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Afternoon Tea Week: 10 best locations for an indulgent afternoon tea in the UK

Afternoon Tea Week: 10 best locations for an indulgent afternoon tea in the UK

Pausing to enjoy afternoon tea is a wonderful way to experience one of our best-loved traditions. Whether classic or characterful, these revered spots offer delight and deliciousness in equal measure ?Taking tea? is a simple expression that belies...
decoration - 2022-08-12 21:57:57
Stately Sleep: Chatsworth & Woolroom Luxury Bedding

Stately Sleep: Chatsworth & Woolroom Luxury Bedding

Sweeping down the long drive towards Derbyshire?s majestic Chatsworth House ? one of 10 Treasure Houses of England ? visitors are surprised and delighted to see free-roaming sheep up close. Dotted all over the grounds, highlighted against the lush...
decoration - 2022-08-09 22:02:21
Matthew Fort: New potato salad recipe

Matthew Fort: New potato salad recipe

In praise of the first potatoes of the growing season and the best way to eat them ? with friends and a vigorous ros New potatoes, freshly dug, cooked within the hour and put reverently on...
decoration - 2022-08-09 22:02:21


Winner of Great British Holiday Competition 2022 Announced!

Winner of Great British Holiday Competition 2022 Announced!

We?re excited to announce that the winner of the Great British Holiday Competition 2022 isThomas Davidson, who was picked from many thousands of entrants. Thomas wins the holiday of a lifetime, including a night ofat The Capital, a five-star...
decoration - 2022-08-08 21:56:04
September UK edition of The English Home on sale now!

September UK edition of The English Home on sale now!

The September 2022 edition of The English Home is out now! Celebrating the Best of British design. Celebrating the Best of British designand craftsmanship, the September edition of The English Home magazine is brimming with inspiration, insights...
decoration - 2022-08-02 21:58:02
UK vineyards: Take a look inside Rathfinny Wine Estate

UK vineyards: Take a look inside Rathfinny Wine Estate

England?s wine estates have gained a strong reputation over the years, producing still and sparkling vintage English wine renowned for both their quality and complexity. Rathfinny Wine Estate is one making its mark in the industry. Established in...
decoration - 2022-07-28 21:53:26
How to improve the lighting in your home to enhance spaces

How to improve the lighting in your home to enhance spaces

Here are some top tips on how to use different types of lighting to enhance overlooked spaces in your home. Small, functional spaces in the home are often overlooked, but some easy and clever lighting placements can give these areas their own...
decoration - 2022-07-28 21:53:26
Eva Sonaike: Storytelling By Design

Eva Sonaike: Storytelling By Design

Designer Eva Sonaike’s new collaboration with Soho Homebeautifully illustrates how her distinctive aesthetic and clever use of pattern and colour can luxuriously enhance a home. Driven by a passion for African fabrics and interior design, a...
decoration - 2022-07-25 21:59:55


London Property of The Month: Nelson Dock House

London Property of The Month: Nelson Dock House

Chloe Luxon from Savills explores Nelson Dock House’s luxury appeal Nelson Dock House is steeped in rich naval history and enjoys easy access to the Thames Riverboat service. Property of the month: Nelson Dock House ?Built in 1743, for the...
decoration - 2022-07-21 22:02:26
How sport is changing London property

How sport is changing London property

Alexandra Goss discover the homes offering sporting activities on the doorstep, from gold and padel tennis to outdoor swimming While many of us were only too pleased to give up the Zoom quizzes and sourdough starters we took up during lockdowns,...
decoration - 2022-07-21 22:02:26
Grape Britain: A guide to UK vineyards and English winemaking

Grape Britain: A guide to UK vineyards and English winemaking

Expertise is being poured into English winemaking, with the results winning over the most discerning palates, writes Anne Cuthbertson. ”Although the English wine industry is still quite small, relative to our continentalcousins, it?s...
decoration - 2022-07-21 22:02:26
17 best garden fire pits for summer entertaining and beyond

17 best garden fire pits for summer entertaining and beyond

Flickering flames have a mesmerising appeal, so it?s no surprise that standalone garden fire pits and garden furniture with fire pits are proving popular centrepieces for outdoor living and summer entertaining. Here we’ve picked out 17 of our...
decoration - 2022-07-19 21:58:13
Sleeping in hot weather: 12 essential tips for sleeping in the heatwave

Sleeping in hot weather: 12 essential tips for sleeping in the heatwave

Sleeping in hot weather can be a struggle in the UK, so we’ve rounded up 12 tips to help you get a decent night’s sleep through this July heatwave. Sleeping when you’re on holiday abroad is a treat as you’re more likely than not greeted by...
decoration - 2022-07-18 21:56:54


Luxury retirement: Town and country

Luxury retirement: Town and country

Jane Slade weighs on the benefits of town and country living for luxury retirement. Some might argue that the older we get, the more luxury we deserve. The capital?s care sector certainly agrees, judging by the comfort and opulence...
decoration - 2022-07-18 21:56:54
Matthew Fort: How to use up your glut of homegrown vegetables

Matthew Fort: How to use up your glut of homegrown vegetables

Passionate about growing and cooking seasonal produce at his Cotswolds home, the renowned food writer and critic reveals the joys of abundance in the summer garden If I never have to eat another one again as long as I live, it?ll still...
decoration - 2022-07-15 22:05:20
Frozen yoghurt and fruit compote breakfast lollies recipe

Frozen yoghurt and fruit compote breakfast lollies recipe

Children (and adults) will love making and eating this frozen yoghurt and compote lollies recipe. They?re ideal as a special holiday treat and the perfect cold snack for the heatwave. (Makes 6-8 lollies) Ingredients 60g toasted toffee granola...
decoration - 2022-07-15 22:05:20
Cressida Bell: Bloomsbury Revisited

Cressida Bell: Bloomsbury Revisited

English artist and designer Cressida Bell has launched a new tile collection inspired by her famous family’s iconic style. She was born into the family at the heart of the still-influential Bloomsbury Group of artists, writers, intellectuals and...
decoration - 2022-07-12 21:59:20
Best utility room ideas and inspiration for your home

Best utility room ideas and inspiration for your home

Often considered a desirable luxury, a utility room is one of the most useful and hard-working parts of a country home. Here are the best utility room ideas and inspirations to ensure your space is both practical and stylish. Rural life makes it...
decoration - 2022-07-08 21:57:03
Matthew Fort: Quintessentially English Eton Mess Recipe

Matthew Fort: Quintessentially English Eton Mess Recipe

The food writer and critic celebrates the virtues of freshly picked berries as a defining treat of an English summer and reveals how best to enjoy them. Plus, he shares his quintessentially English Eton mess recipe. When I was but a...
decoration - 2022-07-06 22:03:35
The English Home US: August issue on sale now

The English Home US: August issue on sale now

Ensure your home is ready for summer living with the latest issue of The English Home. The August US edition ofThe English Homeis all about celebrating summer. The mood is relaxed, there is an easy elegance, and our pages are filled with...
decoration - 2022-07-06 22:03:35
August UK edition of The English Home on sale now!

August UK edition of The English Home on sale now!

Welcome to our much anticipated, annual Country Edition of The English Home. Whether you live in a town, city or rural location, there?s something about the slow pace and back to nature appeal of English country interiors that has so many of us...
decoration - 2022-07-06 22:03:35
Callaghans of Shrewsbury Showcase Ghislaine Howard’s Figurative Art

Callaghans of Shrewsbury Showcase Ghislaine Howard’s Figurative Art

How the artist Ghislaine Howard forged a brilliant career by capturing the fleeting moments of humanity on canvas When considering the works of figurative artist Ghislaine Howard, one is struck more than anything by the way in which she...
decoration - 2022-07-05 22:02:33
How to choose the perfect bath for your home

How to choose the perfect bath for your home

Relaxing in a warm bath is one of life’s great pleasures and a perfect way to unwind after a busy day. Here, we share some ideas and inspiration on how to find the perfect bathtub for your home. Whilst choosing a bathtub may seem straightforward,...
decoration - 2022-07-05 22:02:33
Callaghans of Shrewsbury showcase French impressionist Gen Paul

Callaghans of Shrewsbury showcase French impressionist Gen Paul

The French artist Gen Paul not only enjoyed a 60-year career despite having no formal training but he also found his art a source of great comfort in the face of adversity As the artist Henri Matisse once said, ?Art is an escape...
decoration - 2022-07-05 22:02:33
Gardens to visit near me: 9 best gardens in the UK to visit now

Gardens to visit near me: 9 best gardens in the UK to visit now

We’ve rounded up nine of the most beautiful country-style gardens to visit in the UK. From a royal residence in Gloucestershire to a romantic valley garden in Dorset, take time to visit gardens near you and savour these inspiring and...
decoration - 2022-07-05 22:02:33
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