Muddy says: Want all the fabulous countryside charm but in a cool cosmopolitan location? Hello, The Pig at Bridge Place! Kent now has it's own arm of the legendary hotel group where the focus is on provenance and style and providing fabulous rustic charm – city-style.
Muddy says: The perfect nesting spot for a night out, a stone's throw from The Pantiles and more importantly the train station. You're next sleepover is sorted.
Muddy says: Who needs to leave the country for a safari holiday when you have Elmley Nature Reserve waiting in Kent for you - the only National Nature Reserve in England where you can spend the night.
Muddy says: A brand new, sleek destination hotel, within minutes of Canterbury and less than an hour from London. Perfect for a relaxing mini-break, golf weekend or a delicious dinner.
Muddy says: situated in the beautiful village of Hever only a minutes’ walk away from the historic Hever Castle and Hever Castle Golf Club. With a wonderful restaurant and spa on site - and great transport links - Hever Hotel is a getaway gem.
Muddy says: This stylish eatery offers mouth-watering roasts and fab boutique summer festival. Stay in one of its beautiful bedrooms and explore Sissinghurst Castle.
Muddy says: Ticks all the boxes for a quintessential English pub - all year round - with tip top food and stunning rooms to match
Muddy says: Winner of The Good Pub Guide County Dining Pub 2019, The Three Chimneys not only offers top quality food and service, it's also located in one of the prettiest spots I know.
Muddy says: A friendly, stylish, foodie pub perfectly for both walkers and family fun at Wingham Wildlife Park. Oh and it won Best Destination Pub in the Muddy Awards 2018.
A brilliantly located pub in the heart of Penshurst village, with a view of the entrance to Penshurst Place from the front and stunning fields from the beer garden at the back. Offering decent grub and boutique bedrooms - it's one for over-nighters and locals alike...
Muddy says: Lingfield Park is more than just a racecourse – it is a leisure resort offering racing, a 4* Marriott Hotel and spa and a championship 18-hole golf course.
Muddy says: Stede Court is an exclusive luxury fitness & wellbeing retreat, set in seven acres of beautiful gardens and woodland, near picturesque Biddenden. Run by Kathryn Freeland, who has over 20 years experience training private clients and celebrities including Cate Blanchett and Claudia Winkleman. Fitness bliss.
This place will not be to everyone's taste... but if you like eccentricity, total escapism and bling then this quirky boutique stay could be for you!
Muddy Says: A little taste of California just over the border in East Sussex, this restaurant with rooms opposite Camber Sands is a gem for fine dining or a cheeky getaway.