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Holidays

  • 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!

  • Already thinking about your next holiday?

    Well, if you go down to the woods, you'll be sure of a big surprise. In a good way, mind. Luxury log forest cabin with extra treats for Muddy readers? Let's go.

  • Perfect Holiday Packing

    Lisa Montague, founder of Blackfish Swimwear in Hitchin, helps us to shop local and pack for our holidays.

  • My Favourite Places

    What makes an interior designer become a designer of swimwear? Lisa Montague tells her story and shares her favourite places to swim.

  • Big and Beautiful

    Welcome to Muddy counties. We have the biggest and most stylish of holiday rentals for large groups. Time for a group hug and a holiday.

  • Cool camping

    Have you given a thought to summer camping yet? Those yurts, lodges and cool glampy sites get booked up waaaaay in advance, so to give you the early heads up, here are the 25 best places to start your search, as chosen by the people in the know –  the regional Muddy editors. STAY IN…BERKSHIRE […]

  • Happy glampers

    I’ve only just discovered Home Farm Glamping, which is so far south in the county, it’s practically in London. Yet just look at the location. It’s got Aldenham Country Park on one side and its very own river for fishing on the other. Designed with a nod to those of us who panic when our […]

  • A holiday less ordinary

    Love a luxe break? A sucker for heritage holiday rentals? Or is it all about the location? They all have their place but, for pure fun value, there’s little that can beat a really quirky stay.  My fellow Muddy editors in counties from Cornwall to Norfolk, Kent to Warwickshire, have each found two brilliant, alternative […]

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