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March 2019

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  • 6 of the best luxury afternoon teas

    Gather your girls, block out the diary and pass the bubbly and cucumber sandwiches – it’s the Muddy guide to the best luxury afternoon teas

    • Shall I be mum?

      The Centurion Club in St Albans has extended its afternoon teas by popular demand - but is it worth the fuss? Pass the elasticated pants, I'm finding out!

    • A cocktail, and make it snappy!

      Dry January is over, and to celebrate, we've collated the best bars across the Muddy counties in which to whet your whistle with your favourite tipple. Ibuprofen at the ready? Then we'll begin!

    • Lussmanns, Tring

      Tring’s modern brasserie is bringing sophisticated meat-free dining to the table. Muddy Herts’ resident veggie gives it her verdict…

    • Muddy Eats: Paris House, Woburn

      Elegance, class, sophistication...no, we're not talking about ourselves! The Michelin recommended Paris House across the border in Woburn, Bedfordshire aces fine dining.

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  • 7 of the best B&Bs

    It’s National B&B week (18-24 March) – yup, it’s a thing! – so what better time to show your local ones some love? Here’s our round-up of the most cool, quirky and cosy places to find a comfy bed and a full English.

    • Family-friendly rentals

      Easter's approaching, 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.

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  • New season fashion – a bluffer’s guide

    Spring is coming but what to wear? Here are the key six trends that’ll give your wardrobe an easy-peasy update.

    • Hey sexy pants!

      New season, new reason to look foxy! We've hunted down the sexiest, slinkiest new lingerie around. Bridget Jones enormo-pants, be gone!

    • Oh la la!

      Say bonjour to Sézane, your new favourite French fashion brand. Click this way and I'll tell you more, ma cherie.

    • Burn baby burn!

      Muddy HQ is even more fragrant than usual right now - thanks to the coolest new indie candle brand on the block.

    • 5 ways to pamper your pet

      It’s National Love Your Pet Day, so here's a Muddy guide to doing just that. After all, they’re the only ones in your household who don’t answer back, right?

    • Run for the hills!

      Actually don't just yet - let me tell about these brilliantly inspiring running books first - all the inspo you need to pull on your trainers on these chilly mornings.

    • Are you sober curious?

      Whether you're doing Dry January or merely cutting down, we're all re-examining our relationship with alcohol right now. Could "sober curious" be for you?

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