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  • Restaurants with rooms

    Dreaming of a foodie getaway? We've scoured the Muddy counties for hotel stays with serious culinary credentials for when lock-down lifts. Tuck in.

  • Dog-friendly stays

    Have pooch, will travel? Here are 43 stays across the Muddy counties that are all Fido-friendly to bookmark for a later date.

  • Elmley Nature Reserve Review

    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.

  • Special Muddy hotel deal!

    January getting you down? Hey, book a holiday! We've snaffled some brilliant Muddy extras for stays at Luxury Family Hotels if you book before 31 Jan. Read on for three reasons to be very cheerful.

  • Review: Spa Stay

    How to best nourish the soul and stomach at this time of year? Dinner, Bed & Breakfast at Eastwell Manor of course! Sitting pretty in the middle of Kent this Champneys Hotel & Spa makes a perfect destination for an overnight escape.

  • Call me Cupid! 46 romantic stays across the Muddy counties

    In the mood for love? Of course you are, pussy cat! Here, allow us to assist with the rumpy pumpy with 46 romantic boltholes across the Muddy counties.

  • 5 West country wellbeing stays

    Looking for a Devon or Cornwall escape? Hell yeah! Check out these stunning self-catering properties, all with on-site extras, from yoga and wine tasting to massage.

  • The 37 coolest party palaces

    Got a big birthday celebration looming? Or fancy a weekend away with your squad? We've sniffed out the 37 dreamiest party palaces across the land, available for exclusive hire. Grab your gang and let's go!

  • 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...

  • Muddy reviews: Fowey Hall, Cornwall

    Muddy's Kerry Potter headed to this stunning Cornish corker (and inspo for Toad Hall in The Wind In The Willows) for a weekender with her brood. Here's the brand new Muddy verdict.

  • Review: Eastwell Manor

    I mean, we Kent folk need a cheeky spa break as much as the next person, right? Eastwell Manor has a gorgeous Outdoor Pool (with bar can I just add!) that's perfect for those scorching summer days.

  • Summer racing!

    Lingfield Park Racecourse has a full-on summer of events that goes way beyond just horseracing, including fun family days out and cool music from chart-topping artists. Race you to the starting line...

  • 40 Quirky Stays for Summer

    Fancy an escape that's a leetle bit different? From yurts to lodges, shepherd's huts to helicopters (not even joking!), the Muddy editors have pulled together the most charming, unusual escapes across 21 counties. Book in once you've taken your jaw off the floor.

  • St Ives – the dreamiest staycation in the UK

    As I was going to St Ives, I met a man with seven wives. OK, not really. What I did meet with though was a whole lot of FUN! Here's six reasons why you should take a trip to the Cornish coast this summer.

  • A cool Cornish hotel – without the crowds

    The Polurrian on the Lizard has had a style makeover - and then some. Fancy winning a 3 night £1800 stay at Cornwall's best kept secret?

  • Do you live in the best place in Britain?

    A new survey of the UK's loveliest locales sees Sevenoaks starring and Tunbridge Wells trending. But you knew that already right? So why did they say these neighbourhoods made the list?

  • Family-friendly rentals

    Whether it's Easter, half term or summer holidays, we all need time to reconnect with the fam...Ta-da! 30 gorgeous places to stay across the Muddy counties!

  • Review: Seventeen at One Warwick Park

    Muddy tries OWP's SEVENTEEN restaurant and discovered you can tumble down the rabbit hole this January with Alice in Wonderland inspired interiors and Afternoon teas. Curious? (And curiouser?)

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