Looking for a gastropub with a bit of a buzz? You'll find the best of both worlds here, where excellent food and a thriving nightlife go hand-in-hand. We'll be at the bar!
Muddy says: A luxurious country house hotel near Bishop's Stortford set in 110 acres of gardens, with ESPA spa, restaurant serving food prepared with home-grown ingredients, and excellent afternoon teas.
This super stylish all-day bar and social dining destination is local and independent, but it has the look and feel of a chi-chi London venue - see you at the bar!
Muddy says: This Grade I listed manor house on the banks of the River Ouse makes an idyllic spot to tie the knot or host your special event.
Muddy says: Looking for a great country pub which doesn't disappoint in the food department? This one has atmosphere and dining down to a tee.
Muddy says: Forever Green is a brilliant floral design business in west Herts, working throughout London and the home counties. Designer Nicky Pritchard specialises in flowers for weddings and special occasions and also runs fun creative workshops from her garden studio.
Muddy says: New to the Cathedral Quarter in St Albans, Loft on George Street is beautifully stylish, and Nick Male's food is artistic, seasonal and delicious.
Muddy says: I absolutely love this Letchworth gallery. The space itself is uplifting: light and bright, the exhibitions continue to be different and interesting, and of course I have to mention the café for coffee, cake or a glass of wine. I love Broadway Gallery!
Muddy says: This Grade I listed manor house in Harpenden is a complete stunner and each and every one of your guests will want to be the first on the dance floor. It's yours for weddings, significant birthdays and any other occasion where you want to pretend that this is your family home. Rothamsted Manor has parquet, big fireplaces, stained glass and oak panelled rooms inside and 12 acres of formal gardens, including a croquet lawn, outside.