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  • Insider Guide: Deal

    Voted one of best places to live earlier this year by The Sunday Times, complete with beach, fine food and shopping, Deal is proving to be a worthy contender as one of the coolest beach towns in Kent

    • Cruising With Kids

      Cruising is not only for pensioners - some lines go all out to attract families. It's also a relaxing way to holiday somewhere adventurous with children.

    • Secret Cyprus

      The north of the island is a bit newer on the touristy map - here's 5 reasons you'll love this part of the idyllic island

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  • Best foot forward

    15 ways to rock your footwear this month, from garden parties and weddings to the ultimate girls’ night out.

    • Gotta Have It

      Heatwave-proof dressing starts with the perfect summer sandals. Step this way for the best brands on the beach.

    • Gotta Have It

      The only fashion accessory you need to update those floral frocks and add some edge to your summer blazer...enter the obi belt from Antoine et Lili

    • Muddy tries: Truffle, Tunbridge Wells

      Meet Truffle's brilliant new hair stylist at the recently-opened friendly salon in the heart of Tunbridge Wells (& a special offer so you can try it too!)

    • Youth ahoy!

      Fancy taking 10 years off your face? I reckon I may have found just the person to do it. Enter Ellie Hoskin and her team from Beautellies

  • Read THESE! Muddy’s sun-lounger picks

    It’s 8,000 degrees in the Muddy office, we’ve run out of clean sun-dresses and we’re surviving on a diet of Nobbly Bobblys. Yep, it’s fair to say the Muddy team are very much ready to down tools and head off into the wide blue yonder on their holidays. Here are the books that’ll be keeping […]

    • Seeking literary inspiration?

      Well, you're in the right place. Muddy's pro bookworm Kerry Potter picks the best June reads for you. Sunlounger on a Sunday afternoon, here you come!

    • Black Deer Festival

      It's the festival everyone's going wild for! With just a few days to go before the big event here's all you folks need to know and where you can get the last few tickets!

    • 7 brilliant outdoor cinemas

      Pass the popcorn, top up the Pimms and pitch up for an al fresco film. Follow the usher this way, for the best pop up cinemas - oh and the odd bit of theatre - in Kent

    • Pub in the Park

      WIN 2 tickets to see the rock 'n' roll stars of the food and music world at this not-to-be-missed weekend festival taking place in Tunbridge Wells this summer

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    • Property Flirt

      She's seriously stylish, with 360 degree views of her stunning gardens, paddocks and swimming pool - but can you guess much this Westerham beauty is worth?

    • Property Flirt

      Property Flirt is back! Let's snoop around this stunning Grade II listed cottage that's as pretty as a picture and perfectly situated. Keys please!

  • Wellbeing
    • NEW: cool fitness studio

      What's coming to Tunbridge Wells this spring? Your pert new behind, that's what!

    • Be happy in 2018

      Choose from painting in St Ives, knitting in the Shetlands, yoga in Kent or a New Forest detox

  • Fix your career crisis

    Summer hols over and suffering from back-to-work blues? Sitting at your desk dreaming of greener grass? We’re here to help with five ace new self-help books

  • Kids
    • 32 fab days out with the kids

      The weather's been the best we've had in years, a staycation is on the cards, and the children need occupying. Oh hello Muddy Stilettos!

    • Summer Bumper Guide

      Organised what to do with your kids over the next 8 weeks? Oops! Never fear, Muddy has your back with our timely guide to the best things to do these hols.

  • Love Island – yes or no?

    It’s the talking point TV of the summer but the Muddy office is divided on Love Island. What about you? Time for a heated debate!

    • World Cup Wonders

      Far be it from us to objectify the World Cup's hottest footballers. Instead we've found you the smartest. Seriously!

    • Recipe special

      Too knackered to cook a fancy supper? A stunning summer salad from award-winning food writer Diana Henry

    • Meet the author

      Trying to teach your kids some good habits? New author Tina Stubbs can help with her children's book series Life's Little Bugs

    • 10 funky ‘Favourite Places’

      When you're young and hip and the new organisers of Kent's funkiest, family festival this summer where do you hang out in your down-time?

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