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  • 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.

  • New Forest Activities Canoe Slide

    Canoe believe it?

    Paddles at the ready! Muddy takes to the water on a family canoeing adventure in the New Forest.

  • 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?

  • Wellington Arms Slide

    The Wellington Arms

    Muddy heads to the Hampshire/Berkshire border for a country pub stay - with a modern twist.

  • 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.

  • Family-friendly rentals

    Easter's approaching, you need to reconnect with your fam, and we have just the thing to help - 30 gorgeous self-catering cottages across the Muddy counties!

  • bel and the dragon slide

    Cosy toes getaway

    This old coach house in Kingsclere serves up excellent gastropub food with a super snuggly vibe - perfect for a weekend retreat.

  • English country home

    Hampshire hotel hotty

    Shall we count the ways we love you Chewton Glen? Nah, we'll be here for days.. Instead, here's what you need to know about this coastal classic spa and hotel destination.

  • Isle of Scilly

    Out-of-Season Scilly with Kids

    Cornwall meets the Caribbean on this unspoilt archipelago just 28 miles from Land's End. Here are my top tips for visiting with the family in 2019.

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    Family-friendly pub ahoy!

    If you're looking for a family-friendly pub that doesn't skimp on grown-up perks, then check out The Red Lion in Odiham.

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