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Great escape: Kandima, Maldives

Into the wide, blue yonder. As the boat bounced over the impossibly turquoise sea, the palm-fringed tropical island of Kandima appeared on the horizon. Stepping onto the jetty, then the white sand, we understood what Robinson Crusoe must have felt like. Masterminded...

Country Life Top 10: perfect wedding venues

Dreamy places to say ‘I do’.Babington House, Somerset Perennially popular, Babington House offers true seclusion, with 33 rooms for guests and its own 18th-century chapel set in idyllic grounds (www.babingtonhouse.co.uk; 01373 812266) Iscoyd Park,...

Mini-break: Les Sources de Caudalie, Bordeaux

Flight of French fancy. Last November, Les Sources de Caudalie was awarded the prestigious Palace status, a title held by the 23 finest five-star hotels in France. Sitting on a terrace sipping the estate’s own wine, watching a horse working the organic vineyards and...