Lifestyle

The Harper, Norfolk

A Breath Of Fresh Air

Norfolk is known for it’s long unspoilt beaches and coastline, big blue skies and some truly idyllic places to stay. Located in North Norfolk, one of these havens is the soon to open, and it’s called The Harper. The new boutique hotel is set in a former glass blowing factory in the pretty village of…

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Dormy House

Hotel & Spa

Once a hard working farmhouse, Dormy House in the Cotswolds is now comprised of 39 bedrooms and suites, restaurants and a world-class spa – not to mention surrounded by quintessential countryside – that has flourished into one of the UK’s most loved hotels. Set within a 400 acre Farncombe Estate, Dormy house began life as…

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Masseria Moroseta

Born out of love for the land sky and all things wonderfully simple, Massaria Moroseta is a glorious Italian escape that offers refuge to the weary and is environmentally conscious too. As you approach this dreamy Italian hideaway you’ll be welcomed by an old country road lined with olive trees until you catch sight of…

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Paragon 700

Boutique Hotel & Spa

Imagine an elegant red building amidst a sea of white, a beacon of turbulent history in a stunning town in southern Italy. This is Paragon 700 in Ostuni, Puglia in Italy. This boutique hotel is quintessentially Italian and has undergone a painstaking restoration process that has spanned across every inch of the former Italian palace.…

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A Day In The Life

Maddux Creative – Interior Design

Maddux Creative is a visionary interior design company that specialises in form, texture and colour quite literally transforming spaces in an alchemy of design. Currently listed in the ‘House & Garden Top 100 Interiors and Product Design House’, the team at Maddux are obsessed with art, architecture, fashion, travel, history and craft which hugely influences…

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A Day In The Life

Food Stylist & Writer Rob Allison

Rob Allison is a food stylist and writer whose love of food began at a young age. We follow Rob on instagram for his recipes, travels and insights in the world of food. He has a real passion for food and cooking, and shares the most brilliant recipes (highlights reel has step by step guides…

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Harrow & Hope

Award Winning Family Run Winemakers

Award winning Harrow & Hope is a beautiful labour of love business run by a small close-knit family team whose belief is that with hard work, good fortune and a little help from flint laden slopes in which their vines reside, that their sparkling wine could rival the world’s greatest. Awarded UK winery of the…

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Galvin Green Man

Galvin At Home

Launched during the lockdown period, the Galvin at Home offers the same sensational food you’d expect to dine on in the restaurant but in the comfort of your own home. Summer is the season of the barbecue and al fresco dining and what better way to do that than with a Galvin BBQ box. Easily…

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Q&A With Anne-Marie Butlin

Oil Painting Artist

Anne-Marie Butlin is a truly accomplished artist based in North London who predominantly works on intricate floral oil paintings. With almost 30 years experience, Anne-Marie’s paintings are simply exquisite. We were lucky enough to see her work in real life at the Hertfordshire project (which you can view here). We caught up with Anne-Marie to…

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A Day in The Life

Nicky Dobree – Interior Designer

Nicky Dobree is an award-winning international designer. She is one of the leading luxury chalet designers in the world and is credited with setting the benchmark for Alpine luxury. Televising her battles in 2004, to bring her cutting edge style to the mountains, she opened the eyes of the world to new possibilities in chalet…

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Q&A with Alexandra Stacey

French Family Food

We were delighted to work with Alexandra Stacey on her project which you can view here and follow her at French Family Food where she shares her love of seasonal French cooking. We thought it would be interesting to share a little Q&A about the project and the inspiration behind her beautifully curated instagram so…

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Reducing Food Waste

Daylesford

It might surprise you to know that food waste is one of the most avoidable environmental problems we face today and this is particularly the case in the UK. With a horrifying 24 million slices of bread thrown away each day there’s no time like the present for us to take action and get inventive…

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Twin Farms

Home Away From Home

If like us, you are using this time to plan your next big trip then we cannot recommend enough that you add Twin Farms, Vermont to the very top of your wish list. A second home for travellers, Twin Farms Vermont is 300 acres of blissful seclusion – perfect for when things are back to…

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Culture Online

Explore Your Favourite Museums And Galleries From Home

Many of the UK’s leading museums and galleries are offering virtual tours, videos and alternative ways to get your culture fix without leaving the house. So get ready for detailed viewing and brow-raising as you museum and gallery hop with a handful of the very best London has to offer… TATE MODERN Andy Warhol –…

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Online Classes With Bamford Wellness Spa

Daylesford

To continue to support the community during this unprecedented time Bamford Wellness Spa at Daylesford have created a virtual schedule with their practitioners so that you can help stay happy and healthy at home. Bamford’s daily class schedule will be live streamed so you can partake in hatha yoga, breathwork or a mindfulness class from…

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Kit Kemp

Every Room Tells A Story: Crosby Street Hotel

“The hotel has settled into its space like someone settling into a very comfortable armchair and in that way it looks like the art is a part of the place, rather than a gallery or somewhere where you stand, walk around and go out. It’s actually a home, and it’s a home from home, and…

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Amelia Freer

Self-care Practices For Our Changing World

As inspirational as ever, registered nutritional therapist Amelia Freer has now completed her new 4th book ‘Simply good for you‘ and put together a little expert advice to help us all stay healthy, happy and connected to not only each other but to our bodies too during this time. To help keep yourselves healthy and…

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The House Guest

Country & Town House Podcast

If you’ve not discovered the Country & Town House podcast ‘The House Guest‘ as yet, now is the time. In this series of podcasts, C&TH Interiors Editor Carole Annett chats with experts from the world of interior design and decoration. Peter Humphrey, the Design Director and Founder of Humphrey Munson is the latest House Guest…

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Peardrop London

Home delivery service

Peardrop London is a luxury events catering company located in West London, well, they usually are. In the absence of parties, they have business as they know it on hold and set up an incredible home delivery service. Realising it’s more important than ever to look after our health and nourish not only ourselves but…

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An easy way to support independent book shops

We just had to share this brilliant tip from Vogue writer Jo Rodgers on how to support your independent book shop during COVID-19. As most of the shops and stores are now closed, Jo called up John Sandoe Books, made a payment over the phone and waited patiently for a small package of surprise books…

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15 Things to Teach Your Teenagers by Bee Osborn

Bee Osborn, an interior designer based in the Cotswolds and London, has shared a brilliant list of things to teach your teenagers during self-isolation and we have shared these below in case you want to do the same. You can follow Bee on instagram here – she is living through a huge renovation currently and…

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Advice from a Primary School Teacher on Home-Schooling

One of our H|M clients is a qualified primary school teacher specialising in maths and KS2 but also have experience of GSCE in most subjects and A’Level Biology and French. With so many parents embarking on home schooling for the first time as well as potentially trying to manage working from home, and managing a…

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Ballet Barre Classes with Tierney Heap

English dancer Tierney Heap is a First Soloist of The Royal Ballet. She trained at The Royal Ballet Upper School and graduated into the Company in 2012, promoted to First Artist in 2016 and to Soloist later that year. She was promoted to First Soloist in 2018. She had just returned to the stage a…

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Flitch of Bacon Inn

Survival Kit

The Flitch of Bacon Inn, the only Michelin Star restaurant in Essex, has introduced a home delivery or take away for collection service to help you get through the coming weeks. This could be the perfect solution for upcoming special occasions like a birthday or anniversary, or perhaps just a lovely treat after a rollercoaster…

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Cap Rocat

Mallorca España

Just a short flight away from the southern Spanish coast lies Cap Rocat. An Ancient fortress originally designed for defence (but fortunately for us, never used for purpose), it was lovingly restored 10 years ago by Antonio Obrador Studio. The studio have excellently preserved and enhanced the ancient fortress paying particular attention to the architecture…

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Q&A with Lily Paulson Ellis

Interior Designer

A favourite project of 2019 was the incredible renovation of this Edwardian family home in Barnes Village. We were appointed by Lily Paulson-Ellis and her husband to design, manufacture and install the kitchen / dining area, pantry, wine room and utility/boot room. How did you find Humphrey Munson? Through Instagram  What was your original brief…

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Chelsea Physic Garden

The oldest botanical garden in London and housing over 5,000 plants, the Chelsea Physic Garden was established in 1673 as a garden for growing medicinal plants and teaching. Since the very beginning the garden has been at the centre of ground-breaking research, furthering our understanding of both plants and herbal medicines and has made a…

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Q&A with Petronella Ravenshear

Author of ‘The Human Being Diet’

Petronella Ravenshear, of Chelsea Nutrition, is a nutrition expert based in Chelsea, London. Having trained at the Institute for Optimum Health and the Natural Foundation and as a Functional Medicine practitioner, she’s a firm believer in the wisdom of the body and that food and exercise are the only medicine we need. “The people who’ve…

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The Three Hills

and other dog walks

Whether it’s a romantic and cosy spot near the log burners or dining in the oak beamed orangery, The Three Hills has the perfect dining situation for you. All dishes are hand-crafted using fresh, local produce to give you a mouth-watering taste of Cambridgeshire through the seasons. The Three Hills Pub is a delightful 17th…

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Amelia Freer

3-Day Lime Wood Retreat

If 2020 already has you stressing over keeping a clean and healthy diet whilst juggling work and children (as well as everything else we all do in our day-to-day lives), then it may be a comfort to learn that Amelia Freer has just announced a three-day retreat this September at Lime Wood in the heart…

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