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I'm Danielle, editor of Muddy Hampshire, here to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in the area.

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  • Reserved Sign Restaurant Table Exclusive

    Star turn

    *Foodie klaxon* The results are in, so let’s see who made the prestigious Michelin Guide for 2019 in Hampshire.

    • Farmers Market Fresh Fish

      Fabulous Farmers Markets

      Love fresh produce but don't fancy getting your stilettos that muddy? We've rounded up the top farmers' markets in the county.

    • Dorset Arms, Withyham review

      Find Winnie the Pooh connections on the doorstep and great home-reared food on your plate at this Ashdown Forest pub.

    • Ivy league

      Muddy unleashes her inner grande dame, feasting on champagne, lobster and decadence at Winchester's newest opening.

    • Seafood in the Forest

      English fizz & lobster mac n'cheese? Oh go on then, you've twisted our arm. Muddy checks out the fantastic Lymington Seafood Festival.

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    Girls’ Weekend Getaways

    Try these 31 awesome spas, inns, bars and retreats across the Muddy counties and reconnect with your bezzies in style.

    • Glamp Rock

      All the fun of camping with a bit more pizazz? We head westward as Muddy brings you the top glamping spots in Cornwall, Devon and Somerset.

    • Stylish mid-century interior with cowhide rug.

      A Stylish Family Retreat

      Fancy a jaunt to somewhere beautifully slick, but totally family-friendly? Then it's got to be Slate Cottage in the New Forest.

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  • New Season, New Shoes

    Do you need any encouragement to buy new shoes? Does anyone?! Clear some space on the shoe rack – I’ve rounded up my Top 15 footwear favourites for autumn, from elegant ankle boots to the super-cool sneakers.

    • 5 Hot Trends For Autumn

      Finding it hard to decipher this season's myriad trends? Never fear, Muddy's here with our...

    • Legs Eleven

      Exercise bunnies, prepare to be wowed by the magic of, err, bamboo, thanks to this fitness & leisurewear brand.

    • Eyes to Mesmerise Creme Eyeshadow Charlotte Tilbury

      Gotta Have It

      Credit cards at the ready ladies, Charlotte Tilbury is coming to Hampshire and there's a whole host of new shops popping up across the county.

    • Luxe facial or time-travel?

      When we heard about a facial in Romsey that can apparently shed decades, we had to try it out...for science of course.

  • You Are Here Winchester Science

    This week

    Whether you’re trying to keep kids amused, or just fancying head out for something to do, the Muddy calendar around Hampshire is rammed this week. Mon 22 – Sun 28 Oct

    • Nadia Waterfield Fine Art

      Arty, farty and love to party? Well then, you're in luck. The Autumn Art Fair launches on Fri 12 Oct with over 40 painters and sculptors exhibiting.

    • Writing, Wine & Wild Swimming

      We're feeling all creative as Muddy scribbles a sentence or two at Tŷ Newydd, Wales' national centre for literature.


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      Blast from the past

      Fancy adding something pretty unique to your home? Then why not check out one of these awesome local retro bazaars to get the goods.

    • The light fantastic

      Trip the light fantastic with this neon art pop-up at Selfridges. I want it all. And I want it now!

  • Wellbeing
    • Yes to Yoga

      Feeling bendy? From hatha and ashtanga to yin and vinyasa - here's where to start the search for your perfect yoga class.

    • Chewton Glen Spa

      Super blissful and mega-luxe, Muddy reports from the fabulous spa at Hampshire's Chewton Glen.

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