At Country Living we champion craftspeople and small businesses and that's what the Spring Fair is all about. We have fabrics, furnishings, accessories and more, all from hand-picked makers. See here for our Meet the Maker page to read about some of the wonderful talents you'll discover at the Fair, or visit our Sneak Peek page and see a selection of the products that will be available to buy. You might also be interested in visiting our Newcomers Market page to discover some of our brand new exhibitors.
Alongside shopping there are plenty of features to add to your day out. Visit our brand new Country Living Theatre for panel discussions and lifestyle tips from prominent figures and contributors to the magazine; try everything from block printing to chocolate making in our Craft & Create Rooms or be wowed by our glorious ‘glamping’ inspired garden- complete with vintage VW camper van. And if you're looking to relax, why not book lunch in the brand new Country Living Restaurant, or enjoy a glass of fizz in our champagne lounge.
So come along, enjoy a colourful day out that will lift your spirits after winter, meet our makers and pick up inspiring ideas for simple country style.
An application by Forest Holidays to erect 70 timber lodges, ancillary accommodation and a road at Fineshade Woods in Northamptonshire, an ancient mixed broadleaf and conifer woodland, has been rejected. The East Northamptonshire Council’s Development Control Committee threw out the plans, which had attracted criticism both from the general public and conservationists. The plans for Fineshade angered nature charities, not […]
It's well known that William Wordsworth wrote some of his best poetry in, around and about the Lake District, but if you've ever fancied wandering 'lonely as a cloud' in your own piece of paradise, now could be your chance as the Lake District National Park Authority has put some parts up for sale. Among […]
Why not enjoy a wintery walk in the countryside, followed by a warming bowl of this hearty parsnip soup on your return? Adding Parmesan rind to a soup gives a pleasing depth of flavour. Wrap the rinds and store in the freezer until you want to use them. Preparation: 30 minutes Cooking: about 55 minutes Serves […]
2015 is a particularly special year for Country Living magazine. It marks 30 years since our very first issue and, hence, calls for a bit of a celebration. Join in the fun as we celebrate 30 years of home decorating advice, delicious recipes, gardening tips and so much more at this brand new and exclusive […]
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