My Favourites

My Favourites

Save your favourites with a single click and you’ll never forget a brilliant Muddy recommendation.

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Best Art Space

Contemporary or classic, famous or up-and-coming – which local art space do you really rate?

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Best Bar

A brilliant buzz, killer cocktails and bartenders who know their margarita from their mojito.

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Best Beauty Salon

Perfect nails, an age-defying facial or brilliant non-invasive cosmetic treatments – this is the salon that makes you feel drop-dead gorgeous.

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Best Bookshop

Where would we be without our bookshops, the beating heart of our communities? Support your favourite here.

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Best Boutique Stay

Beautifully-appointed hotels/self-catering/B&Bs with superior service and style, with less than 30 bedrooms.

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Best Bridal Store

Say yes to the dress! The luxe, local boutique that’s a dead cert to help you nail your perfect wedding day outfit and accessories.

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Best Café

Maybe it’s the awesome coffee, the club sandwich or the service with a smile. Show your favourite café some love here.

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Best Children’s Business

This category covers all children’s businesses, including fashion, shoes, interiors, toys, and baby-specific.

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Best Day Spa

Luxurious treatments in a stylish, super-relaxing space – your destination when you want to kick back with your best friend, partner or just go solo.

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Best Destination Pub

Maybe it’s the location, the food or the gorgeous garden – this is the pub so brilliant it’s worth a special trip.

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Best Family Attraction

Whether it's the wildlife park, kids' play barn or museum, support the local family attraction that's fun every time.

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Best Farmshop/Deli

Do you know a farmshop or deli where the emphasis is on quality, provenance, friendliness and flair? Show it some love!

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Best Fitness Instructor

HIIT, Boxercise or Spin? If you can’t do without your Mr or Ms Motivator, give them a special shout out now.

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Best Florist

Don’t just say it with flowers – support a local florist with flair, vision and great customer service.

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Best Hair Salon

Hairspray at the ready! Life’s too short for bad haircuts. The go-to salon for stylish snips every time.

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Best Hotel/Inn

Plump that pillow! A chic hotel/inn with slick service and perfect for special occasions, with 30 or more bedrooms.

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Best Jeweller

Do you love ‘bling’ or prefer your jewellery simple and elegant? Either way, we want to know your favourite local jeweller.

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Best Lifestyle Store

Gorgeous gifts, vintage homewares, or cool interiors – where’s your preferred lifestyle store to pimp up your palace?

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Best Local Food/Drink Producer

The dedicated foodies who bring you lovely local eggs, meats, artisan beer, gin, wine, cheeses, oils, chocolates – all the good stuff!

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Best New Lifestyle Start-up

Know a brilliant local business that launched after 6 Apr 2021 and it fits one of our 26 lifestyle categories? Give it a helping hand by shouting about it in the Muddy Awards!

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Best Photographer

The creative local talent behind that perfect family shot, stunning landscape or lifestyle image.

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Best Restaurant

Whether you love fine dining or enjoy an informal restaurant with a great buzz, share the gastronomic love here.

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Best Sustainable Business

Fully recyclable? Net zero carbon footprint? Nominate the best local business that has sustainability and an eco-ethos front of mind.

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Best Theatre/Arts Venue

Hey, who needs the West End?! Support the brilliant local theatre that hits all your creative markers near you.

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Best Wedding Venues

Ding dong! From intimate private rooms to rustic barns and stunning hotels, this is the dreamiest local wedding venue in which to say ‘I do’.

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Best Women’s Fashion Store

Your trusted boutique store or online indie for shoes, accessories, vintage fashion, cool sportswear or costume jewellery.

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Best Yoga/Pilates Studio

Whether it’s downward dog or pilates plank, it’s time to thank the studio you can’t manage without.

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