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  • Late Summer Fun: 18 ways to keep kids happy

    They've been having fun in the sun at home for three weeks now..but is inspiration running out? Luckily our list of last minute things to do for kids in Wilts should make them shriek with delight - and help you win at Summer too.

  • Muddy Review: Beechfield House near Bath

    Stylish but not stiff, this boutique hotel in Melksham is perfect for gorgeous get-aways with friends, family and even the kids (I mean, have you seen that pool?) Good food, great wine, lots of laughs and lazy days coming up.

  • A constellation of local stars in the Great Taste Awards

    Award-winning local food and drink, you say? Hot off the press, the latest Great Taste Award winners have just been crowned. Take a look at the line-up of Wiltshire producers

  • Freshen up! 40 best ‘tweakment’ salons

    Fancy glowing skin, a sculpted jawline or a tighter bum? No need to go under the knife - we've scoured the Muddy counties for the best non-invasive treatments in top-rated salons.

  • Muddy review: The Lamb at Hindon

    Escape city stress at this country pub near Salisbury with hearty home-cooked food and over 100 different whiskeys. Hangovers optional.

  • A-maze-ing August: best things to do in Wilts this month

    Hands up who's excited? Because there's a whole month left of fun to come before the days get shorter and we all get that back to school feeling. So make the most of not having to wear a coat and go out and about to all the festivals, fairs and parties this month.

  • Dive in! 16 incredible swimming pools world-wide

    Make a splash on Instagram in one of these amazing swimming pools, from infinity-edged stunners to private plunge pools with a view.

  • Pretty pop-ups! New beauty to shop this summer

    Fancy a new lippie, liner or luxe shampoo? Ready your makeup bags (and your credit card) - we've scoured the country for the best new beauty shops and pop-ups this summer

  • Perfect pairings: 5 Summer wines for foodie feasts

    Bored of your old faithful supermarket white but not sure what to serve at all those summer dos? Let local wine expert Leanne Olivier from Cru Wines play personal sommelier.

  • What happened at the Muddy Wilts Awards 2022

    You voted, they won - and then we threw them an awards bash in the blazing sun. Find out what happened when Wiltshire's finest indie businesses took the morning off to celebrate.

  • 8 Summer reads hotter than a heatwave

    It's official - when the sun's out - do nothing! But if that seems a tad boring, try reading one of these red-hot reads chosen by Alex Call, the owner of Bert's Books in Swindon.

  • 15 best family things to do in Wiltshire

    Freaking out about how to fill long summer days with fam-a-lam-friendly things to do? Dial the drama down - we've got you covered.

  • The Muddy insider guide to The Cotswolds

    With its butterscotch-stoned villages, rolling countryside and buzzing market towns, the sheep-nibbled hills of the Cotswolds are heart-tuggingly enchanting. Enter field-left, our Insiders Guide!

  • Road trip: From Bicester Village with love

    Muddy's teamed up with luxury open-air shopping destination Bicester Village to explore Oxfordshire's most gorgeous fashion, eating and shopping destinations. Let's go!

  • Oh My Summer Days! 40 things to do in Wilts this July

    Hoorah for the hot season, and in Wilts that means oodles of outdoor events with live music and picnics galore. Checked blankets, cocktail glasses, suncream and umbrellas at the ready!

  • Best new kid’s reads, from picture books to YA

    From Olaf Falafel's Blob Fish to the pre-teen adventure novel snapped up by Netflix and Julia Walton's latest YA romance, we've got your family summer reads covered.

  • The Muddy edit: 30 hottest summer pieces from Next

    Whether you're heading to the beach, on a chic city break or sipping Pimm's at a garden party - here's how to do it in style with Muddy ed-in-chief Hero Brown's picks, all new-in at Next.

  • A stay fit for a queen! 8 hotels with royal connections

    Looking for somewhere to rest your crown? Pack the corgis and head to one of these hotels and holiday homes with the royal stamp of approval.

  • Your summer reading list – sorted!

    Need a new read to bring to the beach (or, y'know, to keep on the bedside table)? The literary brains at Muddy have rounded up the best new and upcoming novels to add to your TBR pile.

  • 23 of the best places to holiday in the UK

    Staycationing this summer? Then you're going to want to check out our bang-up-to-date insider guides to these top towns and cities across the Muddy counties.

  • Sunshine escape: 48 hours in Lisbon!

    Stop the city break search! Portugal’s hilly capital’s bursting with colour, culture and great places to eat, drink and stay (not to mention custard tarts at every turn...).

  • 50 gorgeous glamping stays to book now

    Pitching a tent? No thanks! These 50 luxurious stays across the Muddy counties put the 'glam' in glamping, from stunning yurts to chic lodges and charming shepherd's huts.

  • Hotels we heart! 53 stylish staycations to book now

    Fancy cool interiors, facilities to die for and plenty of space at the inn? Your wish is our command! Feast your eyes on the chicest large hotels the Muddy counties have to offer

  • Fresh air, fresh fashion!

    Seven compelling reasons to head to Bicester Village including up to 20 per cent off prices in April's renowned Private Sale and the Do-Good pop up boutique. Trust us, no-show is not an option.

  • 25 stunning coastal stays to book now

    Ready to book that spring/summer seaside staycation? Then you'll want to book into one of these super-luxe coastal stays - and pronto - before they're all booked up!

  • Bridgerton filming locations you can visit IRL

    Remember being obsessed with Bridgerton? Well, Netflix’s hit show (82 million viewers and counting) is back for a second series on 25 March, and Muddy’s already buying in the popcorn and keen to visit all the key locations!

  • House swap! What does £1m get you?

    Upping sticks to pastures new? Let's see what a cool million will get you on the property market across the Muddy counties - quite a lot, as it happens! Going once, twice, SOLD to the lady with the big grin on her face.

  • 52 roasts with the most across the Muddy counties

    Why bother basting potatoes with goose fat when this lot do it so much better? Grab your gang and head to one of these gorgeous gastropubs across the Muddy counties.

  • Lorraine Candy: “Put your oxygen mask on first.”

    Ex Elle editor, parenting author and mum of four Lorraine Candy talks hormones (yours!), pot-plant parenting, and how adults need to look after their own mental health

  • Witness the fitness! Best sportswear to buy now

    There's loads of gorgeous new sportswear in the shops and online at the moment. Hop, skip and jump this way for the Muddy edit.

  • Period drama hotties coming in 2022

    Ladies, loosen that corset lest you faint dead away! Here's a sneak peak at the upcoming period drama men getting us hot under the collar in 2022, plus 11 more historical hotties to drool over.

  • 6 reasons to watch The Colour Room

    This Autumn’s hottest new film release comes courtesy of Sky Cinema and it's a corker! A period drama with real punch and passion, here's why you need to make time in your diary or on your sofa to watch it.

  • Muddy meets: Phoebe Dynevor & Kerry Fox

    The hottest new UK actress and the queen of indie film star in the new Sky Original biopic The Colour Room. They talk kissing protocol, brave film choices and 1920s girl power.

  • Christmas gift guide: For Her

    Aunts, mums, grandmas, sisters and your girl posse all covered for Crimbo, plus some spot-on suggestions for gifts to self. Ho ho ho!

  • Where to rent, repair and sell gorgeous designer clothes

    Madonna's cone bra is now available to rent! It's ethical, eco and everywhere... here's where you can rent, repair and sell-on stylish clothes, from Christmas party outfits to eye-catching clutch bags

  • Your health questions answered!

    Don’t understand why the weight won’t shift? Have a back that’s reminiscent of Quasimodo? Muddy puts your questions to Healthily’s chief medical officer, Professor Maureen Baker

  • Muddy talks parenting with Lorraine Candy

    “All teenage girls think their mums are a bit rubbish”. Journalist and mother of four Lorraine Candy talks parenting, moody teens and motherhood with Muddy.

  • Can Haringtons tame the Muddy mane?

    Fly-away hair with lots of grey? Not just me then... The challenge for award-winning hairdresser and colourist Barry was to create a style that will still look good a week later

  • Affordable French skincare for va-va-voom glow

    We've unearthed eight French pharmacy brands with that certain je ne sais quoi. Here's your passport to a natural glow a la Marion Cotillard... and the best bit? It won't break the bank

  • Nine divine holiday rentals to book now for an autumn break

    If you didn't have sharp enough elbows to get your summer holiday staycation nailed, fear not. Here are the holiday rentals to book now for an autumn weekend escape

  • 58 things to glam up your garden

    Garden parties are go, people! But, oh God — is that really the state of the patio? Glam up the garden and impress your guests with these 58 must-have garden objects.

  • Letterbox cheer: best gifts by post

    Share the love in lockdown (we’re almost there!) with one of these fun letterbox gift ideas, from book bundles and candles, to beauty boxes and wine.

  • Light it up! 42 cool indie candle brands

    The arrival of autumn means darker evenings snuggled indoors by candlelight. Looking for a new scent? Try one of these gorgeous indie candle brands from across the Muddy counties.

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