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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.

  • Tree steps to heaven!

    Down on the farm, near historic Henley in Arden, step up the glam-factor a notch and plump for a quirky tree pod on stilts, complete with hot tub – hello bubbles under the stars!

  • 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.

  • A cool Cornish hotel – without the crowds

    The Polurrian on the Lizard has had a style makeover - and then some. Fancy winning a 3 night £1800 stay at Cornwall's best kept secret?

  • No 44 on the Waterside, The Arden

    Muddy heads for a working lunch of sharing small plates at the recently refurbished brasserie of this boutique waterside hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon.

  • If you go down to the woods today…

    ...you're sure of a big surprise. Namely these luxury self-catering cabins, complete with a Muddy discount. Fancy a little break?

  • The dreamiest new hotels to book now

    In need of an indulgent weekend away? Er, ALWAYS. Here's our pick of the best brand new - and downright desirable - hotels to book pronto. Breakfast in bed and late check-outs all round!

  • Muddy goes wild in London

    Think a family trip into London is more hassle than it's worth? Think again! Here's how Muddy nailed 9 hours in London with kids and made it the best day out ever.

  • London calling!

    Love the idea of going into London but find it all just a leetle bit daunting? Make life easy on yourself with our Top 10 tips on how to have a cracking time in the city this Easter.

  • Family-friendly rentals

    Easter's approaching, you need to reconnect with your fam, and we have just the thing to help - 30 gorgeous self-catering cottages across the Muddy counties!

  • Fancy an overnighter in the Cotswolds?

    Well, if you insist! Muddy heads to Burford to chow down three courses in a bucolic, brilliantly-priced, dog-friendly inn. Definitely one to add to your list.

  • Chewton Glen, Hampshire

    Here's what you need to know about this coastal classic spa and 5-star hotel destination. Muddy's ed-in-chief checks into one of their 14 amaaaaazing treehouses.

  • Out-of-Season Scilly with Kids

    Cornwall meets the Caribbean on this unspoilt archipelago just 28 miles from Land's End. Here are Muddy Cornwall editor Sophie's top tips for visiting with the family in 2019.

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