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

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Gotta Have It

This luxe Wiltshire childrenswear could make new baby gift shopping a treat, and is eco-friendly too. Emma Oakley makes items to order from Liberty print fabric. I'm wondering whether I could get into them?

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The most coveted awards for indie businesses across 25 counties. Nominate your plucky local Indies now.

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  • Where to brunch in Wiltshire

    Where to brunch in Wiltshire

    Brunch is a sociable kinda meal, and perfect for catching up with those pals you haven’t been able to see for a while. Whether it’s in a farm cafe or a swanky restaurant, make it long and lazy.

    • Pubs with gorgeous gardens in Wilts

      Pubs with gorgeous gardens in Wilts

      Praise be, the pubs are opening – and just in time for summer weather! Here are some of the best pub gardens to enjoy a socially-distanced sip in across Wilts. Cheers!

    • Top 100 gastropubs 2021 revealed

      Top 100 gastropubs 2021 revealed

      What better week for the reveal of the country's best gastropubs than the start of lockdown easing? Here are the two winners in Wiltshire - phones at the ready to bag your table.

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  • Revealed! The winner of our £1,000 Tide competition

    Revealed! The winner of our £1,000 Tide competition

    Last year wasn’t all a disaster! Meet Joanne Cuckson, founder of an innovative job search website, and find out how she plans to use her winnings to increase gender diversity in her sector.

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    • School review: St Mary’s Calne

      School review: St Mary’s Calne

      On the hunt for a nurturing girls school offering strong academic results AND a picture-perfect rural setting? We're looking at you St Mary's Calne.

    • Prep your investment early!

      Prep your investment early!

      ‘Catching up’ education after Covid remains a hot topic and many parents are turning to independent schools for the first time. We talk to Warminster Prep’s Head of Prep, Phil Titley, on why investing early in your child's education has never been so crucial.

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  • Buckle up for the Muddy gin flight

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  • Say yes to the dress! Want to say a big thank you to the place that made you feel extra special for your big day? NOMINATE your favourite Bridal Boutique for a Muddy Stilettos Award 👰 #InLoveWithLocal #MuddyAwards2021
  • Staycation station! NOMINATE your favourite boutique stay (with under 30 rooms) for that girly weekender or naughty night away for the Muddy Awards 2021 😁  #InLoveWithLocal #MuddyAwards2021
  • Our lovely local indie bookshops are the heart of the high street so show them you care by NOMINATING them for a coveted Muddy Stilettos Award by clicking the link in bio 📚 #InLoveWithLocal #MuddyAwards2021
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  • Perfect nails, luscious lashes, age-defying facials - what Beauty Salon in your area makes you feel drop-dead gorgeous? 💆 NOMINATE by clicking the link in bio. #InLoveWithLocal #MuddyAwards2021
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  • Best swimwear for 2021

    Best swimwear for 2021

    Nothing says summer like new swimwear. Who cares if it’s the Med or the back garden, it’s time to splash out. Whether it’s eco, floral, striped, shaping, nautical or sporty, we’ve found your perfect bikini or swimsuit.

    • Sunglasses to suit your face shape

      Sunglasses to suit your face shape

      The weather's perked up - time for new sunnies! We have you covered with our guide to the hottest frames to suit your face shape this summer.  Just don't sit on them. 

    • 48 summer must-haves for that stylish staycation

      48 summer must-haves for that stylish staycation

      Be it Blackpool or Barbados, make this summer holiday your most stylish yet. From handwoven kaftans to beach speakers, these are the holiday must-haves in Muddy's basket.

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