When we first announced we would be writing this article, there was a lot of interest from both members, giving their approval of the idea, and from a business worrying about it. It is important to state that ALL the prices below are provided by companies who are listed on County Knowledge, therefore tried and…

Its one of those things, hindsight……… It’s so easy to look back and wish you had prepared properly.  Why didn’t I charge the torches; buy more candles; make sure my generator had petrol? This article Power Cuts – Be Prepared should help! Power cuts happen a lot in the countryside, so be forewarned, prepare and…

Your new life is just beginning, you are sitting in your dream home, imagining all the amazing things that the countryside will offer you, surrounded by your life, all in boxes..what to do next? I have asked lots of members their views on what they wish friends had told them when they first arrived. We…

Life in the countryside is very different to a city…..   Get ready to do lots of entertaining! Initially, you will find life in the countryside is all about house parties and entertaining your friends at weekends, those desperate to escape the city and visit you and you will be desperate for the company.  It…

Your new life is just beginning; You have arrived – what next? The survival of Country Life….   We have compiled a list of Top Tips for living in the Countryside – all tips are kindly provided by our members! Weather Keep an eye on the weather.  If you heading into Winter, make sure that all your outside pipes are lagged properly.  If the temperatures drop below freezing,…