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Finalists

You’ve voted, we’ve counted (and counted, and counted, and counted…) and the Muddy Awards Finals, in association with Healthily and our local partner, law firm, Debenhams Ottaway, are LIVE!

A massive THANK YOU for taking the time to support your awesome local businesses this year – over 500,000 of you nominated in the first round of the Awards and, frankly, the response has blown our socks off. And, whilst we wish every brilliant business nominated could make it through, there can only be five finalists in each category and it’s up to you to decide who wins the coveted Regional Award. Each Regional winner will also be considered for the first ever National Muddy Awards to find the ‘best of the best’ across all 28 Muddy counties – so there’s even more reason to show your support this year!

The Awards close on 15 June 2022 at 5pm – so if there’s a business you love, make sure you VOTE!

OK, you want to see who made it through? Course you do! Meet your worthy Herts & Beds Finalists:

ART SPACE

The Dottie Crafter Studio, (Wheathampstead, Herts)

Red Poppies Studio, (Leighton Buzzard, Beds)

Artshed Arts, (Ware, Herts)

Brothership, (Hertford, Herts)

The Workhouse, (Dunstable, Beds)

BAR

The Wee Vinoteca, (Hitchin, Herts)

Copper House, (Berkhamsted, Herts)

The Speakeasy Club, (Hitchin, Herts)

Suckerpunch, (St Albans, Herts)

Old Tom’s Bar Bistro, (Hemel Hempstead, Herts)

BEAUTY SALON

Serenity, (Potters Bar, Herts)

Skin & Tonic Beauty Salon, (St Albans, Herts)

Maison Beauté, (Baldock, Herts)

Molly Waller Beauty, (Ampthill, Beds)

Kel’s Belles Beauty, (Bedford, Beds)

BOOKSHOP

David’s Bookshop, (Letchworth, Herts)

Next Page Books, (Hitchin, Herts)

BOOK, (Leighton Buzzard, Beds)

Books On The Hill, (St Albans, Herts)

The Eagle Bookshop, (Bedford, Beds)

BOUTIQUE STAY

The Meadows at Polehanger, (Shefford, Beds)

Home Farm Glamping, (Elstree, Herts)

Sandon Manor, (Buntingford, Herts)

Hertford House, (Hertford, Herts)

The George Inn, (Maulden, Beds)

BRIDAL STORE

Dolly’s Bridal Boutique, (Chicksands, Beds)

Morgan Davies Bridal, (Hitchin, Herts)

Butterworths Bridal, (Bedford, Beds)

Bustle & Bow Bridal Studio, (Berkhamsted, Herts)

Lucy Hart Bridal, (Leighton Buzzard, Beds)

CAFÉ

The Kiln, (Stewartby, Beds)

The Hub & Spoke Café, (Harlington, Beds)

The Vardo, (Bedford, Beds)

Bridges Espresso Bar, (Bedford, Beds)

Waters Edge Marsworth, (Marsworth, Herts)

CHILDREN’S BUSINESS

Be Our Guest Princesses, (Shefford, Beds)

Equipp, (Hemel Hempstead, Herts)

Tipi Time, (Bedford, Beds)

Imogen & I, (Harpenden, Herts)

Mama Baby Play, (Hitchin, Herts)

DAY SPA

The Odyssey Spa, (Knebworth, Herts)

Cottonmill Spa at Sopwell House, (St Albans, Herts)

Y Spa at Wyboston Lakes, (Wyboston, Beds)

Nutmeg Spa, (Hemel Hempstead, Herts)

Aqua Sana, (Woburn, Beds)

DESTINATION PUB

The Bull at Gosmore, (Gosmore, Herts)

The Elephant and Castle, (Amwell, Herts)

The Fox and Hounds Barley, (Royston, Herts)

Kite at The Red Hart, (Hitchin, Herts)

The Oakley Arms, (Harrold, Beds)

FAMILY ATTRACTION

Hitchin Lavender, (Hitchin, Herts)

Cedars Nature Centre, (Waltham Cross, Herts)

Woodside Animal Farm, (Slip End, Beds)

Standalone Farm, (Letchworth, Herts)

Don’t Get Locked In Escape Rooms, (Bedford, Beds)

FARM SHOP / DELI

Disco-licious, (Gravenhurst, Beds)

Lower Wilbury Farm Shop, (Letchworth, Herts)

Appleby Street Farm Shop, (Cheshunt, Herts)

Dolly’s Barn, (Maulden, Beds)

French & Day Delicatessen, (Ware, Herts)

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR

Ana Rodriguez, Ana Ro Fitness, (Ware, Hertford and Hoddesdon, Herts)

Lisa Hillier Fitness, (Biggleswade, Beds)

Lisa Buckoke, LBFIT, (Watford, Herts)

Sarah Briscoe, Ballet Revival, (St Albans, Herts)

Jo Hancock, (St Albans, Herts)

FLORIST

Emi Floral Designs, (Ampthill, Beds)

Green Goddess Flowers, (Stevenage, Herts)

Bits and Buds, (Leighton Buzzard, Beds)

Flowers by Catherine, (Wheathampstead, Herts)

Highfield Blooms, (Kempston, Beds)

HAIR SALON

Mosaic Hair Studio, (St Albans, Herts)

Eden Hair and Beauty, (Fairfield, Beds)

Stonehills Hairdressing, (Welwyn, Herts)

Greys Hairdressing, (Hitchin, Herts)

Tierney Salons, (Hertford, Herts)

HOTEL / INN

Sopwell House, (St Albans, Herts)

Hotel Cromwell, (Stevenage, Herts)

The Bedford Swan, (Bedford, Beds)

The Grove, (Chandler’s Cross, Herts)

Woodland Manor, (Clapham, Beds)

JEWELLER

Heulwen Lewis Bespoke Jewellery, (Harpenden, Herts)

Jude Karnon Jewellery, (Leighton Buzzard, Beds)

Jessica Wilson Design, (St Albans, Herts)

Jodie Gearing Bespoke Jewellery Design, (Ampthill, Beds)

Ellie Jade Jewellery, (Tring, Herts)

LIFESTYLE STORE

elephant & feather, (Potton, Beds)

Treat Yo’ Self Gifts, (Hitchin, Herts)

Blacks of Sopwell, (St Albans, Herts)

Maggie J & Co, (Tring, Herts)

Zoohause, (Woburn, Beds)

LOCAL FOOD / DRINK PRODUCER

Bite Around the World, (Hitchin, Herts)

Fuuudge, (Cranfield, Beds)

Luke’s Patisserie, (Offley, Herts)

Chocolinho, (Hertford, Herts)

Ampthill Biltong, (Ampthill, Beds)

NEW LIFESTYLE START-UP

Hanako, (Berkhamsted, Herts)

The Treat Box (St Albans, St Albans, Herts)

Flower Tart, (Tring, Herts)

Wild Ivy, (Hitchin, Herts)

Oaken & Bliss, (Ware, Herts)

PHOTOGRAPHER

Katrina Wilson Pet Photographer, (Maulden, Beds)

Emily Hull Photography, (Welwyn, Herts)

Red Peacock Photography, (Ampthill, Beds)

Bubear Photography, (Biggleswade, Beds)

Emily Packman Photography, (Knebworth, Herts)

RESTAURANT

Los Reyes, (Hitchin, Herts)

Chez Burton, (Baldock, Herts)

Eileen’s by Steve Barringer, (Ampthill, Beds)

Maltons, (Ware, Herts)

Fratelli Cucina Italiana, (Ampthill, Beds)

SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS

The Wholesome Weigh, (Hitchin, Herts)

The Store, (Bedford, Beds)

The Good Life Refill, (Leighton Buzzard, Beds)

Farr Brew, (Wheathampstead, Herts)

Little Kits, (Tring, Herts)

THEATRE / ARTS VENUE

The Rex, (Berkhamsted, Herts)

The Old Town Hall, (Hemel Hempstead, Herts)

The Queen Mother Theatre, (Hitchin, Herts)

Watford Palace Theatre, (Watford, Herts)

Broadway Cinema and Theatre, (Letchworth, Herts)

WEDDING VENUE

The Barn at Brook End Green Farm, (Barton-Le-Clay, Beds)

Clophill Eco Lodges, (Clophill, Beds)

Shuttleworth House, (Old Warden, Beds)

Tewin Bury Farm, (Welwyn, Herts)

The Barn at Alswick, (Buntingford, Herts)

WOMEN’S FASHION STORE

Mint of Hertford, (Hertford, Herts)

Retail Therapy, (Hertford, Herts)

Rubarb, (Hitchin, Herts)

Gingerlillie Boutique, (Hertford, Herts)

Neon Marl, (Bedford, Beds)

YOGA / PILATES STUDIO

The Pilates Workshop, (St Albans, Herts)

Clarity Yoga Shala, (St Albans, Herts)

SouLand Yoga, (Elstree, Herts)

Pilates in the Log Cabin, (St Albans, Herts)

NuYou Pilates, (Hertford, Herts)

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