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  • 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!

  • Montagu Arms Exterior Shot

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    Our handpicked selection of best local businesses

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