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  • Romantic getaway

    Looking to rekindle the fires? Stoke the iron of hot-rod passion? Er, get away from the kids and sleep for 14 hours solid? Then this is the feature for you. The most romantic stays across 16 counties, and all in the name of love.

    • Muddy’s ultimate travel guide: New Zealand

      Two islands, four million people, one incredible destination. I used to live in New Zealand and Mr Muddy is a Kiwi, so this is a proper Insider's Guide!

    • RED (CAMPER) VAN WOMAN

      I’m never going camping in a tent again – not after a long weekend away in a state of the art, luxury VW T6 California Ocean campervan.

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  • Art & Culture

    Sussex outdoor cinemas

    Get under the stars, with the stars at these alfresco big screens popping up in Sussex and nearby over the summer. Find one near you on my handy list – roughly in order of appearance.

  • Media

    Pippa’s big fat Berks wedding

    Invite got lost in the post? Grab your hat we’re going. Here’s the gawpers guide to James and Pippa’s big day.

  • Beauty

    The Soap Co

    The sleek monochrome packaging of The Soap Co’s products have caught my eye, but it turns out this ethical beauty brand has substance as well as style. Lather up!

    FashionView more

  • Super sweaters

    We have a spot as soft as the finest Italian merino wool for hotshot new label, Hades. Already counting Alexa Chung as a fan, watch it go stratospheric in 2017.

    • The joy of jumpsuits

      Jumpsuits are still on the fashion radar, so what is it about them that quickens the pulse - and why the hell should you invest in one?

    • Cashmere cheer

      May, and it's still flipping freezing, but this fab jumper from White Coco comes with added zingy yellow stripes. Hello sunshine!

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    • Holy fat-blasters!

      Muddy tries Sculpsure, a fat-busting treatment that promises 24% less fat in 25 minutes. Yup, seriously.

    • NAIL THAT POLISH

      Thought M&S was just for undies? These chic, Chanel-inspired nail polishes are worth a detour to the beauty hall.

    • Jazz up your jardin

      You ready to al fresco? Meet Rosara, your new Bicester BFF for outdoor style that knocks John Lewis into touch.

    • Property Flirt – it’s back!

      Here we are in sunny Amersham and a Grade II listed, 3-bed modernist classic. The question is: can you guess the price?!

  • Wellbeing
    • Elan Spa Break, Mallory Court

      Just two months after opening, Elan Spa at Mallory Court Country House Hotel nabbed the very first coveted Muddy Warwickshire Award for Best Day Spa. Here's why...

    • Spread Eagle, Midhurst

      Prepare for layer removal with a spa day, or, hole up, fine dining in cosy surrounds in an inn hotel visited by Elizabeth I!

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