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I'm Ali, editor of Muddy Kent, here to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in the area.

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Gotta Have It

Splash about as much as you like. These super cool cowboy boots are actually wellies. Yee-haw!

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Little Black Book

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Our curated A-Z of the grooviest local businesses

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Little Black Book

The latest handpicked businesses we think you’ll love

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  • Kent’s best Supper Clubs

    Kent’s best Supper Clubs

    If you’re looking for a unique dining experience then look no further than these Kent Supper Clubs! Date night with a difference? You are welcome.

    • Top 10 foodie finds

      Top 10 foodie finds

      Have you discovered these yet? Check out these fab foodie finds that are off the grid, hidden away or popping up near you...

    • Lunch with a view: 11 top waterside eats

      Lunch with a view: 11 top waterside eats

      Ahh, is there anything better than a stroll along a water's edge? Actually, yes - a long lazy lunch with some stonking views across Kent! Come on landlubbers, let's tuck in.

    • Eat out to help out! Where to get a discount in Kent

      Eat out to help out! Where to get a discount in Kent

      Sick of cooking? Good news - a few of our favourites have EXTENDED the 50% discount. So here are the pubs and restaurants to make your reservation at.

    • 21 gorgeous pub gardens

      21 gorgeous pub gardens

      Fancy a pint? Hell yes! While there are new rules to navigate, when the sun shines, you want to make sure you have a table booked in one of the best pub gardens in the county. Here are 21 to get your chops around.

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    • This girl can!

      This girl can!

      Juggling motherhood, jiggly bits and the barriers to exercising, This Girl Can is back with its brand new campaign for National Fitness Day and we LOVE it!

    • #PREPARETOCARE

      #PREPARETOCARE

      Five conversations you need to have with your parents sooner rather than later.

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  • Back-to-school for grown-ups

    Back-to-school for grown-ups

    The kids may be going back to school but why should they get all the new gear? We all deserve shiny winter boots and bags too. Here’s our pick for back-to-school style.

  • Kids

    • Open Day round-up!

      Open Day round-up!

      School searching? We've done a round-up of some of the best local schools we have reviewed so far on Muddy. Single line please...

    • School review: Dulwich Prep Cranbrook

      School review: Dulwich Prep Cranbrook

      Three years after my first visit this popular rural prep goes back under the Muddy microscope... Class, listen up, and no talking at the back please!

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    • The essential no make-up kit

      The essential no make-up kit

      It’s a trend that’s not going away anytime soon; make-up so subtle that it just makes you look like a brighter and better version of yourself. Here’s the Muddy guide.

    • Beauty is back!

      Beauty is back!

      Facial treatments like dermaplaning, eyelash and eyebrow treatments can resume from 15 Aug. So book your appointments from our Muddy approved list of best beauty salons and spas and get ready to feel good as new! 

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  • Muddy meets… Melissa Hemsley

    Muddy meets… Melissa Hemsley

    It turns out the healthy cooking queen has culinary disasters too! Melissa spills the beans (then whips them up into a tasty frittata) on burnt pans, how to waste less food and keeping an endless supply of cookie dough in the freezer.

    • Remember this face – watch this space!

      Remember this face – watch this space!

      Meet 18-year-old Katie K - a homegrown, hard-working, young, music star-in-the-making. If you like her story and sound as much as we do then, go spread the word! She's going to be BIG news!

    • All about Gok

      All about Gok

      The fashion guru hits the decks at Lingfield Park Racecourse later this month, as well as presenting the Best Dressed award to the most stylish lady of the day. Here's 10 things you may not have known about Gok...

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

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Fun Finder

Making plans? Find your perfect Pub, Inn, Hotel, Café, Restaurant or Bar across the Muddy counties.

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Best Places to Live 2020

The insider’s guide to the Top 200 places to live outside London

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Muddy Stiletto Awards 2019

Be part of the UK’s most prestigious local lifestyle Awards in 2020

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Little Black Book

Our A-Z of the grooviest local businesses to help make your life easier

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