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  • Best beaches in the South & South West

    Heading south for the summer? Then you'll be needing our guide to the 18 best beaches including the inside line on the best activities, foodie joints and sundowner spots.

  • Valentine’s date night delivered with love

    Cupid’s in the kitchen! Here are 10 of Herts & Beds best takeaways bringing the food of lurve to you this Valentine’s Day, all wrapped up and sealed with a (socially distanced) kiss!

  • 48 Mother’s Day afternoon teas that deliver

    Can't give mum a hug? This is a close second: tiny sandwiches, a lot of clotted cream, and an optional bottle of fizz. Here are the 48 best afternoon teas for delivery and takeaway around the country.

  • 40 of the best indie coffee roasters

    Can't function without your morning brew? Try one of these delicious artisan blends, from indie coffee roasters across the Muddy counties, to kickstart your day with a caffeine boost. 

  • 5 best coffee shops (off the beaten track)

    Fancy an adventure? Check out our five fav coffee shops (off the beaten track) in Herts & Beds.

  • The Fleetville Larder

    The Fleetville Larder won Best Deli in the Muddy Awards 2018. What a great place it is!

  • George Street Canteen

    Kevin Lee talks about how to create a sustainable business.

  • A class act: The Potting Shed, Sandridge

    Form an orderly queue. The Potting Shed at Carpenter's Nursery is an absolute treat.

  • George St Canteen

    Hidden away on the oldest street in St Albans is a cafe for all seasons.

  • Talk of the town: Black Goo

    Black Goo makes its way upstairs to the top floor of Berkhamsted's Home and Colonial. After only a week, it's already looking and feeling very much at home.

  • A warm welcome at the Juice Pharm, St Albans

    How d'you fancy a slice of guilt-free cake in St Albans?

  • Cafe culture that’s actually *good* for you

    I've been a fan of the Bhaker House in Chiswell Green for a while now. And there's lots to be a fan of -- which is all the more surprising given how tiny it is. Tucked away in a little row of shops, the Bhaker House is easy to miss if you're whizzing past on your way into St Albans, but once you know it's there you'll never be able to drive by without stopping...

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