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The 2019 Muddy Stilettos Awards

24th April - 22nd May 2019

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

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Making plans? Find your perfect Pub, Inn, Hotel, Café, Restaurant or Bar across the Muddy counties.

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What's On

Fri 19 - Sun 21 Apr

Mon 15 - Sun 21 Apr

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Little Black Book

The latest handpicked businesses we think you’ll love

  • Bistro du Vin, Winchester

    Ooh la la! The Bistro du Vin, Winchester serves up très bon French fare in a relaxed Anglo-Gallic ambience.

    • Off The Rails Meatloaf pineapple gravy

      All Aboard!

      Tickets, please! We nipped to Off The rails on the IoW to confirm its First Class foodie credentials.

    • myers touch supper club

      Spring Supper Clubs

      If you fancy something a little different from your local gastro-pub then take a peek at these awesome supper clubs popping up over Hants and IoW this spring.

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      The Cliff House, Barton on Sea

      The type of spot where you go for lunch and find yourself at 9pm, glass of wine in hand, The Cliff House in Barton on Sea is the perfect place to while away a day.

    • Tortellini

      Super perfecto

      Is it the New Forest or Little Italy? Ray's Italian Kitchen in Milford-on-Sea is bringing a bit of Med living to the south coast. We sent Robyn to check it out.

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Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

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Little Black Book

Our curated A-Z of the grooviest local businesses

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  • best places to live winch slide

    Do you live in the best place in Britain?

    A new survey of the UK’s loveliest locales sees Hampshire trending. But you knew that already right? So does your neighbourhood make the list?

    • New Forest Safari Campers Flame Slidemenu

      Rub-A-Dub-Dub

      Always up for an adventure, we tasked Muddy's Robyn to test drive one of these retro beauties from New Forest Safari Campers. Groovy baby!

    • Enchanted Manor Slide

      Enchanted Manor, Niton

      Romantic, quirky and definitely one-of-a-kind. Muddy checks out the famous Enchanted Manor in Niton on the Isle of Wight.

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    Spring’s Top Trainers

    Kick off spring in style with a pair of super-cool new season trainers. Here are our 9 faves – plus how to wear them when you’re not heading to the gym.

    • fashion bluffer spring 19

      New season fashion – a bluffer’s guide

      Spring is coming but what to wear? Here are the key six trends that'll give your wardrobe an easy-peasy update.

    • fenty bra

      Hey Sexy Pants!

      With Valentine's Day imminent, we hunted down the sexiest, slinkiest new lingerie around. Bridget Jones enormo-pants, be gone!

    • Natural skincare + bio-active science = RESULTS

      Two sisters, one multi-award winning beauty brand and - oh hello - 10 Balance Me bundles worth a total of £1200 to give away!

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      Hangover Hiders

      There's nothing Muddy doesn't know about surviving a hangover. So in the interests of not being mistaken for a dug-up corpse this festive season, behold our five favourite morning after skincare saviours.

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    • Roccbox by Gozney

      Gotta Have It

      Venturing out into your garden for the first time this year? Here's all the cool cooking and homeware kit you need to jazz it up for summer. BBQ round mine, everyone!

    • Macrame deckchair

      Ready to get crafty?

      Forget its naff '70s connotations, macramé is a big news in interiors and fashion this summer. Ready to get crafty?

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    New Year, New Biz

    Thinking about starting your own business but don’t know where to begin? We’ve put together top tips and tricks to become a budding entrepreneur.

    • Meoncross slide

      Meoncross School, Stubbington

      Muddy says: This independent co-ed for ages 2.5 - 16, is situated just outside of Fareham and...

    • A Georgian stately home.

      West Hill Park School, Fareham

      A happy, romping countryside prep, where the carrot very much overrides the stick and the focus is on letting children develop in a kind, secure environment.

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  • Liz Earle Slide

    Muddy Meets Liz Earle

    Born and raised in Hampshire, Liz Earle is famous for her quest to improve health and wellbeing. Muddy caught up with her for some top lifestyle tips.

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      No, Tom, Nooooo!

      Is this the most excruciatingly cringey celebrity advert ever? Quite possibly Mr Hiddleston, quite possibly!

    • Michael Slide Menu

      My Favourite Places with Michael Turner

      An aficionado of stainless steel, Hampshire artist Michael Turner shares with Muddy his absolute top spots around the county.

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