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I'm Catherine, editor of Muddy Warwickshire, here to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in the area.

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Gotta Have It

That May 17 date is on its way, but we're still eating outdoors for now which is the perfect excuse to purchase one of these gorgeous spring jackets.

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The Spring Edit

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The UK’s most creative and unique independent shops, makers and producers local to you.

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Little Black Book

Want to support local? Our curated pick of the most creative, unique and brilliant businesses near you.

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  • Superflashy newsflash: foodie special

    Superflashy newsflash: foodie special

    Heard on the grapevine! From the launch of a new Warwickshire artisan rum to the coolest new local openings andCov’s Big Foodie Weekend, here’s our foodie superflashy special.

    • 20+ places to eat al fresco

      20+ places to eat al fresco

      Pop the cork! Here's to al fresco meet-ups come April 12. We've picked 25 of the best places in Cov and Warks from snazzy pods to our favourite local beer gardens and terraces. Cheers!

    • Top 50 gastropubs 2021 revealed

      Top 50 gastropubs 2021 revealed

      Read on for the steer on where you should be booking for a indulgent post-lockdown feast just outside Warks once lockdown eases and pubs can open again.

  • Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve
  • Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve


  • One step closer… who’s ready to have some fun?! #HelloFreedom
  • Coventry's year of UK City of Culture has just begun! Here’s our list of awesome arts, music, cultural events and brilliant pop-up theatre in our neighbourhood to pencil in the diary this summer from May 17. Hit link in bio. #HelloFreedom #arts #culture #theatre#music #coventry #warwickshire
  • 👋 Hello dining indoors, cinema trips, theatre jaunts and hugs!
  • Indoor dining is GO from next week so let’s do it with finesse, shall we? Head to Weekend Escapes’ curated FOODIE🍴😍 collection - link in bio - for our pick of the best gastronomic pubs, restaurants, hotels and unique dining experiences across the Muddy counties and beyond to book now (elasticated trousers recommended). 
Stratford-upon-Avon's first ever Michelin star restaurant @salt_dining is reopening on Fri May 21, with just seven tables initially for social distancing. #HelloFreedom
#foodie #food #bestrestaurants #bestpubs #restaurant #pub #michelinstar #michelin #bibgourmand #foodieforlife #foodstagram #yum #delicious #outout #indoordining #lockdownlifting #warwickshire #coventry #westmidlands
  • We loved looking at (and salivating over) your entries for our #MuddySpringBakes contest this year, and now the judges scores are in. The winner of a £250 voucher to spend on fabulous kitchen gizmos and gadgets at @lakelanduk is…. @kazweedon with this adorable bunny bunt cake! Almost too cute to eat...
  • Want to miss the summer bookings rush? Play it smart and bag an autumn break instead at one of these nine holiday rentals (link in bio), from romantic floating cabins to funky party pads for that long-awaited knees-up. #hellofreedom
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  • Green age kicks! 8 eco-cool trainers

    Green age kicks! 8 eco-cool trainers

    There’s nothing like box fresh white trainers to put a spring in your step. The good news for the planet is that this lot tick the stylish and sustainable box too — just in time for Earth Day.

    • Meet the maker: Didi Mala

      Meet the maker: Didi Mala

      Warwickshire's Bex Roychoudhury launched her own jewellery design business just before the first UK lockdown. So, what prompted her to make a leap into the unknown?

    • Word up! Slogan sweats to buy now

      Word up! Slogan sweats to buy now

      Can't find the words to say it yourself? Say it with a sweater! Here are eight cool slogan jumpers we're coveting right now, all from indie shops and brands.

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

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Weekend Escapes

Making plans? Find your perfect Pub, Inn, Hotel, Café, Restaurant or Bar across the Muddy counties.

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Best Places to Live 2020

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Our A-Z of the grooviest local businesses to help make your life easier

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