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  • Wellington Country Fair and Horse Trials Pimms Buss

    A very British fair with flair

    Race you to the Pimms bus… bagsy the backseat. Wellington Country Fair & Horse Trials is putting on a very British affair, day trippers, with local food, furry friends and free range kids. Get the lowdown and a delicious Muddy discount.

  • Waitrose gin tasting? We’re in!

    Brand new, this service from Waitrose combines our favourite things - gin, friends and hanging out at home. See how Muddy's Ed-in-Chief, Hero Brown, got on and book up pronto this summer, it's a blast!

  • In all your Finery

    Need a summer party frock? This under-the-radar label majors in cool dresses and jumpsuits. We've got £500 worth of Finery goodies up for grabs for 10 lucky Muddy readers - that's £5k worth of foxy fashion!

  • Coworth Park Dom Perignon dining under the stars outdoor dining orb candlelit gardens

    Psst! We’ve got hot goss

    I'm all over it! A stunning fine dining pop up, shoe boutique (oh hello!), a new plastic free shop, Ed Sheeran on a pub crawl and a Berkshire pub's TV debut. Find out the latest goss right here.

  • 7 perfect days of summer – just add gin!

    Ableforth's Bathtub gin looks cool, tastes even better and will rev you up for a summer of fun. Here, win a case (yup, six bottles of it!) and find out for yourself.

  • Dive in… the water’s lovely

    Feeling hot hot hot? No need to become a sweaty mess, here's our pick of the best pools, river spots and watery fun to cool down this summer. Just add sun lotion.

  • 46 stunning summer pubs

    Everyone knows that one of summer's great pleasures is sipping a cold one in a pub garden. So here's the best of the bunch across all the Muddy counties. Cheers!

  • Thames Lido Reading Berkshire infinity pool swimmer in red cap

    Strip off and lido

    Hot or not, the Thames Lido is quirky, cool and like no other spa you've been to. Eat, swim, spa… repeat. It's got Muddy's name all over it.

  • Muddy Awards 2019 Berkshire collage of winners party

    Clink! Cheers to our wonderful winners

    One gorgeous venue, 24 worthy winners and plenty of Berkshire Dry gin and bubbles – it must be the Muddy Awards do. Here's the lowdown on our high jinks at Forest Edge Tipis.

  • Female flat racing jockey Hollie Doyle in riding hat and purple silk

    The toughest woman in sport

    She's lost teeth and blacked out, but nothing will stop jockey Hollie Doyle getting back in the saddle. Muddy talks to racing's pocket rocket in the run up Ladies Night at Windsor Racecourse.

  • Sit and Sip Wokingham white retro mismatched hanging lights leather seating industrial lighting and marbled walls

    Superflashy newsflash!

    So much hot goss across Berkshire, you'll need a lashing of SPF.

  • Tiger sat next to a bottle of Longtooth Gin

    The 30 best local artisan gins

    The 30 best artisan gins across the Muddy counties - rack them up, throw in some Juniper berries and rosemary, and let's get drinking!

  • Muddy Awards 2019 gold log winners confetti

    Wanna meet your Muddy Awards winners?

    … Hell yes! It's been a fast, furious and fabulous Final. But we have 24 glorious Muddy Award winners. Click through and crack open the bubbly.

  • BMW Z4 2019 silver on road past stop sign

    Vrooom! A car with zig-a-zig-ah

    Spice up your life with something sleek and sporty – sadly Posh has her mitts on David Beckham, so we'll have to settle for the brand new BMW Z4.

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