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I'm Joanna, editor of Muddy Wiltshire, here to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in the area.

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  • Three Tuns Freehouse

    After a country pub for lunch? We’ve found just the joint. We came, we ate, and we were WOW-ed!

    • Grey’s Brasserie

      Whatley Manor’s revamped eaterie is cutting quite a swathe with its chic European interiors and innovative menu.

    • Sunday roast

      Sunday lunch sorted

      Bring on the Yorkshire puds! The best spots for a weekend nosh up across 18 Muddy counties. Elasticated trousers on!

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      The Porch House, Stow

      We came, we ate, and we loved the gorgeous exterior, romantic nooks and roomy spaces of The Porch House, Stow.

    • cakes macaroons afternoon tea

      Shall I be mum?

      Another macaroon? Don't mind if I do! The 33 best afternoon teas as chosen by our in-the-know editors.

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  • Glamp rock

    The West does it best when it comes to camping and glamping! The definitive Muddy guide to the pick of the campsites and glampsites in Cornwall, Devon and Somerset

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  • Hot off the press!

    Want the superhot goss on a new funky independent boutique? Here you go then!

    • woman colourful raincoat forest

      Let it rain!

      These raincoats are so damned stylish you're going to be praying for the heavens to open just so you can strut your stuff in them!

    • Let’s get physical!

      Don't worry we haven't recreated THAT Olivia Newton John video. But we have tested out the best sportswear around.

    • Facial heaven at Whatley Manor

      Need a cheeky spa break? Me too! So it's a big fat thank you to this gorgeous country house hotel when they asked me to be one of the first to sample their brand new and utterly fabulous Diamond Life Infusion Facial

    • Muddy tries Dermapen

      There comes a time when slapping super creams on your face just doesn't touch the sides – time to call in the big guns!

  • Need a new book?

    Well, you’re in the right place. We’ve curled up and read to our hearts’ content, and come up with a bumper selection of May’s rave reads – just for you!

    • Sex and the sisterhood

      Grab a Cosmo, Sex And The City is making a comeback… in Wiltshire! Meet New Yorker Kerry Ipema.

    • woman reading book leather armchair bookcase pink roses vase

      Seeking book inspo?

      Do yourself a favour and make it one of Muddy pro-bookworm's Kerry's perfect picks for March. Clear space on your Kindle!

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    • Gastro Heaven

      29 of the best cookery courses from across the Muddy counties to tantalise your tastebuds (and impress your dinner guests).

    • grey Le Creuset pot with fish stew

      Tonight’s dinner, sorted

      Rustle up this speedy supper cod one-pot dish, courtesy of hot new healthy eating guru, Dr Rupy Aujla.

  • Wellbeing
    • The dancing cure

      From treating depression to dementia, how getting in tune with your body through dance can reach the parts other therapies can’t touch.

    • black and white woman lying on skateboard relaxing

      The mid-week skive!

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

  • man with beard, woman both working laptop smartphone iPad

    Hello coworking!

    Calling all freelancers, startup founders and digital nomads – if you want to boost your success, productivity and social life, find yourself a coworking space!

  • Kids
    • How to grow happy kids

      How can you help your kids find the holy grail of happiness? We’ve found an expert who has previous in the matter…

    • Canford School, Canford Magna, Wimborne

      Muddy says: A pastorally and academically strong day and boarding school for girls and boys aged 13-18, in a stunning 250 acres. Its warm, vibrant community and family feel stands out.

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    Trudy Simmons

    The Crazy Daisy Clarity coach and founder of the Hampshire Business Women Facebook Group, walks us round her fave places.

    • Gee’s Favourite Places

      Kitchen-whizz Gee Cartwright on Johnny Depp, Moroccan street food, truffle hunting in Italy and sweet pineapples.

    • Wish we were here!

      A one-woman interiors inspiration, Fiona McLeod has created a luxury bolthole full of AMAZING things.

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