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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

Cosy knits, big handbags, even bigger boots. We've got your autumn 2021 fashion fix sorted, including picks from three fab local boutiques.

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The results are in! Meet your Muddy Awards 2021 winners

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Thanks to everyone who took part this year, and helped celebrate the most awesome indie businesses across 25 counties.

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  • Insta-worthy places to eat

    Insta-worthy places to eat

    Now we’re all going out, naturally we want to shout about it. Be the envy of your followers at these photogenic local hotspots where the backdrop is as good as the food.

    • 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

      Make the most of the weather with Wiltshire's glorious pub gardens. Surely they're the best thing about our staycations? Chin-chin, salut, cheers y'all!

Little Black Book

Want to support local? Our curated pick of the most creative, unique and brilliant businesses near you.

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  • Italy, Mr Bond? 24 hours in Matera

    Italy, Mr Bond? 24 hours in Matera

    Make mine a martini, shaken not stirred while we tell you our insider tips on how to best experience the coolest city you’ve probably never heard of.

    • 65 paw-fect dog-friendly stays

      65 paw-fect dog-friendly stays

      Have pooch, will travel? Here are 65 stays across the Muddy counties that are all Fido-friendly from stunning stately homes to rural cottage staycations.

    • The Muddy insider guide to Norfolk

      The Muddy insider guide to Norfolk

      Stunning beaches, beautiful broads and bijou boltholes plus a vibrant capital city – Norfolk is one of our favourite year-round staycation destinations. Ready to 'Do Different'?

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  • Muddy Award Winners Drinks 2021
  • Muddy Award Winners Drinks 2021


  • TFI Friday! Treat lunch in the garden @thegeorgeatwoolley Cornish fish hot pot followed by sticky toffee pud. Muddy awards best pub doesn’t disappoint.
  • It’s not quite a pony for Christmas, but we have the next best thing: FREE entry into the UK’s top stables (including locations in Wiltshire) for National Racehorse Week (12-19 Sept). Click the link in bio for five reasons we’re galloping straight there. 🏇
  • shadows are getting longer, but it’s still summer @ifordmanor. They’re open till the end of the month, so make the most of if…
  • Always loved a cafe with outdoor seating, even before Covid. There are 3 in the pedestrian #stmargaretsbuildings in Bath including the v stylish @berdoulat_interior_design. We’re planning a Sat morning 🥐
  • Congratulations Kim @themethuenarms on your #muddystilettos award, and on matching our banner so beautifully #bestboutiquestay
  • What a day at the #muddystilettoawards2021! The sun shone, we drank Buck’s Fizz, we made new friends. So grateful to @oldbell_hotel Lesley, Kim, Caroline and team for looking after us so well. Some lucky peeps stayed on for lunch…which im sure you’ll see on here any min….we’re looking at you @vitalitydayspa and @timbrellsyard you know how to make a day of it. Look out for the ace pro photos from @jenallanphotography soon
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  • A new leaf: your 10 autumn wardrobe essentials

    A new leaf: your 10 autumn wardrobe essentials

    Bright knits, checks, big handbags, even bigger boots. We’ve got your autumn/winter 2021 fashion fix sorted.

    • Rent your clothes like Carrie!

      Rent your clothes like Carrie!

      Ethical, eco and everywhere - with Carrie Symonds showing us how to work a sustainable wardrobe, here's where you can rewear, repair and renew your clothes in style.

    • 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.

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

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Weekend Escapes

Making plans? Find your perfect Pub, Inn, Hotel, Café, Restaurant or Bar across the Muddy counties.

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Best Places to Live 2020

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Muddy Stiletto Awards 2021

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Little Black Book

Our A-Z of the grooviest local businesses to help make your life easier

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