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I'm Keya, editor of Muddy Leics & Rutland, here to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in the area.

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Gotta Have It

Pour a pina colada and assume prone position! Into the sun you go with our edit of the most stylish garden seating.

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Our curated A-Z of the grooviest local businesses

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      5 of the best…face masks

      We love the enforced relaxation that comes with using a face mask - you have no choice but to lie back and take things easy for a while. Plus you emerge with skin peachier than a baby's bottom. Result!

    • BEST BEAUTY ADVENT CALENDARS

      BEST BEAUTY ADVENT CALENDARS

      Counting the days until Christmas? We can help with that. Voila, five of the best luxe beauty advent calendars available to buy right now.

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  • Muddy meets… Melissa Hemsley

    Muddy meets… Melissa Hemsley

    It turns out the healthy cooking queen has culinary disasters too! Melissa spills the beans (then whips them up into a tasty frittata) on burnt pans, how to waste less food and keeping an endless supply of cookie dough in the freezer.

    • WONDER WOMEN

      WONDER WOMEN

      To celebrate International Women's Day on Sun 8 March, Muddy is shining the spotlight on some of our favourite trail-blazing, commotion-causing women from the creative industries.

    • Muddy has a laugh with comedian Sarah Johnson

      Muddy has a laugh with comedian Sarah Johnson

      Muddy chats to the funny lady about why she turned down the chance to act, how she gets her kids involved in comedy and her new show.

    • GBBO contestant, Priya O’Shea

      GBBO contestant, Priya O’Shea

      We're chuffed that she's repping Leicester on this year's series of The Great British Bake Off. Here's everything you need to know about the amateur baker.

    • Creative and talented

      Creative and talented

      Full-time sign writer and hand lettering enthusiast, Lorna Dunn has worked with tonnes of fab indie businesses which means she knows some of the best places locally so it was a no-brainer to ask her all about them...

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

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Fun Finder

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

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  • Restaurants with rooms

    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.

    • A boutique masterpiece

      A boutique masterpiece

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

    • Holiday planning? 10 European-style staycations

      Holiday planning? 10 European-style staycations

      Love a continental jaunt but staying in Blighty this year? These 10 UK holiday spots have a distinctly European feel.

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