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Travel Guides

  • Is this the quirkiest, coolest hotel ever?

    You don't get many hotels more unusual than this. Muddy sets sail for one of the most unique stays we've ever undertaken at No Man's Fort.

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    Pack your bags, we’re going to Exeter

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

  • Out-of-Season Scilly with Kids

    Cornwall meets the Caribbean on this unspoilt archipelago just 28 miles from Land's End. Here are Muddy's top tips for visiting with the family in 2019.

  • Going anywhere nice on your holiday?

    How about one of these gorgeous self-catering properties in the South West? Pretty as a pic, PLUS they all come with the option for learning or a wellbeing fix.

  • Your 2019 holiday inspo

    Going anywhere nice on your holidays? Don't answer that until you've read Muddy's guide to the coolest travel trends for the year ahead.

  • Booking your family hols?

    Don't do anything till you've seen Flight Centre's first Family Adventures brochure - and put yourself in the running for a £20k dream trip!

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    Stay Here: Rooms by Bistrot Pierre

    Plymouth's historic Royal William Yard has been crying out for a boutique B&B; at last, rejoice - it's here! Muddy checks in, naturally...

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    St Lucia, Beyond the Beaches

    As the weather takes a nosedive, what's the best thing to do? Book a holiday, of course! For kid-friendly fun, head to St Lucia baby!

  • Winter boltholes

    Pack that overnighter and give yourself the break you deserve, with 37 curated cosy breaks across the Muddy counties.

  • Girls’ weekend getaways

    Try these 30 awesome spas, inns, bars and retreats across the Muddy counties and reconnect with your bezzies in style.

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

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Fun Finder

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

The insider’s guide to the Top 200 places to live outside London

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