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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 PIG CANTERBURY KENT period house hidden behind trees

    The dreamiest new hotels

    In need of an indulgent weekend away? Er, ALWAYS. Here's our pick of the best new - and downright desirable - hotels to book pronto.

  • Booking your family hols?

    Don't do anything til you've seen Flight Centre's first Family Adventures brochure - and put yourself in the running for a £20k dream trip!

  • Fancy a weekend away in Kent?

    Course you do! We've teamed up with Southeastern to give you the lowdown on the Garden of England's hidden gems. PLUS we're giving away a luxe weekend stay there worth £500! Aren't we nice?

  • Two pairs of feet Argyll socks roaring fire

    Winter boltholes

    Pack that overnighter and give yourself the break you deserve, with 37 curated cosy breaks across the Muddy counties.

  • 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.

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