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  • Snowdrops everywhere!

    They're coming out! The loveliest places to catch winter snowdrops across Hampshire, Isle of Wight and beyond over the next few weeks.

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    Planning a Cornwall escape?

    Then head for these five stunning parts of this corker of a county, all with gorgeous rental properties nearby.

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    5 West Country wellbeing stays

    Looking for a Devon or Cornwall escape? Hell yeah! Check out these stunning self-catering properties, all with on-site extras, from yoga and wine tasting to massage.

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    The Watership Down Inn

    Epic country vibes, Muddy Awards and super cute cotton-tailed bunnies - Muddy's Clover hopped to The Watership Down Inn to burrow down for the night and try some stonking gastropub grub.

  • Southampton Harbour Hotel

    Southampton Harbour Hotel

    With a super chic aesthetic that has dashes of the Hamptons, here's what you need to know about Southampton Harbour Hotel - the city's only 5* spot.

  • The 37 coolest party palaces

    Got a big birthday celebration looming? Or fancy a weekend away with your squad? We've sniffed out the 37 dreamiest party palaces across the land, available for exclusive hire. Grab your gang and let's go!

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    The Montagu Arms, Beaulieu

    A historic building, New Forest wildlife AND mega foodie prestige - The Montagu Arms in Beaulieu has it all... plus much, much more.

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    Oh, hello Cliveden!

    If it’s good enough for Meghan (we’re on first-name terms), it’s good enough for Muddy. We check out the is Deco fabulous Dining Room at The Cliveden.

  • 24 hours in Matera

    Have you seen the new James Bond 'No Time To Die' trailer with the car chase scenes around Matera? I was in this European City of Culture 2019 just a few months back, checking out the best places to go (but of course!). Make mine a martini, shaken not stirred while I tell you my insider tips to the coolest city you've probably never heard of!

  • Muddy reviews: Fowey Hall, Cornwall

    Muddy's Kerry Potter headed to this stunning Cornish corker (and inspo for Toad Hall in The Wind In The Willows) for a weekender with her brood. Here's the brand new Muddy verdict.

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    Muddy reviews: The Grove, Chandler’s Cross, Herts

    It's a couple of counties away in Herts but it's well worth the journey for such epic five-star fabulousness ("theatre of dining", anyone?) Muddy Herts editor Katrina checks in.

  • SOLENT FORT - SLIDE MENU

    Is this the quirkiest, coolest hotel ever?

    You don't get many hotels more unusual than this. Muddy sets sail for one of the most unique stays we've ever undertaken at No Man's Fort.

  • 40 Quirky Stays for Summer

    Fancy an escape that's a leetle bit different? From yurts to lodges, shepherd's huts to helicopters (not even joking!), the Muddy editors have pulled together the most charming, unusual escapes across 21 counties. Book in once you've taken your jaw off the floor.

  • St Ives – the dreamiest staycation in the UK

    As I was going to St Ives, I met a man with seven wives. OK, not really. What I did meet with though was a whole lot of FUN! Here's six reasons why you should take a trip to the Cornish coast this summer.

  • A cool Cornish hotel – without the crowds

    The Polurrian on the Lizard has had a style makeover - and then some. Fancy winning a 3 night £1800 stay at Cornwall's best kept secret?

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