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  • three women walking on a white sandy beach in Zanzibar

    My favourite places

    Kitchen-whizz Gee Cartwright likes truffle-hunting in Italy, wandering around spice markets in Marrakesh and eating sweet pineapples in Zanzibar. Can we come?

  • skiers on the slopes

    Sloping off

    Here at Muddy we have snooped around for the perfect way to have a family ski holiday with teenagers, pre-teens and other big kids!

  • kids and parents on haystacks in France

    Country Kids en France

    Looking for a holiday with a heated pool, a wine cellar (on an honesty policy), a kids' club and winter sunshine? Follow me!

  • boat in Thailand

    Thai for beginners

    As it gets colder, darker and January looms, what's the best thing to do? Book a holiday. Somewhere hot. Muddy Wilts editor Joanna went on an adventure in Thailand last summer and came back with in-the-know tips. Read on!

  • dining table set for dinner at Meda Gedara villa in Sri Lanka

    Interiors guru – hello!

    A one-woman interiors inspiration, Fiona McLeod lives in Cheltenham and dreams in Sri Lanka where she's created a luxury bolthole full of AMAZING things. Here she shares her secret haunts.

  • skis in the snow in the Alps

    Ski luxury for less

    Are you after a luxury ski holiday but want it on a smaller budget? Fear not, Muddy is here to help - check out our top tips for luxe for less!

  • Bruce Monro where to go!

    Muddy meets Bruce Munro, the installation artist whose work has shown at the V&A, the Guggenheim – and now, Bicester Village!

  • dog sitting at the table with a Guinness at The Bath Arms in Wiltshire

    Have pooch, will travel

    Woof! 38 perfect dog-friendly stays in the UK, from hotels, pubs and inns and cottages, to cater to the furry baby in your life.

  • 2018’s Michelin winners

    The judge's scores are in, they've held up their Michelin paddleboards and here are our local winners.

  • Paschoe House perfection

    Glam, stylish and fun, Devon's shiny new country house experience delivers on detail – and zzzzzzz's. Lucky Muddy Devon editor Sharon bedded down…

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