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The 2019 Muddy Stilettos Awards

24th April - 22nd May 2019

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Glamping & Camping

  • Hello campers

    Thinking of heading West for some camping and glamping fun this summer? Here’s our definitive guide to the sweetest spots to pitch up in Cornwall, Devon and Somerset

  • WIN: Festival fun!

    Win a luxury glamping weekend at Kent's funkiest family festival - where there's music, fun and food for everyone - oh and a woodland spa for you!

  • Need staycation inspiration?

    If you go down to the woods today you're sure of a big surprise - these fab family Forest Holidays, complete with a special Muddy discount.

  • Hops and Harvest Festival – 20% off!

    Like the sound of a late summer festival celebrating the best food, drink and music in the area? The Hops & Harvest is a smaller boutique festival taking place on 9 & 10 Sept at Kent Life Heritage Farm Park, near Maidstone. It’s been running for 30 years and celebrates the very best of Kentish ales, local produce, […]

  • Cool camping

    Have you given a thought to summer camping yet? Those yurts, lodges and cool glampy sites get booked up waaaaay in advance, so to give you the early heads up, here are the 25 best places to start your search, as chosen by the people in the know –  the regional Muddy editors. STAY IN…BERKSHIRE […]

  • Best quirky stays: Book ’em up!

    Love a luxe break? A sucker for heritage holiday rentals? Or is it all about the location? They all have their place but, for pure fun value, there’s little that can beat a really quirky stay.  The Muddy editors in counties from Cornwall to Norfolk, Kent to Warwickshire, have each found two brilliant, alternative properties […]

  • Valentine’s Day:

    Valentine’s Day is fast approaching (wahhhhh!). I always find it a tricky one to plan for, do you? I’m not massively keen on sitting in a restaurant along with a million other couples, gazing into each other’s eyes (Naff) playing romance-by-rote, being handed a soggy rose (Naff. And if you’re gonna do it, get me […]

  • SPECIAL MUDDY DEAL ON A FOREST HOLIDAY!

    Some of you may be doing dry January – *groan* – but the weather certainly isn’t. And the half-term break feels forever away. It’s weeks like this that I take solace by gorging myself on potential holidays. Hot summer holidays in exotic climes with Rufus Sewell (if he’ll only stop moaning on and on about how he […]

  • The Muddy Summer Festival Guide: Kent and Beyond

    Here’s the Muddy Guide to the best festivals due to camp-it-up in Kent and beyond over the next couple of months. Make some noise! Give it up! Well, you know, after you’ve come back from the prosecco tent...

  • Wouldn’t You Though?

    Time to pimp up your patio? I've just discovered this range of funky deckchairs and cushions that will help your garden get its groove on...

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