Food & Drink
Muddy says: We love this original, bespoke gin from the heart of Gloucestershire. It’s gonna be a good Christmas!
Muddy says: The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie is a modern classic, offering all-day dining nirvana. You won't want to be anywhere else...
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.
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: 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
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 you can stay over too!
Muddy says: We love this fab local arts centre, packed with cinema, exhibitions, music and workshops
Muddy says: A quintessential English boutique hotel in gorgeous surroundings that’s big on intimacy, style and quirky details.
Muddy says: An historic Cotswold inn with rustic charms aplenty, local real ales on tap and knockout 2in1 Pies.
Muddy says: A big WOW for this fabulous, super cool gaff, an all-day social hub where you can eat, drink, work and part-ay!
Muddy says: Fancy a stay in luxury in the heart of the Cotswolds? Then take a look at the gorgeous Lords of the Manor
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: 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: After a truly local county pub that wears its heart on its sleeve? Yup, we've found one just for you.
Muddy says: Heads up for this fab country pub, winner of Best Destination Pub in Glos in the Muddy Awards 2019, no less!
Muddy says: The perfect village pub, promoting local ales (including their own Five Alls house ale), a huge flag-stoned bar, pretty pub garden, fab kids’ menu and food to die for
Muddy says: Heads up to this charming and friendly local free house in the heart of Tetbury. Oh, and they have a fab vegan menu!
Muddy says: Could this be our favourite artsy Cafe in Gloucestershire? Shall we find out?
Muddy says: We love this gorgeous country pub, in the most idyllic setting. It's perfect for weddings too!
Muddy says: You know how we just love stumbling across a gem of a pub and wondering, where have you been all my life? Yep, we've done it again!
Muddy says: Heads up for this brand new, super cool and uber delicious joint in the heart of Marlborough
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: Could this be the best pub in Wilts? Shall we find out?
Muddy says: Big love goes out to this lovely country house hotel in the heart of the Cotswolds, perfect for a weekend escape or the wedding of your dreams
Muddy says: There’s lots of Muddy love for this quirky hub of crafty, inspired creativeness. Classes, courses, workshops, galleries and, of course, a cafe
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: This stylish Stow-on-the-Wold Inn is 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: 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: 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: 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: A one-stop shop for all things culinary, this cookery school in the Forest of Dean aces every base.
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: 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: 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 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: 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.