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  • Review: No 15 by GuestHouse, Bath

    Looking for a getaway with bodice-ripping Bridgerton vibes, design-fabulous rooms and a pleasure palace of a spa? We checked into Bath's period pulse racer for the night – see what we thought here.

  • Summer Lodge, Evershot

    Indulge yourself at the sumptuous Summer Lodge in Dorset – fine food and wine, luxury rooms, gardens, spa – and where the service and level of comfort are second to none

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    The Eastbury Hotel & Spa, Sherborne

    This classic English hotel has a 2 AA rosette restaurant and luxury rooms, with a quirky spherical dining pod and a woodland spa in its pretty walled gardens

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    The Olive Tree at The Queensberry Hotel, Bath

    The finest food in Bath – it's official, the restaurant holds the city's only Michelin star – and a stay at the luxe and quirky Georgian townhouse hotel won't break the bank.

  • Dunkery Beacon Country House

    Come and be cosseted at this former hunting lodge – and MI6 safe house – with fine food, fine wine and the whole of Exmoor at your feet

  • Superflashy newsflash!

    If it's going down in Somerset – or ever so slightly beyond – we're going to know about it. Now you are too!

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    Say Namaste to Asia Gardens

    Bruce Willis and Penelope Cruz have both stayed in this exotic Asian paradise, just two hours away in oh so exotic sunny Spain

  • Win a £1000 weekend at Thornbury Castle!

    Fancy staying in the castle where Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn honeymooned? Thornbury Castle is a stonking 500-year-old Tudor beauty on the edge of the Cotswolds, reviewed on Muddy a while back (check it out here). Anyway, I’ll be damned, and off her with her head …. er whoops, what I mean is, flippin heck, […]

  • WIN a luxury £1000 spa escape at 5* Stoke Park

    WOWZER!!!  You could win a luxury Spa Escape worth £1,000 (yep, one thousand smackeroonies) at the stunning 5 -star Stoke Park in Buckinghamshire. Feast your eyes on this place *wooosh* (that was the sound of my breath being taken away). You could be there enjoying all of this splendiferousness (is that actually a word?), so […]

  • Ston Easton Park

    I’ve driven past the gates of Ston Easton Park on my way to and from Bath so many times and always wondered what lay beyond. So one day last week, I didn’t drive on by. I turned in and discovered that at the end of a winding, tree-lined drive is an 18th century Palladian mansion […]

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