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They’re coming! The Muddy Stilettos Awards return from Weds 24 April – Weds 22 May 2019.

Our Awards are the most prestigious digital lifestyle awards in the UK, focussing on businesses outside London. Now in their 7th year, they celebrate the unique, quirky, stand-out businesses across 21 ‘Muddy’ counties, offering a helping hand to the local high street and highlighting the outstanding places that our discerning readers – urbane, fun-loving, smart women 30-55 years – most want to know about.

In 2018 over 15,000 local businesses entered our awards and we received more than 600,000 votes from avid readers.

We’re super-proud that the Muddy Stilettos Awards remain resolutely FREE for all businesses to enter. In fact, we make huge efforts to support our Winners and Finalists, with digital rosettes, window stickers, certificates and exposure on the website. This year, for the first time, we’re also introducing a ‘Best Newcomer Award’ to spread the word for businesses trading for less than two years! Nominations will open on Weds 24 April 2019.

There are 24 Awards categories:


  • Art Gallery
  • Bar
  • Beauty Salon
  • Bookshop
  • Boutique Stay
  • Café
  • Children’s Business
  • Day Spa
  • Farm Shop/Deli
  • Destination Pub
  • Family Attraction
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Gift Shop
  • Local Producer (Food/Drink)
  • Florist
  • Hair Salon
  • Interiors
  • Photographer
  • Restaurant
  • Theatre/Arts Venue
  • Jewellery Store
  • Women’s Fashion Store
  • Yoga/Pilates Instructor
  • Newcomer

If you want to take part in the awards and would like more information, please leave your details below. (This is not a nomination – business owners, customers and fans will need to do that separately when the nominations open).



Email Address

Business name

Businesses: Please select a relevant category

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Or if you’re interested in sponsoring the Awards please contact



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