Muddy says: Lussmanns Tring offers sustainable and delicious food in a stylish art deco interior.
Muddy says: A luxurious country house hotel near Bishop's Stortford set in 110 acres of gardens, with ESPA spa, restaurant, and excellent afternoon teas.
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: Carpenter's Nursery and its charming new café and restaurant The Potting Shed make a trip to Sandridge on the edge of Heartwood Forest a must.
Muddy says: 'Groovy grand' 5 star hotel and spa in a stunning 18th Century building, surrounded by over 300 hundred acres of stunning grounds.
Muddy says: The Tilbury is a much awarded British-inspired restaurant with a large terrace and garden. There's also more casual dining available serving pub classics.