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Born to Parent

Muddy say: We love this innovative, flexible approach to classic ante-natal and post-natal courses - you tell Born To Parent what you need and they'll do it!

Ante-Natal

Pure Punjabi

Muddy says: We love this amazing mother and daughter team, whose fab company offers Indian cookery courses, home meal kits and wedding event catering

Catering & Freezer Filling

JUST FABRICS

Muddy says: Anyone think there’s a chilly winter coming our way? You’ll need to snuggle up with a gorgeous throw from Just Fabrics Cheltenham

Curtains & Blinds

The Little Pickle

Muddy says: We love this young, funky, and utterly delicious local catering duo

Caterers

Aimee Winstone

Muddy says: Love gorgeous, unique, individually-designed jewellery from a top local jeweller? Aimee Winstone is for you

Courses

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Averys Wine Merchant

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…

Food & Drink

Marlborough College Summer School

Muddy says: Got a long summer holiday ahead of you to fill? No worries, Mudsters - we've got you covered

Clubs Classes & Courses

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Cookery at Winston House

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.

Catering and Cookery Schools

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Concierge Medical

Muddy says: Ever wished you had a private doctor? God bless the NHS, but sometimes it can be, er, frustrating… Which is why we at Muddy are putting Concierge Medical on speed dial.

Health & Wellbeing

Victoria Tapper Photography

Muddy says: Capture that moment with beautiful, unforgettable shots of your little ones by fave Muddy photographer Victoria Tapper. She’s got it, folks!

Kids

Savernake Knives

Muddy says: Never thought you'd see a bespoke knife company on Muddy? Me neither, but it turns out I was wrong. Check out the best, the smartest and the very coolest personalised knives for Father's Day, Christmas, or just for summer BBQs

Cookery

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The Farm Cookery School

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!

Activities

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Unicorn House

Muddy says: A coworking space that’s big on substance and style, we’ve found the perfect spot for all you entrepreneurs out there to set up shop!

Coworking Spaces

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Spell Your Life

Muddy says: Got any dreams packed away that you’ve given up on? Well, get ready to unpack them with this magical life-coaching experience which quite literally can change your life!

Business and Life Coaches

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Harts Barn Cookery School

Muddy says: A one-stop shop for all things culinary, this cookery school in the Forest of Dean aces every base.

Catering and Cookery Schools

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Natural Cookery School

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!

Catering and Cookery Schools

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The Parenting Partnership

Muddy says: We love this lifeline to parents which offers courses, workshops and one-to-one consultations that give you the tools to raise confident, happy and resilient kids.

Kids

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Kowalah

Muddy says: No more babysitters falling asleep on the sofa while your kids stay up all night (yes, that happened to me.) Kowalah are here to put the fun into sitting

Babysitting Services

StayCotswold

Muddy says: Looking for the most gorgeous, knock-yer-socks-off gaff for a romantic weekend, or a whopper of a place for a special knees-up? StayCotswold has got you covered.

Holiday Cottages

Property Search Co.

Muddy says: With 40% of houses not making it to the open market we'd like super-pro Property Search Co on our side next time we're looking to move to the Cotswolds

Property Search Companies

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Vaughan’s Cookery School

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

Catering & Freezer Filling

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Trudy Simmons: Business coach

Muddy says: We love business productivity coach Trudy Simmons’ warm, arms-open-wide approach and her intuitive ability to nail a clients’ priorities. If you’re starting out on your own or simply need a re-boot, her Crazy Daisy Clarity Club comes with our big ol’ stamp of approval. Let’s get to work.

Business and Life Coaches

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The Cricklade Club

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.

Bars

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Stroud Brewery, Thrupp

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!

Bars

Party on a Plate

Muddy says: Take the pain out of kids’ parties and get this lot to do EVERYTHING for you. Love love love it!

Cake Makers

The Key Clinic

Muddy says: this West Berkshire clinic offers a neuroscience-based approach to help children with learning and behavioural difficulties including dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD, autism, anxiety and Asperger’s.

Mind Services

Millie & Olivia

Muddy says: Too busy to get those niggling jobs done? Wish you could clone yourself? Millie & Olivia are your extra pair of hands, here to help.

Catering & Freezer Filling

Village and Vale relocation service

Village and Vale

Muddy says: Moving house or relocating? Stop right there! Take the stress out of moving and give Lisa a call.

Relocation agents

Coach House Tutors

Muddy says: A happy, homely tutoring service where kids are taught how to prepare for the 11+ and Common Entrance in a safe, stress-free environment. Sounds like just the ticket!

Kids

Laundry With Love

Muddy says: It’s time to look forward to laundry day! Delivered smelling divine in a gorgeous eco-friendly laundry bag. Yes please!

Laundry & Ironing

Photography by Sally Anne

Muddy says: Gorgeous wedding photographs capturing the fun of the day, true emotion and bags and bags of character.

Party

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