This week’s magazine, out on January 6 2016, suggests some of the most special places to visit in Britain. Our country houses, gardens and landscapes are as rich as any to be found in the world. COUNTRY LIFE suggests some special places, from Ayrshire to Cornwall, that you might discover in 2016. Plus, do you keep a diary? Matthew Dennison finds that, in a world in which letters and diary entries are a rarity, if you do, you may be creating a valuable piece of history Not to mention our monthly interior design special, in which Susie Atkinson, the creative force behind Babington House, reveals her design secrets, and Rosie Paterson finds furniture to transform your hallway. In property Arabella Youens gets some advice on the best places to buy in London and in food and drink, our kitchen garden cook finds some very fine ways with white cabbage.