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  • Our favourite ethical places: The Big Beanbag Company

    Looking to shop sustainably for your home and holidays? Who better to ask than the West Country creators of the world's first eco-friendly beanbag.

  • After the perfect pitch? Here’s our pick of Cornwall’s best campsites

    Planning to hop over the border for some Cornwall camping? Here are some Muddy faves where you can pitch up and peace out.

  • Driving South West? Here’s your perfect pitstop

    Local trips are back and it feels good! Here's Muddy's pick of the best places near the south-west's major routes.

  • 20 ultimate outdoor meet-ups

    Walking is sooo Lockdown 3. Come March 29, we’re ready for some new outdoors activities with friends or family. Try one of these fresh ideas from around the West Country.

  • 11 staycays that could be abroad

    Get ahead of the crowds for when we can take a stay-cay *crosses everything for 12 April* with these 11 UK holiday spots - can you guess where they are?

  • 7 oar-some spots to SUP and kayak in Devon

    Getting out on the water this Easter? Here's our pick of family-friendly places to paddle, plus options on watersports hire and picnic pitstops.

  • Grab the sunnies! Our 2021 travel bucket list

    It's been so long, holidays have taken on a rather emotional hue. The Muddy editors share where they really REALLY want to go this year. Expect cocktails, cities, and plenty of sun.

  • Coastal cures! 10 walks to blow away the cobwebs

    Need a head clearer? From stunning clifftops to tranquil reservoirs, here's Muddy's pick of sanity-saving local waterside walks.

  • Stroll and scoff! 11 Devon walks with pub pitstops

    Wishing you hadn't polished off that family-sized Celebrations box? Here are 11 town and countryside walks around Devon to fuel your Fitbit.

  • Plymouth rocks! 12 cool city spots to get on your radar

    Winter in the city! Where to eat, shop and stay, plus hidden gems from the in-the-know author of a fabulous new book celebrating the Ocean City.

  • Book now: 10 European-style staycations

    Love a continental jaunt but staying in Blighty this year? These 10 UK holiday spots have a distinctly European feel - can you guess where this is?

  • Launch review: The Pig, Harlyn Bay, Cornwall

    On its opening day, Muddy's ed-in-chief Hero Brown was the first to eat lunch at the brand new Pig hotel in Harlyn Bay (what a trooper!). So what was the verdict - and is it worth a trip to North Cornwall?

  • Muddy’s Insider Guide to the Isle of Wight

    This sunny little Island may be small in stature but it's packed to the brim with amazing things to check out. We've got the top tips on how to discover the real Isle of Wight.

  • Mini break anyone? The best hotel deals to book now

    If you're hankering for a few days away from your own four walls, then you'll need these mini break deals from hotels across the Muddy counties. Race you to check in.

  • The Muddy insider guide to Norfolk

    Summer holidays incoming! Read our brand new and brilliant curated guide to Norfolk, with luxe SPF brand Saltee, and start planning your staycation (PLUS enter our sexy £2,888 summer giveaway!).

  • Muddy’s insider guide to Devon

    If Devon's on your holiday hit list this year you'll be needing our totally brilliant insider guide to the county. PLUS we have £2,888 of summer goodies up for grabs!

  • The Muddy insider guide to The Cotswolds

    Prepping for a staycay this summer? Our curated guide to The Cotswolds is packed with our-in-the-know tips and up-to-date openings. Just add sandals and sunshine.

  • The Muddy insider guide to Cornwall

    Planning to staycay this summer? Our curated guide to Cornwall is packed with our in-the-know tips and up to date openings. Just add flipflops and sunshine.

  • 58 staycation self-catering stays

    Planning a staycation for when lockdown eases up? It's your resident travel agent here with 58 gorgeous self-catering stays across the 24 Muddy counties.

  • Restaurants with rooms

    Dreaming of a foodie getaway? We've scoured the Muddy counties for hotel stays with serious culinary credentials for when lock-down lifts. Tuck in.

  • Dog-friendly stays

    Have pooch, will travel? Here are 43 stays across the Muddy counties that are all Fido-friendly to bookmark for a later date.

  • Special Muddy hotel deal!

    January getting you down? Hey, book a holiday! We've snaffled some brilliant Muddy extras for stays at Luxury Family Hotels if you book before 31 Jan. Read on for three reasons to be very cheerful.

  • The 37 coolest party palaces

    Got a big birthday celebration looming? Or fancy a weekend away with your squad? We've sniffed out the 37 dreamiest party palaces across the land, available for exclusive hire. Grab your gang and let's go!

  • 24 hours in Matera

    Have you seen the new James Bond 'No Time To Die' trailer with the car chase scenes around Matera? I was in this European City of Culture 2019 just a few months back, checking out the best places to go (but of course!). Make mine a martini, shaken not stirred while I tell you my insider tips to the coolest city you've probably never heard of!

  • Muddy reviews: Fowey Hall, Cornwall

    Muddy's Kerry Potter headed to this stunning Cornish corker (and inspo for Toad Hall in The Wind In The Willows) for a weekender with her brood. Here's the brand new Muddy verdict.

  • 40 Quirky Stays for Summer

    Fancy an escape that's a leetle bit different? From yurts to lodges, shepherd's huts to helicopters (not even joking!), the Muddy editors have pulled together the most charming, unusual escapes across 21 counties. Book in once you've taken your jaw off the floor.

  • St Ives – the dreamiest staycation in the UK

    As I was going to St Ives, I met a man with seven wives. OK, not really. What I did meet with though was a whole lot of FUN! Here's six reasons why you should take a trip to the Cornish coast this summer.

  • A cool Cornish hotel – without the crowds

    The Polurrian on the Lizard has had a style makeover - and then some. Fancy winning a 3 night £1800 stay at Cornwall's best kept secret?

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