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  • Becky Bettesworth: my favourite wild swimming places

    Grab your cozzie and er, maybe a thermos! Muddy dips into the Torquay artist's favourite local places for a daily paddle whatever the weather.

  • Letterbox cheer: best gifts by post

    Share the love in lockdown (we’re almost there!) with one of these fun letterbox gift ideas, from book bundles and candles, to beauty boxes and wine.

  • Have you heard the local gossip?

    From a cool new beachside opening to fine-dining foodie and culture news - here's the inside line on the coolest happenings in Devon.

  • Coastal walks in Devon with a coffee pitstop

    Going stir crazy locked up inside? Stretch your legs and refuel en route with these brilliant local coast walks, all with pitstops for coffee and cake. Grab your wellies and go!

  • Sails & Canvas: Our Favourite Places

    Winter beach walks, stunning sunsets and cool cafes: Juliette and Mandi of Topsham's Sails & Canvas share their favourite seaside hangouts.

  • The new local Michelin star winners for 2021!

    A new star rises in the north of the county and where else you should be eating in 2021 when we're let out again. Here's who's done us proud in Devon and the West Country.

  • Online courses & classes to do right now

    Bored at home? No longer! Muddy's been hard at work finding you the very best online class to do in your county. From computer coding to nipple tassels, we've got it all.

  • Where to see snowdrops in Devon

    Nothing brightens up winter like the sight of carpets of snowdrops, jolly little white heralds of better days to come.

  • The all-time sexiest period drama heroes

    Ladies, loosen that corset lest you faint dead away! Regé-Jean Page has got us hot under the collar.... so here are 12 more historical hotties, and a sneak-peak at what's coming in 2021.

  • Stop fussing! And other lockdown lessons

    Parenting can be a little fraught when you're essentially under siege in your own house. So we decided to talk to our young people to find out what they think we could be doing better.

  • Best wellbeing podcasts for 2021

    January is wellness month and while we can’t go to the gym and drink protein smoothies with our friends, we can go on long solo walks with inspirational podcasts. Here’s Muddy’s pick.

  • Sustainable fashion gets sexy

    Ethical, eco and everywhere - with the likes of Selfridges now pushing a new sustainable outlook, here's where you can rewear, repair and renew your wardrobe in style.

  • Yes, people, this is Meg Mathews!

    Primrose Hill party queen turned wellness guru? Stranger things have happened! Muddy chats to the always glamorous Meg Mathews about her new book, the menopause and, er, vagina facials.

  • Light it up! 42 cool indie candle brands

    The arrival of autumn means darker evenings snuggled indoors by candlelight. Looking for a new scent? Try one of these gorgeous indie candle brands from across the Muddy counties.

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