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July 2017

  • Sevenoaks’ cool new eating & meeting space

    With its laid back vibe, top food and drink offering and a cool working space – Fego is the new place to be seen (oh and there’s a bar upstairs too!)

    • Sizzling summer BBQ

      The Poet at Matfield, is a pretty, rural pub with a stylish beer garden - surely the holy grail of a hot summer's day. Better still, the Head Chef has opened his unique Braai (South African-style BBQ) grill in the garden...

    • Cute Café of curiosities

      Decent coffee, home-made food AND gorgeous gifts... let me introduce you to a charming new rural eaterie

    • 5 bluebell walk/pub combos!

      Walk amongst carpets of colour with my guide to 5 of the prettiest local bluebell landscapes...

    • New London hang-out

      The Harcourt, a chic Grade 2-listed, townhouse is a bar, restaurant, meeting and private dining space

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  • Alpine adventure calling!

    Done Paris and Prague? Love the great outdoors or family adventure? Here’s 5 reasons you’ll love a mountain holiday (and it’s not just for winter!)

    • Romantic getaway

      We've scoured 16 counties for the most gorgeous romantic couples stays, so you can put some oh-la-la into your leisure time.

    • Last min getaways

      In a tailspin about booking your summer hols? So organised you’re already looking ahead to Autumn? Here's some expert advice

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  • Are you a work-life ‘blender’?

    Apparently it’s the end of the road for the ‘work life balance’ (or lack of). In its place, the buzz word is about ‘blending’ – but do you have what it takes to fully mix business with pleasure?

  • Kids
    • Muddy Bumper Guide

      We have hunted high and low for the best family fun to be had in Kent and just a little further afield.

    • Half Term Guide

      Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the Muddy Half Term Guide, swooping into the rescue these hols...



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