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  • Incoming! The day of luuurve…

    Our pick of the most romantic, divine-to-the-tastebuds places to eat this Valentine’s night

    • 31 Below, Marylebone

      You can keep Oxford, Bond and Kensington - it's Marylebone High Street and its new watering hole, 31 Below, all the way for me!

    • Top 50 gastropubs 2019 revealed

      … and the South West's triple-cooked chips stack up nicely with EIGHT foodie pubs listed. Roomy pants on? Let's tuck in.

    • February’s Best Eats

      Been caning the credit card? Then swanky dinner dates are probably off the menu this month. Cue the Muddy-approved cheap, chic dining spots.

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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.

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  • Out-of-Season Scilly with Kids

    Cornwall meets the Caribbean on this unspoilt archipelago just 28 miles from Land’s End. Here are my top tips for visiting with the family in 2019.

    • Hampshire hotel hotty

      Shall we count the ways we love you Chewton Glen? Nah, we'll be here for days.. Instead, here's what you need to know about this coastal classic spa and hotel destination.

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      Sheep on Sheep Street

      This Stow-on-the-Wold hotel, restaurant and bar looks like a period drama on the outside – and on inside the scene is set for stylish, urbanite fun.

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    • Natural skincare + bio-active science = RESULTS

      Two sisters, one multi-award winning beauty brand and - oh hello - 10 Balance Me bundles worth a total of £1200 to give away!

    • Skincare Saviours

      There's nothing Muddy doesn't know about surviving a hangover. So in the interests of not being mistaken for a dug-up corpse this festive season, behold our five favourite morning after skincare saviours.

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    • Valentine Gift Guide

      What to buy the man in your life? Hey, easy peasy! Here's our curated 'Best for Blokes', just in time for the big day of luuuuurve

    • Speedy Supper: Prawn Laksa

      Healthy, hearty and faster than Dina Asher Smith with jet propellers, welcome to 2019's first Speedy Supper. Prawn Laksa, anyone?

    • Is a private doctor for you?

      Ever wished you had a private doctor? God bless the NHS, but sometimes it can be, er, frustrating… Which is why more and more people are choosing to register with a private GP

    • Are you sober curious?

      Whether you're doing Dry January or merely cutting down, we're all re-examining our relationship with alcohol right now after too much December carousing (and some pretty dodgy photos to be honest). Could "sober curious" be for you?

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    Fancy working for Muddy?

    Muddy Glos and Wilts are looking for a brilliant sales person and self-confessed culture vulture. Is it you, or someone you know?

    • Newsflash! It’s a new head for Leehurst…

      Want a one-stop, pastoral education for your family? We at Muddy have been lucky enough to grab a cuppa with the new head of friendly, co-ed, all-through to 16 school Leehurst Swan

    • Feb Half Term Guide

      Making half term plans? What you need is the impeccably curated Muddy Half Term guide with the top children’s activities around

  • Having a baby?

    The team at Muddy have paired up with ante-natal expert duo Born to Parent to bring you the best ways of how to prepare for and look after your new arrival

    • Meet the author: Frances Trussell

      Muddy meets former broadcast journalist turned mindfulness coach, Frances Trussell, whose first book is out on Fri 30 Nov.

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      World Cup Wonders

      Far be it from us to objectify the World Cup's hottest footballers. Instead we've found you the smartest. Seriously!

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