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  • 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.

  • Neptune fountain water staff statue

    All hail Regency Cheltenham!

    The insider’s guide to all things quirky and hip, scoffable and quaffable, cultured and kid-friendly, luxe and edgy in the Cotswolds' salubrious spa town.

  • 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? Viens avec moi!

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

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