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Rural Magpie

Muddy says: If you're a bit of a magpie, you'll love this Aladdin's cave of an online store that sells gorgeous vintage jewellery, rescued treasures and hand-painted furniture. Rural Magpie also organises successful jewellery fairs if you prefer to shop in person...

Fashion

Art & Soul Café, St Neots

Muddy says: A stylish eatery serving freshly-made, locally-sourced meals; an art gallery showcasing local talent; a creative hub that hosts workshops; and one of Mind's Good Mood cafés - this feel-good St Neots café has it all covered!

Art

Artisan Lane Gifts

Muddy says: Rediscover the joy of giving, with Artisan Lane's faff-free luxury unique gifts, all boxed up and beautifully presented.

Gifts

Gift it 2

Tired of trawling for samey gifts? Find something quirky at Gift it 2.

Gifts

Plucking fabulous

Plucking Fabulous

Muddy says: check out these quirky handmade wreaths and table centrepieces, crafted from game bird feathers. How exceedingly English!

Homes & Gardens

Wool & You

Wool & You

Muddy says: sheepskin is all the rage whether you're after country-style decor or urban glam. This company are passionate about supporting British farmers, rare breeds and the wool trade.

Homes & Gardens

Blue Blancmange

Blue Blancmange

Muddy says: An online luxury fashion boutique selling unisex loungewear in vibrant colours which has extended its range to include accessories, knitwear and relaxing and stylish day wear for men and women. An innocent browse here invariably ends with my credit card catching fire, oops!

Boutiques

Johnsons of Old Hurst

Johnsons of Old Hurst

Muddy says: croc burger anyone? Where else can you find a farm shop with a huge range of food and drink, cafe, steak house, interiors shop, kids farm activities, and two ginormous crocodiles called Cuddles and Kisses? Only at Johnsons of Oldhurst - a totally unique experience.

Cafés

Mabel Fox

Mabel Fox

Muddy says: unique limited edition linocut prints that have a Sandi-inspired theme and come framed or unframed. They'd look great in a family room, hall or kids room either as a stand alone piece or in twos or fours and there are a range of cards and interior accessories and gifts as well.

Art

Oxbow and Peach

Oxbow and Peach

Muddy says: former school mates have turned their passon for hunting out unusual vintage finds into a thriving business. From chandeliers to mirrors and potted china to antique furniture - you'll find it all at their showroom in Whittlesford.

Antiques

Prene Bags

Prene Bags

Muddy says: a stylish bag made from neoprene of all things - wetsuit material! These stylish bags are machine washable so make ideal gym or beach bags as they'll deal with wet floors, muddy sand and leaking bottles. They have recently moved into the clothing line with the new Prene sweatshirt.

Accessories

Dial House Gallery, Kimbolton, Cambridgeshire

Dial House Gallery

Set within the quirky backstreets of the historic village of Kimbolton, Dial House Gallery is a treasure trove of contemporary art much of which is provided by local artisans. The gallery has an array of ceramics, interior finds, lighting, glass, earthenware and trinkets, garden finds, one-off, unique and exclusive pieces from around the world, jewellery […]

Accessories

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