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  • Muddy reviews: The Grove, Chandler’s Cross, Hertfordshire

    Known as London's country estate, The Grove in Hertfordshire is an elegant rural mansion house with a cool urban vibe. Sounds like the best of both worlds, right? 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!

  • Hampshire hotel hotty

    Shall we count the ways we love you Chewton Glen? Nah, we'll be here for days.. Instead, here's what you need to know about this coastal classic spa and hotel destination.

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