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"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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"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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"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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"06.02.2017 15:30:32" Timeline Photos Norway?
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"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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"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!
"28.01.2017 07:21:39" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by Country Life magazine • Jan 28, 2017 at 7:21am UTC Chatsworth House, Derbyshire: The former orangery commissioned by the 1st Duke of Devonshire in 1697. by @clivenichols . . . #ChatsworthHouse #Chatsworth #englishgarden #Derbyshire #camellias #gardens #gardening #beauty #nature #mothernature #pretty
"27.01.2017 19:39:00" countrylife.co.uk A beautiful converted church for sale - for just £320,000 How could you resist these glorious homes at prices which are in reach? Annunciata Walton rounds up six charming properties at £450,000 or less. Bags of character ⛪ and a mile from the beach , without the price being
"27.01.2017 18:02:39" countrylife.co.uk The twins from Dartmoor who took on the world Katherine Sopwith tells the tale of twins from rural Devon who bounced back from teenage tragedy to forge a lifetime of adventure. Great story and stunning video footage of The Turner Twins:
"27.01.2017 16:30:45" Gluten-free garlic flatbread 5 minutes to prep, 10 minutes to cook... voila!
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Gluten-free garlic flatbread (makes eight)
400g/1lb Gluten Free self-raising flour
300ml /10floz natural yogurt
2 tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper
150g/6oz butter - softened
"27.01.2017 11:31:12" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by Country Life magazine • Jan 27, 2017 at 11:31am UTC
"27.01.2017 08:23:14" 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 iconic radio programmes. Amazing stories about a wonderful BBC Radio 4 programme - including the castaway who chose eight of their own recordings!
"26.01.2017 15:30:01" countrylife.co.uk Six houses with perfect woodland walks on the doorstep Annunciata Walton rounds up six of the best houses for sale, perfect for woodland walks, rural views and enjoying the best of the British countryside. If you love a walk in the woods, you'll adore these beautiful places.
"26.01.2017 15:00:39" Cheltenham Racecourse STRIVE - The dream of a #TheFestival winner.
The relationship between horse and jockey as they dream of powering up the Cheltenham hill. #IllBeThere
"26.01.2017 13:01:50" countrylife.co.uk The marble bath so beautiful the rest of the room was designed around it Giles Kime admires a cleverly-designed modern bathroom in a medieval house, capped off with an antique marble bath that set the tone for the entire design. Inspirational.
"26.01.2017 11:00:30" countrylife.co.uk Turning the humble turnip into a glamorous feast Not many people grow or buy them today, but this recipe might help return this gloriously tasty root vegetable into the spotlight. Melanie Johnson does wonderful things with a turnip.
"26.01.2017 09:15:01" Timeline Photos Another one of your glorious pictures of frozen Britain...
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"26.01.2017 07:00:01" 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. This week there's an orchid festival in Surrey and a chance to admire beautiful birds in Dorset.
"25.01.2017 19:00:09" Timeline Photos Yeast by post. Who knew?
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"25.01.2017 17:30:05" countrylife.co.uk Where to go and see Snowdrops: Best gardens in England and Scotland Where to see snowdrops this spring, from NGS gardens to the Scottish Snowdrop Festival and the best snowdrop gardens by county. Time to get planning!
"25.01.2017 13:59:55" Timeline Photos It's Burns Night tonight!
Here's what to wash down your haggis, neeps and tatties with...
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50ml gin (preferably a Scottish brand such as Botanist or Caorunn)
15ml triple sec
1/2 lime, cut into 4 pieces
100ml (approx) of IRN-BRU
In a large glass
"25.01.2017 10:30:00" countrylife.co.uk VIDEO: Here's how to cheer up a depressed dog Apparently, dogs get Seasonal Affective Disorder - or SAD - just as humans do. But there is an answer, according to dog psychologist Nick Jones. Lethargic labrador? Bored border collie? We might have the answer.
"25.01.2017 09:00:00" Timeline Photos We asked for your pictures of frosty Britain - the results were absolutely spectacular, as in this image from Louise Petano Heathcote.
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"25.01.2017 07:30:30" Timeline Photos WINTER GARDENS NUMBER: Chatsworth camellias; how to retrain as a gardener; plus Desert Island Discs - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! ow.ly/M1L3308ilPx
"25.01.2017 07:30:00" Timeline Photos Dogs and puddles, eh?
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"24.01.2017 18:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Burns Night: What it is, where to go, what to do if you want to play host Burns Night has been celebrated for well over 200 years – here's everything you need to know about celebrating Scotland's national poet. It's Burns Night tomorrow - last chance to get yourself sorted out for a cracking celebration...
"24.01.2017 17:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Owls, elephants and monkeys no longer just for the nursery Furry and feathery creatures are here to stay, says Giles Kime. Great news: it's finally okay to use your kids' chicken plates as grown-up tableware!
"24.01.2017 17:10:11" 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
"24.01.2017 13:30:44" Timeline Photos No filters, no Photoshopping, just the stunning natural beauty of Britain.
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"24.01.2017 11:30:00" Timeline Photos The walkies of his dreams...
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"24.01.2017 09:55:12" countrylife.co.uk Alan Titchmarsh on one of his top overseas gardens Alan Titchmarsh explains why Kirstenbosch, in South Africa, is the gardener's garden. A wonderful piece to warm you up on a winter's day.
"24.01.2017 06:55:07" countrylife.co.uk Country Life Top 10: Beds Your definitive guide to Britain's finest beds, by one of Britain's top interior design writers. Don't buy a new bed until you've read this.
"23.01.2017 18:30:01" Photos from Country Life Magazine's post Final lot of frosty Britain pics: Paul Quagliana of Shooting UK came across this frosty fungi in the New Forest this weekend...
"23.01.2017 17:45:00" Timeline Photos Another glorious shot of frosty Britain – this time from Ben Landricombe, and taken in Devon.
"23.01.2017 17:01:24" Timeline Photos Extraordinary places, ordinary prices.
"23.01.2017 16:15:00" Photos from Country Life Magazine's post More of our magnificent pictures from around frosty Britain this weekend - these come from Callum Finn, and were taken just outside Harrogate.
"23.01.2017 15:30:00" Timeline Photos We've had some fantastic pictures from across Britain this morning - here's one from Heidi Richardson Allison of a frosty spider's web at the Yard in Dumfries...
"23.01.2017 14:45:01" Timeline Photos The boys are on patrol in another of our beautiful frosty pictures sent in by you...
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"23.01.2017 13:55:14" countrylife.co.uk The 10 Commandments of the 'station car' Why spend ££££££ on a car that sits parked all day when you can spend £? "Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's 4x4."
"23.01.2017 10:41:00" countrylife.co.uk Donald Trump's new home: 100 years of change at The White House One of the modern day comparison pictures we used for this piece has since been taken down from the White House website. (We've replaced it with another.) Let's hope that The East Room isn't about to be turned into the new Donald J. Trump Presidential Gift shop...
"23.01.2017 10:36:32" Timeline Photos It's a stunning morning across Britain – send us your pics from a frosty weekend...
"23.01.2017 07:30:33" countrylife.co.uk U and Non-U, 60 years on: Is the English language still full of pitfalls? Do you say napkin or serviette? Glasses or spectacles? Mirror or looking glass? English is full of pitfalls for the unwary trying to hit the right... What not to say, where not to say it.
"22.01.2017 17:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Pick of the Week: 10 greatest children's illustrators, from EH Shepard to Quentin Blake We pay tribute to the wonderful artists who brought the likes of Winnie the Pooh and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to life in our childhoods. This gorgeous piece will leave you feeling all warm and fuzzy inside.
"22.01.2017 13:14:00" countrylife.co.uk Burns Night: What it is, where to go, what to do if you want to play host Burns Night has been celebrated for well over 200 years – here's everything you need to know about celebrating Scotland's national poet. Get in the whisky and haggis - it's almost time to celebrate Robert Burns...
"22.01.2017 08:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Six fabulous country houses for sale in Ireland Penny Churchill takes a look at the Irish rural property market, and sees plenty of encouraging signs as she picks out half a dozen beautiful spots. Fancy a breath of fresh Eire?
"21.01.2017 16:00:05" Timeline Photos Sometimes it's a beautiful house.
Sometimes it's a girl in a wonderful dress.
And sometimes it's a giant picture of a pig.
That's Country Life Magazine!
"21.01.2017 13:11:00" countrylife.co.uk The perfect Tuscan villa? 6 beds, pool, and just over £300,000 It's even in perfect condition inside and out... A quite unbelievable bargain.
"21.01.2017 08:00:00" countrylife.co.uk In praise of cords: Colourful, practical, and 'the perfect country trousers' Sometimes custard yellow, but always soft and snug, corduroy is one of the most pleasing materials in a countryman's wardrobe, finds Alec Marsh. Even Eric Clapton loves them – and he's a man who really knows his c(h)ords...
"20.01.2017 18:00:59" Timeline Photos 1905: Minimax advertise their new fire extinguisher in Country Life
1907: Edward VII gets a Minimax for the royal motor car
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"20.01.2017 16:50:12" Building a 'fish tower' in your pond Quirky, fun and brilliantly eccentric.
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The full version of this fantastic clip, originally posted a few years ago by 'Luxusburger', can be seen here - send us your pictures if you give it a try...
"20.01.2017 16:25:14" 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... Ever wondered how to make your art collection look like it's fresh out of an art gallery?
Wonder no longer, because TM Lighting, in association with Country Life Magazine and the Weston Park Foundation, are delighted to invite you to join an enlightening
"20.01.2017 12:00:01" countrylife.co.uk As Donald Trump takes charge, a look at how the White House has changed over 100 years In December 1916 Country Life was given the amazing opportunity to photograph the White House. Utterly mesmerising.
"20.01.2017 10:15:33" countrylife.co.uk The appeal of peel: How to make Seville orange marmalade Marmalade should always have a special place in our hearts–and stomachs–says Emma Hughes, who extols the virtues of making your own at this time of year. APOLOGY: The version of this recipe which appeared in the magazine on January 18 mistakenly listed 135g of sugar instead of 1,350g.
Please follow the recipe as listed on this page instead.
"20.01.2017 09:37:13" Diary of a Country Girl Today, my blog is all about the weekly joy of Country Life Magazine landing on the doormat, it's an essential for life in the countryside... Thanks so much to our reader Diary of a Country Girl for this beautiful blog post about us, marmalade, and general country life!
If you too would like Country Life to fall through your letter box every Wednesday morning, subscribe now while our JANUARY
"20.01.2017 08:00:22" countrylife.co.uk Six gorgeous houses from £300,000 to £450,000 You don't need to be a millionaire to live in a glorious home, as Annie Walton demonstrates. Unreal homes, real money.
"19.01.2017 18:26:07" Photos from Country Life Magazine's post Still time to enter 2017's most unusual competition!
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Pick a tweed, print it out, colour it in, send a snap to Huntsman via Instagram... and they might just make it for you in real life.
"19.01.2017 17:08:01" countrylife.co.uk 10 glorious countryside accounts to follow on Instagram Take a look at these glorious countryside accounts to follow on Instagram. Inspiration guaranteed.
"19.01.2017 15:00:49" countrylife.co.uk Have your say: Is 'British Fizz' the right name for our sparkling wine? The UK wine industry has applied for protected name status for the term 'British Fizz'. Feeling bubbly? Or a bit flat?
"19.01.2017 09:20:12" countrylife.co.uk Like Tinder, but for horses? Weatherbys have launched a new app which helps match up mares and stallions. Neigh. Neigh. Neigh. Whinny!
"19.01.2017 07:15:13" countrylife.co.uk Things to do this week, from Princess Diana's hair to Miss Havisham's... 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. Fancy a closer look at Miss Havisham's wedding dress?
"18.01.2017 18:00:01" Timeline Photos Hair restorer, 1905-style!
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Pic from the Country Life Picture Library
"18.01.2017 16:31:22" countrylife.co.uk 10 of the greatest children's book illustrators, from EH Shepard to Quentin Blake We pay tribute to the wonderful artists who brought the likes of Winnie the Pooh and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to life in our childhoods. On Winnie the Pooh day, don't miss this lovely piece.
"18.01.2017 16:01:10" countrylife.co.uk Charles I's lost painting, up for sale for the first time in nearly 400... An intriguing Gentileschi portrait from Charles I's 'lost' art collection is coming up for auction, and is expected to fetch up to $3,000,000. Now THIS is a rare opportunity...
"18.01.2017 13:00:34" countrylife.co.uk 8 places to hunt out the best haggis We reveal our favourite places to pick up the best haggis, just in time for Burns night. Order now if you want it in time for January 25...
"18.01.2017 09:57:00" countrylife.co.uk Try a cup of finest tea, as grown in the beautiful hills of... Scotland? Eyebrows were raised a few years ago when a tea plantation was started up in Cornwall. Now, it's gone even further: tea is being grown in Scotland. No, it's not April Fools' Day.
"18.01.2017 07:56:40" Country Life Magazine
"18.01.2017 07:54:58" Timeline Photos Children's illustrators; how to grow winter aconites and make marmalade; plus rock stars in corduroy - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/D0k33086OlG
"18.01.2017 07:30:00" 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. Looking to brighten up your life in January?
"17.01.2017 21:00:01" Timeline Photos Congratulations to Country Life Magazine regular contributor David Wheeler – his erudite gardening journal Hortus is now 30 years old.
"17.01.2017 18:00:01" Timeline Photos And you thought those Cash for Gold adverts were in questionable taste....
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This wonderful 1904 advert comes from the Country Life Picture Library
"17.01.2017 16:30:01" countrylife.co.uk Burns Night: What it is, where to go, what to do if you want to play host Burns Night has been celebrated for well over 200 years – here's everything you need to know about celebrating Scotland's national poet. Burns Night is next Wednesday - here's how to plan your celebration.
"17.01.2017 15:00:04" countrylife.co.uk Is this the coffee making equivalent of a hand-made Swiss watch? A company in Paris has produced a £15,000 coffee maker which is beautiful and functional in equal measure. How does the coffee taste? And does it even matter?
"17.01.2017 12:43:01" countrylife.co.uk Two middle-aged ladies, one beautiful Fiat, and a magical week in Umbria "Ah, we Italians, we love you English Ladies in Lavender!" Looking to plan a trip to Italy this year? Mary Miers has a suggestion that is simply bellissimo.
"17.01.2017 09:06:14" countrylife.co.uk For sale: The country house which helped win the Battle of Britain Not only is Bawdsey Manor in Suffolk an beautiful seafront estate – it has an incredible story to tell. If only these (beautiful) walls could talk...
"17.01.2017 07:00:00" Timeline Photos If you liked our updated picture of Bramble yesterday, you'll love this one of another of our cover stars, Bonnie.
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"16.01.2017 18:00:03" countrylife.co.uk Five stunning properties by the sea, from the Isle of Wight to Scotland Rooms with views guaranteed. *Squints and imagines being here in June for G&T on the veranda*
"16.01.2017 15:30:44" Timeline Photos One of our cover star puppies from the current issue is now two –
here's what Bramble looks like now...
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"16.01.2017 13:45:07" countrylife.co.uk Stamp Duty has put great houses at mercy of unsympathetic architects "There's nothing wrong with any of these things when they're done sympathetically. But all too often they aren't." A friendly warning for anyone thinking of taking a sledgehammer to their period property in 2017...:
"16.01.2017 10:30:01" Timeline Photos The Beaglier: 'The perfect deal-sealing companion for a single man in want of a wife'
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"16.01.2017 09:08:14" Timeline Photos Thanks to reader Susan Nicholls for sharing this picture from her very Country Life weekend!
"15.01.2017 18:15:45" Timeline Photos On a chilly winter's evening, find an escape overseas with Country Life's international property search: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/international-property
"15.01.2017 13:01:00" countrylife.co.uk For sale: The last of Wentworth's original houses, and the latest of its... Penny Churchill uncovers two gorgeous family homes for sale in the exclusive area of Wentworth, Surrey. Good news for those after a garage with room for eight cars.
"15.01.2017 08:15:15" countrylife.co.uk The 18th-century tower that comes complete with pool and cinema room This home in Gloucestershire has an extraordinary mix: bare stone walls which could be in a medieval monastery, modern features which are more Soho... Time to trade in your townhouse for a country... tower?
"14.01.2017 18:05:42" Dealing with garden leaves Wondering what to do with all those leaves still in your back garden?
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"14.01.2017 12:30:00" Timeline Photos Here's hoping for more snow next week!
"14.01.2017 10:46:00" The easy guide to chopping your own logs Don't you just love a domestic job which lets you fire up a REALLY awesome new toy?
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Get more winter gardening tips:
"14.01.2017 08:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Six gardening jobs to do right now which will pay off in the summer Steven Desmond describes six quick-fix rejuvenating tasks that will make a big difference once the weather gets a little warmer. The snow panic is over – wrap up warm and get out there!
"14.01.2017 07:30:26" countrylife.co.uk How Stamp Duty puts great houses at mercy of unsympathetic architects Stamp Duty has forced people to change their existing houses rather than move to new ones – and Giles Kime isn't convinced that it's always a good... If you're planning on getting work done to your house this year, you must read this piece.
"13.01.2017 18:33:18" Timeline Photos A real piece of history on the market - this is the house where 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears' was first written!
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It was here, in the depths of Dorset, under the thatched
roof of Burton Cottage, that Romantic poet Robert
Southey first penned his
"13.01.2017 16:30:46" Timeline Photos Our wine writer Harry Eyres recommends a Sauvignon Blanc to try this weekend...
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“The Chilean wine industry has come
a long way in the past 20 years or
so, and a few companies
have worked hard to give
nuance and complexity to the Chilean
"13.01.2017 16:25:14" Timeline Photos Ok, so it's not as treacherous out there as we may have been warned and most of us didn't get that snow day we were holding out hope for.
But , with MASSIVE savings of up to 41% off subscriptions, starting from just £29, there's no need to brave the snow
"13.01.2017 10:45:53" countrylife.co.uk 11 magical snow days which REALLY delivered the goods The national obsession with weather went into overdrive this week, but most were left disappointed. Here are 11 wonderful snow day images to make up for it. Here's one for all those feeling cheated out of their snow day today...
"13.01.2017 08:13:57" countrylife.co.uk 15 of the most fashionable crossbreed dogs, from schnoodle to whoodle The crossbreed is no longer considered an accident – dog owners are going crazy for these new versions. Non-pedigree chums!
"12.01.2017 20:00:01" timeinc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com A chance to work for Country Life You'd be part of a team working across the Time Inc UK portfolio including Country Life Magazine, The Field, Horse & Hound and the Shooting portfolio. Fancy working for Country Life's property team, helping Britain's most beautiful homes find new owners?
"12.01.2017 14:51:11" countrylife.co.uk Britain in grip of 'Thundersnow'... but is it real, or just English for drizzle? The national obsession with weather kicked into overdrive on Thursday as people across the nation were gripped by Thundersnow fever. Thundersnow!
"12.01.2017 08:33:22" countrylife.co.uk The story of the man who created the 'Gun That Won the West' "He doesn't appear to have lost a wink of sleep over the slaughter." Laura Trevelyan of BBC News tells the extraordinary tale of her great, great grandfather.
"11.01.2017 19:32:00" countrylife.co.uk Country Life Top 10: Beds - Your definitive guide to Britain's finest beds Interiors editor Giles Kime casts his eye over everything from four posters to luxurious divans to bring you this list - the Country Life Top 10: Beds. Truly luxurious.
"11.01.2017 16:20:57" countrylife.co.uk Country Life Top 10: Fireplaces - The best hearths and chimneypieces We feel warmer just looking at these lovely pictures. Looking for the perfect centrepiece for your room this year?
"11.01.2017 12:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Foxhill Manor review: The Cotswolds house perfect for pampered getaway Emma McCall was swept off her feet at Foxhill Manor - in more ways than one. Almost absurdly perfect.
"11.01.2017 10:00:00" countrylife.co.uk What it's like to spend a week with the new Rolls-Royce Dawn It's fair to say that Mark Hedges quite liked this Roller... 'The most extraordinary car I've ever driven.'
"11.01.2017 08:21:14" Country Life Magazine
"11.01.2017 08:05:18" Timeline Photos The crossbred dog take-over; the art of fencing; plus how to regain control of your garden - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/ceAW307QWMp
"11.01.2017 06:55:00" countrylife.co.uk Book of the week: Lost England Marcus Binney applauds Lost England by Philip Davies, a new book of photographs of metropolitan and rural England between 1870 and 1930. A beautiful book full of photographs from a near-forgotten time:
"10.01.2017 18:00:00" countrylife.co.uk One of the world's most famous trees has fallen down - but here's six more that haven't The famous California tree which generations of tourists walked and drove through has fallen down - so go and see these iconic trees while you still can. Sad news about this beautiful tree in California...
"10.01.2017 17:31:17" magazinesdirect.com Country Life Magazine | Magazines Direct The quintessential English magazine showcasing the best of Country Life. Save on your subscription with our Best Price Guarantee direct from the... What better way to treat yourself this new year than by getting the latest Country Life delivered to your door EVERY WEEK?
And with our huge JANUARY SALE, you could save a massive 41% on subscriptions, with prices starting from just £29.94!
"10.01.2017 15:12:00" countrylife.co.uk Voting closes today in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year people's choice category Get voting now! If you've not seen these 25 wonderful images yet, you really should make time for them...
...and if you have seen them, you'll know they're worth another look!
"10.01.2017 11:59:00" Timeline Photos What a glorious day to be alive!
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"10.01.2017 10:48:11" 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. Completely fascinating.
"10.01.2017 06:21:00" countrylife.co.uk 22 facts you probably never knew about Country Life From the first colour picture to - ahem - the 'girl in pearls' who posed nude... Number six might be a serious surprise...
"09.01.2017 19:15:01" timeinc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com Digital Editorial Internship (6 month contract) Are you a budding young journalist looking for your first break in digital media? Do you know somebody who'd love to get their foot in the door working at Country Life? Point them this way -
"09.01.2017 15:59:19" countrylife.co.uk Five things to make sure you have packed in your car boot this winter SPONSORED: Don't sit there at the side of the road wishing you'd been better prepared - follow these tips before you get into difficulties. SNOW FORECAST this weekend - these tips couldn't be better-timed...
"09.01.2017 13:27:00" countrylife.co.uk All you need to know about walking canes, from hidden swords to Sting The most ordinary objects can be full of surprises... Stylish, practical... and sometimes deadly.
"09.01.2017 08:19:56" Timeline Photos Wishing a very happy 35th birthday to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
"08.01.2017 14:01:00" countrylife.co.uk Country house market: Expert predictions for 2017 You may be surprised at the number of really good houses coming to the market, says Penny Churchill as she outlines her predictions for 2017. Agents are optimistic for the year ahead – and no wonder, when you see some of the gorgeous places they have on the market.
"08.01.2017 07:48:00" 1897 to 2017: How the world has changed 120 years ago, on 8 January 1897, Country Life was published for the first time...
Here's how the world has changed since then!
"08.01.2017 07:25:08" countrylife.co.uk How the world has changed in Country Life's 120 years 'Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose.' Totally fascinating – particularly the things which have stayed the same in 120 years...
"07.01.2017 19:40:15" countrylife.co.uk Things to do this week 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. With Christmas over, we've finally got time once more to get out there and enjoy the beauty of Britain.
"07.01.2017 13:15:15" countrylife.co.uk How a 100-1 bet on the 1898 Derby led to a £2.5m charity windfall in 2017 This beautiful house has just been sold, but it might never have been built if it weren't for one of the most extraordinary results in racing history. What a brilliant tale, with a very happy ending for the Animal Health Trust
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"06.01.2017 16:30:34" Timeline Photos How to keep your New Year's fitness resolutions, 1897-style...
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"06.01.2017 13:50:15" countrylife.co.uk The story of how Country Life's 120-year history began How a visionary founder sowed the seeds for an iconic British institution. The wonderful tale of Country Life Magazine - including a rather surprising link with the News of the World!
"06.01.2017 11:04:19" Timeline Photos Rent a castle for £500 a year? We'll take two!
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"06.01.2017 08:40:20" countrylife.co.uk Interior design: Why the profession with ADHD will return to elegance Giles Kime makes a bold prediction as he perceives a new wind blowing through the world of interior design. Good news for those who prefer a touch of elegance.
"05.01.2017 11:20:00" countrylife.co.uk 12 of the most extraordinary homes that found new owners in 2016 In a year of uncertainty, property seemed to be the one thing you could count on, says Penny Churchill. Dreamlike.
"05.01.2017 07:54:20" countrylife.co.uk London's Black Cabs under threat: 'Losing them would be a disaster' Black Cabs have been a feature of London for generations, but now appear to be in danger of extinction. Nick Hammond investigates. Time to do your bit to save a British icon.
"04.01.2017 18:40:11" telegraph.co.uk After 120 years, Country Life swaps famous Girl in Pearls for...a man Since 1897, thousands of young women have graced its pages to announce engagements, graduations or their coming-of-age. Did you see The Telegraph's article about our 'Girls in Pearls' this morning? What do you think about this week's frontispiece? They are relatives of the Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire - the star of our first ever frontispiece, 120 years ago!
"04.01.2017 13:27:38" countrylife.co.uk Time to swap city for country? See the best houses for sale this week We've picked out some of the highlights from the pages of Country Life. Pristine inside and out, this Dorset cottage is on the market at just £350,000...
"04.01.2017 10:00:00" Timeline Photos After a hectic Christmas and New Year, there's nothing quite like sitting back and enjoying your copy of Country Life Magazine...
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(Many thanks to reader David Asher for this lovely picture of his granddaughter Tommie!)
"04.01.2017 09:05:38" Country Life Magazine
"04.01.2017 08:00:47" Timeline Photos Our 120th birthday; woodcock shooting with pointers; and alien creatures - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/TsNO307DV0o
"02.01.2017 14:55:15" countrylife.co.uk Review: The redesigned Aston Martin DB11 Rakish enough for James Bond. Is this really 'the most important car in Aston Martin's history'?
"02.01.2017 07:50:12" countrylife.co.uk My favourite painting: Moray MacLennan The advertising guru picks out an iconic Goya. 'I was taught History of Art by a painter. He had zero knowledge of the “history” bit, just the “art” bit.'
"01.01.2017 06:55:10" countrylife.co.uk The greatest hangover cures in the history of literature Country Life reveals the hangover cures of literary greats, from Hemingway to Wodehouse. Including the iconic Jeeves special: Worcestershire sauce, raw egg and red pepper... :o
"01.01.2017 01:00:53" Timeline Photos Happy New Year to all our readers, from everybody at Country Life Magazine !
"31.12.2016 17:45:21" countrylife.co.uk What will happen in 2017? We've peered into our crystal ball... 2017 will be hard-pressed to be more of a surprise than 2016... but here's how it might happen
"31.12.2016 12:01:08" countrylife.co.uk Vote: Who should be Gentleman of the Year? 21 courteous, kindly candidates are running for the title - which is your favourite? Vote for your favourite nominee for Gentleman of the Year. David Attenborough is in the lead as things stand, but there's still time to have your say...
"31.12.2016 07:05:09" countrylife.co.uk Test yourself with the ultimate Sherlock Holmes quiz - Country Life Tim Symonds, author of five Sherlock Holmes novels, is your quizmaster with 25 questions to test your knowledge of the world's most famous sleuth. Get yourself ready for Sherlock on New Year's Day with our fantastic quiz.
"31.12.2016 06:50:08" Country Life Magazine Reasons to be cheerful on a cold, gloomy day :) 2016 hasn't all been doom and gloom.
"30.12.2016 17:55:20" countrylife.co.uk Best of 2016: In defence of red trousers Red trousers are a peculiarly British sartorial obsession - and they should be celebrated as such. They've been blamed for all sorts – even getting a presenter fired from the BBC Radio 4 Today Programme – but our writer thought red trousers get a bad rap.
"30.12.2016 14:25:17" countrylife.co.uk The 5 sales which made Christie's No.5: The first million-pound picture Christie's auction house is 250 years old – Huon Mallalieu has chosen five key sales which made them a household name over that quarter of a millennium.
"30.12.2016 07:40:18" countrylife.co.uk The six reasons why British actors make the best movie bad guys British actors are simply the best in the world at being bad. Jonathan Self explains why. "No.2: Any villain worth outsmarting must be sophisticated, cool and intelligent."
"29.12.2016 18:01:42" countrylife.co.uk Best of 2016: A simple guide to the wildflowers of Britain Country Life explains what to look out for, where, and when. Our guide to Britain's glorious flora proved a huge hit back in the Spring.
"29.12.2016 14:25:17" countrylife.co.uk The 5 sales which made Christie's No.4: The Holford sale Christie's auction house is 250 years old – Huon Mallalieu has chosen five key sales which made them a household name over that quarter of a millennium.
"29.12.2016 07:35:10" countrylife.co.uk Parsnip rösti with Scandinavian meatballs and apple-and-beetroot salad Time to use up those leftover parsnips... Sorry, IKEA UK – we think Melanie Johnson's meatballs are WAY better than yours...
"28.12.2016 18:01:34" countrylife.co.uk Best of 2016: A doll's house fit for a queen A miniature palace designed by Lutyens and promoted by Country Life offers a fascinating perspective on the 1920s, as Gavin Stamp explains. This wonderful piece offered an incredible glimpse into the little-seen world of a royal childhood.
"28.12.2016 14:25:20" countrylife.co.uk The 5 sales which made Christie's No.3: The Hamilton Palace sale Christie's auction house is 250 years old – Huon Mallalieu has chosen five key sales which made them a household name over that quarter of a millennium.
"28.12.2016 09:17:02" Timeline Photos The four seasons; diary dates and walks; and how to win at board games - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/1bfd307uMyl
"28.12.2016 07:30:25" countrylife.co.uk Future imperfect: Our predictions for 2017 Following an unbelievable 12 months, Country Life gazes into a crystal ball for the next. Can 2017 top 2016? We gaze into the future... with tongue firmly in cheek!
"27.12.2016 18:02:04" countrylife.co.uk Best of 2016: Commuters stunned as Orient Express's sister train turns... Commuters waiting to board the morning train from Ashford to London on Thursday were stunned when a luxury 1920s train turned up to carry them to... 2016 was an annus horribilis for Britain's train commuters – other than this lucky lot.
"27.12.2016 14:30:52" countrylife.co.uk The 5 sales which made Christie's No.2: The Stowe sale Christie's auction house is 250 years old – Huon Mallalieu has chosen five key sales which made them a household name over that quarter of a millennium.
"27.12.2016 07:50:12" countrylife.co.uk 8 amazing travel books to inspire this Christmas Eight wonderful slices of inspiration. Thinking of a big trip in 2017? Try these inspirational books for starters.
"26.12.2016 18:01:15" countrylife.co.uk Best of 2016: Nine things you need to know before moving to the country Moving out of the city into the fabulous British countryside is a dream for millions. But there are a few things you should know before you take... You won't need an alarm clock, but you will need dogs.
"26.12.2016 14:30:37" countrylife.co.uk The 5 sales which made Christie's – No.1: The first sale From humble beginnings... Christie's auction house is 250 years old – Huon Mallalieu has chosen five key sales which made them a household name over that quarter of a millennium.
"26.12.2016 07:30:27" countrylife.co.uk Gloriously evil: The Top 10 British villains in Hollywood history These guys put in some of the best performances in cinema history. When Hollywood needs a bad guy, they call a Brit. Her's our pick of the finest.
"25.12.2016 18:30:33" countrylife.co.uk The Christmas crackers you SHOULD have had this year Beautiful objects inside, jokes by Stephen Fry... these are the sort of crackers that grace the tables of everyone from The Queen to Elton John. Disappointed with your paper hat and miniature screwdriver?
It needn't have been that way.
"25.12.2016 07:50:11" countrylife.co.uk The Country Life Editor's Christmas Quiz Editor Mark Hedges has set his annual quiz, covering culture, sport, history, food & drink and more. 50 fiendish questions - how many will you get right?
"24.12.2016 14:46:19" Timeline Photos On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a Country Life for the whole family #CountryLifeTwelveDaysOfChristmas
"24.12.2016 14:25:13" countrylife.co.uk The Country Life Christmas message from the Bishop of Ramsbury The Rt Rev Dr Edward Condry, Bishop of Ramsbury, offers up this message. Happy Christmas to all Country Life Magazine 's readers across the world!
"24.12.2016 08:00:49" countrylife.co.uk Alexander Armstrong's favourite things, from marmalade to shaving foam The presenter of BBC 1's Pointless took time out from acting, singing, presenting and writing to talk to Country Life Alexander Armstrong of Pointless stardom talks marmalade, wine and shaving gel.
"23.12.2016 18:01:42" countrylife.co.uk Best of 2016: Take the quiz - which Bennet sister are you? The Bennet sisters in Pride and Prejudice are some of Jane Austen's most memorable creations - take our quiz and find out which one you most resemble Back in April we looked at one of literature's most enduring – and endearing – family of sisters.
"23.12.2016 16:05:10" countrylife.co.uk The turkey stuffing recipe guaranteed to spice up Christmas Jason Goodwin offers up a recipe for turkey stuffing which will infuse your bird with a touch of Istanbul. This Turkish turkey recipe from Jason Goodwin is fragrant and delicious.
"23.12.2016 14:01:44" countrylife.co.uk Talking turkey: Six steps to a perfect Christmas roast Top tips from Elliot Knox of the Bison Grill and the Michelin-starred Michael Bedford. If you're on cooking duties this weekend, here's how to nail the turkey.
"23.12.2016 13:13:15" countrylife.co.uk Join the Country Life garden tour of Mallorca Garden writer David Wheeler will be leading a Country Life tour to Mallorca in April. Country Life is running a garden tour of Mallorca in April.
"23.12.2016 08:00:57" countrylife.co.uk Meet the real Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer Emma Hughes caught up with Britain's only wild herd of reindeer. What reindeer get up to when they're not helping Santa deliver presents...
"22.12.2016 18:01:29" countrylife.co.uk Best of 2016: How to make sloe gin Read our favourite sloe gin recipe - and no sloes required if you can't find them! Our favourite make-your-own-booze recipe, bar none.
"22.12.2016 14:30:49" countrylife.co.uk Braised partridge with cabbage, garlic and bacon Simon Hopkinson's recipe is perfection with either red-legged or grey partridge. Time to get out that Le Creuset cast iron pot at the back of the cupboard - it's perfect for this one.
"22.12.2016 07:50:12" countrylife.co.uk Alan Titchmarsh: Don't stop gardening in winter – start dreaming Winter tips and reflections from our gardening columnist. 'I started gardening for a living in 1964. My parents worried.'
Read the latest column fromAlan Titchmarsh
"21.12.2016 18:01:05" countrylife.co.uk Best of 2016:Country Life's 39 steps to spotting a cad From petrol station flowers and blazers with gold buttons to men who think they're James Bond - Country Life presents an unmissable guide to... We're looking back at some of our favourite stories of the year – starting with the guide to spotting a cad, rogue or bounder.
"21.12.2016 17:47:11" On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me a sneaky peak inside Country Life magazine #CountryLifeTwelveDaysOfChristmas
Have you got your copy yet? If not, here's just a small look at what you're missing out on!
"21.12.2016 14:45:17" countrylife.co.uk Blending antiques, colours and design to create a beautiful room The beautiful work of Max Rollitt Pick up a few tips from one of the best in the business.
"21.12.2016 07:30:00" countrylife.co.uk My favourite painting: The Very Reverend Dr John Hall Perhaps England's most famous medieval painting is picked out for special attention here.
"20.12.2016 18:38:01" Timeline Photos On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me a Country Life that was very tasty!
We hope you're enjoying this week's travel supplement as much as one reader's gorgeous puppy, Fungus!
"20.12.2016 16:26:00" countrylife.co.uk How to cook the perfect Christmas goose Mark Hix takes the sting out of Christmas dinner with pre-prepared gravy and an easy way to make failsafe roast goose Planning on having goose this Christmas?
Then Mark Hix's foolproof recipe is essential reading...
"20.12.2016 14:39:39" The Foolish King Visit thefoolishking.com for more details about the world chess league, launching on December 23rd-find out more in this piece from the Daily Mail! Looking for a way to entertain and educate your children over the holidays? We recommend the new The Foolish King app, where children (and adults!) can learn and play chess for free.
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"20.12.2016 13:17:00" countrylife.co.uk Drinks trolley v drinks cabinet, and the magnetic wallpaper your children will love Giles Kime rounds up his favourite pieces of the last week, and tackles the perennial problem of where and how to keep your occasionally-used spirits. We absolutely love this magnetic wallpaper – ready for decoration with dinosaurs and speech bubbles!
"20.12.2016 09:11:40" Sussex Wildlife Trust Nothing like a splash of cold water to wake you up on a dark December morning!
Film by Gerald & Grethe Geoghegan Morning bathtime!
"20.12.2016 08:13:07" countrylife.co.uk Things to do in the Christmas holidays, from Winter Wonderland to Hogwarts As children across the country embark on Christmas holidays, we offer tips for those tasked with keeping them entertained If you've got children / grandchildren / godchildren to keep entertained during the holidays, we've got some great ideas for you.
"19.12.2016 15:16:19" The Royal Family First look: As a year of 90th birthday celebrations draw to a close, we would like to share this special photo of The Prince and The Queen, taken earlier this year at Windsor Castle. Read more about #Queenat90 here: http://bit.ly/2hS8Z3K The Royal Family shared this fabulous mother-and-son portrait at the weekend.
"19.12.2016 14:24:32" Timeline Photos On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me a Country Life on the mantelpiece #CountryLifeTwelveDaysOfChristmas
"19.12.2016 11:45:00" countrylife.co.uk Daphne Selfe's favourite things, from afternoon tea to yoga The trailblazing fashion model, spoke to Country Life about tea, theatre and how she's been practising yoga for almost 70 years. Daphne Selfe - Model, icon and inspiration.
"18.12.2016 17:17:58" Timeline Photos On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me a Country Life in a Christmas jumper
"18.12.2016 14:00:15" countrylife.co.uk Christmas gift guide from Country Life: from £9 to £6000, and ages 3-103 We present our very special selection of presents to suit every age, taste and budget, from less than £10 to over £5,000. Left your present-buying a little late? We've got you covered...
"18.12.2016 12:04:00" countrylife.co.uk Roast pheasant with cider, apples and Calvados The brilliant Simon Hopkinson has a recipe which has got us drooling. This looks simply incredible...
"18.12.2016 07:53:00" countrylife.co.uk A Scottish castle for sale that will take your breath away This really is one of those 'pinch yourself' properties: an immaculate, picture-perfect Stirlingshire castle set in 80 glorious acres. Here's one of our absolute highlights from this week...
"17.12.2016 20:32:52" Timeline Photos On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me a Country Life on the piste #CountryLifeTwelveDaysOfChristmas
"17.12.2016 16:33:00" countrylife.co.uk EXCLUSIVE: Read the latest Jack Reacher story, only in Country Life Best-selling author Lee Child has written an exclusive Jack Reacher story for Country Life's Christmas double issue – and you can read an excerpt here. The incomparable Lee Child has written a Christmas story featuring Jack Reacher, exclusively for Country Life Magazine.
"17.12.2016 07:59:00" countrylife.co.uk The real-life castles which inspired Walt Disney Our architecture editor John Goodall tracked down the inspiration for one of the most iconic fictional castles ever created. Poland, France and Germany... the real story of Disneyland's most famous icon.
"16.12.2016 21:03:11" Timeline Photos On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, a Country Life with a Christmas tipple!
What have you been doing to get in the Christmas spirit today? #CountryLifeTwelveDaysOfChrismas
"16.12.2016 17:52:02" countrylife.co.uk Best country houses for sale this week View the best country houses for sale from Country Life magazine. You really could live in a house like this...
"16.12.2016 11:47:01" Timeline Photos Believe it or not, this entire cheeseboard is made of chocolate!
(Apart from the board itself.)
(And the knife.)
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Nine brilliant Christmas party icebreakers: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/food-drink/unforgettable-things-christmas-party-142172
"16.12.2016 07:49:00" countrylife.co.uk How historic interiors can teach us lessons about modern living Minimalism pre-dates Ikea furniture by over half a century - and there are plenty of other lessons we can learn from the past. Brilliant lessons from unlikely places.
"15.12.2016 17:45:01" Timeline Photos Looking fantastic, Mr Fox!
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"15.12.2016 16:10:34" Look out for our Christmas double issue on sale now! With over 300 pages to enjoy, this is the ideal Christmas read!
"15.12.2016 12:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Round-robin letters: Boastful, delusional... and hilarious Yes, they're horrendous. But at least they're funny, says our writer. "A chirrupy report crowed over a dizzyingly successful year: the holiday in Bali, the selfless charity work, the sun-drenched golden-wedding anniversary celebration.
Its author concluded with the hope that her recipient had had just as lovely a year.
"15.12.2016 12:12:55" Timeline Photos On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me a Country Life on the Christmas tree #CountryLife12DaysOfChristmas
"15.12.2016 07:37:00" The very best Christmas puddings, tasted to destruction!
(No supermarket stuff allowed.)
"14.12.2016 16:35:50" countrylife.co.uk EXCLUSIVE: Read the latest Jack Reacher story, only in Country Life Best-selling author Lee Child has written an exclusive Jack Reacher story for Country Life's Christmas double issue – and you can read an excerpt here. Don't miss Lee Child's latest Jack Reacher story written EXCLUSIVELY for the Country Life Christmas double issue.
Read the teaser here:
"14.12.2016 15:04:06" countrylife.co.uk A Scottish castle for sale that will take your breath away This really is one of those 'pinch yourself' properties: an immaculate, picture-perfect Stirlingshire castle set in 80 glorious acres. Who fancies trading their west London terrace for this incredible place?
"14.12.2016 12:51:26" Country Life Magazine
"14.12.2016 12:48:23" Timeline Photos The Christmas double issue: reindeer; roast partridge; inside Disney's castle; plus the Editor's Christmas quiz. Find out more here: ow.ly/Pqdx3076Omb
"14.12.2016 12:41:37" countrylife.co.uk Things to do this week: the best festivals, shows and exhibitions Are you pondering on what to do over Christmas? Keep your diary up-to-date with our selection of unmissable event. From magic lanterns to magical carol singing, we've got all sorts of wonderful ideas for things to do over the next couple of weeks.
"14.12.2016 10:02:44" On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me a Country Life magazine.
The Country Life Christmas edition is ON SALE NOW!
"14.12.2016 08:26:18" Timeline Photos We'll be showing off the front cover of the Christmas double issue LIVE today at 10am. See you then!
"13.12.2016 18:59:01" Timeline Photos Out tomorrow! The Christmas double issue of Country Life...
...we'll be unveiling the cover live on Facebook at 10am on Wednesday. See you then!
"13.12.2016 16:06:07" youtube.com Christmas at Blenheim 2016 television campaign Blenheim Palace looks like it'll be an absolutely beautiful place to be this Christmas...
"13.12.2016 14:50:42" Timeline Photos DON'T MISS the grand unveiling of the Christmas double issue front cover! We'll be live tomorrow at 10am. Can you guess what it will be this year?
"13.12.2016 11:22:01" magazinesdirect.com Subscribe to Country Life for under £20 The perfect present for anybody who loves the best of everything British. Subscribe for under £20, and use the savings on bubbly over the festive period!
"13.12.2016 08:30:00" Timeline Photos Breakfast at The Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, Kenya... a little different from our breakfast this morning!
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Photo by Cari Hill, on the shortlist for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition organised by the Natural History Museum, London.
"12.12.2016 19:27:00" countrylife.co.uk The chairs that are beautiful, bonkers, and very, very British Some of the most traditional types of English dress have been turned into a range of extraordinary, but rather beautiful armchairs. The humble armchair, as you've never seen it before!
"12.12.2016 16:02:01" countrylife.co.uk Book of the week: SAS: Rogue Heroes Barney White-Spunner enjoys 'SAS: Rogue Heroes' and is swept along by this riveting account of the renowned special fighting force. 'There's a long-held myth that SAS members are all super-fit psychopathic killers. This is, of course, rubbish.'
Our reviewer loved Ben MacIntyre's new book on the SAS.
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"12.12.2016 14:30:01" Nine reasons to be cheerful The new Sherlock is just one of our reasons to be cheerful at this time of year
"12.12.2016 13:30:01" magazinesdirect.com Country Life magazine half-price subscriptions A Christmas present that's a weekly treat all year – what could be more perfect? FREE CHRISTMAS DOUBLE ISSUE: Country Life subscriptions are half-price today, with our iconic double issue thrown in as a bonus.
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"12.12.2016 11:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Five beautiful houses perfectly placed for the re-built 'Varsity Line' Relinking Oxford and Cambridge (and beyond) via the Varsity Line will radically re-energise the area says Penny Churchill. It's full steam ahead on the Varsity line - so these gorgeous country houses suddenly make a lot more sense.
"12.12.2016 08:33:06" Nine reasons to be cheerful It's Monday, it's cold, the news is full of doom...
...so enjoy our reasons to be cheerful!
"11.12.2016 19:30:00" countrylife.co.uk A wonderful Christmas pudding recipe, with a surprise ingredient Our off-beat Christmas pudding recipe is perfect for those who suffer from egg allergies - and just as good for those who don't. Our Christmas pudding recipe is light, delicious...
...and doesn't need to have been made three weeks ago to taste great:
"11.12.2016 16:37:00" magazinesdirect.com Subscribe to Country Life Magazine The quintessential English magazine showcasing the best of Country Life. Okay, so it doesn't cost 6d a week any more.
But Country Life Magazine is more of a bargain than ever.
"11.12.2016 11:38:00" If you missed it earlier this week, the Paul Hawkins Winter Garden Wreath being made in 20 seconds is brilliant...
(Pics: John Lawrence Jones. Editing: Rosie Paterson)
"11.12.2016 08:00:00" Fancy making your own church out of cake?
Of course you do!
Here's how: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/food-drink/five-steps-to-make-your-own-church-out-of-cake-142809
"10.12.2016 19:30:00" Bacon and Camembert wreath Looking for something to go with this 'wreath'?
Look no further than our nine unforgettable ice breakers for Christmas parties:
"10.12.2016 16:25:00" countrylife.co.uk The Country Life guide: How to survive a dinner party With the festive party season looming, here are our top tips for getting through a large social occasion. Got a party this weekend? Don't miss our tips
"10.12.2016 11:28:01" countrylife.co.uk Christmas gift guide from Country Life Satisfaction guaranteed. Probably. Still got a couple of gifts to get? We've got the whole family covered, starting from £9...
"10.12.2016 08:21:01" countrylife.co.uk Super-speedy roasted Brussels sprouts with salmon Try this recipe for roasted Brussels sprouts with salmon - the vibrant flavours are beyond belief. The surefire recipe to win over Brussels sprouts haters:
"09.12.2016 19:45:00" countrylife.co.uk Nine unforgettable things to serve at your Christmas party From port and parmesan crisps to shot glasses hand-carved from rock salt, we've got all sorts of extraordinary Christmas party ideas. Cakes, cocktails, crisps... Christmas!
"09.12.2016 15:40:31" countrylife.co.uk The Derbyshire village recreated entirely in cake When keen Lynn Nolan was asked for an idea to help raise funds for the local church roof, she had a bright idea... 387 hours for the icing alone!
"09.12.2016 12:51:31" countrylife.co.uk How Downton Abbey spawned Britain's emerging kitchen trend It may be gone from our screens, but Giles Kime believes that the hugely-successful Downton Abbey has left a lasting mark on British homes More and more people are taking a leaf out of Downton Abbey's book...
"09.12.2016 11:17:11" countrylife.co.uk Twelve beautiful luxury properties for sale in the sun Time to dream - and plan future travels. On a gloomy day like this, was there ever a more welcome property article?
"09.12.2016 09:35:00" countrylife.co.uk 12 beautiful properties which will make you itch for a holiday From France and Italy to Australia and even Nicaragua, these places will all make you forget about the British winter. On days like this, don't look outside - look at these places instead.
"08.12.2016 14:58:50" countrylife.co.uk Nine unforgettable things to serve at your Christmas party From port and parmesan crisps to shot glasses hand-carved from rock salt, we've got all sorts of extraordinary Christmas party ideas. These tips will get everyone talking at your shindig...
"08.12.2016 08:09:30" Timeline Photos This week's Frontispiece in Country Life Magazine is Miss Alexandra Hunter, who is currently studying to be a doctor in Bristol.
"07.12.2016 15:51:48" Country Life Magazine How the expert does it: watch the Paul Hawkins Winter Garden Wreath being made in just 20 seconds...
(Filming by John Lawrence Jones, editing by Rosie Paterson)
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Four glorious Christmas wreaths: http://bit.ly/2gTF5fG
Make your own wreath in nine 18 days until Christmas... still plenty of time to make your own wreath!
"07.12.2016 15:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Saving Britain's butterflies: A new plan to help save endangered species Three-quarters of Britain's native butterfly species are in decline, but a wildlife centre in Lincolnshire is trying to reverse that trend. This looks like a great idea in a great cause:
"07.12.2016 13:33:31" countrylife.co.uk Best country houses for sale this week in Country Life We look back at this completely-restored Elizabethan mansion in Cheshire, plus several more incredible properties. This house is on the market for only the second time in a century.
And we can see why - who'd want to leave?
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"07.12.2016 07:05:06" Timeline Photos Good shepherds; backstage at the Nativity; and hampers of delight - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/sZwa306T6kh
"06.12.2016 19:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Nine things you need to know before moving to the country Moving out of the city into the fabulous British countryside is a dream for millions. But there are a few things you should know before you take the plunge. You won't need an alarm clock, but you will need dogs...
"06.12.2016 17:30:00" countrylife.co.uk 14 brilliant cookery books to put on your Christmas wish list Size is the theme of this year's cookery books, several of which outweigh the Bible. This is fine for quantity of recipes and photos, but you'll need a lectern to use them, says Leslie Geddes-Brown. Looking for a Christmas present for a keen chef?
We have 14 perfect options for you.
"06.12.2016 15:00:00" When this portrait was first unveiled, it was so shocking that there were calls for it to be covered up.
Today it is revered as 'probably the most beautiful object at Chatsworth House'
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Watch the full story of this Lucian Freud painting here:
"06.12.2016 11:30:01" Timeline Photos We're still mesmerised by these Wildlife Photographer of the Year photos - this one from Victor Tyakht is hauntingly beautiful.
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24 more astonishing photos - and your chance to vote for your favourite:
"06.12.2016 09:30:00" Photos from Country Life Magazine's post Well what else would you do to fill a bit of spare time on a demolitions range...?
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(Many thanks to reader Max Kuhnke for sharing these pictures of him enjoying Country Life Magazine while at work.)
"06.12.2016 07:23:01" countrylife.co.uk Six country houses perfect for parties One of these places even boasts a recording studio where Roxy Music made their best work. Swimming pools, cinemas, tennis courts, barbecue houses... and of course plenty of bedrooms.
What a party you could throw in these places!
"05.12.2016 19:00:00" countrylife.co.uk The 100,000-1 white squirrel living in East Sussex There are just 25 white squirrels in Britain at any given time - here's the story of how this one was spotted.
"05.12.2016 15:30:00" How the expert does it: watch the Paul Hawkins Winter Garden Wreath being made in just 20 seconds...
(Filming by John Lawrence Jones, editing by Rosie Paterson)
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Four glorious Christmas wreaths: http://bit.ly/2gTF5fG
Make your own wreath in nine
"05.12.2016 11:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Historic houses at non-historic prices Living on a grand scale may be more achievable than you think, says Penny Churchill as she rounds up almost affordable grand country houses for sale. Looking for a new place in the country? Why not pick one which Henry VIII stayed in, and at a price which would have seemed a bargain even in the 1520s. (Almost.)
"05.12.2016 08:44:30" Timeline Photos This little chap's camouflage really isn't working!
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Many thanks to Country Life Magazine reader Thomas Millington for the picture of this very rare albino squirrel who lives in his garden.
"04.12.2016 18:10:01" countrylife.co.uk Five of the best country houses for sale this week Seven bedrooms, four living rooms, and a location where the sun is always shining. Well, okay, that last one was a lie... It's the exact right time of the week to snuggle back and have a think about your life in this lodge... and what you'd plant in the walled garden.
"04.12.2016 12:33:00" countrylife.co.uk Nicholas Owen on the Queen, the sound of gunfire, and his ringside seat at history The newsreader spoke to Country Life about his 'ringside seat' for one of the most turbulent periods in the recent history of the British monarchy. As we approach the 20th anniversary after the death of Princess Diana, Nicholas Owen, ITV royal correspondent at the time, spoke to us about his life, career, and the royal family.
"04.12.2016 07:55:01" Timeline Photos If you missed this earlier in the week, don't make that mistake now: the extraordinary story of the Lutyens-designed dolls house created for Queen Mary...
...complete with a miniature copy of Country
"03.12.2016 18:04:00" countrylife.co.uk The Country Life guide: Best presents to buy this Christmas We present our very special selection of presents to suit every age, taste and budget, from less than £10 to over £5,000. So many things to ask Father christmas for...
"03.12.2016 12:57:01" Timeline Photos The Natural History Museum, London, have collated a list of wildlife pictures of the year that has to be seen to be believed.
Full people's choice shortlist:
"03.12.2016 08:00:01" countrylife.co.uk My favourite painting: John Lilleyman Retired professor of paediatric haematology and oncology John Lilleyman chooses his favourite painting for Country Life. 'American art should be weaned from its French mother' said Edward Hopper.
This painting did more than anything to make that happen:
"02.12.2016 19:07:00" countrylife.co.uk The Country Life guide: Best presents to buy this Christmas We present our very special selection of presents to suit every age, taste and budget, from less than £10 to over £5,000. Our gift guide has highlights including a pedal-powered tractor, and this beautiful gift set of the winner of the 2016 Country Life Gin Awards, for just a touch over £30.
"02.12.2016 13:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Nicholas Owen on the Queen, the sound of gunfire, and his ringside seat at history - Country Life Nicholas Owen spoke to Country Life ahead of his appearance as the host of the Children's Trust annual Christmas Concert. Fascinating interview with Nicholas Owen: "The royal family were a source of endless fascination for the public. And I was there: as somebody once said, a ringside seat for history."
"02.12.2016 10:20:34" housetohome Call off the search, we've found the best Christmas present ever...
Chocolate, booze, looks like a pineapple. Win. Country Life's carefully-chosen Christmas gift guide has all manner of wonders for all ages and budgets...: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/country-life/country-life-christmas-gift-guide-138425
...but if you fancy making something instead, here's a fun idea:
"02.12.2016 09:43:59" countrylife.co.uk Five absolutely gorgeous chocolate box cottages Everyone loves an idyllic country cottage - take a look at these gorgeous properties, perfect for snuggling up in the winter. Sometimes a house comes onto the market that you struggle to believe isn't an illustration from a children's book...
"01.12.2016 19:30:01" Timeline Photos Stunning photographs and a stunning story: How Sir Edwin Lutyens created a 5ft dolls house that was literally fit for a queen.
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"01.12.2016 17:11:00" countrylife.co.uk Vote for your choice for Wildlife Photographer of the Year The shortlist for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards is out - and you have a chance to vote for your favourite. We're veering towards these flamingos as our favourites at the moment... but then again, there's that diving kingfisher...
"01.12.2016 13:32:58" countrylife.co.uk Hair ice, pancake ice, rabbit ice: Bizarre ice formations appear across Britain The freezing cold but staggeringly beautiful weather over the past few days has thrown up all sorts of oddities - including many rarely seen in Britain. Yes, this really is ice - and each strand is only a quarter as wide as a human hair...
"01.12.2016 08:17:47" countrylife.co.uk 24 beautiful charity Christmas cards to send this year Country Life's Annunciata Walton makes her choice of the best charity Christmas cards to send to friends and family this season. Yet to get your Christmas cards? We've picked out some beautiful ones from a selection of charities.
"30.11.2016 18:51:12" countrylife.co.uk Best country houses for sale this week Dreamers required to appreciate the incredible string of properties which have come on the market. Seven bedrooms, gym, swimming pool, cinema... trying to think of a reason you'd ever have to leave this house!
"30.11.2016 14:09:12" countrylife.co.uk 21 magical photographs shortlisted for Wildlife Photographer of the Year The shortlist for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards is out - and you have a chance to vote for your favourite. Sure, the polar bears are gorgeous. But wait until you see the giraffe!
"30.11.2016 10:06:25" countrylife.co.uk The Country Life guide: Best presents to buy this Christmas We present our very special selection of presents to suit every age, taste and budget, from less than £10 to over £5,000. There really is something wonderful for everybody in this collection.
"30.11.2016 06:56:58" Timeline Photos The ultimate Christmas gift guide; chic decorations; and the most stylish wreaths - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more: ow.ly/YMM7306ENzb
"29.11.2016 19:28:00" countrylife.co.uk Four recipes with truffles to bolster any meal time The unique flavour of truffles is a seasonal must says Melanie as she reveals a recipe for roasted pheasant with black-truffle and Parmesan ravioli. A wonderful dinner recipe - and also one for a breakfast you'll never forget.
"29.11.2016 16:19:38" countrylife.co.uk Nine simple steps to making your own Christmas wreath Making a Christmas wreath is easier than you might think - particularly if you follow our tips from two top florists with years of experience. Don't you just love things which seem difficult but turn out to be straightforward?
"29.11.2016 11:43:31" countrylife.co.uk Six beautifully restored houses for sale All the love without the labour—these beautifully restored houses are good to go. What a find this is – a glorious, Grade I listed house in Kent with all the expensive work done, on the market for just £650,000.
"28.11.2016 19:00:00" countrylife.co.uk The leader of the Red Arrows talks leadership, respect and 'the occasional missed heartbeat' A fascinating interview with David Montenegro, the veteran RAF pilot who is the current leader of the Red Arrows. "Simply wearing rank doesn't engender trust. It always has to be earned."
"28.11.2016 16:30:00" countrylife.co.uk The peaceful Georgian mansion within striking distance of the city Inside the M25 and 20 minutes from Waterloo a Georgian mansion has come onto the market which will transport you back to 19th century England. Beautifully unspoilt, beautifully tucked-away, and beautifully convenient...
"28.11.2016 14:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Handsome farmhouse with 16 acres of gardens and grounds The retirement of the owners means Hill Farm, near Haverhill in Suffolk, is on the market - and Penny Churchill sees fabulous potential. This beautiful house and the land around it is on the market for the first time in over 120 years.
"28.11.2016 10:30:00" countrylife.co.uk My favourite painting: India Knight Author and Sunday Times columnist India Knight chooses a beautiful depiction of an interior by Henri Matisse as her favourite paintin. India Knight, writer and columnist for The Times and The Sunday Times, picks a beautiful Matisse as her favourite painting.
"28.11.2016 09:30:01" magazinesdirect.com Country Life Magazine - final day of the half-price subscriptions deal A year's worth of Country Life for £85 - or £21.25 per quarter. Country Life subscriptions are available at 50% off today.
"28.11.2016 07:00:01" Timeline Photos Thanks to Aaron Elliston-Jones for sharing this picture of him enjoying Country Life Magazine:
"A very welcome publication received in a 'welfare package' from my mother. C Squadron Household Cavalry Regiment, deployed to BATUS, Canada 2014."
"27.11.2016 17:30:03" magazinesdirect.com Subscribe to Country Life magazine for just £21.25 The quintessential English magazine is half-price all weekend - and it makes a perfect present. Country Life Magazine, half price?
That's 'moo'-sic to our ears!
"27.11.2016 12:30:00" countrylife.co.uk A dog's guide to training your owner, in 10 easy steps Owning a dog is a tale of love, frustration and hilarity from start to finish, as these pictures by Country Life's Annie Tempest show beautifully. Calling all dogs! Here's how to get your human to do EXACTLY as they're told.
"27.11.2016 07:00:00" countrylife.co.uk A seven-bedroom mansion for the price of a south London flat And no, it's not an empty shell needing millions to be spent! In case you missed it, you really DO get this entire house for £395,000. Not to mention the outbuildings, 22 acres of land, stained glass windows...
"26.11.2016 17:00:01" countrylife.co.uk Subscribe to Country Life magazine for half price this weekend Country Life magazine is offering a very special deal to tie in with Black Friday: you can get 50% off a quarterly, yearly or two-year subscription. 'And the best bit is, you can even get it with your pocket money!'
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(Thanks to reader Rachael Hennessey for the gorgeous picture of her son and nephew at a family wedding.)
"26.11.2016 11:30:00" countrylife.co.uk Planning an English country wedding | Part 4: Priests and technicalities Join Country Life's Annunciata Walton from engagement through to 'I do', as she tracks the highs and lows of planning a rural wedding up north (from London) Country Life's resident bride-to-be offers the latest hilarious instalment of the ups and downs of getting hitched...
"26.11.2016 07:00:01" countrylife.co.uk 6 fabulous fixer-uppers for sale - Country Life Sand 'em down and buff 'em up—these country properties need love says Annunciata Walton as she rounds up fixer-uppers for sale. Forget about that crumbling roof - what about the view!
"25.11.2016 19:00:01" countrylife.co.uk The £82,000 Versailles of hen houses, and other extraordinary animal homes Nobody loves animals more than we do at Country Life. But for some owners, it seems, love alone is not enough. The Baywatch dog house and Buckingham Palace cat house are also highlights of this piece!
"25.11.2016 15:53:13" Timeline Photos Colette Cronje, model and co-founder of the gourmet crisp company Savoursmiths, is this week's Country Life 'Girl in Pearls'.
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"25.11.2016 14:30:00" countrylife.co.uk The best Black Friday deals: Thomas Pink, John Lewis, Moët and more The world seems to be going Black Friday barmy this week. We've picked out a few of the best deals, from beautiful shirts to wonderful home accessories. It's not all televisions and Playstations - our pick of Black Friday offers includes beautiful chocolates, glorious home furnishings and wallpaper created from the works of the National Gallery and Victoria and Albert Museum.
"25.11.2016 12:04:01" countrylife.co.uk The Country Life guide: How to survive a dinner party With the festive party season looming, here are our top tips for getting through a large social occasion. Including what to wear, what to say... and how much NOT to drink:
"25.11.2016 10:00:08" TrustedReviews Bag the biggest bargains this #BlackFriday with these crazy deals
"25.11.2016 08:20:22" magazinesdirect.com Half-price subscriptions to Country Life Magazine There's a limited number available - best to act quickly. We have a pretty fantastic half-price subscription deal starting today, and running all weekend: 51 issues for £85.
(You can pay quarterly for £21.25, or get two years' worth of issues for £170.)
"24.11.2016 15:30:00" The ultimate gingerbread house took 240 eggs, 216kg of icing... and 500 hours!
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More pics of Waddesdon Manor in biscuits - plus a chance to win a hamper: http://bit.ly/2gEj5bS
"24.11.2016 13:34:47" Spode 2016 marks the incredible 200th Anniversary of Spode Blue Italian and we've spent the year celebrating! Join us, as we take a look back at the captivating story behind the Great British Design icon. Spode have made a terrific video to mark the 200th anniversary of their iconic Blue Italian porcelain.
(And you can read more on its history in Anunciata Walton's recent article: http://bit.ly/2g7DPoI)
"24.11.2016 11:30:01" countrylife.co.uk The £195,000 castle with planning permission... and a 'murder hole' This property in Ireland offers you the chance to own a castle for less than £200,000 - and then turn it into a modern home. Sure, it needs a bit of work. But this is an amazing opportunity for someone with the right mix of vision and courage.
"24.11.2016 09:21:38" countrylife.co.uk Who to back in this weekend's Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury Saturday sees the 60th running of the Hennessy Gold Cup. It's always fiendishly tricky picking a horse for the first big race of the National Hunt season - so take a look at our tips.
"23.11.2016 15:39:57" countrylife.co.uk The 10 stages of owning a dog, from master to servant Owning a dog is a tale of love, frustration and hilarity from start to finish, as these pictures by Country Life's Annie Tempest show beautifully. This is for anyone whose good intentions have ever been melted by a pair of puppy dog eyes...
"23.11.2016 11:28:35" Country Life Magazine
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"23.11.2016 11:23:31" Timeline Photos The restoration number: the best builders in Britain & beautiful houses to restore - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/G9oo306rWWW
"22.11.2016 19:30:01" countrylife.co.uk Alan Titchmarsh: Now is the time to plant your tulips It's time to get your tulips in the ground. Here's why. Alan Titchmarsh's tulip tips - including a way to avoid the drudgery of pulling up and storing your bulbs every year.
"22.11.2016 13:39:46" countrylife.co.uk A seven-bedroom mansion for the price of a south London flat Many of us dream of swapping a city flat for a mansion in the country, and this property, set in 22 acres of land, offers the chance to do just that. This mansion is on the market for just £395,000 - and no, it's not just a shell needing millions to be spent.
"22.11.2016 10:26:27" countrylife.co.uk 'Nobody made me do what I did. It was my free choice.' On the 25th anniversary of his release, former hostage Terry Waite looks back on his work, his years in captivity, and how the BBC World Service saved his life. Terry Waite's piece for Country Life Magazine is dramatic, fascinating, moving and unmissable.
"22.11.2016 06:30:00" magazinesdirect.com Country Life Magazine Subscription from MagazinesDirect Country Life, the quintessential English magazine, is one of the biggest and instantly recognisable brands in the UK. Subscribe to Country Life with our latest offer and pay from just £1.67 an issue:
"21.11.2016 19:00:01" countrylife.co.uk Nathaniel Parker: 'I was 8–1 to be Bond just before Daniel Craig got it' Nathaniel Parker catches up with Jack Watkins about David Cameron's great mistake, and the time he nearly became James Bond. Country Life caught up with Nathaniel Parker - and found him every bit as charming as you'd hope.
"21.11.2016 17:14:01" countrylife.co.uk Sussex sparkling wine wins protected name status Sussex sparkling wine is now up there with Champagne, Rioja... and Melton Mowbray pork pies. 'Tempt you with a glass of Sussex?' The question you might one day be asked in Tokyo, New York and Petworth.
"21.11.2016 14:00:00" countrylife.co.uk Unforgettable trips for adventurous travellers, from Cresta Run to Bull Run From sprinting away from bulls in Pamplona to hurtling down the Cresta Run in St Moritz, Adrian Dangar recommends eight amazing adventures. Our favourite part is definitely the elite mountain guide called 'Mr Cool'...
"21.11.2016 10:24:49" countrylife.co.uk Where to buy a manor house for a million - Country Life Seven bedrooms? Check. Dozens of acres? Of course. This is arguably England's best-value county. It's hard to believe what £1m - or even £500,000 - gets you if you don't mind being just 80 minutes from London.
"20.11.2016 18:07:01" magazinesdirect.com Country Life Magazine | Magazines Direct The quintessential English magazine showcasing the best of Country Life. Save on your subscription with our Best Price Guarantee direct from the publisher Get a subscription to Country Life Magazine for under £20 with our latest subscription offer:
"20.11.2016 07:35:01" countrylife.co.uk Study of British surnames digs up fresh insult for David Cameron A six-year study of British surnames has bad news for David Cameron - but a rather nice outcome for Olympic hero Mo Farah. Just days after the joy of making Country Life's Gentleman of the Year shortlist - http://bit.ly/2fnZ6tL - David Cameron suffers a new blow...
"19.11.2016 15:05:01" countrylife.co.uk 24 beautiful charity Christmas cards to send this year Country Life's Annunciata Walton makes her choice of the best charity Christmas cards to send to friends and family this season. Time to get your Christmas cards? We've picked out 24 of the best from some of our favourite charities.
"19.11.2016 10:39:00" countrylife.co.uk The beautiful writing which made John Lewis-Stempel Columnist of the Year Read some of the most wonderful writing from our very own 'superstar in wellies'. We'd urge you to make time for this - it will enrich your weekend, and possibly even your life. Guaranteed.
"19.11.2016 08:00:01" countrylife.co.uk A wonderful Christmas pudding recipe, with a surprise ingredient This delicious recipe has been tried and tested for generations... It's 'Stir-up Sunday' this weekend - time to use our marvellous Christmas pudding recipe, which features one rather surprising element...
"18.11.2016 19:45:02" countrylife.co.uk Gas from grass: The bold plan which could end fracking, boost farming and save the planet Can 97% of our natural gas usage really by replaced thanks to the humble blade of grass? This really does seem like win-win-win...
"18.11.2016 18:30:01" countrylife.co.uk Perfect property for sale in Buckinghamshire Leafy Buckinghamshire is still pulling in affluent buyers from both home and abroad, even if they're not prepared to offer the full asking price. No - this is not set from The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.
It's a real, beautiful house up for sale within striking distance of London...
"18.11.2016 16:45:02" horseandhound.co.uk VIDEO: Rider falls from horse in terrifying lion chase Terrifying and riveting in equal measure... "He found himself virtually face to face with the lioness."
"18.11.2016 15:30:00" Country Life's guide: How to spot a cad Hitting the town or going to a party this weekend? Make sure you watch this first...
"18.11.2016 11:28:44" Timeline Photos Tip of the hat to two of Country Life Magazine's youngest fans!
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(Thanks to reader Rachael Hennessey for sharing this gorgeous picture of her son and nephew at a family wedding!)
"18.11.2016 09:00:00" Timeline Photos Sometimes, Autumn mornings are just so lovely you can't help but smile...
...even if you have four legs rather than two!
"18.11.2016 08:00:01" countrylife.co.uk 11 of the best places in Britain to enjoy colourful Autumn leaves Start planning your weekend now.
"17.11.2016 19:31:00" countrylife.co.uk The writing which made John Lewis-Stempel Columnist of the Year John-Lewis Stempel of Country Life was named 2016 Columnist of the Year for his beautiful writing about the English countryside. Here's why. Our very own 'superstar in wellies' won a huge award this week. Congratulations, John Lewis-Stempel!
"17.11.2016 19:01:29" Timeline Photos Prepare yourself for Christmas at this fabulous event on November 29. Book tickets now to avoid disappointment.
"17.11.2016 15:27:30" countrylife.co.uk HAVE YOUR SAY: Who should be Country Life's Gentleman of the Year? 21 courteous, kindly candidates are running for the title - vote for your favourite. Not often you see David Beckham, Idris Elba and David Attenborough on the same list - but all deserve their place.
"17.11.2016 12:21:15" countrylife.co.uk Morning commuters get surprise with ride on Orient Express's sister train Instead of fighting for a seat, passengers enjoyed a three-course breakfast with live music accompaniment. Finally, a morning commute that comes from heaven rather than hell!
"17.11.2016 10:26:24" countrylife.co.uk 6 seriously smart bachelor pads in London - Country Life Manners maketh the man, but a London abode to die for helps. Here are 6 of the best bachelor pads in London, perfect for any gentleman (or utter cad). Just your average flat, really. Except with Italian marble, an art gallery, a cigar lounge...
...and a £5 million price tag.
"17.11.2016 08:47:11" Country Life Magazine Forget the mark of a gentleman - here's what to look out for when identifying a cad, rogue, or bounder… Do you know a man who thinks he's James Bond 007?
Or who loves to Visit Dubai?
Then take care!
"16.11.2016 11:25:18" Country Life Magazine Forget the mark of a gentleman - here's what to look out for when identifying a cad, rogue, or bounder… Can you easily identify a complete and utter bounder?
"16.11.2016 10:52:25" countrylife.co.uk Country Life's 39 steps to spotting a cad, from cocktails to foreplay From petrol station flowers and blazers with gold buttons to men who think they're James Bond - Country Life presents an unmissable guide to spotting a cad. Shoes without socks, and 38 other crimes against gentlemanly conduct...
"16.11.2016 07:13:24" Timeline Photos Fabulous fires to keep you warm this winter; politicians' pets; Nathaniel Parker on political turmoil; PLUS Gentleman's Life - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! ow.ly/9Qh1306dxhB
"15.11.2016 20:26:13" Guide to Spotting a Cad Forget the mark of a gentleman - here's what to look out for when identifying a cad, rogue, or bounder…
"15.11.2016 16:06:17" countrylife.co.uk Country Life's 39 steps to spotting a cad, from cocktails to foreplay From petrol station flowers and blazers with gold buttons to men who think they're James Bond - Country Life presents an unmissable guide to spotting a cad. Country Life's guide to spotting a cad - unmissable reading for ladies, gentlemen... and of course bounders, rogues and ne'er-do wells everywhere.
"15.11.2016 10:55:22" countrylife.co.uk QUIZ: Can you pick out the real famous last words? Pick out the true words of wisdom from the made-up ones in the Country Life famous last words quiz. We managed 6/10... have a go and leave your score in the comments :)
"15.11.2016 08:41:09" countrylife.co.uk Six beautiful properties bathed in natural light From window walls to rooftop hot tubs, natural light can bring a home to life - as these six wonderful houses show. It's fair to say that they did a rather good job on this 14th century barn...
"14.11.2016 17:23:25" countrylife.co.uk QUIZ: Can you pick out the real famous last words? Pick out the true words of wisdom from the made-up ones in the Country Life famous last words quiz. We got 6/10... leave a comment below to let us know your scores!
"14.11.2016 08:29:15" countrylife.co.uk Property with potential: renovation projects for sale Brave new owners with patience and imagination are required for these fabulous renovation projects for sale says Penny Churchill. Good news: you can buy this extraordinary six-bedroom mansion in Norfolk for under £300,000.
Bad news: There's a teensy-weensy bit of work that needs doing...
"13.11.2016 07:30:01" countrylife.co.uk 'I just know what I want to burn my energy on': The remarkable career of Patricia Routledge The redoubtable actress talks to Country Life about her life, unacceptable mannerisms and turning down Alan Bennett. The wonderful Patricia Routledge, 87 years old and still going strong, opened up to Country Life.
"12.11.2016 08:00:00" countrylife.co.uk How to make perfect sloe gin Our favourite sloe gin recipe is as simple as it is intoxicating. Just reading this wonderful recipe has got us all set to go foraging... in the back of the drinks cabinet, if the hedgerows don't bear fruit.
"11.11.2016 12:51:43" countrylife.co.uk 11 of the best places in Britain to enjoy Autumn leaves this weekend Britain is in the grip of the annual riot of autumn colour - so it's time to go out and enjoy this "second Spring where every leaf is a flower." Wondering where to go to make the most of Autumn's colours?
We've teamed up with The National Trust to pick out some truly magical seasonal splendour, all across Britain.
"10.11.2016 17:03:01" countrylife.co.uk 7 reasons to listen to vinyl - Country Life Digital downloads may have consigned many vinyl records to the dustbin, but LPs are climbing back up the charts. Here are 7 reasons to listen to... Get into the groove: ow.ly/V6vk305KJAG
"10.11.2016 17:00:01" countrylife.co.uk The Donald Trump effect: what will happen to the international property market? What impact will Donald Trump's unexpected election victory have on the US and UK property markets? Country Life canvassed opinions from agents. Time to expect a meltdown... or will it be business as usual?
"10.11.2016 11:04:58" countrylife.co.uk VIDEO: Buster the Boxer the star of the show in the new John Lewis Christmas advert Love it or hate it, the annual John Lewis advert is now as much a part of Christmas as carol singing, putting presents under the tree and letting your belt out a notch after taking on one mince pie too many. And this year, the retailer has made the star We are big fans of Buster...
"09.11.2016 20:00:00" Timeline Photos Exclusive OKA offer for Country Life readers
In our new 9 November issue, Country Life has collaborated with OKA to offer readers a 15% discount on its huge range of distinctive furniture, tableware, lighting and accessories that offer the perfect
"09.11.2016 17:03:05" countrylife.co.uk Fantastic sporting estates for sale - Country Life From super shoots to Thoroughbreds, Penny Churchill uncovers first-class sporting estates for sale that really do have it all. For the seriously sporty only: ow.ly/mI08305KJJ5
"09.11.2016 15:25:02" countrylife.co.uk HRH The Prince of Wales: Why we must save the countryside's soul -... In his regular birthday message to the countryside, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales stresses the need for balance between man and Nature. Read HRH The Prince of Wales's exclusive birthday message to the countryside: ow.ly/aGX53060xLy
"09.11.2016 08:53:31" countrylife.co.uk International Property for Sale - Country Life Country Life brings you the best premium property for sale and rent across the globe. Anybody looking for a new home overseas this morning?
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"09.11.2016 07:37:54" Country Life Magazine
"09.11.2016 07:37:54" Country Life Magazine
"09.11.2016 07:30:16" Timeline Photos In this week's issue, HRH The Prince of Wales writes his exclusive birthday message to the countryside, stressing the need for balance between man and Nature. Find out more here: ow.ly/a2xF305ZNKV
"08.11.2016 17:45:34" countrylife.co.uk Ashes to ashes: Asian beetle could wipe out British trees - Country Life Native to Asia, the emerald ash borer could wipe out all the ash trees in the UK and Europe, Mark Seddon reports. Asian beetle could wipe out all Ash trees in Britain: ow.ly/gQHn305KJDw
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"07.11.2016 17:45:34" countrylife.co.uk Stuffed butternut squash with bangers and mash - Country Life Autumn brings with it the most amazing excuse to eat comfort food. Try our delicious recipe for stuffed butternut squash with bangers and mash. Bangers & mash with butternut squash makes a delicious autumn feast: ow.ly/zJvw305KIri
"06.11.2016 17:01:34" countrylife.co.uk Top tips for a great day rough shooting - Country Life The camaraderie, unpredictability and relaxed atmosphere of a day's rough shooting can make a refreshing change. Here are our rough shooting tips. Top tips for a great day: ow.ly/IgBz305KJvG
"06.11.2016 11:00:58" boxwoodtours.co.uk COUNTRY LIFE: Gardens of Mallorca Gardens of Mallorca Tour; Country Life, in association with Boxwood Tours: hosted by David Wheeler, HORTUS, led by Sally Beale; staying at Belmond... Book your place now on our beautiful gardens tour in Mallorca next spring: ow.ly/Jgka305ndsP
"05.11.2016 17:01:28" countrylife.co.uk David Bowie's private art collection goes up for sale - Country Life David Bowie's personal art collection to feature in three sales at Sotheby's. Inside David Bowie's private collection: ow.ly/N7aK305KJfY
"05.11.2016 11:01:14" countrylife.co.uk How to make the perfect chocolate cake - Country Life How to make the perfect chocolate cake with layers. Suffering #GBBO withdrawl? Get baking this weekend: ow.ly/wyW23020nyV
"04.11.2016 17:01:54" countrylife.co.uk Brilliant bonfire night recipes - Country Life Make your party go with a bang with these brilliant bonfire night recipes from Waitrose. Recipes to make your party go with a bang: ow.ly/HGP7305KJ3w
"04.11.2016 11:01:12" Timeline Photos A subscription to Country Life makes the perfect Christmas gift: ow.ly/uBTx30555ML
"03.11.2016 17:02:19" countrylife.co.uk 5 savvy student property investments - Country Life With Britain's top universities performing better than ever, now is the time to invest in a buy-to-let. We round up 5 savvy student property... Invest in a buy-to-let you won't regret: ow.ly/LMqW305wqxh
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"02.11.2016 17:02:14" countrylife.co.uk 8 typefaces that changed the world - Country Life The drop-down font menu has made typographers of us all. Here are 8 typefaces that changed the world we live in. Do you know your Garamond from your Helvetica? ow.ly/74U5305wpqe
"02.11.2016 06:24:09" Country Life Magazine
"02.11.2016 06:24:09" Country Life Magazine
"02.11.2016 06:21:05" Timeline Photos Inspirational interiors; the nation's favourite condiments; plus the very best ski pistes & properties - all in our new issue OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/CoXq305Lt8h
"01.11.2016 17:02:39" countrylife.co.uk Historic country houses for sale - Country Life Join the illustrious ranks of owners of these three houses with an intriguing past, says Penny Churchill as she rounds up historic country houses... Fabulous historic country houses for sale: ow.ly/gTrD305wqIF
"01.11.2016 15:14:07" The Countryside Alliance A parliamentary debate on Monday 31 October in Westminster Hall triggered by a petition to ban #grouse shooting, saw MPs voice overwhelming support for moorland management for #shooting.
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"01.11.2016 14:19:45" www.polroger.co.uk Win a Magnum of Pol Roger Brut Reserve in the Countryside Alliance Hunt Tumblers' Club competition – Pol Roger Champagne We are delighted to have teamed up with the Countryside Alliance for the third consecutive year to support their national Hunt Tumblers' Club competition. The competition opens on 1st November and invites photos of tumbles taken during the 2016/17 hunting
"31.10.2016 17:02:16" countrylife.co.uk Spaghetti al aglio e peperoncino - Country Life There are few things that beat a big bowl of spaghetti tossed in garlic and chilli. Here's Simon Hopkinson's recipe for spaghetti al aglio e... The perfect Monday night supper: ow.ly/NmZZ305woVb
"31.10.2016 11:01:22" Timeline Photos A devilishly good offer this #Halloween: ow.ly/7elZ305xX6X
"30.10.2016 18:30:54" countrylife.co.uk The new Land Rover Discovery: car review - Country Life On a course at Eastnor estate that teaches drivers how to handle their 4x4s, Charles Rangeley-Wilson gets a glimpse of the new Land Rover Discovery. Would you like to improve your off-road driving? ow.ly/7k7r305xZEs
"30.10.2016 11:00:58" countrylife.co.uk The best places to invest in student property - Country Life With Britain's top universities performing better than ever, Carla Passino discovers the best places to invest in student property. With Britain's top universities performing better than ever, now's the time to invest in student digs: ow.ly/WSjM305wqec
"29.10.2016 16:01:31" countrylife.co.uk Mushroom, ham and spinach lasagne - Country Life Simon Hopkinson's delicious mushroom, ham and spinach lasagne will definitely have your guests coming back for more. Parma ham, spinach and chestnut mushrooms give this lasagne dish a lift: ow.ly/tVQE305woK7
"29.10.2016 11:01:00" countrylife.co.uk How to carve a Halloween pumpkin - Country Life You've dutifully bought a pumpkin. Here's how to carve a Halloween pumpkin like a pro and make sure your Jack o' Lantern is the talk of the street. You've dutifully bought a pumpkin - now here's how to carve a Jack o' Lantern like a pro #Halloween: ow.ly/cm3G305ytJf
"29.10.2016 10:01:05" boxwoodtours.co.uk COUNTRY LIFE: Gardens of Mallorca Gardens of Mallorca Tour; Country Life, in association with Boxwood Tours: hosted by David Wheeler, HORTUS, led by Sally Beale; staying at Belmond... Join us in the balmy Mediterranean sunshine next spring: ow.ly/Jgka305ndsP
"29.10.2016 07:00:48" housetohome.co.uk Celebrate autumn with these nature inspired makes These country craft ideas are so easy to do and all feature rustic touches from the garden or woodland. Be inspired by these beautiful craft projects for autumn...
"28.10.2016 16:02:07" countrylife.co.uk How to sleep like a lamb: the benefit of a pure-wool duvet - Country Life Julie Harding snuggles into the world of pure-wool duvets and discovers they create the perfect climate for blissful sleep. Snuggle into the world of pure-wool duvets: ow.ly/bMcM305xZ9g
"28.10.2016 10:01:06" Timeline Photos Prepare yourself for Christmas at one of these boutique events in November
"28.10.2016 10:01:05" Timeline Photos A devilishly good offer this #Halloween: ow.ly/7elZ305xX6X
"27.10.2016 18:01:34" countrylife.co.uk 6 spooky Halloween activities for children - Country Life This Halloween, entertain your little monsters, witches and wizards with one of our spooky Halloween activities for children. Entertain your little monsters this weekend with one of these Halloween outings: ow.ly/11pl305yzRS
"27.10.2016 16:10:43" countrylife.co.uk Country crossings: a stile guide - Country Life We climb back through history to uncover the origins of the stile and offer up a simple stile guide to the 6 most common country crossings. Do you know your Cornish from a clapper? ow.ly/6mqC304bxTF
"26.10.2016 17:15:42" countrylife.co.uk Cake recipes - Country Life Cake recipes news, features, galleries and videos from Country Life Get in the mood for tonight's #GBBOFinal with one of our delicious cake recipes: ow.ly/JO0W300a8hb
"26.10.2016 16:10:50" countrylife.co.uk Market report: London's winners and losers - Country Life Political and financial uncertainty may be good or bad news for London property, depending on the postcode, says Penny Churchill. London's winners and losers. Read our report: ow.ly/EXbE305jcGd
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"26.10.2016 08:48:02" Country Life Magazine
"26.10.2016 08:48:02" Country Life Magazine
"26.10.2016 08:44:46" Timeline Photos The joy of walked-up shooting; the vinyl renaissance; fieldsport masters; and the latest in luxury - all in our new sporting & country number OUT TODAY! Find out more here: ow.ly/EJXg305xI7l