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  • Your health questions answered!

    Don’t understand why the weight won’t shift? Have a back that’s reminiscent of Quasimodo? Muddy puts your questions to Healthily’s chief medical officer, Professor Maureen Baker

  • Muddy talks parenting with Lorraine Candy

    “All teenage girls think their mums are a bit rubbish”. Journalist and mother of four Lorraine Candy talks parenting, moody teens and motherhood with Muddy.

  • Can Haringtons tame the Muddy mane?

    Fly-away hair with lots of grey? Not just me then... The challenge for award-winning hairdresser and colourist Barry was to create a style that will still look good a week later

  • Rent your clothes like Carrie!

    Ethical, eco and everywhere - with Carrie Symonds showing us how to work a sustainable wardrobe, here's where you can rewear, repair and renew your clothes in style.

  • Make a splash!

    Where to cool off when the heat is on, without going to the sea: the Muddy pick of the best lidos, water parks and wild swimming near you

  • 10 tips to kickstart your fitness

    Lost your exercise mojo during lockdown? We asked three local experts their tips on how get to back in the swing of gym and weekly classes.

  • Affordable French skincare for va-va-voom glow

    We've unearthed eight French pharmacy brands with that certain je ne sais quoi. Here's your passport to a natural glow a la Marion Cotillard... and the best bit? It won't break the bank

  • Nine divine holiday rentals to book now for an autumn break

    If you didn't have sharp enough elbows to get your summer holiday staycation nailed, fear not. Here are the holiday rentals to book now for an autumn weekend escape

  • 58 things to glam up your garden

    Garden parties are go, people! But, oh God — is that really the state of the patio? Glam up the garden and impress your guests with these 58 must-have garden objects.

  • 20 wonderful walks near you

    Walks by the sea, walks by rivers and walks in the countryside in beautiful Somerset and Dorset

  • And the Best Place to Live in Somerset is…

    The community-minded town’s packed with arty, artisan indy businesses and cafes, hosts the best street market in the West and is a worthy winner.

  • Letterbox cheer: best gifts by post

    Share the love in lockdown (we’re almost there!) with one of these fun letterbox gift ideas, from book bundles and candles, to beauty boxes and wine.

  • 10 of Somerset & Dorset’s prettiest walks

    Discover a lighthouse, wetlands, a harbour and panoramic views aplenty on these 10 easy walks

  • Yes, people, this is Meg Mathews!

    Primrose Hill party queen turned wellness guru? Stranger things have happened! Muddy chats to the always glamorous Meg Mathews about her new book, the menopause and, er, vagina facials.

  • Light it up! 42 cool indie candle brands

    The arrival of autumn means darker evenings snuggled indoors by candlelight. Looking for a new scent? Try one of these gorgeous indie candle brands from across the Muddy counties.

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    Wonderful weddings

    Planning a wedding? Don't do anything until you've consulted our comprehensive wedding guide for all 21 Muddy counties. The dreamiest venues, florists, photographers and more- you're welcome!

  • The Muddy Awards 2019

    The Muddy Awards are coming! Find out more about the hottest lifestyle awards in mid and southern England.

  • Superflashy newsflash

    Same old, same old? Not on our watch. Check out these three hotties: the relaunch of a top hair salon, a new restaurant and a boutique cinema...

  • Royal Crescent Hotel Spa & Bath House

    Almost monastic simplicity combined with luxury treatments, state-of-the-art fitness equipment and pretty plates of food to enjoy afterwards

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    Clifton College Upper School, Bristol

    Muddy says: A top co-ed day and boarding school for 13-18 year olds combining a liberal outlook with some quirky public school traditions, set amongst the Georgian townhouses and Victorian villas of Clifton

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