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Hotels & Inns

  • 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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    The Wellington Arms

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

  • 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.

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    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.

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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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    Review: The Park Spa at Warbrook House

    New year, new spa and Warbrook House balances relaxation and recharging with bubbles and gin. We likey a lot.

  • Winter boltholes

    Pack that overnighter and give yourself the break you deserve, with 37 curated cosy breaks across the Muddy counties.

  • What’s on this weekend

    Fri 13 - Sun 15 Jul

  • Children playing croquet in a garden.

    Chewton Glen

    The countryside idyll with a smattering of Soho; Muddy makes like rockstar-royalty at Hampshire's fanciest-pantsiest five star hotel.

  • Day beds & a child's slide.

    J’adore Country Kids, France

    Fun for kids, relaxation for parents. Mais oui, mais, oui. High in the hills of France's Languedoc Roussillon region expect tractor rides, donkeys and erm, access to a seriously good wine cellar.

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