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Lilford Gallery

Established in 2000 and now one of the leading galleries in the South East Lilford Gallery exhibit work by established artists as well as finding new and exciting talent. They exhibit an eclectic range of works by both emerging artists from the Kent Area and internationally known artists. With new works arriving on a daily […]

Art

Copper & Silk

Muddy says: A stunning collection of unique lampshades, fabrics and accessories which will add style and substance to any room in your house.

Homes & Gardens

Fosbery Studio

Muddy says: A contemporary decorative lighting brand based in Folkestone and one of our Finalists for the Best Interiors Store Finalist in this year's Muddy Awards

Homes & Gardens

Flower & Glory + House

Muddy says: Flower & Glory, the brilliant florist in Sevenoaks, now has a sister shop just opposite called House, brimming with stunning interiors. So buy a bunch of your favourites then pop across the street for a stonkingly gorgeous vase to display them in. Win, win.

Florists

Goupie

Muddy says: Goupie is a devilishly moreish confectionery product, hand-made to a genuine family recipe in Kent. The back story is the kind we love at Muddy.

Food & Drink

Apotheca

Muddy says: A stunningly Instagrammable and thoroughly useful apothecary in Faversham which not only offers natural remedies and beauty products but is also a destination for yoga/pilates classes and therapeutic treatments - such a hidden gem!

Beauty Products

Coco Blush

Muddy says: A new wellness sanctuary in the heart of Kent's old spa town, Tunbridge Wells

Beauty Products

Raspberry Room

Muddy says: This gorgeous bespoke cake company is bringing London glamour and expertise out to the shires after the first Raspberry Room cafe opened recently, right here in our very own picturesque village of Brasted, near Sevenoaks. Be one of the first to take your girlfriends or granny here - it's going to be super popular!

Cafés

Catherine de Crèvecoeur

Muddy says: We're big fans of jewellery designer Catherine's rage of beautiful, bold statement earrings. Her fashion credentials and original style have made her hand-made range highly sought after...

Jewellers

Mint Rainbow

Muddy says: Mint Rainbow is a luxury, handmade, organic, unisex clothing company that produces the most gorgeous clothes for children as well as identical items for you, should you want to master that cute matchy matchy look...

Kids

Bentinck Farm

Muddy says: a small, independent fruit and nut farm where you can rent your own tree! Visit, pick your own fruit and reap the reward of growing your own produce.

Food & Drink

TBC. Skin Atelier

Muddy says: If you want fab skin, then skin specialists with a top cosmetic surgeon’s expertise must be the holy grail, right? This new boutique skin store in Tunbridge Wells has only the very best non-invasive beauty enhancing treatments on offer. Cue the compliments!

Beauty Products

Elvis & Kresse

You’re going to love this incredibly innovative and award winning British brand that makes luxury bags and accessories from rescued materials. Being an eco-friendly, sustainable business – that makes gorgeous, timeless pieces – is it any wonder everyone wants to get their hands on one?

Accessories

Macknade Fine Foods

Muddy says: Macknade Fine Foods in Faversham voted Best Deli/Farm Shop in Kent by you, is a food lover's haven!

Cafés

Petronella Hall

Muddy says: Petronella Hall creates beautiful, elegant hand-drawn designs. All sourced and digitally printed in Britain. Petronella's quirky style really sets her apart - we'll have matching wallpaper, curtains and cushions please!

Homes & Gardens

Riverhill Himalayan Gardens

Muddy says: We love this fun and imaginative family day out - perfect if you're in the Sevenoaks area and looking for a smaller, boutique day trip with a garden, café and shop...

Attractions

The English Beagle

Muddy says: Looking for an original, quality pressie? Or maybe you're treating yourself? This Kent-based online gift boutique handpicks all the best British brands with bags of personality. Oh and all reasonably priced too. Credit card at the ready...?

Beauty Products

Antoine et Lili

Muddy says: this Canterbury boutique's quirky, cool and colourful clothes are the kind you just won't find anywhere else. And the store is well-worth a visit - a pink fantasia of fun... We like!

Accessories

LoveInc

Muddy says: This is a gorgeous online gift shop known for their fun LED neon wall hangings which come in a variety of funky forms and have been snapped up by Jo Malone, Davina McCall and Sweaty Betty to name but a few...

Gifts

Kitch

Muddy says: Kitch, at No 1 High Street, is where every girl-in-the-know heads for her fill of eclectic individual brands all under one stylish roof. Owner, Charlotte Newman, opened the shop 10 years ago after 18 years in the fashion industry in London...

Shopping

the-Bias-Cut.com

Jacynth Bassett may be a twentysomething but she’s passionate about the problems older women face when trying to find stylish clothes. She created the-Bias-Cut.com, an online boutique, after witnessing her fashion-loving mother unsuccessfully scouring the youth-obsessed high street. The site stocks over 24 brands and it’s safe to say if Rihanna would wear it, it […]

Accessories

The Clever Dresser

Muddy says: I don't visit Sevenoaks without checking out what's on the rails in this brilliant boutique that punches well above its weight when it comes to top brands and stylish pieces. An innocent browse here invariably ends with my credit card catching fire, oops!

Shopping

Bradshaw and Sons

Old-school manufacturing meets timeless sophistication in this satchel design - the first in a line of handmade leather accessories from this local designer. And with only 50 first additions available in the Sevenoaks Satchel don't hesitate to bag yours now (boom boom)...

Accessories

Sofas and Stuff

Are you sitting comfortably? If not Sofas and Stuff in Eridge sells beautiful, bespoke sofas, chairs, coffee tables, stools and beds that are handmade in Britain but can be covered in any fabric in the world. They also offer a free interior design consultation to help you visualise how it can all come together in one stylish swish of their soft and springy wands...

Beds

Taywell

Muddy says: awesome, award-winning, artisan ice cream and sorbet manufacturer based in the heart of Kent. How do we know? Because we've tried every flavour obvs! Favourites are Rhubarb & Ginger Crumble Ice Cream and Blood Orange Sorbet. But don't just take our word for it - keep an eye out for your local stockists or order online and try it yourself...

Food & Drink

Micallef Jewellers

Micallef Jewellers is a family run modern jewellers with a long standing reputation for providing excellent customer service. The jewellers has been established for over 35 years, with three shops within Kent. Our branches are located in Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Rainham. 11 Blacks Yard, Bligh’s Meadow, Sevenoaks, Kent  TN13 1DS.    01732 464648 88 High Street, […]

Jewellers

Zuzu Valla Photography

Her photography is gorgeous, quirky and original - which is of course why we just love it here on Muddy. And you clearly do too because Zuzu won Best Photographer in Kent in the 2017 Muddy Stilettos awards. Just check out her website and you'll see why...

Photography

County Clothes

Looking for a gift for the Mr Muddy in your life? County Clothes is a long-established menswear specialist with shops for the discerning customer in Canterbury, Tenterden and Sevenoaks

Menswear

Hamerton + Jones

Welcome to HAMERTON+JONES Sarah is a serial-entrepeneur, kitchen scientist and design addict.  Is she building a foodie design empire?  We hope so! Kali is a scribbler, esprit collager and quirk hunter.  She simply does not have enough time to see and do it all, so has given up sleep. Sarah and Kali met through their […]

Cafés

The Barefoot Welder

The Barefoot Welder is passionate about creating bespoke metal work, with years of experience in design and fabrication. He creates unique pieces based upon each client’s wishes through a consultation arranged at a time and place to suit the client. This gives The Barefoot Welder an opportunity to gain a true understanding of what you desire, all […]

Furniture

White Coco

White Coco was set up in 2012 with one sole aim – to offer our customers a hand-picked carefully chosen collection of clothes that give a “different” look. We are constantly sourcing products from France, Italy and Spain which enables us to provide a range of casual tops, shirts, knitwear, jackets and evening coats that […]

Shopping

Precious Kent

‘Precious Kent’ is an eclectic range of fellow award-winning designer makers who come together for a selling exhibition of handcrafted silverware and jewellery.   Their celebration of the best of British talent offers a treasure trove of creativity, innovative design and superb craftsmenship, using a variety of materials from platinum to plastics, from sapphires to silver […]

Jewellers

Chilli Ski

New and pre-loved ski gear  Skiing can be an expensive passion but Chilli Ski in Ticehurst, East Sussex can help you cut a dash on the slopes and still save a bit of cash. The company sells a range of quality new and pre-loved ski wear and accessories for adults and children. You’ll find ski jackets, salopettes and […]

Gifts

Peas-in-a-Pod

Peas-in-a-Pod is a collection of cheekily illustrated gifts and greetings for fun-loving folk created by Emma Donovan in her Kent based home studio. All products are manufactured in Great Britain and produced in small runs which makes them really rather special.  From printed melamine picnic plates, to witty greetings cards for all occasions, Peas-in-a-Pod is […]

Gifts

Skinners of Tunbridge Wells

Skinners of Tunbridge Wells has been synonymous with distinctive interior design in Kent and the surrounding areas since 1886. Our store, situated in the heart of Royal Tunbridge Wells in Kent, offers an extensive range of fabrics, wallpapers, floor coverings and accessories combining contemporary design with traditional quality and craftsmanship. We take pride in offering a […]

Cushions

No.6 Clinic

Muddy says: Winner of Best Beauty Salon in Kent in the Muddy Awards for the fourth year running – this salon knows a thing or two about skin salvation and customer care. Top notch treatments and a down-to-earth approach. We likey.

Beauty Products

G Collins & Sons

G Collins & Sons is a small family-run establishment tucked away in Royal Tunbridge Wells. We’re passionate about providing the highest standards of quality regarding service and care for our clients and offering the finest pieces to suit the individual’s requirements. It’s equally important to us to offer a professional, relaxed and friendly environment in […]

Jewellers

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