The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Leicestershire Edition

Category: Travel

Alison Moore: A few of my favourite places

18 Apr 2017

Author Alison Moore has written a string of successful novels and is working on her first children’s book, due to be published next year. She’s grown up exploring all the nooks and crannies in and around Leicestershire and shares with us some of her favourite spots covering everything from ghosts, good food to fab shoes…

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BIG AND BEAUTIFUL

10 Apr 2017

Looking for a gorgeous holiday stop for families or larger groups? Hang on, I’ll just get out my magician’s hat and wand and, er… abracadabra!  The best rental properties across 18 counties, conjured up by your in-the-know Muddy editors.

STAY IN…BERKSHIRE

The Coach House, Ascot

Pass me a kaftan and a glass of fizz (make that a bottle), I feel the need to waft.

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Our new favourite London hang-out

6 Apr 2017

Last week saw an historic gathering of power players for a day of diplomatic discussions. EU leaders discussing the terms of Brexit? Nah, I’m talking Muddy Stiletto’s national conference, obviously! With your local superblog now boasting 18 (yes flippin eighteen!) regional editions, us editors convened en masse in the smoke to um, drink quite a lot of prosecco…

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HOLLY BELL: MY FAVOURITE PLACES

23 Mar 2017

Great British Bake Off Fans will remember lovely Holly Bell, the young mum from Leicester who was runner-up in series 2 of the popular baking show. Fast forward a few years and Holly still lives here and also writes her own blog full of tasty recipes. It’s no surprise then that she has her finger (and taste buds) on the pulse when it comes to fun places to eat around the city…

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A HOLIDAY LESS ORDINARY

12 Mar 2017

Love a luxe break? A sucker for heritage holiday rentals? Or is it all about the location? They all have their place but, for pure fun value, there’s little that can beat a really quirky stay. The Muddy editors in counties from Cornwall to Norfolk, Kent to Warwickshire, have each found two brilliant, alternative properties with which to whet your travel appetite. And if you know a fantastic quirky stay somewhere that you think should be included, please comment in the box below – let’s share the knowledge!

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14 BEAUTIFUL BEACH COTTAGES TO RENT THIS SUMMER

1 Mar 2017

One of the big benefits of Muddy tottering its way into so many counties (er, 17 since you asked!) is that we have a raft of on-the-ground experts, squirrelling out the coolest, most useful stuff for the rest of us to plunder. Case in point – beach cottages. Thought about renting one this summer? Yeah me too. So allow me to lay before you a sandy smorgasbord from the Muddy coastal editors – 14 beautiful beach properties for the bucket and spade brigade.

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The Urban Guide to the Countryside -
Leicestershire Edition