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  • St Lucia, beyond the beaches

    As the nights draw in and the weather gets bloomin' chilly, what's the best thing to do? Book a holiday, of course! Fancy something with loads of adventure for the kids? It's got to be St Lucia, baby!

  • On the lash with Tim

    Tim Henman, party animal - who'd have thought it? The British tennis legend talks wine, his local hangouts and, er, more wine.

  • 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. Here she shares her secret haunts.

  • 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!

  • Lotte Lyster landlady at The Prince Albert Rodborough Stroud

    Lotte’s hotspots

    From the Marble Factory in Bristol's hipster quarter to the bucolic Toadsmoor Lake in the Golden Valleys, Stroud's most dynamic landlady Lotte Lyster reveals her hot spots.

  • My favourite places

    There's a dashing new CEO at the helm of the Everyman Theatre Cheltenham – and he knows all the best places to go… Take it away Mark Goucher, we're listening!

  • Out of this world

    Dreaming of a far-flung holiday but not sure where to stick your pin on the map? Well, we've only got an expert in luxury, long-haul travel on board to help you decide. Over to you Sue Bell from the Turquoise Holiday Company.

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