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  • Marble statue of the Duke of Sutherland Cliveden Berkshire

    13 lovely Autumn pub walks

    Sunny, crisp days and 50 shades of autumn colour palette. It's the best time for a seasonal stroll before collapsing in front of a cosy fire with wine. Here's Muddy's favourite pub walks.

  • Madame X Madonna wearing cowboy hat with veil smoking a cigar

    What’s on this week in Berkshire?

    Mon 14 - Sun 20 Sept: Ready to dive into the week? Virtually snoop around the Louvre at night, debate Madonna's album, street food competition, a Quentin Blake exhibition and more in my curated guide.

  • Bottoms up! The best new indie drinks

    Got a large glass to hand? We’ve rounded up 43 of the best new independent drinks from across the Muddy counties from wine and gin to rum and beer.

  • Westminster bridge House of Parliament and Big Ben

    Into London: the capital reopens

    With the tourist count at an all-time low, now is the time to swerve the endless queues and enjoy London's cultural bounty.

  • The latest news and hot goss in the ‘hood

    Boom! New season, new school term and new news. No need to have your ear to the ground when Muddy's on the scene with the latest rumblings in the Berkshire 'hood.

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    All set for a super social September

    Sexy September! 24 brilliant things to do in Berkshire and beyond this month including cinema, comedy, theatre, festivals, exhibitions and more.

  • Red brick mansion house of Pangbourne College Devitt House Pangbourne Berkshire steps down on the lawn area PANGBOURNE COLLEGE DEVITT HOUSE

    Pangbourne College, Berkshire

    A co-ed day/boarding school with naval traditions nr Reading, Pangbourne College's emphasis is on courage, community and creative thinking. Tick, tick, TICK

  • Leeds Castle

    Man the forts! Royal castles in under 2hrs

    Ready for a right royal day out? We've rounded up 16 of the coolest castles in Berkshire and beyond. Tiara at the ready, let's go!

  • Modern architect designed house yellow field Warfield Berkshire

    House swap – modern properties we love

    If period properties give you the heebie jeebies, and you'd rather have a glass extension than a thatched roof, then walk this way - we've rounded up the best architect-led modernist properties.

  • 20 Muddy approved attractions in Berks

    This is your Muddy Secret Service reporting for duty with all the best visitor attractions in Berkshire and, loads of in-the-know intel so you can staycay like a local.

  • Heston Blumenthal

    News so hot it needs SPF

    Berkshire's biggest blabbermouth reporting for duty. Here's this week's newsflash including the inside track on Heston's Fat Duck birthday bash.

  • Muddy’s insider guide to Devon

    If Devon's on your holiday hit list this year you'll be needing our totally brilliant insider guide to the county. PLUS we have £2,888 of summer goodies up for grabs!

  • The Muddy insider guide to The Cotswolds

    Prepping for a staycay this summer? Our curated guide to The Cotswolds is packed with our-in-the-know tips and up-to-date openings. Just add sandals and sunshine. PLUS read on for £2,888 of sultry summer goodies to give away).

  • The Muddy insider guide to Cornwall

    Planning to staycay this summer? Our curated guide to Cornwall is packed with our in-the-know tips and up to date openings. Just add flipflops and sunshine. (PLUS £2,888 of sexy summer goodies to give away).

  • 58 staycation self-catering stays

    Planning a staycation for when lockdown eases up? It's your resident travel agent here with 58 gorgeous self-catering stays across the 24 Muddy counties.

  • couple kissing

    Top tips on love in a Corona climate

    The confinement we're experiencing right now can make even the most rock-solid of relationships creak. Read on for our expert guide on how to keep love (and lust) going.

  • Dog-friendly stays

    Have pooch, will travel? Here are 43 stays across the Muddy counties that are all Fido-friendly to bookmark for a later date.

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