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Stilettos on but nowhere to go? Ah, I can help with that! Muddy Stilettos is your go-to regional guide for the cool, quirky, new and unmissable happening in your ‘hood. Check out our Weekend, Weekly and Monthly What’s On guides to find out the insider info on everything from pop-ups, pubs and theatre to kids events, live music, new openings and shopping in Somerset. Out you go and don’t do anything I wouldn’t do…

  • What’s on in August

    Sea shanties, shows, screenings, art, fireworks, food fests and funny women – it's all happening across Somerset and Dorset this month

  • Where to pick your own in Somerset & Dorset

    Grab your straw hat and wicker basket: it's summer, which means it's time to PYO. From sumptuous strawberries to verdant veg to blooming bouquets, here's where to pick 'em.

  • Summer holidays are GO!

    Summer's here, school's out and right on time, here's our bumper summer holiday guide to what to do with kids of all ages in Somerset and Dorset

  • Best beaches in the South West and beyond

    Heading beach-wise over the summer? Then check out our guide to 18 of the best, including the inside line on what to do, where to eat and where to go for that all important sundowner

  • What’s on in July

    Where to head and what to book around Somerset, Dorset and beyond for a summer to remember.

  • 47 adult courses to book this summer

    Fancy learning a new skill? From mastering mixology to crafting jewellery to keeping bees, Muddy has the lowdown of all the best and brightest adult courses to book this summer.

  • 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

  • What’s On in June

    Get out there with the Muddy pick of the best real world theatre, drive-ins, music, comedy, festivals and more in Somerset, Dorset and beyond.

  • May Half Term Guide

    Fun things to do with the kids, from tots to teens, around Somerset and Dorset

  • Super flashy newsflash

    New in Somerset and Dorset: an affordable boutique hotel, a low intervention wine bar, a Michelin star run gourmet grocery/deli/cafe – and Mary Shelley's House of Frankenstein (eek).

  • 27 of the best beaches in East Anglia

    Summer's coming (no, really, it is!) so we've got the inside scoop on the best East Anglian beaches for all tastes. Buckets at the ready, sandwiches packed, bring on the sun!

  • Ready, steady, spa! Where to get that pamper, pronto

    Hallelujah, spas are re-opening at last! Here's our pick of the best West Country coast, city and countryside places to book in and bliss out.

  • City slickin’: what’s on in London this summer

    London's shaking off the lockdown cobwebs with a host of awesome events. Bag yourself the best tickets now with our guide to what's on in the capital.

  • Bring the bar to you: how to have a virtual night out

    Counting down the days until that chilly pub garden come April? God, us too. Here's the next best thing: bar-quality cocktails, perfect ambience, and a whole lot of glam.

  • Half-term hack: the best online courses for kids

    Run out of ways to entertain the kiddos? Check out Muddy's list of the best online classes and workshops that you can do from anywhere across the country, just in time for half-term.

  • Boredom begone: online courses & classes to do right now

    Bored at home? No longer! Muddy's been hard at work finding you the very best online class to do in your county. From computer coding to nipple tassels, we've got it all.

  • What’s in: 10 new things to watch this week

    Lazy day in front of the telly? Yes please! Here are the hottest new films and TV shows for you to sink your teeth into. Just add popcorn.

  • What’s in this week

    Staying in again this week? You'll be needing our curated Muddy guide to the best things to stream from home then!

  • Your #Joulesautumnwalks photos

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  • Your ultimate Autumn Walks guide

    Grab your kids, your besties, your dog and anyone else who is free to join you on our first Autumn Walks initiative with Joules - and win coats and wellies for the whole family!

  • 7 perfect days of summer – just add gin!

    Ableforth's Bathtub gin looks cool, tastes even better and will rev you up for a summer of fun. Here, win a case (yup, six bottles of it!) and find out for yourself.

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