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  • Need a spa day? Check out the best ‘Superspas’ across Glos, Somerset and Wilts

    I'll tell you what I want, what I really really want... a massage, mani and Jacuzzi please, and make it snappy. Whether you’re going with your romantic other, bezzie mates or gloriously solo, here’s our pick of the very best spas near you.

  • Do you live in the best place in Britain?

    A new survey of the UK's loveliest locales sees Salisbury starring and Tisbury and Corsham trending. But you knew that already right? So why did they say these neighbourhoods made the list?

  • The dreamiest new hotels to book now

    In need of an indulgent weekend away? Er, ALWAYS. Here's our pick of the best brand new - and downright desirable - hotels to book pronto. Breakfast in bed and late check-outs all round!

  • London calling!

    Love the idea of going into London but find it all just a leetle bit daunting? Make life easy on yourself with our Top 10 tips on how to have a cracking time in the city this Easter.

  • Festival Fever in Wilts, Glos and beyond – book now!

    ‘Tis the season for drinking too much cider and getting sunburnt in a field under the guise of being a live music fan. Here’s our pick of the best summer fests, both local and further afield. See you down the front!

  • Family-friendly rentals

    Easter's approaching, you need to reconnect with your fam, and we have just the thing to help - 30 gorgeous self-catering cottages across the Muddy counties!

  • Mama Africa

    Ten adventurous women, ten days, ten thousand miles from home…Muddy goes on a lifetime's odyssey to track wild desert elephants and sleep beneath Namibian stars

  • Going anywhere nice on your holiday?

    How about one of these gorgeous self-catering properties in the South West? Pretty as a pic, PLUS they all come with the option for learning or a wellbeing fix.

  • Out-of-Season Scilly with Kids

    Cornwall meets the Caribbean on this unspoilt archipelago just 28 miles from Land's End. Here are my top tips for visiting with the family in 2019.

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    The Porch House, Stow

    We came, we ate, and we loved the gorgeous exterior, romantic nooks and roomy spaces of The Porch House, Stow.

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