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  • Exmoor explore

    Wonderful walking, luscious landscapes – hills, valleys, moors, woods – beaches of every kind, a plethora of plants and wildlife, ancient monuments and the fruits of the land all there for the taking

  • Romantic getaways

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

  • Chic not chintz

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

  • Win an £800 stay at Another Place The Lake!

    We do try to push the boat out on prizes for you to win, but we’ve had we had one so delicious it was literally bobbing over the water. But check out this lakeside view! Another Place The Lake in Ullswater in the Lake District is the most ridiculously gorgeous, luxurious, stylish hotel we’ve seen in a very long time and we’ve nabbed a two night stay, worth nearly £800, for one lucky Muddy reader (and your plus one obvs).

  • Special Muddy deal on Forest Holidays!

    In dry January when the weather has turned totally pants – bitterly cold with a forecast of snow – and half-term break feels forever away, I take solace by gorging myself on potential holidays. Hot summer holidays in exotic climes with Rufus Sewell (if he’ll only stop moaning on and on about how he desires […]

  • 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...

  • 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 […]

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