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Cottages & Houses

  • Romantic getaways

    Put some oh-la-la into your leisure time: the most romantic stays across 16 counties, all in the name of lurve

  • Cliff Cottage, Suffolk

    Heart-stopping views and an open, airy interior make this secret, Suffolk hideaway very special indeed. Perched high above the River Alde, expect big sunsets and endless, estuary horizons.

  • Chic not chintz

    Holy schomely ! A Victorian Methodist chapel becomes a super chic country bolthole – for grown ups

  • 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.

  • 30 quirky stays in the UK

    Weird and wonderful holiday lets, from a converted horsebox to a Napoleonic sea fort

  • SUPERLUXE STAYS

    Some really luxurious places to book for your hols, for those times when you've had it with sticking to the budget.

  • Big and beautiful

    Looking for a gorgeous holiday stop for families or larger groups? Hang on, I’ll just get out my magician’s hat and wand and, er… abracadabra: 18 of the best

  • Messing about on the river

    The Muddy editors who happen to be landlocked (*sob**) have scoured their counties for some stonking rental properties with their own little piece of liquid heaven to help you throughout spring and summer. Tempted?

  • House party!

    Organising a big family or friends get together for Christmas, New Year, a wedding or a milestone birthday – or maybe an old friends reunion – and need somewhere with enough room for everyone? I've found just the place...

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

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Fun Finder

Making plans? Find your perfect Pub, Inn, Hotel, Café, Restaurant or Bar across the Muddy counties.

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