Food & Drink
Muddy says: Thumbs up to this oh so easy on the eye Cotswold town house hotel in the heart of the Cotswolds, with tip top food and some pretty snazzy rooms
Here at Muddy we've fallen head over heels for the charms of this handsome country manor house hotel, with its knockout looks and luxury trappings.
Muddy says: A contemporary take on the Cotswold country house hotel where chic modern interiors plus cool bar, amazing spa and stupendous surroundings equals 21st-century nirvana.
Muddy says: Looking for the best brunch in Salisbury? A beach hut in the garden? A fun place to just, hey, hang out? We’ve found the joint, and you’re gonna love it!
Muddy says: A huge green thumbs up to this stunning, timeless garden, with tip-top events including outdoor theatre and a pop-up restaurant. Oh, and there's camping too!
Muddy says: Hats off to this divine, bespoke gin from the heart of the Wiltshire countryside. It’s gonna be a good Christmas!
Muddy says: We love this amazing mother and daughter team, whose fab company offers Indian cookery courses, home meal kits and wedding event catering
Muddy says: Like the idea of a restaurant that showcases the very best of the Cotswolds? The Looking Glass is for you
Muddy says: We love this award-winning, 17th-century country pub in the Cotswold heartland for its fab food, chilled-out atmosphere and quirky touches.
Muddy says: We love this young, funky, and utterly delicious local catering duo
Muddy says: We love this cosy hideaway tucked in the shadow of Longleat. It’s the perfect place to relax, unwind and explore…
Muddy says: A gorgeously affordable, cosy and relaxed B&B a mere stone's throw from Stonehenge - we love it!
Muddy says: The Bell at Ramsbury has been awarded the coveted AA Best Pub in England Award for 2017/18! What more do you need to know?
Muddy says: A fabulous local boozer, The Flying Monk (named after Malmesbury’s legendary Flying Monk, no less) is a real find.
Muddy says: Snooze, spa, fine dine and positively chillax in one of the finest luxury hotels in Wiltshire. It's a huge Muddy tick from us!
Muddy says: Want to up your dinner party game, bond with your kids Great British Bake-Off style or just enjoy cooking in the most sublime place ever? Hello Daylesford!
Muddy says: A superlative country pub near Cheltenham with grill-tastic food, home-from-home rooms and an events space to die for.
Muddy says: Vintage brush machines, a fab sun terrace and artisan coffee bar – can you get more cool and quirky? This is Muddy to a tee
Muddy says: Bored of supermarket plonk and feel like you’re grown-up enough to get a bit more knowledgeable about what you’re filling your wine o’clock with? Follow us…
Muddy says: Looking for something a bit different to do with your bezzies? This home-grown cookery establishment delivers fun culinary inspiration, fab fodder and a stunning, ‘I’m on holiday’ setting.
Muddy says: We almost don’t want to share this hidden treasure with you – but hey, that would be bad karma and we don’t want any of that! So here you go – fill your boots!
Muddy says: What are you waiting for? Check in to this gorgeous country pub deep in the West Wiltshire Downs with boutique-style bedrooms, great food and a seriously impressive wine list
Muddy says: Bed down for the night in this newly restored hotel in the heart of charming Malmesbury. It's Britain's oldest hotel, y'know. And it's got a gin bar. Right, I'm moving in...
Muddy says: A dining pub with rooms on a lush farm in Wiltshire. If you want great tasting organic food, the farm is where it starts!
Muddy says: Muddy says: Get creative at this little gem in the heart of Salisbury. Kids' parties, rainy day sessions, baby's footprints (too cute)...it's all here.
Muddy says: Kids’ holiday clubs, children’s parties, plus classes for us grown-up lot in everything from making soup to baking bread at The Farm. Love it!
Muddy says: A one-stop shop for all things culinary, this cookery school in the Forest of Dean aces every base.
Muddy says: If you follow this cookery school on Instagram, you’ll know that its food looks AMAZING. Well, you can learn how to make it, you know!
Muddy says: Craft beer, craft cider and a cool street food kitchen, welcome to your local Salisbury haunt.
Muddy says: We love The Three Tuns for its year-round curb appeal. Roaring fires, fabulous beer garden and top notch grub - what's not to like?
Muddy says: Need a hand sharpening those culinary skills? We love Vaughan’s cool, calm and inventive approach to getting your cooking back on track
Muddy says: We love, love, love this Stroud café for its super smooth Cornish coffee, full English platefuls of deliciousness and über sociable vibe.
Muddy says: A quintessential English boutique hotel in gorgeous surroundings that’s big on intimacy, style and quirky details.
Muddy says: Fancy a snuggle in this award-winning pub? It’s a perfectly cosy blend of traditional 18th century architecture and stylish, modern interior design – just what we love at Muddy
Muddy says: Sooo much more than a pub, The Wheatsheaf has an art gallery, music studios, great grub… and did I mention it’s all local, organic and sustainable? Right up our Muddy street. You comin’ too?
Muddy says: A stylish new refurb of this Stow-on-the-Wold Inn takes it into must-try territory for pizza lovers and Cotwolds explorers.
Muddy says: England’s self-proclaimed ‘oldest inn’ also happens to be one of the classiest I’ve stayed at, with stylish interiors, excellent gastrofare and luxe bedrooms. A big yes.
Muddy says: An historic Cotswold inn with rustic charms aplenty, local real ales on tap and knockout 2in1 Pies.
Muddy says: This quirky independent café, bar and events space serves such great food and is so relaxed you’ll be wanting to make it your home from home.
Muddy says: So much more than just a producer of fine ale, Stroud Brewery is a one-stop brewing, drinking, eating and partying destination. Right up our street then!
Muddy says: Thumbs up for this cool Bradford on Avon gaff, serving fresh West Country meals and snacks, and all absolutely delish.
Muddy says: It’s impossible to resist the bohemian charms of this cool, old-school, independent pub hanging out in the stunning Slad Valley.
Muddy says: We love this Stroud institution for its great coffee, tasty and nourishing food, and superlatively good vibrations.
Muddy says: A snug, des-res in the middle of the Forest, we can’t get enough of this boutique hotel's super-comfy interiors and superlative food.
Muddy says: We love this chichi hotel in Cheltenham for its chic Montpellier location and grande dame exterior that segues into cool, eclectic interiors.
Muddy says: We’re blown away by this elemental wedding venue on top of the world on Minchinhampton Common.
Muddy says: Looking for a Cotswold retreat where you can leave the world behind? Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa aces every base.
Muddy says: Feels like popping into a very stylish friend’s house – who just happens to serve up delicious grub and can put you up in one of 15 luxe bedrooms.