Muddy says: Gather your dearest girls, be they friends or family, to make professional pieces that will tell their story for years, nay generations to come. Your teacher, the Royal College of Art trained Fiona Dowling, is a calm and deeply knowledgeable guide to the art of jewellery making.
Muddy says: Hampshire's kitchen-demo-dynamo runs sell-out sessions in Stockbridge and Wandsworth teaching everything from cooking with spices to filling the freezer.
Muddy says: We love this super-luxe yet family-friendly hotel where tradition meets 21st century edge — a hard balance to maintain, but this New Forest institution manages it with aplomb.
Muddy says: The only way to explore The New Forest's heartbreakingly beautiful coastline.
Muddy says: The latest, London-standard facial treatments only minutes from the M3? Hello Skin Logic, a must-visit beauty salon whose therapists live and breathe skincare.
Muddy says: We love these sparky, fun and inspirational gifts for teen & tween girls: pom-pom jewellery, metallic make-up bags, festival glitter and much more. Be warned, you'll be itching to treat yourself too.
Muddy says: From family-friendly stays to chic celebration venues, the energetic women behind New Forest Escapes have gathered the very best properties in this magical pocket of Hampshire where ancient woodland meets the Solent.
Muddy says: Our award-winning wine merchant is a grape-lover's dream; all Champagne, fine wines, spirits and the very best, phew-the-kids-are-in-bed, easy-drinking bottles.
Muddy says: Super whizzy training kitchen combined with a relaxed, friendly atmosphere and zero high-octane, hell’s kitchen faff. Want to polish up your wooden spoon skills? Then this is the place to do it.