My Faves

Click the bookmark icon to save all the stuff you love.

Be the first to know

Your inside line on the new, unique and unmissable across Herts & Beds

Sign up to our newsletter

Wellbeing

  • 6 of the best… candle subscriptions

    Ooooh, something smells lovely! These clever candle subscriptions make a thoughtful winter gift (even if it's for yourself - shhhhh, we won't tell).

  • 10 dreamy wellbeing holidays to recharge your batteries

    Wanna escape the daily grind? Book on to one of these gorgeous wellbeing holidays for some much needed R&R.

  • Working (out) from home: 5 on-demand exercise classes

    Tear your eyes away from Netflix and get moving with these streaming fitness classes. No excuses now!

  • Witness the fitness

    New year, new fitness routine? We're with you! Here's the Muddy edit of stylish sportswear that'll have you in tip-top form in no time.

  • Pamper day? Four luxe London wellbeing destinations

    Feeling frazzled? London day trips aren't just for shopping/drinking/sightseeing - get thee to the city for a turbo-charged wellbeing fix.

  • This girl can!

    Juggling motherhood, jiggly bits and the barriers to exercising, This Girl Can is back with its brand new campaign and we LOVE it!

  • woman jumping in fitness gear

    How to shake up your mojo!

    Feel like you've lost your way a bit lately? Read these tips on how to regain control of your life and grab the future with both hands. Go get 'em!

  • Three bonkers wellbeing trends for 2020

    Will you be, um, honouring your vagina this year?

  • woman in outdoor spa pool

    ‘Superspa’ breaks for 2020

    I'll tell you what I want, what I really really want... a massage, mani and Jacuzzi please. Here's our round up of the best spa breaks to book now.

  • 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.

  • J’adore/ J’abhor

    Feeling it for 2020's New Year's Resolutions or think they're a total waste of time? Muddy ed-in-chief Hero and HQ staffer Nancy duke it out.

  • eco christmas decorations

    How to have an eco-friendly Christmas

    'Tis the season to banish waste, tat, all things un-recyclable and go sustainable. Does anyone know where you can buy halos?

  • #InLoveWithLocal this Xmas

    We're all for shopping at local indies at Muddy and we know you are too - step away from Amazon and read on for how together we can turn this impulse into a bonafide movement. Get involved!

  • Flexible working – a personal view

    It's a contentious issue, that's for sure! As a full-time working mum and business owner, Muddy Founder Hero Brown can see both sides of that fence. Wanna know what she thinks?

  • Spa time!

    Summer's over, we've all gone back to work and, quite frankly, I'm in need of a spa day. Who's with me? Here's the Muddy guide of the best pamper spots across the Muddy counties. 

  • The power of scent

    Feeling SAD? Suzanne Taylor, founder of luxury local candle brand, Taylor Benfield, waxes lyrical about the soothing power of a scented candle during the colder months.

  • Can’t get no sleep?

    You’re not the only one. If Faithless’s 'Insomnia' could’ve been written for you, read on, sleepy head.

  • How to be a better you!

    I shed my self-help cynicism and tried out an NLP life coaching taster session at Edge in Tring and (*spoiler alert*) came away feeling strangely empowered.

  • How to be happy in 2019

    New Year, new chance to give yourself a great big shot of positive energy with one of these 28 inspirational ideas.

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

Read the reviews

Little Black Book

Our handpicked selection of best local businesses

View the businesses
Back Home

The Urban Guide to the Countryside - Herts & Beds

Reader Treats Just For You!