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    Escape to the country for a luxury overnighter at this relaxing Berkshire bolthole – top nosh and quality starfishing await.

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    Going anywhere nice on your holidays? Don't answer that until you've read Muddy's guide to the coolest travel trends for the year ahead.

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

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    Need staycation inspo?

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

  • Fancy a night with George Clooney?

    OK, so he won't actually be in the same room, but he's just a stone's throw away from the refreshed, funky Great House in Sonning. Flash him from your window and you might get lucky.

  • Reaching for a star

    Whatley Manor's got form in the kitchen with a fine-dining repertoire that's gunning for a Michelin star.

  • 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.

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