Cottages

  • Romantic getaways

    Looking to rekindle the fires? Stoke the iron of hot-rod passion? Er, get away from the kids and sleep for 14 hours solid? Then this is the feature for you. The most romantic stays across 16 counties, and all in the name of love.

  • Superluxe Stays

    Some really luxurious places to book for your hols, for those times when you’ve had it with sticking to the budget.

  • Big and beautiful

    Going away with the gang? From Cornwall to the Cambridgeshire, 32 gorgeous cottages for large groups.

  • 30 quirky stays in the UK

    Love a luxe break? A sucker for heritage holiday rentals? Or is it all about the location? They all have their place but, for pure fun value, there’s little that can beat a really quirky stay.  The Muddy editors in counties from Cornwall to Norfolk, Kent to Warwickshire, have each found two brilliant, alternative properties […]

  • 14 beautiful beach cottages to rent this summer

    One of the big benefits of Muddy tottering its way into so many counties (er, 17 since you asked!) is that we have a raft of on-the-ground experts, squirrelling out the coolest, most useful stuff for the rest of us to plunder. Case in point – beach cottages. Thought about renting one this summer? Yeah […]

  • Fancy escaping to the coast?

    Dreary, freezing January evenings are made for summer holiday planning – I can’t be the only one already dreaming of cocktails al fresco, snoozing on sun-loungers and those days when the sun soars up beyond eye level, can I? This year I’m planning to take the Muddy tribe to Devon or Cornwall (to avoid airport-based […]

  • Special Muddy deal on Forest Holidays

    In January when the weather has turned totally pants and half-term break feels forever away, I take solace by gorging myself on potential holidays. Hot summer holidays in exotic climes with Rufus Sewell (if he’ll only stop moaning on and on about how he desires me), cool city breaks with Mr Muddy, gorgeous cottages in rugged climes for […]

  • Win a Heston meal and overnighter!

    I think it’s only right and proper to begin 2017 with a Michelin nosh up and a night away, don’t you? A Heston pub, part of his Fat Duck group in Bray, The Crown is a gorgeously atmospheric 16th century building with all the requisite nooks, crannies, fireplaces and higgledy-piggledy spaces, with food that’s exquisite […]

    • Perfect stays in Devon and Cornwall (you’re gonna love ’em!)

      Ok, so we’re in the thick of half term – maybe you’re lucky enough to have flown off somewhere glorious, maybe you’re at home doing a sunshine dance every morning before you tentatively set off with kids (begrudgingly) in tow. Either way, I know you’ll already be thinking of your next holiday, because that’s just human nature – […]

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