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  • Restaurants with rooms

    Dreaming of a foodie getaway? We've scoured the Muddy counties for hotel stays with serious culinary credentials for when lock-down lifts. Tuck in.

  • The perfect theatre overnighter

    Oozing theatricality, with stunning waterfront views and an award-winning brasserie The Arden Hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon is a stylish 4-star boutique hotel right opposite the RSC!

  • Dog-friendly stays

    Have pooch, will travel? Here are 43 stays across the Muddy counties that are all Fido-friendly to bookmark for a later date.

  • A boutique masterpiece

    The Artist Residence across the Warwickshire border in the Oxfordshire hamlet of South Leigh with its slick styling and cleverly chosen art, is a welcome antidote to traditional Cotswolds inns. Muddy loves.

  • 3 good reasons to visit Ettington Park Hotel

    We've been before but it was so hauntingly good, we just had to go again.

  • Special Muddy hotel deal!

    January getting you down? Hey, book a holiday! We've snaffled some brilliant Muddy extras for stays at Luxury Family Hotels if you book before 31 Jan. Read on for three reasons to be very cheerful.

  • REVIEW: The Ultimate Veganuary Treat!

    Pinkies at the ready! Muddy pops in to review the Vegan Full Afternoon Tea at Mallory Court Country House Hotel, nr Leamington Spa.

  • The Lygon Arms, Worcs

    A girl cannot spend all her time in her county, right? Break through the barricades, I’m making a dash for the utter Cotswoldian gorgeousness of The Lygon Arms in Broadway, Worcestershire’s jewel in the crown.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Brighton’s Rock ‘n’ Roll hotel

    From silly to sexy, there's plenty of fun to be had at Brighton's unique Hotel Pelirocco as Muddy Sussex's ed Debbie discovered.

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