Muddy says: Want all the fabulous countryside charm but in a cool cosmopolitan location? Hello, The Pig in the wall! The Southampton arm of the legendary hotel group, The Pig, oozes with cool and serves up fabulous rustic charm - city-style.
Muddy says: This garden centre packs in a lot more than flowers and ferns. With an extensive food hall and restaurant, it's an unexpected day out.
Muddy says: Fish and chips with added glamour. The Briny, situated right on Southsea's seafront, takes casual seafood dining to the next level.
Muddy says: The literal definition of a 'hidden gem', The Yard is a quirky little space in Lymington that serves awesome food and great drinks, with a heavy dose of cool-factor for good measure.
Muddy says: Countryside side charm with added glamour, The Montagu Arms Hotel in Beaulieu offers guests top-quality foodie kudos along with its picture-postcard location.
Muddy says: It's hard to decide which is better at The Haven in Lymington, the fab food and drink or the gorgeous views over the Solent. Best check it out and decide for yourself.
Muddy says: Can't decide between a seaside break and a forest retreat? Well at Careys Manor you don't have to. This luxury hotel is tucked in-between the two for the ultimate countryside getaway.
Muddy says: Following a change of ownership and big plans to follow this gorgeous Georgian hotel is tipped to be THE next hot spot in Hampshire.
Muddy says: This beautiful Georgian manor makes the perfect pied-à-terre to discover the delights of Christchurch and even has its very own award-winning restaurant.
Muddy says: Ahoy there! Set sail out to sea for possibly the most unusual hotels in the UK... if not the world!
Muddy says: Can't decide between a seaside break and a city escape? Well you don't have to with a stay at the fabulous Southampton Harbour Hotel.
Muddy says: Big party or intimate picnic, Muddy award winner The Little Kitchen Company will create delicious food for ANY occasion.
Muddy says: With its gorgeous Bistro and opulent rooms, the original Hotel Du Vin in Winchester, ticks all the boxes for understated luxe.
Muddy says: Taking you from day to night, one of the hippest spots in Christchurch serves up a gorgeous breakfast, gourmet pizzas and will keep you dancing till the small hours.
Muddy says: There are hidden gems and then there are HIDDEN GEMS. You'll need to jump on a boat for lunch or dinner at this exclusive beachside eatery.
Muddy says: A fantastic restaurant and bar boasting 7-bedroom bijou rooms overlooking the Solent, packed with homemade touches and nautical vibes.
Muddy says: This little taste of Italy on the south coast is a welcome addition to the New Forest's foodie scene, specialising in small plates that are big on flavour.
Muddy says: This Georgian mansion is located on the Hampshire/Berkshire border and offers relaxing rooms and a brand new spa on its 121 acres.
Muddy Says: The epitome of Isle of Wight eccentricity and foodie fun, Off The Rails is an award-winning restaurant situated in a converted railway station.