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  • Muddy visits Ragdale Hall

    Ragdale Hall Spa has it all; an open air Rooftop Infinity Pool, a Thermal Spa, 50 treatment rooms and more. Muddy checks in!

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    Study among the spires

    Kerry Potter brushed up on her holiday French with a course at Oxford's Continued Education arm. If you want to upskill too, or learn something new, book up for September.

  • Sunday at the Spa

    The Bath Thermae Spa: warm, mineral-rich waters, open air rooftop pool, dreamy views over the city – and that's just the start of it.

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    Exam time? Grab the Juicer

    Forget the endless late-night bowls of cornflakes - help your teen juice their way through exam stress. Here's why.

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    Introducing the midweek skive (hell, yeah!)

    Yes, weekends are often mental but it is possible to carve out a little free time elsewhere. Inspiration incoming!

  • 10 unlikely benefits of yoga

    The benefits of yoga are well-known - but here are the health perks you may not know about.

  • Review: Cliveden Spa

    Energy levels hit rock bottom? Get ye to Cliveden Spa, the new multimillion revamp that delivers on substance as well as style.

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    Yay for National Spa Week!

    We don't need any encouragement to strip off, don a fluffy bathrobe and lounge around. Here are our favourite local spas. Massage, anyone?

  • Divorcing? Read this

    It's a bit of grim topic admittedly but as divorce rates soar, we look at how to split with minimal fallout, with sound advice from a top divorce lawyer.

  • Are you a floater?

    Back to the womb: a spell in a darkened floatation tank filled with warm water must be the ultimate relaxation therapy.

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    Stoke Park Spa Reviewed

    Ain't nothing like a five star spa in the county to make life feel worthwhile, especially when there's a corking deal on.

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    New health & fitness festival

    After a summer of booze, bands and bonkers kids, you're going to need a sanity-saver. I've got just the thing.

  • To-do list fatigue?

    Who'd like a lifestyle PA to blitz all those pesky chores? Who wouldn't, right? Muddy's Kerry Potter tests the services of Rebecca Crayford Lifestyle Management.

  • Work driving you nuts?

    Feeling a bit 'meh' about work? Reading this when you should be writing a report? (Naughty!) Or maybe you're dreaming about changing careers completely? Whatever your job dilemma, we have a book for that.

  • Spread Eagle, Midhurst

    Fancy preparing for layer removal with a spa day, or holing up and fine dining in cosy surrounds? The Spread Eagle Hotel at Midhurst has you covered either way and it's so historic Elizabeth I stayed here!

  • Whatley Manor Spa

    Another day, another awesome Cotswold spa - but this one comes with added oxygen tent. Breathe it in!

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    Benefits of weight lifting

    Forget bulging biceps and thunderous thighs, we're talking weight loss, lean muscle mass and healthy bones - er, yes please!

  • Nail your fitness

    Fallen off your fitness regime? Yeah, me too (grrrr) . Never mind, let's get back on the horse with these 6 super-smart ways to train from PT and triathlete Steve Carvey.

  • New spa & afternoon tea

    A cosy new spa in an old seafront cellar and a show-stopping afternoon tea at the stylish Brighton Harbour Hotel

  • Five Scenic Cornish 5K Runs

    Grab your trainers and hit the trails. These beginner-friendly routes take in some of Cornwall’s most impressive landscapes.

  • Running a half? Race day tips

    Buy me a drink some time and I’ll tell you my tales as a marathon veteran. The nights training in the snow with a head torch… the black toenails… the grim need for Canestan cream and Imodium… hitting the wall. Oh yes, I’ve been there. It wasn’t actually me doing the running of course. Despite years […]

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    Cold comfort

    It may be New Year's resolutions season, but there's no need for that hair shirt. Check out these tips from a yoga guru.

  • New Beauty Salon In Bude To Make You Blush

    From the outside an industrial estate might not be the first place you’d expect to find a exclusive beauty salon (with its own training academy) is it muddies? But after successfully gaining a loyal client base operating out of her converted garage, demand for master lash technician Mel’s services required she get her own premises. Mel […]

  • Family mountain bike trail, Bracknell

    Well hellooo there bum cheeks! You’re making yourselves known after our mountain bike trail in Swinley Forest. Someone get me a bag of frozen peas! As you can probably guess, I am most definitely *not* a natural mountain biker. In fact, the last time I rode a bike, I think it was a Chopper (and I […]

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