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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

The Bajan Kitchen

Muddy says: We LOVE this local Wiltshire company (also based in Barbados!), bringing you their Caribbean family recipes over three generations

Condiments / Sauces

FROM YOU TO ME

Muddy says: We love these gorgeous, personalised books, journals and stationery - perfect for gifts, and just in time for Christmas!

Gifts

Just Fabrics

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

Homes & Gardens

Aneata Boote Design

Muddy says: Meet our Muddy Award Winner, Aneata Boote Design!

Courses

La Cotonniere

Muddy says: We just love this adorable store in the heart of gorgeous Bradford on Avon - perfect for handmade linens and divine gifts.

Children

Lucy Tom Interiors

Muddy says: We love love love the bespoke curtains from LucyTom, not to mention their fab creative workshops!

Homes & Gardens

The Pink Pheasant

Muddy says: Gorgeous accessories, jewellery and treats for the home, all wrapped up in a pretty little parcel!

Boutiques

Luna Boutiques

Muddy says: There's a lot of Muddy love for these funky Wiltshire boutiques, with fabulous clothes at - oh, yes - fabulous prices!

Boutiques

Strawberry Blue

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

Boutiques

Packaging Not Included

Muddy says: Wow, just wow! We love this inspirational store, with no packaging whatsoever. Save your tupperware and save the planet. It's plastic free shopping all the way!

Shopping

shop front

Bodega Womenswear

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

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

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

OSOBoutique

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

Boutiques

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

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

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

Bates Goldsmiths of Cheltenham

Muddy says: We love this independent local jeweller, bastion of unique design and excellent craftsmanship!

Jewellery

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

Muddy says: Utterly gorgeous to-die-for children's teepees, handmade in Wiltshire by Sarah Phillips-Chirwa.

Babies

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

Dinghams Cookshop

Muddy says: Is it a cookshop? Is it a cafe? Could it be that little slice of heaven that is both? Let's find out!

Cafes

Toucan Toucan

Muddy says: We love love love these oh-so-cute genderless kids' pjs, made from ethical organic cotton, natch.

Children

Watling Goldsmiths of Lacock

Muddy says: Hats off to this gorgeous local jeweller, who will custom make and design a piece of jewellery heaven, just for you

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

Saffron Knight

Muddy says: A big Muddy thumbs up for this extraordinary, innovative and truly stunning designer and her fabulous prints. We love them!

Gifts

Lowden Garden Centre, Melksham

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

Cafes

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