife.co.uk Country Life Top 10: Stoves – The best log burners and stoves you can buy For cosiness and efficiency, log burners and stoves are the ultimate choice. Country Life interiors editor Giles Kime picks out the best on the market. The cosiness of a fire, the efficiency of a radiator... No wonder everybody loves log burners.
"14.02.2017 09:00:00" countrylife.co.uk How to create the perfect setting for outdoor art, as at Hamblyn's Coombe Glorious photographs of a magical place.
"14.02.2017 08:01:50" www.instagram.com Instagram post by Country Life magazine • Feb 14, 2017 at 8:01am UTC See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"13.02.2017 19:45:12" countrylife.co.uk Mouclade: The lesser-known cousin of moules marinere - Country Life When authentic just won't do: a pinch of curry powder gives this delicious mouclade an exotic and spicy kick. Try Simon Hopkinson's recipe. Planning a special meal for Tuesday?
"13.02.2017 17:00:10" Sir Winston Churchill's house in 1965 v 2017 The changes to Sir Winston Churchill's house are fascinating...
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"13.02.2017 15:37:00" countrylife.co.uk A magnificent 18th century family home in the heart of South West London Archway House overlooks Clapham Common – and is stunningly grand inside and out. Fancy a touch of Country Life just a stone's throw from Clapham Junction?
"13.02.2017 13:09:01" Timeline Photos Working from home looked a lot more fun 100 years ago...
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"13.02.2017 11:34:01" countrylife.co.uk Kew Gardens to rent out a lodge within the grounds for the first time The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew has several beautiful buildings on site, but they have never rented them out to a member of the public. Until now. What an opportunity! A chance to live at Kew Gardens:
"13.02.2017 10:11:58" countrylife.co.uk The secret language of Valentine's flowers Flowers aren't just beautiful – they're loaded with meanings you may not have intended. If you're going to say it with flowers, speak carefully.
"13.02.2017 08:20:34" horseandhound.co.uk 6 very good reasons to take up horse riding - Horse & Hound If you're suffering from the winter blues, riding might just be the perfect tonic to give you a pick-me-up If you don't ride, you probably should. Here's why.
"13.02.2017 07:36:27" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by Country Life magazine • Feb 13, 2017 at 7:36am UTC See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"12.02.2017 16:30:01" countrylife.co.uk Simon Hopkinson's perfect moules marinière Bring the flavour of the seaside into your home with this delicious mussel recipe, says Simon Hopkinson as he reveals his method for moules marinière. Marvellous moules.
"12.02.2017 11:30:00" countrylife.co.uk The former London home of Sir Winston Churchill, up for sale This 'very special' home exudes the spirit of old Kensington on the outside, but would Sir Winston recognise it on the inside? A fascinating glimpse inside the family home of an all-time great Briton – this was one of our highlights of the week.
"12.02.2017 07:30:58" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by Country Life magazine • Feb 12, 2017 at 7:30am UTC See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"12.02.2017 07:00:00" countrylife.co.uk 100 years of the House of Windsor: The British royal family's great rebranding Clive Aslet reports on the evolution of the House of Windsor – through George V, Edward VIII and George VI to Elizabeth II One of our absolute highlights of the week: this wonderful piece about the The Royal Family which makes you realise just how important the 'family' element really has been.
"11.02.2017 17:00:11" Delicious Turkish pizza recipe This recipe for Turkish pizza from Jason Goodwin, author, is exotic, delicious and simple.
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"11.02.2017 11:30:01" countrylife.co.uk The 12th-century castle that comes with the chance to buy title of 'Lord' This gloriously-restored castle in Herefordshire has a moat, ruined walls, beautiful interiors... and some wonderful optional extras for the buyer. What a place - impossibly atmospheric, gloriously romantic.
"11.02.2017 08:59:54" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by Country Life magazine • Feb 11, 2017 at 8:59am UTC See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"11.02.2017 07:00:07" Timeline Photos Finally, a Valentine's card which isn't insufferably saccharine and/or boring... we love these ones from Papier.
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More eyebrow-raising ideas: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/country-life/valentines-day-ideas-loved-one-will-never-seen-coming-149143
"10.02.2017 17:36:01" countrylife.co.uk Who to kiss. And when. (And where.) Deciding what's the correct way to greet someone has become a social minefield. Victoria Marston tries to pick her way carefully through. 'We Brits just aren't terribly comfortable with demonstrating affection. I still remember my father finding me prostrate and sobbing on my bed as a heartbroken teen.
'There there,' he said, patting me awkwardly on the back.
'Would you like some gin?''
"10.02.2017 17:00:01" countrylife.co.uk The ultimate Valentine's Day experience? We've all sorts of Valentine's Day ideas guaranteed to take your loved-one by surprise. Fancy having The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA to yourself and your loved-one on Valentine's Day?
Click this way... so long as you have a spare £250,000.
"10.02.2017 15:30:01" countrylife.co.uk Planning an English country wedding – Part 5: The spinster and the scruff - Country Life Join Country Life's Annunciata Walton from engagement through to 'I do'. "He donned a velvet jacket and looked very smart indeed. That is until he put his hand into a pocket and pulled out an ancient, rock-hard pork pie and a pair of lime green socks."
"10.02.2017 12:26:10" countrylife.co.uk Valentine's gift ideas for the luxury lover Stuck for Valentine's gift ideas? Hetty Chidwick picks out beautiful luxury gifts for both men and women ahead of Valentine's Day 2017. Valentine's Day in style.
"10.02.2017 09:30:00" countrylife.co.uk La La Land: 'The apotheosis not just of Hollywood musicals, but of Hollywood music' Jazz pianist Geoffrey Smith sees La La Land as merely the latest, greatest example of the symbiosis between music and film which is as old as cinema itself. The highest of praise from our reviewer.
"10.02.2017 07:06:44" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by Country Life magazine • Feb 10, 2017 at 7:06am UTC See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"09.02.2017 18:00:00" countrylife.co.uk How romantic! A 2lb pork pie, heart encrusted, for the special person in your life It might not be everyone's idea of romance, but for those who love this great British food tradition it's a real giggle. Because nothing says love like chopped pork cased in pastry.
"09.02.2017 14:00:00" countrylife.co.uk To kiss, or not to kiss? The question on everybody's lips Deciding on the correct way to greet someone has become a social minefield. Victoria Marston tries to pick her way carefully through. One kiss or two?
"09.02.2017 11:19:13" countrylife.co.uk Sir Winston Churchill's home in London on the market for the first time since his death A genuine piece of history is up for sale in Kensington Gardens: the house where Sir Winston lived and died. An incredibly rare glimpse into a piece of modern history.
"09.02.2017 07:30:01" Timeline Photos This week's Country Mouse column in Country Life Magazine ought to be posted on the door of every supermarket in Britain:
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Last week, the front cover of the Daily Mail screamed 'Veg rationing in supermarkets' and inside the paper were pictures of
"09.02.2017 07:02:59" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by Country Life magazine • Feb 9, 2017 at 7:02am UTC See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"08.02.2017 16:32:13" Timeline Photos Very sad news emerging that Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, one of the most famous faces of 1990s Britain, has sadly died at the age of 45.
Tara was a Frontispiece model in Country Life Magazine in February 1996. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and
"08.02.2017 15:00:02" countrylife.co.uk Best country houses for sale this week This fantastic eight bedroom house in an unsurpassed waterside setting is one of the highlights of the week. Location, location, location.
"08.02.2017 12:27:43" Timeline Photos Country Life Magazine's first ever canine Frontispiece!
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Thanks to reader Hester Dalton for sharing her mother's lovely attempt to find a mate for her Jack Russell!
"08.02.2017 10:54:09" countrylife.co.uk Snowdonia launches urgent campaign to rebuild footpaths 'We're asking those who enjoy the beauty of Snowdonia to help us repair the paths that will keep Snowdonia looking spectacular for many years to come.' Snowdonia needs your help.
"08.02.2017 08:45:10" Country Life Magazine
"08.02.2017 07:30:37" Timeline Photos The secret life of police dogs; the point of compasses; a walk in the Brecons; and the hottest stoves - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/O4wX308KLeD
"08.02.2017 07:10:41" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by Country Life magazine • Feb 8, 2017 at 7:10am UTC See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"07.02.2017 20:00:08" Timeline Photos Shepherd's delight...
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"07.02.2017 17:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Valentine's Day ideas guaranteed to take your loved-one by surprise Try something a little different for Valentine's Day this year, with ideas from £15 to £250,000. Flowers? Boring. Chocolates? Pfft.
"07.02.2017 13:03:24" Timeline Photos Windsor Castle, 1942: There might have been a war on, but even still the gardeners wore trilbies and three-piece suits.
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"07.02.2017 09:54:05" countrylife.co.uk Designer secrets: Susie Atkinson on the keys to perfect lighting in every room of the house Susie Atkinson, a designer whose projects include Soho House, shared her best lighting tips with Country Life. Brilliant tips for beautiful lighting.
"07.02.2017 07:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Border by Kapka Kassabova: 'a moving study of the tragic borderland between Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey' Helena Drysdale is swept along by Border by Kapka Kassabova, a brave and moving study of the tragic borderland between Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey. Passionate and funny, this book brilliantly ventriloquises the voices of this mysterious, plundered part of Europe.
"07.02.2017 07:25:13" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by Country Life magazine • Feb 7, 2017 at 7:25am UTC See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"06.02.2017 18:30:01" countrylife.co.uk 100 years of the House of Windsor: The British royal family's great rebranding The extraordinary story of an extraordinary family. The ups and downs of the Windsors will make you realise that they're just a normal family – but one who happened to be at the heart of Britain during a tumultuous 100 years.
"06.02.2017 17:30:36" eventbrite.co.uk Weston Park Foundation 30 years on: Rediscovering a Collection Modern curating techniques, including Conservation, Lighting and Interior Design
TM Lighting, in association with Country Life Magazine and the... Not long to go until TM Lighting, in association with Country Life Magazine and the Weston Park Foundation, invite you to join them in exploring the revitalisation, restoration and presentation of the art collection at Weston Park.
Book your tickets
"06.02.2017 17:00:07" Timeline Photos The perfect Monday night dinner: a simple, delicious 10-minute dish which will look like it took you hours.
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Cod and parma ham, with kale pesto mayonnaise, all served alongside the show-stopper: Jerusalem artichoke and black garlic mash.
"06.02.2017 15:30:32" Timeline Photos Norway?
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Karl Hammett shared some beautiful photographs of Norfolk with us. Enjoy! https://twitter.com/karlhphoto/status/827089688993361920
"06.02.2017 14:00:09" countrylife.co.uk The Queen marks Sapphire Jubilee by wearing sapphires given to her by her father The jems were given to her by her father, George VI, back in 1947. The Queen's official Sapphire Jubilee portrait includes a touching tribute to her late father, King George VI.
"06.02.2017 12:55:24" countrylife.co.uk Pendant lights hitting the heights by plumbing new depths Giles Kime takes a look at the trend for low-hanging lights. Time to let your lights dangle lower than ever.
"06.02.2017 11:00:00" countrylife.co.uk The importance of not wearing the wrong trousers, especially for PMs Leslie Geddes-Brown is full of praise for a smart sartorial move by Prime Minister Theresa May. Turning up to a meeting of world leaders wearing something from Primark just wouldn't be right, says our columnist.
"06.02.2017 09:44:29" Timeline Photos Many congratulations to HM The Queen on the occasion of her Sapphire Jubilee – 65 years since she acceded to the throne and became head of The Royal Family.
"06.02.2017 07:16:39" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by Country Life magazine • Feb 6, 2017 at 7:16am UTC See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"05.02.2017 17:30:37" countrylife.co.uk Country Life Top 10: Fireplaces - The best hearths and fireplaces Interiors editor Giles Kime looks at the finest fireplaces on the market to bring you the definitive list - the Country Life Top 10: Fireplaces. Cosy.
"05.02.2017 11:40:13" countrylife.co.uk Unforgettable trips for adventurous travellers From sprinting away from bulls in Pamplona to hurtling down the Cresta Run in St Moritz, Adrian Dangar recommends eight amazing adventures. Feeling daring in 2017?
We've got inspiration for you, from the Cresta Run to the Bull Run.
"05.02.2017 09:30:23" countrylife.co.uk Country Life Top 10: Lighting - The best lamps, chandeliers and lights Country Life's Giles Kime guides you towards the most beautiful lighting on the market today to bring you the definitive Country Life Top 10:... February is gloomy. Time to brighten things up!
"05.02.2017 07:35:06" countrylife.co.uk Review: Coworth Park, Berkshire Hetty Chidwick explores a polo enthusiast's dream hotel in Berkshire - one which was the setting for an elegant recent Frontispiece shoot in... The perfect hotel for the polo-mad?
"05.02.2017 07:19:40" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by Country Life magazine • Feb 5, 2017 at 7:19am UTC See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"04.02.2017 17:35:00" countrylife.co.uk Five breathtaking homes with dining rooms to die for Annunciata Walton rounds up properties for sale that boast seriously stylish dining rooms. Dining rooms so spectacular, you'll be entertaining every night
"04.02.2017 15:40:14" countrylife.co.uk Alan Titchmarsh: The poetic pleasure of plant names Our gardening expert reminisces about the days spent learning the names of some of the most obscure plants in Britain. Alan Titchmarsh's piece this week touches on everything from Seamus Heaney to the Tibetan Cherry...
"04.02.2017 11:30:28" countrylife.co.uk The £500,000 house that comes with a £1m painting... if you can find it A lost painting is believed to live somewhere in or around this beautiful stone cottage in the North Yorks Moors – and it's worth twice what the... This week we featured a house that might – just might – be the ultimate bargain.
"04.02.2017 08:30:36" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by Country Life magazine • Feb 4, 2017 at 8:30am UTC See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"04.02.2017 07:45:09" countrylife.co.uk Who will win the Six Nations in 2017? Can Wales end England's winning streak and rob them of a grand slam? Just a few hours until the RBS 6 Nations kicks off – our preview has all you need to know.
"03.02.2017 16:30:27" countrylife.co.uk Six wines that show why it's okay to drink Chardonnay again Del Boy's favourite 1980s tipple is back on the menu. And rightly so. Chardonnay has been written off for too long. It's time to change that.
"03.02.2017 12:20:30" countrylife.co.uk Nine stories behind the great British sweets of your childhood When it comes to confectionery, the British have got it licked. Perfect Friday afternoon nostalgia...
"03.02.2017 11:02:20" countrylife.co.uk Metham Hall: a handsome property now on the market after full restoration - Country Life 200+ years old, and good as new.
Well, better actually, when you think it now has electricity and modern plumbing!
"03.02.2017 10:00:00" countrylife.co.uk The full English breakfast with savoury parsnip-topped muffins - Country Life Our kitchen garden cook reveals a delicious recipe for a full English breakfast with savoury parsnip-topped muffins plus a couple of alternative ways with parsnips. We wish we'd had this for breakfast
"03.02.2017 08:05:47" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by Country Life magazine • Feb 3, 2017 at 8:05am UTC See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"02.02.2017 19:00:01" countrylife.co.uk Crossbreed dogs: 15 of the best non-pedigree chums The crossbreed is no longer considered an accident and dog owners are going crazy for these new versions. Emma Hughes sorts the schnoodle from the whoodle. Keen to try something different? Here's our pick of the mixes
"02.02.2017 16:29:17" countrylife.co.uk The best hotels in Britain - Country Life From city breaks and family trips to romantic weekends and coastal resorts, here's our guide to the best hotels in Britain. Heavenly places to stay in the UK
"02.02.2017 10:36:28" countrylife.co.uk The 2017 Six Nations: Who plays who, and when... and who will win Our rugby expert gives his predictions for one of sport's great annual events. The RBS 6 Nations kicks off this weekend – and our expert analyst predicts a rocky road for England Rugby fans...
"02.02.2017 07:46:54" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by Country Life magazine • Feb 2, 2017 at 7:46am UTC See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"01.02.2017 20:00:01" Timeline Photos Dan Cruickshank has a fascinating take on the history of the nation – one he came to by focusing on one tiny area of London. www.countrylife.co.uk/culture/book-of-the-week-spitalfields-the-history-of-a-nation-in-a-handful-of-streets-148366
"01.02.2017 18:30:01" Timeline Photos This week's Frontispiece in Country Life Magazine is Miss Grace Jacob, a regional manager for the Ian Somerhalder Foundation where she helps promote awareness of climate change and animal welfare.
"01.02.2017 16:30:02" Timeline Photos Brilliant piece by Carla Carlisle on Donald J. Trump, Hitler's speeches, and why this is the time to stay optimistic.
"01.02.2017 13:22:25" Looking for inspiration for your next holiday? www.countrylife.co.uk/travel
"01.02.2017 11:09:00" countrylife.co.uk Hutton-in-the-Forest's glorious gardens: Lightness and calm Hutton-in-the-Forest is a many-layered storybook of a house, almost surrounded by ancient woodland but boasting glorious gardens of breathtaking beauty. On a drab, rainy day, glory in these magnificent pictures of a genuinely wondrous place.
"01.02.2017 08:00:45" Timeline Photos The making of the Royal Family; Six Nations rugby preview; plus how to keep doves - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/hktm308wuVY
"01.02.2017 07:06:21" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by Country Life magazine • Feb 1, 2017 at 7:06am UTC - - - See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"31.01.2017 18:01:19" countrylife.co.uk The 10 tools no gardener should be without Steven Desmond on the garden tools we all need, and how to choose ones which will last you a lifetime. What to look for, how to look after them – from Dutch hoe to wheelbarrow.
"31.01.2017 15:01:31" countrylife.co.uk The 71 best restaurants in London Rosie Paterson had the tough task of finding out. Whether you're in the capital or just planning a trip, this piece is full of great suggestions.
"31.01.2017 10:55:16" countrylife.co.uk Where to go and see snowdrops We cover everything from NGS gardens to the Scottish Snowdrop Festival. Snowdrop season is well and truly with us – time to start planning where you'll go to see them this weekend.
"31.01.2017 09:05:41" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by Country Life magazine • Jan 31, 2017 at 9:05am UTC - - - See more of our wonderful photographs by following Country Life on Instagram at www.instagram.com/countrylifemagazine
"31.01.2017 08:00:36" countrylife.co.uk The £500,000 house that comes with a £1m painting... if you can find it A lost painting is believed to live somewhere in or around this beautiful stone cottage in the North Yorks Moors – and it's worth twice what the... This house is for sale at £500,000 – but the price includes a painting worth £1m.
There's just one tiny catch...
"30.01.2017 18:30:01" horseandhound.co.uk 6 reasons children should learn to ride - Horse & Hound In case anyone needs persuading. A great rundown of reasons to get the kids on horseback sooner rather than later, from our sister magazine Horse & Hound.
"30.01.2017 18:00:42" countrylife.co.uk The beautiful cottage in Dartmoor saved by extraordinary villagers' efforts This picture-perfect cottage only survived its first 500 years thanks to heroic villagers. Now it's looking for a new owner. Village life at its best in this heartwarming story of how a beautiful house was saved.
"30.01.2017 16:30:30" countrylife.co.uk My favourite painting: Sir Nicholas Bacon A beautiful picture by an artist whose most famous work was destroyed just a few years after it was finished. The president of the RHS - Royal Horticultural Society surprised us by choosing a city scene.
"30.01.2017 14:23:41" countrylife.co.uk 5 ways to combat road noise that blights your house in the country Let's get ready to rumble a little less. Bet you never knew how (or why) a water feature can help with road noise!
"30.01.2017 10:45:01" Timeline Photos 'Just happened to be in the right place, right time' – reader Michael Kent captured this beautiful image in Ardrossan last week.
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Did you happen to snap a beautiful wildlife picture recently? Send us your best pictures and we'll share them.
"30.01.2017 08:36:48" horseandhound.co.uk 9 reasons we're proud to be British (and it's not just because of the bacon butties) - Horse & Hound When the temperatures are plummeting below zero, the mud is knee high and we haven't seen the yard in daylight for months, it's important to remind ourselves just why we are proud to be British... A Monday morning mood-booster, courtesy of our friends over at Horse & Hound magazine
"30.01.2017 07:10:55" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by Country Life magazine • Jan 30, 2017 at 7:10am UTC ⭐️An antique marble bath sets the tone for this pared-down space designed by @drummonds_uk. Discover how to get the look in this week's issue. . . . #style #interiors #interiordesign #drummonds #bathroomdesign #interiors #style #architecture #texture
"29.01.2017 16:30:01" countrylife.co.uk 10 gardening Instagram accounts worth following These pretty gardening accounts that will inspire green fingers everywhere. This will get you itching to get out into the garden.
"29.01.2017 13:00:03" countrylife.co.uk 'I can't remember the exact wording because I was so cross I threw it away' Leslie Geddes-Brown finds harsh, stentorian language entirely unacceptable – no matter who it comes from. How a Buckingham Palace garden party invitation turned sour... :o
"29.01.2017 11:21:00" countrylife.co.uk Richard E. Grant: 'Not a day goes by without somone quoting Withnail & I at me' Richard E Grant, national treasure and 'sniffer of all things sniffable;, spoke to Country Life. Brilliant actor, brilliant interview.
"29.01.2017 09:29:00" countrylife.co.uk Desert Island Discs 75th anniversary: 23 things you never knew about the iconic show From the most popular song choices to the book taken only as toilet paper, Flora Watkins looks at one of the world's most famous radio programmes. As David Beckham prepares to become the 75th anniversary guest of Desert Island Discs, find out about:
- The most popular song choices
- The guest who picked all their own records
- And the castaway who propositioned Kirsty Young... :o
"29.01.2017 09:08:44" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by Country Life magazine • Jan 29, 2017 at 9:08am UTC Gorgeous Valentine's ideas @countrylifeluxury. by John Lawrence Jones . . . #countrylifeluxury #valentinesday #valentinesday2017 #love #romantic #valentine #luxury #presents #gifts #style #diamonds #diamondsofinstagram #bling #jewellery #myfunnyvalentine
"29.01.2017 06:16:00" Timeline Photos BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs is 75 years old.
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"28.01.2017 18:00:02" countrylife.co.uk The enormous 18th century library turned into a magnificent country home The 6,5000 sq ft library at Wynnstay Hall in North Wales was in near-ruin a few years ago. But just look at it now. This has to be one of the most inspiring restorations we've seen in a long time.
"28.01.2017 16:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Six novels to curl up with this winter January is the month to curl up beside the fire with a good book. Emily Rhodes selects six of her favourite recent novels. Snuggle on the sofa and enjoy these, as picked by Emily Rhodes.
"28.01.2017 13:57:00" countrylife.co.uk For sale: Mary Keen's Cotswold home Described by the late writer Candida Lycett Green as lying in 'deep, little-visited Cotswold country', Mary Keen's Cotswold home is for sale. An incredible opportunity to own the house of a true gardening trailblazer.
"28.01.2017 08:22:00" countrylife.co.uk The 10 tools no gardener should be without – and which ones to buy Steven Desmond on the garden tools we all need, and how to choose ones which will last you a lifetime. Steven Desmond has had his secateurs for 36 years. He's probably worth listening to on this topic!