The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Cornwall Edition

Pitch Up & Peace Out – 10 Spectacular Cornish Campsites

6 Mar 2017

You’re never far from a campsite in Cornwall, which means there are lots of options for laidback breaks by the sea. But how to choose? Ask a local of course! Or even better, ask the discerning, style-savvy locals who hang out on Instagram. Each of these gorgeous indie campsites has been personally recommended (or tried out by me) and chosen for their locations, facilities, views and atmosphere — with plenty of glamping options for camping softies too.

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6 CORNISH STORIES TO TREASURE ON BOOK DAY

1 Mar 2017

If you’re in a state of costume panic today, I feel your pain, believe me but World Book Day is an amazing celebration of children’s literature and reading for pleasure and I’m 100% on board.

At Muddy Cornwall, we thought it would be a great opportunity to highlight some local Cornish authors and stories, with recommendations from Liz Hurley of Hurley Books in Mevagissey.

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GRAB THE REMOTE! TWO UNMISSABLE TV SHOWS TONIGHT

28 Feb 2017

Tonight, I will be downing tools, turning off my phone, and commandeering the sofa, remote and wine from 9pm – 11pm as not one, but two, fantastic TV shows arrive on the small screen.

First up, at 9pm on BBC1 is The Replacement, a three-part thriller. Original Muddy Editor Hero was lucky enough to go to a preview screening of the first episode and, believe me, it is edge-of-your seat stuff.

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14 BEAUTIFUL BEACH HOUSES TO RENT THIS SUMMER

23 Feb 2017

One of the big benefits of Muddy tottering its way into so many counties (er, 17 since you asked!) is that we have a raft of on-the-ground experts, squirrelling out the coolest, most useful stuff for the rest of us to plunder. Case in point – beach houses. Thought about renting one this summer? Yeah me too. So allow me to lay before you a sandy smorgasbord from the Muddy regional editors – 14 beautiful beach properties for the bucket and spade brigade.

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Win The Toss With These 3 Decadent Pancake Recipes

22 Feb 2017

Who doesn’t love Pancake Day? In our house, we generally sack off the sensible dinner and spend the evening scoffing pancakes with a variety of classic toppings. But this year, it’s is going to be an even more decadent extravaganza, thanks to Nicky, of local street food business Proper Pancakes.

From her cool fifties trailer, Nicky serves up fluffy American-style pancakes, with a host of original and creative accompaniments (such a fun option for weddings and events). Here, she shares three of her favourite recipes — as well as a few expert tips to help you perfect your pancakes

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NEW! Muddy Book Club: February’s Best Reads

21 Feb 2017

Need a new book to get stuck into? Muddy, as ever, is here to help. Taking being a bookworm to a whole new level is Muddy’s Kerry Potter. She gets 300 – yes, THREE HUNDRED shiny new tomes delivered to her house every month as she’s also books editor at a glossy mag (won’t somebody think of her postman and his lumbago?). So who better to do a monthly round-up of her favourite new releases?

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16 BEST LAKE & RIVERSIDE RETREATS

21 Feb 2017

We are beach lovers all here in Kernow but even Cornish folk sometimes need a change of scene right? Well, how about an inland lake or river holiday as an alternative? The Muddy editors who happen go to be landlocked (*sob**) have scoured their counties for some stonking rental properties with their own little piece of liquid heaven to tempt you throughout spring and summer. Any of these take your fancy?

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The Urban Guide to the Countryside -
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