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  • Book now: Best autumn pudding and supper clubs

    Fancy something a little different than your local pub? Then take a peek at these awesome foodie joints popping up over Leicestershire and Rutland this autumn.

    • Muddy refuels at Hercules Revived

      This independently run, relaxed, grown-up pub/restaurant close to Market Bosworth is well worth making the journey for.

    • The best brunch in town

      The most lipsmackingly indulgent meal of the day and we have 47 of the best ones to tempt you with, from vegan to full English, flat white to green detox. Just add friends and a hangover.

    • Muddy Eats: Tamatanga

      Like your Indian food, fresh, flavoursome and fast? Tamatanga is the perfect place for you.

    • Indian Summer

      Looks like Leicester is set to have an Indian summer and we don't mean the weather! We're talking about the Indian food invasion that's hitting our shores and coming faster than your freshly baked chapati.

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

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  • UP UP AND AWAY

    A chic, sexy, stylish… suitcase? Yep, really. Meet the cult luggage brand that’s flying high this summer. Check it out before you check it in.

    • Glamping at Ettie’s Field

      Our first over-nighter glamping experience in an Airstream or should I say 'glamper-vanning'. Find out if it was as fun as it sounds.

    • 40 Quirky Stays for Summer

      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. Enjoy!

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  • Lush living

    Corrr blimey – how can I get my living room to look like that? Walnut shelving, herringbone oak parquet floor, a bespoke sofa…

    • Waitrose gin tasting? We’re in!

      Brand new, this service from Waitrose combines our favourite things - gin, friends and hanging out at home. See how Muddy's Ed-in-Chief, Hero Brown, got on and book up pronto this summer, it's a blast!

    • Love interiors and art?

      I've got my eye on this gorgeous graphic cushion, part of Habitat's new collaboration with...

    • Hypnotise your way to happiness

      Ever heard of hypnosis? And I don't mean the kind that makes you do whacky things like on telly. I recently had a few sessions to help reduce my stress levels, working-mum anxiety (the struggle is real) and more. Check out if it worked...

    • Run for the hills!

      Actually don't just yet - let me tell about these brilliantly inspiring running books first.

  • 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…

    • Meet Tamsin Winter

      Local author Tamsin Winter discusses her new book, why it's not a good idea to run in 40 degree heat and how she's survives without a TV!

    • Meet fab florist, Amanda Steele

      Amanda Steele has been frolicking with flowers for as long as she can remember it's no wonder that her amazing handiwork work has been featured all over the world. Here we find out where she likes to hang out locally in Rutland.

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