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  • Ashridge Estate

    Muddy’s best winter walks

    Wrap up warm, grab your walking boots and go in search of your own winter wonderland! Here's where we'll be striding out over the coming months.

  • The Royal Standard of England

    Want to impress the rellies? Take them to the oldest freehouse in England - at 900 years old with resident ghosts, The Royal Standard in Forty Green (near Beaconsfield) has character in spades.

  • The perfect pub grub?

    Scampi aficionado Jo Sutherland has a lotta love for the classic pub fayre at the newly rebooted Full Moon in Hawridge.

  • 36 perfect pubs with rooms

    Fancy a weekend away in the countryside? The intrepid Muddy editors across 19 counties know all the best spots for a relaxed overnighter. Eat, drink, RELAX!

  • The Cricketers, Weston

    Looking for a proper, cosy pub? Home-cooked food, real ale and log fires? Perhaps with a muddy walk before or after? Welcome to The Cricketers.

  • Sunday lunch sorted

    Bring on the Yorkshire puds! The best spots for a weekend nosh up across 18 Muddy counties.

  • The White Hart, Welwyn

    Steamed buns with crispy hake, I can't get you out of my mind!

  • Muddy Eats: The Alford Arms rises from the ashes

    The fire that closed The Alford Arms in Frithsden earlier this year left good food and beer lovers across this end of the county howling and bereft. And understandably so. But it's back -- and it's just as lovely, as welcoming, as comfortable, and as popular as it ever was...

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