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Silver Fox Gin

Muddy says: Hats off to this divine, bespoke gin from the heart of the Wiltshire countryside. It's gonna be a good Christmas!

Food & Drink

Stroud Yoga Space

Muddy says: We love this oasis of calm where you can practise yoga, meditation and Pilates with some of the area’s best teachers. Oh, and there’s an utterly fab shop for retail therapy nirvana, too!

Activewear

Arkell & Wills

Muddy says: Arkell & Wills' cashmere knits, jersey hoodies and funky wrist warmers are just, well, to die for

Boutiques

JUST FABRICS

Muddy says: Anyone think there's a chilly winter coming our way? You'll need to snuggle up with a gorgeous throw from Just Fabrics Cheltenham

Homes & Gardens

Aimee Winstone

Muddy says: Love gorgeous, unique, individually-designed jewellery from a top local jeweller? Aimee Winstone is for you

Courses

Flying Monk Brewery

Muddy says: A fabulous local boozer, The Flying Monk (named after Malmesbury’s legendary Flying Monk, no less) is a real find.

Bars

Previous Homewares

Muddy says: New homewares, vintage and quirky retro goodies - this Corsham store is right up our Muddy street!

Boutiques

Averys Wine Merchant

Muddy says: Bored of supermarket plonk and feel like you’re grown-up enough to get a bit more knowledgeable about what you’re filling your wine o’clock with? Follow us…

Food & Drink

Twenty One B

Muddy says: For colourful, unusual and stylish casual and formal wear for the more discerning amongst us, Twenty One B in Salisbury has got it covered

Fashion

Strawberry Blue

Muddy says: We love this uber cool, adorably cute gift store in the heart of historic Bradford on Avon. Gorgeous gifts, homeware, books and accessories

Gifts

Charlton Island

Muddy says: Love a bit of luxury homeware? Er, yes. Well, you need to know about this online purveyor of one-of-a-kind designer cushions, lamps, throws and more. It’s got a celebrity following, don’t you know?!

Boutiques

Paprika

Muddy says: Looking for a gift that’s a little bit different? This gorgeous Chippenham gaff is as chic as it is original, with new ranges popping up in store all the time

Boutiques

Savernake Knives

Muddy says: Never thought you'd see a bespoke knife company on Muddy? Me neither, but it turns out I was wrong. Check out the best, the smartest and the very coolest personalised knives for Father's Day, Christmas, or just for summer BBQs

Cookery

Maison & Coco

Muddy says: OMG, where to start? This lifestyle boutique in Thornbury is a one-stop shop for all things beautiful – from fashion and furniture to beach bags and beauty treats.

Boutiques

Kids Arcade

Muddy says: On a mission to bring super cool, stylish kids’ clothes to the countryside, we can’t get enough of this pop-up shopping sensation.

Children

RACK OF CLOTHES

No. 59

Muddy says: After a funky, quirky, independent boutique and gift shop? We've got just the place. #NiceThingsForNicePeople

Boutiques

shop front

Bodega Womenswear

Muddy says: Step away from the high street! This fashion haven in Cheltenham has everything you need.

Boutiques

OSOBoutique

Muddy says: We love these supercool boutiques in the heart of Salisbury, bursting with style and va-va-voom

Boutiques

BLUE PLATES CUPS JUGS

Lowden Garden Centre, Melksham

Fancy a garden centre with a difference? Better come with us and have a snoop around this gaff then.

Cafes

James Lear of Arundel

Muddy says: A treasure trove of gifts for him and a feast for the eyes too, this Nailsworth favourite hits all the right notes when it comes to style and substance, with its great line in menswear with a twist.

Boutiques

the-Bias-Cut.com

Muddy says: An online boutique that specialises in stylish pieces for fashion-loving older women who feel ignored by the high street. Get thee to the cashmere pronto, I say.

Boutiques

Ducklings Toyshop

Muddy says: We love this local, colourful toyshop with tip top toys at great prices

Kids

Shen London

Muddy says: Diamonds are a girl's best friend, but none is better than the diamond jewellery masterminds at Shen London

Jewellery

Sophie De-R Cashmere

Muddy says: We love love love these gorgeous cashmere knits from local and very talented designer Sophie De-R

Fashion

The Loft

Muddy says: A new boutique in the heart of Tisbury. London comes to the country - hurrah!

Boutiques

Urban Camouflage

Muddy says: Look what we've found! Are these the coolest leggings you've ever seen? I want some, no, I need some. Now.

Activewear

Rush Skatepark

Muddy says: If you’re looking for a blast of wheely good fun, this award-winning skatepark in Brimscombe near Stroud will get the pulse racing!

Activities

Overider

Muddy says: We love this Tetbury fashion boutique for bringing bohemian, rock ‘n’ roll edge to the country-living Cotswolds.

Boutiques

Anna Lizzio

Muddy says: Whether you’re trying to nail a look, have hit a style rut or just want to have some fashion fun, this Tetbury boutique-cum-cauldron of creative ideas is gold dust.

Boutiques

Qetty Bang Bang

Muddy says: So much more than just a great fashion boutique, this Tetbury gem is an emporium of style.

Boutiques

Spirit Fashion

Muddy says: this Devizes boutique punches well above its weight when it comes to brilliant brands and stylish pieces. An innocent browse here invariably ends with my credit card catching fire, oops!

Boutiques

Luna Boutique

Muddy says: We love Luna for their fun, chic and always original (natch!) clobber, especially their super-cool range of knitwear

Boutiques

Rubi Warren

Muddy says: Chrissi Harcourt-Wood, the designer-maker behind Rubi Warren, wows us with her elegant and stylish jewellery, inspired by the energetic properties of gemstones and crystals

Fashion

Fisherton Mill, Salisbury

Muddy says: A gallery, a cafe and artists' studios, Fisherton Mill is a wonderful haven in the heart of Salisbury.

Cafes

The White Horse Bookshop

A wonderful local independent bookshop in the heart of Marlborough. Over 80 years old, it reopened in 2014, renovated, redesigned and restocked with a second floor of books and a fantastic art department in the Lower Ground Floor. It is also one of the largest independent online bookshops, with over 200,000 titles. This multi-award winning bookshop […]

Bookshops

When Lulu Met Weasel

Utterly gorgeous, to-die-for children’s teepees, handmade in Wiltshire by Sarah Phillips-Chirwa. We love their A Silver Lining and 5-sided Woody Wonderland. Don’t forget to add lights, scatter cushions, squishies, oh and make sure you get yours personalised! All teepees are 100% British handmade and are CE tested, and they don’t just make teepees for little […]

Babies

The Little Mum To Be Co

Gorgeous newborn gift sets, baby bibs and, most popular of all, tote changing bags. Plus, to-die-for baby hats and bandanas – we love their Unicorns and Owls ranges. They also offer a wide range of Pink Lining baby bags (I’ve got three of them, so you know they’re fab!) Best of all, The Little Mum […]

Babies

Barking Hen Jewellery

All that glistens… Stunning, unique jewellery by Tamara, lover of everything beautiful, mother hen to 2 girls and 2 guinea pigs. All of her jewellery is designed and hand made by her in her workshop in Chippenham, Wiltshire, with designs inspired by British nature. She graduated from Art College 20 years ago and immediately set up a jewellery workshop at a […]

Fashion

Amy Morris-Adams Millinery

“A hat is a creation of realities and dreams and should be remembered with pleasure by those who see it.” Visit Amy’s studio in Wiltshire, near the border of Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire, for a wonderful local bespoke Milliner. Come for a no obligation appointment to discuss having a fabulous creation made for Cheltenham, Ascot, or […]

Fashion

Rumsey’s Chocolaterie

Master chocolatier Nigel Rumsey has been creating his exquisite range of award winning handmade chocolates since 1991. Thirty years’ experience as a Chef and Patissier has provided the inspiration and depth of knowledge needed to become a Master Chocolatier of distinction. Nigel and his wife, Mary, now have coffee shops in Wendover and Thame. Inspired […]

Cafes

Butterfly Occasions

Are you looking for truly unique toys, gifts and furniture without the hassle of the high street? Then visit Butterfly Occasions, a beautiful online children’s boutique and the perfect one stop shop for the more discerning parent. We search the UK and beyond to bring you fresh and exciting ideas from smaller, independent suppliers and […]

Kids

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