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  • 40 Quirky Stays for Summer

    Fancy an escape that's a leetle bit different? From yurts to lodges, shepherd's huts to helicopters (not even joking!), the Muddy editors have pulled together the most charming, unusual escapes across 21 counties. Book in once you've taken your jaw off the floor.

  • St Ives – the dreamiest staycation in the UK

    As I was going to St Ives, I met a man with seven wives. OK, not really. What I did meet with though was a whole lot of FUN! Here's six reasons why you should take a trip to the Cornish coast this summer.

  • Mama Africa

    Ten adventurous women, ten days, ten thousand miles from home…Muddy goes on a lifetime's odyssey to track wild desert elephants and sleep beneath Namibian stars

  • Going anywhere nice on your holiday?

    How about one of these gorgeous self-catering properties in the South West? Pretty as a pic, PLUS they all come with the option for learning or a wellbeing fix.

  • What’s the Cotswolds vibe?

    Love the Cotswolds? Here's our guide to our favourite Cotwolds market towns, and where to stay when you visit

  • Booking your family hols?

    Don't do anything till you've seen Flight Centre's first Family Adventures brochure - and put yourself in the running for a £20k dream trip!

    • Fancy a weekend away in Kent?

      Course you do! We've teamed up with Southeastern to give you the lowdown on the Garden of England's hidden gems. PLUS we're giving away a luxe weekend stay there worth £500! Aren't we nice?

    • 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.

      • 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.

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