Town & Village Life
County Life Magazines set out to encapsulate the history and heritage of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire. Every issue features articles on selected towns and villages complemented with stunning photography capturing the essence and beauty of county life. Editorial of substance and interest provide easy and entertaining reading from cover to cover.
History & Heritage
There is a rich seam of history and heritage running through the fabric of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire - these elements are the foundation on which our society developed and colloquial personality, unique to our region, emerged. Now popularised, to some extent, by television programs charting a similar course, there is always a curiosity for the past.
Famous individuals, memorable locations and indelible events abound our history books. Folklore and legend continue to be passed down from one generation to the next. Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire are blessed with more than their fair share and County Life Magazines recall these captivating topics - a popular and entertaining feature.
Lifestyle - Weddings
Our seasonal wedding and fashion features are pictorially focused on local specialists. With useful information, tips, and serendipitous addendums to provide a balanced read and to highlight some of the very best venues and suppliers throughout Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire.
Lifestyle - Homes
Our home interest articles deliver inspiration, with a local connection. Kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, lighting and soft furnishings are elements that turn a house into a home. Topical ideas, tips, suggestions and profiles on local specialists highlight a selection of the best our region has to offer.
Lifestyle - Motoring
When we review the latest cars, we do so without technical jargon. We provide a traditional, balanced, editorial approach to bridge the gap between forecourt and forethought. We also have a penchant for the old classics - after all, our region has a rich motoring heritage!
Food For Foddies
Follow our ‘Great Food' reviews. We visit the very best local venues. Food, service, location, atmosphere and ambiance are all ingredients that provide the foundations for a great 'foodie' experience. County Life Magazines are a source of trusted recommendation and reference for dining out on a budget or splashing the cash.
Grand Day Out
‘Grand Days Out’ - a regular feature - provides inspiration and insight into those alternative locations worth travelling the extra mile! Celebrating a special event, occasion, or just fancy going further afield? Locations with a bit of panache, culture and stunning architecture, or a quintessentially English village with olde-worlde charm, are featured.
Events, Fetes & Shows
Whatever the season there is always a county show, event or fete that is bound to make a great family day out. Farmers' markets, antiques, food or craft fairs are very popular throughout Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire. Many of the most respected, and well known locations and events, are featured on a seasonal basis.
Written from a professional's perspective 'Nature Notes' is a regular feature that not only entertains, but also educates.
Town & Country Homes
Looking to up-size, down-size or invest in the property market? We feature a selection of the latest property developments.
Serendipity - Gifts Ideas
Inspirational gifts with a difference in our 'Serendipity' page - an unexpected pleasant surprise just waiting to be discovered!
Information for Contributors
Do you enjoy writing? Why not share the platform created by County Life magazines! New contributors are always invited to submit original articles for consideration. If you have an interest in any aspect of town or village life with a Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire or Hertfordshire connection - perhaps its history, heritage or present incarnation, or maybe even have a personal recollection to share, then we would like to hear from you.
Do you enjoy selling? We currently have a vacancy for a FREELANCE sales person to work on either, or all, of our three quality quarterly titles. You can work around your current commitments and at a time and pace to suit your lifestyle. Please drop us an email in the first instance.