Let's Celebrate: 10 Reasons To Read The C&TH Christmas 2021 Issue
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Let’s Celebrate: 10 Reasons To Read The C&TH Christmas 2021 Issue

Welcome to the November/December issue of Country & Town House, starring actress Jessica Plummer

Your November/December issue of Country & Town House is arrives on Friday 5 November, and this month it’s all about the season of celebration. 

This November, we welcome our Celebration issue with plenty of reasons to be cheerful. Beautiful Jessica Plummer stars on the cover and speaks to Nilufer Atik about parenting, her penchant for gritty dramas, and why she’d make a fantastic Bond. Sofia Tindall talks to Paula Sutton and Melissa Hemsley about how to have a greener, less wasteful Christmas, Beatrice Aidin reports on why wool is fashion’s wonder material right now, and C&TH’s editor Lucy Cleland heads down to Cornwall to meet some beavers. Plus Peter Oborne reflects on his decades visiting Afghanistan, Felix Milns brings us all the ski style, news and reviews straight from the slopes, and finally there’s our Christmas gift guide – prepare for some presents that are truly out of this world.

Country & Town House Christmas 2021 Issue

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10 Reasons To Read The Christmas 2021 Issue

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Jessica Plummer

The Sky’s The Limit

She honed her acting skills in a long-running soap opera. But now Jessica Plummer is reaching for the big time with a new BBC thriller – and a dream to be the first female Bond. The actress and C&TH cover star sits down with Nilufer Atik in this month’s issue.

Fashion Director: Nicole Smallwood; Photographer: Rachell Smith

Le Saint Géran Resort

Run To The Sun

We suggest 27 hotels to make your well-deserved winter escape too. The question is, which one will take your fancy?

Image: One&Only Le Saint Géran in Mauritius

Christmas Gifts That Are Out Of This World

Fire up your rocket boosters: this festive season we’re taking inspiration from the Solar System.

Photographer: Matthew Shave; Fashion Editor: Karen Munnis

Women And The Climate Crisis

C&TH’s editor Lucy Cleland meets six women who are dedicated to saving our planet.

Paula Sutton Christmas

A Season to Change

With three million tonnes of festive waste generate each year, it’s time to get creative for Christmas – meet the lifestyle gurus leading the charge, from Instagram sensation Paula Sutton to chef Melissa Hemsley.

Image: courtesy of Paula Sutton @hillhousevintage

Cabilla Cornwall

Giving a Dam

Beavers are a keystone species, supporting biodiversity and recreating long-destroyed wetlands. Lucy Cleland explores how a visionary group of landowners is fighting for them to earn their rightful place back in the panoply of native British mammals.

Image: courtesy of Cabilla Cornwall/Bex Aston

In Sheep’s Clothing

Beatrice Aidin discovers why wool is the wonder fabric we need right now.

Image: courtesy of Herd


Remembering Gandamack

With the Taliban retaking Kabul, Peter Oborne recalls Afghanistan in 2003, when the fall of the brutal Taliban regime led to a lawlessness that often felt worse.

Cortina D’Ampezzo’s Gucci Moment

As the Gucci biopic comes to the big screen, Rosalyn Wikeley struts her stuff in Italy’s chicest ski resort, Cortina.


On Piste: Ski Special

Your ultimate guide to the slopes – where to stay, ski and the style pieces you’ll want to get your gloves on.

Image: courtesy of Fusalp


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