Have you given a thought to summer camping yet? Those yurts, lodges and cool glampy sites get booked up waaaaay in advance, so to give you the early heads up, here are the 25 best places to start your search, as chosen by the people in the know – the regional Muddy editors.Read more
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Seeking literary inspiration? Muddy’s professional bookworm Kerry Potter is here to help with her March picks. That precarious tower of tomes on your bedside table is about to get even taller…. And if you have any recommendations of your own, we’d love to hear from you – literary musings in the comment box below please!Read more
Whether you’re a green-fingered goddess or an amateur, fumbling with a fork (that’s me), it’s spring and the garden can no longer be ignored. Looking for some inspiration for the humble Muddy plot, I turned to Cornish horticulturalist Barbara Tremain for some creative ideas to keep us busy in the garden in the year ahead.Read more
Having one of those days when ‘make dinner’ is just one of 8 million things on your to-do list? Totally run out of ideas? Yup, us too. So with frazzled, time-poor cooks in mind, here’s the first recipe in our new series of speedy weekday suppers.
In the coming weeks, we’ll be asking our favourite cooks to inspire us with an nifty new dish. Because there’s only so much pasta and pesto a girl can eat.Read more
Woohoo, the weekend is around the corner (Friday totally counts) and I have a line-up of fun for every palette in the Muddy Guide this week. From beer, mussels and rugby to art auctions, tattoos and beautiful Cornish daffs — take your pick!Read more
The countdown is on to Mother’s Day on Sunday 26 March and if you haven’t organised anything yet, allow me to me lend a hand — and suggest you get a wriggle on, lest you end up in Burger King. I’ve pulled together a selection of Mum-approved ideas around the county that will guarantee to keep you in her good books for the foreseeable.Read more
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 Devon to Norfolk, Kent to Warwickshire (& Cornwall too of course), have each found two brilliant, alternative properties with which to whet your travel appetite.Read more
Pioneering Cornish companies Rogue Theatre and WildWorks deliver drama, myth and magic in the great outdoors. Find out about their upcoming productions and get yourself some tickets booked quick, because they won’t hang around.Read more
I have a particularly full and fabulous What’s On Guide for you this week, complete with flowers, fashion and feasting. Cornwall’s best foodie nights sell out fast, so book right now to avoid disappointment. Race you!Read more
He’s written 20 cookery books, hosted numerous TV shows and in 2000, Rick Stein opened the doors of his award-winning, Padstow cookery school. The bustling fishing village has become a destination for seafood and there is nowhere better to master the finer points of fish cookery than this.
So when I was invited to go and try out one of their courses, I scuttled there faster than a crab along the shoreline. It turned out to be one of the best days out I’ve ever had in Cornwall and here’s why I think you’ll love it too…Read more