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  • The 37 coolest party palaces

    Got a big birthday celebration looming? Or fancy a weekend away with your squad? We've sniffed out the 37 dreamiest party palaces across the land, available for exclusive hire. Grab your gang and let's go!

  • Family with surf boards walknig across beach with sea in background Saunton Sands Devon

    Go West! Half-term getaways

    Need to make a fast getaway? Don’t move a muscle till you’ve checked out my pick of 8 last-minute family breaks in the West Country.

  • Matera-panorama- itlaina buildings on hill blue sky

    24 hours in Matera

    Have you seen the new James Bond car chase scenes around southern Italy? Happens that Muddy was there this summer, checking out the cool places to go. Make mine a martini, shaken not stirred while I tell you my insider tips.

  • Muddy reviews: Fowey Hall, Cornwall

    Muddy's Kerry Potter headed to this stunning Cornish corker (and inspo for Toad Hall in The Wind In The Willows) for a weekender with her brood. Here's the brand new Muddy verdict.

  • London Wesminster bridge parliament Big Ben clock

    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 Summer.

  • Party like a pin up

    OMG! We can't wait. Retro Festival (Fri 9 – Sun 11 Aug) is like stepping into the final scene of Grease. Grab you skintight trousers and Letterman sweater, here's the best bits.

  • Two people Zipwire over London's South Bank Zip Now London

    18 summer day trips

    Exhausted all your local entertainment options already this summer hols? We've scoured far and wide beyond Berkshire for some great day trip ideas.

  • Isle Of Wight blue sky green fiields white historic building

    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.

  • Eclectic country interiors at the Winning Post Windsor pub with rooms checked settle, wooden tables and bowler hat wall light

    First past The Winning Post

    Bounding around Berkshire in search of pubby perfection? I saddled up for a 3-course nosebag and a comfy sleepover at The Winning Post, Winkfield.

  • 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 beach Cornwall giant metal ball on sand

    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.

  • The Langley is …. OPEN!

    Superluxe The Langley in South Buckinghamshire opens its doors for the first time today! Here are 6 reasons why you should put it to the top of your hotel wish list.

  • 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?

  • South beach Studland bay golden sand beach huts trees

    This way to the beach

    Scorchio! The sun has got his hat on (at long last) so we’re thinking impromptu daytrip to the coast. Who’s in?

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