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The latest handpicked businesses we think you’ll love

  • The Dove, Dargate

    Muddy checks out this popular country pub that’s had a fresh injection of life – with a new team and swish refurb – so what did we think? Napkins at the ready!

    • Review: The Dog, Wingham

      A friendly, stylish, foodie pub - ideal for romantic walkers or family fun at Wingham Wildlife Park. Oh and it just scooped Best Food prize at the Great British Pub Awards. BOOK A STAY AND GET 50% OFF!

    • Kent’s best ice cream

      Cool off with our sweet picks! Refresh with the best ice cream made here in our fair county.

    • The best brunch in town

      The most lipsmackingly indulgent meal of the day and we have 47 of the best ones to tempt you with, from vegan to full English, flat white to green detox. Just add friends and a hangover.

    • 18 best summer dining destinations

      Here's some suggestions for where you can soak up some rays while you sip on your Whispering Angel in the sunshine. Slap on the sunscreen and enjoy the view!

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  • South Africa: your next family holiday destination

    Inspired by Harry and Meghan’s recent visit? Here’s 8 reasons why we’re thinking of swapping our sofa for South Africa over the next few months – and your own EXCLUSIVE MUDDY discount!

    • Goodnestone Park

      I need to tell you about a truly gorgeous, hidden gem that I have discovered - and if you're going away with the gang it could quite be one of the best options in Kent AND Muddy readers get 25% off...

    • Fancy a £1000 Luxury Family Hotel stay?

      Er YEAH! Read our review of stunning Fowey Hall, and snaffle a long weekender at one of the hotels in Cornwall, Suffolk, Hants, Wilts or Dorset.

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  • Totes Amazeballs

    Need a new tote for Autumn? Course you do! Choose from our Top 5 edit of the season’s hottest cross-body bags and work your look from the accessories up.

    • Word Up

      Too busy to say it yourself? Lacking the vocab to express your feelings after a long day battling spreadsheets or sprogs? Let a classic slogan T do it for you.

    • Win 7 perfect pieces to ease you into Autumn

      Muddy's fashion fave hush has triumphed with its new trans-seasonal collection - and we have five - yes FIVE! - sets of our fashion edit to give away, worth over £3500. *This giveaway is now closed*

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    • Property Flirt

      Take a peek inside this architectural abode boasting Chelsea Flower Show garden gorgeousness. But can you guess how much for this slice of serious dream home?

    • New season, new home!

      Autumn is the perfect time to focus on what you really want from your home and garden. From...

    • 10 surprising ways Bedgebury can boost your wellbeing

      Recently listed as of one of the UK's most beautiful sites Bedgebury Forest has a whole host of health, fitness and wellbeing opportunities. Here's our Top 10 active experiences to try that you might not have discovered yet!

    • Exclusive discount: Run or Dye GLOW tickets!

      Run or Dye GLOW is the first ever night run at Penshurst Place and promises to be a neon-lit, foam-filled party for all fitness levels. Get your Muddy discount here when you book your ticket!

  • Sexy Stationery

    Stationery is one of my specialist subjects. And – whoop! – it’s National Stationery Week. Check out this sexy lot. Hubba bubba!

    • Dover College Prep

      A small, nurturing school rich in tradition but with modern ambitions and currently undergoing a huge investment in facilities and teaching. Yes, Dover College is definitely one to watch.

    • The 8 most important things to look for in a school

      … and nope, exam results are not one of them! Here’s the insider scoop on choosing the best school for your child - straight from the headteachers of some of Kent's top schools.

  • 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

      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...

    • How to flex your life

      Is life an exhausting loop of sleep, work, chores, repeat? Yep. Need to make a change but now sure what or how? Er, yes. Read our interview with hot new self-help author Annie Auerbach. She has the answers!

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