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  • 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: The Swan Hotel, Southwold

    Cool new interiors, butlers on hand to cater to every whim and Adnams on tap? Muddy checks in to The Swan in Southwold to see if it's as good as it sounds. Read our verdict here.

  • 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!

  • Wandlebury Country Park

    Spread the rug, it’s picnic time

    Enjoy the top hot spots in Muddy Cambs for a chow down.

    • 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.

      • 9 hours with the kids in London

        Looking for London inspo with the kids? Muddy founder Hero Brown took her Muddy midgets for a nine-hour blast of city life. Fancy trying it too?

      • 10 dreamy new hotels to book now

        In need of an indulgent weekend away? Er, ALWAYS. Here's our pick of the best brand new - and downright desirable - hotels to book pronto. Breakfast in bed and late check-outs all round!

        • Family-friendly rentals

          The Easter holidays are here, you need to reconnect with your fam, and we have just the thing to help - 30 gorgeous self-catering cottages across the Muddy counties!

        • 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.

        • 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.

        • Going anywhere nice on your holiday?

          How about one of these gorgeous self-catering properties in the South West? Not only do they look pretty, they all come with the option for learning something new or getting a wellbeing fix. Bonus!

        • Your 2019 holiday inspiration

          Going anywhere nice on your holidays? Don't answer that until you've read Muddy's guide to the coolest travel trends for the year ahead.

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