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3-20 MAY 2022

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I'm Lisa, editor of Muddy Devon, here to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in the area.

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Gotta Have It

When one destination isn't enough, try several! Now throw in luxury accommodation, spa, gym, restaurants and activities for the whole gang, and raise a cocktail to your new travel BFF - the cruise.

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Muddy Awards 2022

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The Muddy Awards are GO! Show your plucky local indie businesses some love by nominating them now - nominations close 20 May

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Culture

Little Black Book

Want to support local? Our curated pick of the most creative, unique and brilliant businesses near you.

Travel

  • Food for thought: the best gourmet getaways

    Food for thought: the best gourmet getaways

    Eat, sleep, repeat! Food and travel go together like, err, gin and tonic (cheers!) and if you find top nosh plays a key part in making your holiday a success, perhaps it’s time to take things a step further and make it the central focus?

    • The best cruise holidays for 2023

      The best cruise holidays for 2023

      When one destination isn’t enough, try several! Now throw in luxury accommodation, spa, gym, restaurants and activities for the whole gang, and raise a cocktail to your new travel BFF – the cruise.

    • 23 of the best places to holiday in the UK

      23 of the best places to holiday in the UK

      Staycationing this summer? Then you’re going to want to check out our bang-up-to-date insider guides to these top towns and cities across the Muddy counties.

Home

  • 45+ cool kitchen design companies we trust

    45+ cool kitchen design companies we trust

    Thinking of a redesign? From classic Shaker styles to sleek contemporary cabinets, these kitchen design companies across the Muddy counties know just what they’re doing.

    • A quick veggie supper dish from Georgina Hayden

      A quick veggie supper dish from Georgina Hayden

      This Mediterranean twist on roast potatoes, with coriander and olives, makes a perfect side dish, or the main event for lunch alongside a crisp green salad.

    • 8 gorgeous new gardening books

      8 gorgeous new gardening books

      Bountiful borders, striped lawn and artfully placed sculptures here we come, but first, sit down, grab a coffee and get lost in the sublime pages of these beauties (those weeds can wait another hour or so)

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Life

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  • ⚓️ Ahoy there! ⚓️ Fancy experiencing Italy, Spain, the French Riviera, the Greek islands, Norwegian fjords, Iceland... @disneycruiseline’s new Summer 2023 adventures could be the answer you're looking for - and they're anchored in luxury. Get the inside line, plus eight more hot cruises to book for next year at the link in bio.
  • Where to get the best view of Exeter cathedral? Upstairs on the new terrace @margoux_exeter preferably with a Poshstar cocktail in hand. Pretty as a painting, isn’t it?
  • I’m loving #nomowmay. Just leave the grass and daisies to do their thing for wildlife and no dragging the lawnmower out. Next up - #ginfilledjune and #justlieaboutonaloungerjuly!
  • It’s the closest I’ve got to dippin’ me toe in the sea yet this year - but it won’t be long till I’m in that swell! What’s the verdict on the water temperature, #bluetits? Dive in or wait a few degrees? Cozzie or wetsuit?
  • 💐 BLOOMIN’ HECK! 💐 Who will be crowned the best local Florist? You decide! NOMINATE now at the link in bio - and quick! - the nominations round closes in two days. #MuddyAwards2022  #InLoveWithLocal @wearehealthily

Fashion

  • 10 buys for World Bee Day

    10 buys for World Bee Day

    Hey, if it’s for the little black and yellow fellas, then who are we to argue with a shopping spree to celebrate World Bee Day (20 May)? Here are 10 on-trend buys we’re totally buzzing about

    • Fresh air, fresh fashion!

      Fresh air, fresh fashion!

      Seven compelling reasons to head to Bicester Village including up to 20 per cent off prices in April’s renowned Private Sale and the Do-Good pop up boutique. Trust us, no-show is not an option.

    • Your 2022 social calendar – the ultimate Guide

      Your 2022 social calendar – the ultimate Guide

      Diaries out? Read on for our insider guide on where to go, what to do, and – of course – how to nail the dress code with perfect prints and dazzling dresses from Ted Baker.

  • Beauty

People

  • Muddy meets Wayne Sleep OBE

    Muddy meets Wayne Sleep OBE

    The Plymouth-born ballet legend hoofs it to Devon this month to share the goss from his fifty years in dance, overcoming adversity and THAT dance with Lady Diana.

    • Muddy meets Connor McIntyre

      Muddy meets Connor McIntyre

      We know him as Corrie villain, Pat Phelan, but actor Connor McIntyre shows Muddy a softer side with his new art show, Funny Weather, opening in Plymouth this month.

    • Muddy meets David Meylan

      Muddy meets David Meylan

      A-listers, Exeter rugby chiefs, Made in Chelsea stars and famous rappers wear his limited edition watches…high time to nab the founder of Exeter watchmaker Olivier Meylan for a natter.

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

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Weekend Escapes

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

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Best Places to Live 2020

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Little Black Book

Our A-Z of the grooviest local businesses to help make your life easier

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