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FRI 17 - SUN 19 AUGUST 2018

MON 13 - SUN 19 AUGUST 2018


  • georgian building

    Church Lane, Tavistock

    Hello, handsome! Muddy popped in to this brand new, Mediterranean-inspired restaurant, for a heatwave-busting combo of cocktails and ice cream. It’s going to be good, this one.

    • cow field sea

      Who fancies ice cream?

      Here's another reason to visit beautiful Mothecombe this summer: the brand new, stupidly tasty Surfing Cow Ice Cream.

    • table chair blanket garden

      Eat here: The Fig Tree @ 36

      Muddy celebrates a wedding anniversary at this super-welcoming restaurant moments from Plymouth's waterfront.

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  • hot tub sea view

    Stay Here: Cliff House

    One of our fave luxury self-catering stays in South Devon has just re-opened after a snazzy refurb. So what’s new? Well, *that* hot tub for starters…

    • Orbis Expeditions

      Africa Calling

      Meet two women about to go on the most incredible journey - and find out how you can follow in their footsteps.

    • blue shepherds hut sea view

      Glamp rock: The best fun you can have in a field

      The West does it best when it comes to camping and glamping! The definitive Muddy guide to the pick of the sites in Cornwall, Devon and Somerset

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  • woman in pink skirt and pink stilettos against wooden fence

    Best Foot Forward

    15 ways to rock your footwear this month, from garden parties and weddings to the ultimate girls’ night out.

    • patterend bikini's

      High-waisted bikinis

      We love a trend that's super-flattering and keeps your wobbly bits safely gathered in. Hurrah for high-waisted bikini's.

    • denim sandals

      Sunshine Soles

      Heatwave-proof dressing starts with the perfect summer sandals. Step this way for the best brands on the beach.

  • War horse theatre

    War Horse hoofs it to Devon!

    Michael Morpurgo’s moving story about a young boy called Albert and his horse Joey during the First World War, comes to Plymouth at the end of August. Muddy caught up with actor Thomas Dennis who plays Albert.

    • bookshelf against turquoise wooden walls

      Sun-lounger reads

      The Muddy HQ crew have some super summer suggestions for you to sneak into your suitcase.

    • hammock sea grass

      Holiday reading?

      Never mind clothes, let's sort out your holiday reading. Here's the Muddy top 10 summer tomes.

    • actors on stage

      The Play that goes wrong

      And yet gets it so right! More missed cues than an Alton Towers fast pass but Muddy loves this touring production

    • actor in front of green building

      The Cherry Orchard

      Join Miracle Theatre outdoors this summer, to catch their full-of-fun take on this Chekov classic


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    • Garden totally Frazzled?

      Wilted borders and a lawn like the Gobi desert? Yup, us too. But happily we've got all the heatwave-combating garden tips.

    • salad dish

      Recipe: Summer in a bowl

      Need some salad inspiration? Try this summer tomato bulgar salad bowl from private chef Laura Scott.

  • Wellbeing
    • lemons pink lemon

      Exam time? Grab the Juicer

      Forget the endless late-night bowls of cornflakes - help your teen juice their way through exam stress. Here's why.

    • Spa swimming pool loungers green garden glass

      Review: Gaia Spa

      Feeling like you're on the countdown to summer? Kickstart your body and beauty rituals with a sesh at Devon's Super Spa.

  • Intern post

    Fancy joining Muddy?

    Muddy Devon is looking for a brilliant intern & self-confessed culture vulture. Is it you, or someone you know?

  • Kids
    • rollercoaster

      Reviewed: The Big Sheep

      Don't adjust your screen, that's me on a rollercoaster. But how did the small rate North Devon's Big, woolly day out?

    • safari village sign

      Review: Crealy Meadows

      Looking for the ultimate family-friendly glamping experience over the summer hols? Crealy called, Muddy went. Here's the lowdown.

  • footballer in red and white

    World Cup Wonders

    Far be it from us to objectify the World Cup’s hottest footballers at Muddy Stilettos. Instead we’ve gone and found you the smartest. Yes, amazingly there are some!

    • My Favourite Places: Tim Henman

      Tim Henman, party animal - who'd have thought it? Ahead of Wimbledon, the British tennis legend talks wine, his local hangouts and, er, more wine with Muddy's Kerry Potter.

    • woman with radio microphone

      Muddy meets Clara Amfo

      Winning TV quiz Pointless, playing basketball with Justin Bieber, crying over Oprah Winfrey - it's all in a day's work for Radio 1 DJ Clara Amfo. Muddy is enamoured with its new BFF.

    • Man looking out to sea

      When Muddy met Jimmy

      ...Jimmy Carr. Not *that* one; but this one's a total rockstar in my humble opinion and here's why.

    • Levison Wood river backpack

      Oh, hi Levison Wood

      He's trudged the Nile and dodged Honduran gangsters, now Levison Wood books in for a chat with Muddy.

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