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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 Spring Edit

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The UK’s most creative and unique independent shops, makers and producers local to you.

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Little Black Book

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

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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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  • Ideas to get your finances into shape for 2021

    Ideas to get your finances into shape for 2021

    The beginning of the year is always about renewal, resolutions and healthy regimes. But the fallout from Covid has shown how financial wellbeing is also vital – and too often overlooked. Muddy limbers up for a money MOT.

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    • 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.

    • May’s top releases for Children’s Book Week

      May’s top releases for Children’s Book Week

      It's Children's Book Week! Need some new reading material for your little bookbugs? These seven new releases should have them captivated (and quiet).

  • Where to brunch in Wiltshire
  • Where to brunch in Wiltshire


  • Oh shops I’ve missed you! It’s good to be back on the browse. I’d Forgotten how nice Corsham is, and how many indies there are: butcher, baker, candlestick maker, as well bookshop, vintage, hardware.
  • We loved looking at (and salivating over) your entries for our #MuddySpringBakes contest this year, and now the judges scores are in. The winner of a £250 voucher to spend on fabulous kitchen gizmos and gadgets at @lakelanduk is…. @kazweedon with this adorable bunny bunt cake! Almost too cute to eat...
  • Get down to the fabulous Atworth Artisan Market, on til 3pm at the White Hart.
  • “What do you want to go to Paris for? There are parts of Reading you haven’t seen” our favourite quote, from Julia Davis’ character in Ricky Gervais’ Cemetery Junction. Today I discovered parts of Bradford on Avon I’ve never seen. The Hall - gardens open on Friday afternoons. Go.
  • Broke out of Wilts for weekend in Cornwall, and rediscovered Newlyn, a place joyfully full of weird little indies, like this one selling sixties German ceramics
  • Looking for a dead cert crowd-pleaser for dinner? This delicious Spanish casserole from Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton should do the trick PLUS save up to 63% on @nakedwines to pair with it from our Muddy-curated cases (nab 12 bottles of the good stuff from just £50) Check the link in bio 🍷

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

The insider’s guide to the Top 200 places to live outside London

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Muddy Stiletto Awards 2019

Be part of the UK’s most prestigious local lifestyle Awards in 2020

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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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