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  • Thatch cottage in pretty wiltshire village

    30 Romantic getaways

    Looking to rekindle the fires? Or, er, just sleep for 14 hours solid? Here are Muddy's most romantic stays.

  • Wooden cabin tucked away in the depths of the forest – perfect family-friendly stays

    Need staycation inspo?

    If you go down to the woods today… you're in for a family surprise – 10% off Forest Holidays.

  • 15% Off Forest Holidays

    Beautifully-appointed, luxury cabins for families set in stunning Forestry Commission woodland. And... breathe.

  • Shepherd’s Delight, Hants

    Hmmm… and relax at this gentle eyrie in the North Wessex Downs for soul-soothing, firepit roasting and hot-tub soaks.

  • Carry on camping

    If you need a more than a few home comforts, here are 25 funky places to head under canvas.

  • 30 cool and 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.

  • 14 of the best UK beach cottages

    Tired. Sick of working. Dreaming of the beach. Yup, it’s time to book the Great British Coastal Escape and we’ve done all the hard work for you.

  • The 16 Best Riverside Holidays Cottages

    Beach holidays in Britain always come with that anxious niggle at the back of your head – will it tank down for the whole week? Well, how about an inland lake or river holiday as an alternative? The Muddy editors who happen go to be landlocked (*sob**) have scoured their counties for some stonking rental […]

  • 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 […]

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