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The 2019 Muddy Stilettos Awards

24th April - 22nd May 2019

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Holidays

  • 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.

  • The best house party in the mountains

    Ready for more partying after the Xmas season is over? How about heading for the Alps for the best party you can imagine?

  • St Lucia, beyond the beaches

    As the nights draw in and the weather gets bloomin' chilly, what's the best thing to do? Book a holiday, of course! Fancy something with loads of adventure for the kids? It's got to be St Lucia, baby!

  • What’s the Cotswolds vibe?

    Love the Cotswolds? Here's our guide to our favourite Cotwolds market towns, and where to stay when you visit

  • Already thinking about your next holiday?

    Well, if you go down to the woods, you'll be sure of a big surprise. In a good way, mind. Luxury log forest cabin with extra treats for Muddy readers? Let's go.

  • Holiday with Poldark!

    The BBC bodice-ripper is back this Sunday night, yippee! Fancy hanging out in Poldark Land this summer? We've hunted down the best Cornish coastal cottages, villas and grand design rentals.

  • China in your hands

    China on your bucket list but looking a bit daunting? Get the lowdown from the experts

  • J’adore Country Kids

    Looking for a holiday with heated pool, a kids' club and winter suns? Meet Country Kids - your home-from-home in France

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