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  • The 37 coolest party palaces

    Got a big birthday celebration looming? Or fancy a weekend away with your squad? We've sniffed out the 37 dreamiest party palaces across the land, available for exclusive hire. Grab your gang and let's go!

  • Country living in Woburn

    Need to hit pause on life's hectic schedule? I hear ya! That's why I checked in to The Woburn Hotel for an easy breezy weekend break to lap up some cosy country charm and tasty grub to boot.

  • 24 hours in Matera

    Have you seen the new James Bond 'No Time To Die' trailer with the car chase scenes around Matera? I was in this European City of Culture 2019 just a few months back, checking out the best places to go (but of course!). Make mine a martini, shaken not stirred while I tell you my insider tips to the coolest city you've probably never heard of!

  • Muddy reviews: Fowey Hall, Cornwall

    Muddy's Kerry Potter headed to this stunning Cornish corker (and inspo for Toad Hall in The Wind In The Willows) for a weekender with her brood. Here's the brand new Muddy verdict.

    • Muddy reviews: The Grove

      Known as London's country estate, The Grove in Hertfordshire is an elegant rural mansion house with a cool urban vibe. Best of both worlds? I checked in to find out...

    • Muddy’s Insider Guide to the Isle of Wight

      This sunny little Island may be small in stature but it's packed to the brim with amazing things to check out. We've got the top tips on how to discover the real Isle of Wight.

      • 40 Quirky Stays for Summer

        Fancy an escape that's a leetle bit different? From yurts to lodges, shepherd's huts to helicopters (not even joking!), the Muddy editors have pulled together the most charming, unusual escapes across 21 counties. Book in once you've taken your jaw off the floor.

      • St Ives – the dreamiest staycation in the UK

        As I was going to St Ives, I met a man with seven wives. OK, not really. What I did meet with though was a whole lot of FUN! Here's six reasons why you should take a trip to the Cornish coast this summer.

        • A cool Cornish hotel – without the crowds

          The Polurrian on the Lizard has had a style makeover - and then some. Fancy winning a 3 night £1800 stay at Cornwall's best kept secret?

        • Dreamy new hotels

          In need of an indulgent weekend away? Here's our pick of the best brand new - and downright desirable - hotels to book pronto.

          • Day at the beach anyone?

            Fancy feeling the sand between your toes and the waves lapping at your feet? You don't have to jump on a plane just yet. Here's out pick of the top UK beaches for a sunny day trip.

          • Is your neighbourhood one of the best in Britain?

            A new survey of the UK's loveliest places to live sees Berkhamsted and Bedford amongst the top spots. Hooray! What a good excuse for us to go snooping around and find out what all the fuss is about...

          • London calling!

            Love the idea of going into London but find it all just a leetle bit daunting? Make life easy on yourself with our Top 10 tips on how to have a cracking time in the city this Easter.

          • Bedfordshire bolthole

            In the mood for love? Muddy's Sophie Hadjikyriacos tried out The Woburn Hotel in Bedfordshire to spend some quality time with her boyf. But did it live up to expectations?

          • 7 of the best B&Bs

            Here's our round-up of the most cool, quirky and cosy places to find a comfy bed and a full English.

          • Family-friendly rentals

            Easter's approaching, you need to reconnect with your fam, and we have just the thing to help - 30 gorgeous self-catering cottages across the Muddy counties!

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