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The Pink Pheasant

Muddy says: Purveyors of fabulous keepsake boxes and adorable interior items, The Pink Pheasant is a one-stop-shop for pretty little things for gifts (or yourself).

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Four children playing.

H Jones Photography

Muddy says: Helen is a Test Valley-based photographer with a natural, timeless style and a gentle, friendly manner which puts all her subjects at ease — from brides and business-people to newborns and pets.

Kids

Teen girl in denim holds silver make-up bag.

Harry & Holly

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.

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The Kitchen, Chewton Glen

Muddy says: We love this new cookery school and bistro. Expect posh brunch & artisan pizzas with a sprinkle of Scandi-dust and an at-home-in-my-comfies vibe.

Brunch

Candle light in yoga studio.

Ebb&Flow Yoga, Farnham

Muddy says: A beautiful studio dedicated to yoga, pilates and barre in the heart of Farnham.

Ante-natal courses

La Di Da Interiors, Andover

Muddy says: Tucked away off Andover's high street (and a two minute walk from Waitrose #justsaying), the Muddy Award winning La Di Da is the town's best-kept secret. Expect interesting, shabby-chic homeware, gifts for all AND workshops for interiors junkies including The Annie Sloane Method.

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A modern, expose brickwork kitchen.

Season Cookery School, Lainston House

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.

Cookery

Chewton Glen Hotel, The New Forest

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.

Courses

Born To Parent

Muddy say: We love this fantastic new approach to the classic ante-natal course – you tell them what you need and they’ll do it!

Ante-natal courses

silver stacking rings and jewellery making equipment.

Jewellery Moves

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.

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