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  • Cliveden-view

    Is this the UK’s sexiest restaurant?

    If it’s good enough for Meghan (we’re on first name terms), it’s good enough for Muddy. The Cliveden Dining Room is Deco fabulous has the swagger of Harry Styles on heat.

  • Fancy a break this half term?

    Need to make a fast getaway? Don’t move a muscle till you’ve checked out my pick of 8 last-minute family breaks in the West Country.

  • 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!

  • Fancy a £1000 Luxury Family Hotel stay?

    Er, YEAH! Read our review of stunning Fowey Hall (the inspiration for Toad Hall in Kenneth Graham's 'Wind in the Willows') PLUS take your chance to win a long weekender at an Luxury Family Hotel in Cornwall, Suffolk, Hants, Wilts or Dorset. Poop poop!

  • 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.

  • Glamping Wight Way Slide

    Utterly Glamp-tastic!

    Fancy visiting the super trendy West Wight? Enter Glamping the Wight Way. These beautifully-appointed safari tents are some of the dreamiest little gems the Island has to offer.

  • Isle of Wight Insiders Guide Slide

    Muddy’s Insider Guide to the Isle of Wight

    This sunny little Island may be small in stature but it's packed to the brim with amazing things to check out. We've got the top tips on how to discover the real Isle of Wight.

  • 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!

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