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  • 18 Muddy-approved attractions in Devon

    From the big-beast tourist destinations to our cool insider alternatives, read on for our pick of 18 unmissable attractions in Devon.

  • Into London: the capital reopens

    With the tourist count at an all-time low, now is the time to swerve the endless queues and enjoy London's cultural bounty.

  • Insider guide to St Ives, Cornwall

    Cornwall calling! Time to hop over the border to super-duper St Ives, with help from your Muddy guide to all best places to eat, stay and play.

  • How to stay beach safe

    With the recent relaxation of lockdown the beach is back on (yay!) but with no lifeguards present, make sure you stay safe with our insider round-up of the RNLI's safety tips.

  • Gotta love the National Trust

    Free entry and car parking to most National Trust open spaces - here's where to head in Devon if you want to get outdoors and breathe! UPDATE: As of midnight 21 March, the National Trust has CLOSED all their gardens and parks in addition to their houses, shops and cafes, to avoid crowding that puts social distancing at risk.

  • Muddy does the Devon Wine Tour

    Wine doesn't just grow on trees, ya know, someone has to grow the vines, pick the grapes and turn it into Muddy's favourite tipple. Here's my pick of 7 Devon vineyards where you can have a tour and a tasting.

  • Review: Devon Sculpture Park

    The UK's newest open-air gallery has opened in Devon. It's urban and edgy, and well worth a nose-round. Shall we?

  • Muddy’s Pick of Devon’s Outdoor Art

    Banksy better look out - Devon has some great outdoor art on show this summer. Shall we explore?

  • 7 perfect days of summer – just add gin!

    Ableforth's Bathtub gin looks cool, tastes even better and will rev you up for a summer of fun. Here, win a case (yup, six bottles of it!) and find out for yourself.

  • Eat, Bray, Love

    Looking for a heehaw-some day out with the kids? Hoof it over to The Donkey Sanctuary at Sidmouth.

  • Mother’s Day – sorted!

    Worried you've left it too late to sort out mum this Sunday? Relax, Muddy has everything you need to save the day.

  • Cathedral green

    Pack your bags, we’re going to Exeter

    The insider's city guide to where to shop, walk, scoff and hang out.

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