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  • Winter boltholes

    Pack that overnighter and give yourself the break you deserve, with 37 curated cosy breaks across the Muddy counties.

  • Girls’ weekend getaways

    Try these 30 awesome spas, inns, bars and retreats across the Muddy counties and reconnect with your bezzies in style.

  • Already thinking about your next holiday?

    Well, if you go down to the woods, you'll be sure of a big surprise. In a good way, mind. Luxury log forest cabin with extra treats for Muddy readers? Let's go.

  • Holiday with Poldark!

    The BBC bodice-ripper is back, yippee! Fancy hanging out in Poldark Land this summer? We've hunted down the best Cornish coastal cottages, villas and grand design rentals.

  • ALIUM BARN CONVERSION GRASS COURTYARD

    Check out these barns!

    We think we may have just found the most perfect place to lay your head – plus a million of your friends’ and family’s. These barns in the Cotswolds are made for big gatherings.

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    Gold Cup Newsflash

    Cheltenham bound? Here's where to stay, eat, carouse and pamper, brought to you by your #intheknow (er, super nosey) local blogger.

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    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.

  • Into the woods

    Beautifully-appointed, luxury cabins for families set in stunning Forestry Commission woodland in the most stunning parts of the UK. And… breathe.

  • Devon weekender

    Closer than Cornwall and as sunny as Salcombe, put north Devon on your getaway list with our insider guide to where, what and how.

  • Romantic getaways

    We've scoured 17 counties for the most gorgeous romantic couples stays, so you can put some ooh-la-la into your leisure time.

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