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    Weekly watchlist: the 10 best things on TV

    Comfies on! We've compiled 10 of the best things on TV this week, ripe and ready for you to binge. From monster-packed rom-coms to Oscar-buzz dramas, it's your pick...

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    Best bluebell walks in Berks

    Blooming 'eck! The bluebells are breaking cover in Berkshire. Here's where to find the best of them on your sprightly springtime walk.

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    Man the forts! Royal castles in under 2hrs

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

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    TV worth tuning into this week

    So... last week it was 24 degrees and now it's baltic, but that does mean you can hunker down in front of the box without feeling too guilty. Get something carby and put those feet up.

  • 58 things to glam up your garden

    Garden parties are go, people! But, oh God — is that really the state of the patio? Glam up the garden and impress your guests with these 58 must-have garden objects.

  • Top 50 Gastropubs 2021 revealed

    What better week for the reveal of the country's best gastropubs than the start of lockdown easing? Here are the four winners in Berkshire - phones at the ready to bag your table.

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    51 best things to do within 2 hours of home

    Are you ready to (gasp) leave your local area? From safari parks and city skylines to Europe's tallest high ropes, here are the 51 best outdoors things to do within 2 hours of Berks

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    OMG! Have you heard the latest news?

    All the hot Berkshire gossip right here. Wanna know about the Netflix comedy filming at Cliveden House? Or the latest foodie openings? Read all about it!

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    This year’s 12 must-see Oscar movies

    Cinemas are shut, popcorn consumption is dangerously low but the Oscar noms are in. We have the skinny on what, where and when you can watch this year's best in show.

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    Freedom! 20 garden dining hotspots

    Praise be, pubs and restaurants are opening on 12 April - and just in time for spring weather! So book you table now at Berkshire's finest outdoor dining spots.

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    Early bird events, bookings are go

    As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, it's time to get some spring and summer fun organised. And guess what? As luck would have it, we can help with that.

  • Wealth – how to get it, grow it, and keep it in the family

    From university fees to care homes and to buying property, families are stepping in like never before to beat the tax man and help their relatives. Here's what you need to know to join them.

  • Letterbox cheer: best gifts by post

    Share the love in lockdown (we’re almost there!) with one of these fun letterbox gift ideas, from book bundles and candles, to beauty boxes and wine.

  • Half-term hack: the best online courses for kids

    Run out of ways to entertain the kiddos? Check out Muddy's list of the best online classes and workshops that you can do from anywhere across the country, just in time for half-term.

  • 5 ways you can master your finances

    It’s February and you’re still skint. In this most miserable of months cheer yourself up by plotting your ultimate financial comeback. It's easier than you think!

  • Boredom begone: online courses & classes to do right now

    Bored at home? No longer! Muddy's been hard at work finding you the very best online class to do in your county. From computer coding to nipple tassels, we've got it all.

  • Is it time to start your own business?

    2020 has forced many of us to radically rethink our careers, goals and dreams. Muddy meets four inspiring women who took control and started their own businesses during Covid. Is it time we joined them?</a

  • Fancy a Weekend Escape?

    Well, you're in the right place! Check out brand new, brilliant guide to help you find the perfect break - from a relaxed family hotel to countryside self-catering, easy day trip or a special occasion space. Now go forth and staycay!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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