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  • Launch review: The Pig, Harlyn Bay, Cornwall

    On its opening day, Muddy's ed-in-chief Hero Brown was the first to eat lunch at the brand new Pig hotel in Harlyn Bay (what a trooper!). So what was the verdict - and is it worth a trip to North Cornwall?

  • Mini break anyone? The best hotel deals to book now

    If you're hankering for a few days away from your own four walls, then you'll need these mini break deals from hotels across the Muddy counties. Race you to check in.

  • 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

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • Hampshire hotel hotty

    Shall we count the ways we love you Chewton Glen? Nah, we'll be here for days.. Instead, here's what you need to know about this coastal classic spa and hotel destination.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Muddy visits Ragdale Hall

    An open air Rooftop Infinity Pool, a Thermal Spa, 50 treatment rooms and more. Muddy checks in!

  • Holiday with Poldark!

    The BBC bodice-ripper is back on telly yippee! Fancy hanging out in Poldark Land this summer? We’ve hunted down the best Cornish coastal cottages, villas and grand design rentals Everyone’s favourite period drama, Poldark, is back for series 4 this Sunday night on BBC1. It’s unlikely to have escaped your notice that there’s a lot of eye-candy on […]

  • Sleep in style at The Beech House

    To celebrate grabbing the gong for Best Boutique Stay in the Muddy Awards 2018, The Beech House is offering all Muddy readers 25% off bed and breakfast.

  • 30 Romantic getaways

    Looking to rekindle the fires? Or, er, just sleep for 14 hours solid? Here are Muddy’s most romantic stays.

  • Hotel of the year, you say? Muddy checks in

    The Pointer in Brill is hoovering up awards but what’s the Muddy verdict on its new B&B rooms? Find out here.

  • Big and beautiful

    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 […]

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