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  • Muddy’s guide to skiing essentials

    Considering heading out on your first-ever ski holiday? Well before you slalom and schuss, you may want to consider packing these clothing essentials.

  • St Lucia, beyond the beaches

    As the nights draw in and the weather gets bloomin' chilly, Muddy Wilts ed, Joanna heads to sunnier shores for a Caribbean family adventure beyond the beaches.

  • Fancy a weekend away in Kent?

    Course you do! We've teamed up with Southeastern to give you the lowdown on the Garden of England's hidden gems. PLUS we're giving away a luxe weekend stay there worth £500! Aren't we nice?

  • The Castle at Edgehill

    Muddy goes all 'Rapunzel' and checks into an impressive 15th Century folly for the night with panoramic views over a famous Civil War battlefield.

    • Need a romantic weekend away?

      We make a break for the border, and check in to the recently refurbed Woburn Hotel in Beds for a romantic weekend. Ooh la la!

    • Winter boltholes

      Pack that overnighter and give yourself the break you deserve, with 37 curated cosy breaks across the Muddy counties.

      • Girls’ weekend getaways

        Try these 31 awesome spas, inns, bars and retreats across the Muddy counties and reconnect with your bezzies in style.

      • Already thinking about your next holiday?

        Well, if you go down to the woods, you'll be sure of a big surprise. In a good way, mind. Luxury log forest cabin with extra treats for Muddy readers? Let's go.

        • Gin Heaven at The Feathers, Woodstock

          Take one 17th century hotel, add a 400-strong gin bar, mix in one of the prettiest towns in Oxfordshire, and you’re ready to be intoxicated by The Feathers Hotel.

        • Cruising with kids

          Cruising is not only for pensioners - some lines go all out to attract families. It's also a relaxing way to holiday somewhere adventurous with children.

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