Bookmark

My Faves

Click the bookmark icon to save all the stuff you love.

Be The First To Know

Your inside line on the new, unique and unmissable across Cornwall

Sign up to our newsletter

Reader Treats Just For You!

Well, hello!

I'm Sophie, editor of Muddy Cornwall, here to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in the area.

Find out more

Little Black Book

Little Black Book icon

Our curated A-Z of the grooviest local businesses

Read more

What's On

Fri 20 - Sun 22 Sept

Mon 16 - Sun 22 Sept

September 2019

Little Black Book

The latest handpicked businesses we think you’ll love

  • 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.

    • The 20 best beachside eats

      Make the most of the British summer at one of our Muddy-recommended coastal eateries. Napkin at the ready? Let's do this!

    • 46 stunning pubs for sunny days

      Fancy sipping a cold one in a pretty al fresco pub with friends or fam? Here are the best of the bunch across the Muddy counties.

    • Review: Dip & Dine at Una St Ives

      A serene eco resort on the edge of St Ives, with a beautiful spa and relaxed contemporary restaurant. And you don’t need to stay there to enjoy it.

    • The Plume of Feathers, Mitchell

      Next time you meet friends in the pub, make it here! This 16th century inn serves cracking food thanks to former MasterChef pro contestant, Nat Tallents.

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

Read the reviews

Fun Finder

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

Read more
  • 24 hours in Matera

    Have you seen the new James Bond ‘No Time To Die’ trailer with the car chase scenes around Matera? I was in this European City of Culture 2019 just a few months back, checking out the best places to go (but of course!). Make mine a martini, shaken not stirred while I tell you my insider tips to the coolest city you’ve probably never heard of!

Most Read

  • Word up

    Too busy to say it yourself? Lacking the vocab to express your feelings after a long day battling spreadsheets or sprogs? Let a classic slogan T do it for you.

    • Beauty bargains

      Quick, raid a teenage girl’s make-up bag! Budget beauty is big news right now. Here are some corkers that’ll only set you back a few quid.

    • Five of the best eye masks

      Finding it hard to sleep when it's light at 4am? Banish insomnia in style with these chic eyemasks. Zzzzzz.

  • Take the Bait

    Glad to wave bye-bye to the summer influx of crowds and caravans? Check out Bait – a darkly witty drama tackling the effect of tourism on one south-west fishing village.

    • Read THESE this month…

      ... and win 'em all! Curl up into a comfy chair, pour a glass of wine, and dive into a new fab book with this month's hottest new reads.

    • Everyone’s talking about…

      Jude Law, baby! Or should that be his itty bitty very pretty papal white budgie smugglers? Banish your other half for five minutes and ogle the trailer in peace.

    • Muddy meets Terry

      Eighties skankers The Specials are back with a brilliant new album so we nabbed the delightful Terry Hall for a natter about shopping, selfies and his alternative career as a barber.

    • The Top 10 books this summer

      Don't pack your suitcase or load up your Kindle until you've read this! Muddy's books editor Kerry has picked the 10 best books to get stuck into on holiday.

Instamuddy

Follow @Instagram
    • New season, new home!

      Summer has gone. Deal with it. Embrace Autumn with these 6 breezily cool interior trends of rich colours, retro shapes and pared-back natural materials.

    • Cornish Food Deliveries

      Locally reared meat, freshly caught fish and veg that's been dug up just a few miles away. Switch your supermarket shop for packages of local goodness.

    • Can’t get no sleep?

      You’re not the only one. If Faithless’s 'Insomnia' could’ve been written for you, read on, sleepy head.

    • Run for the hills!

      Actually don't just yet - let me tell about these brilliantly inspiring running books first to motivate you to pull your trainers on these spring mornings.

  • Making work work for you

    Back at your desk after summer fun and not really feeling it? We hear you. Here’s some food for thought from the autumn’s hottest self-help book.

    • Flexible working – a personal view

      It's a contentious issue, that's for sure! As a full-time working mum and business owner, Muddy's Ed-in-Chief Hero Brown can see both sides of that fence. Wanna know what she thinks?

    • Sexy stationary

      Stationery is one of my specialist subjects. And - whoop! - it's National Stationery Week. Check out this sexy lot. Hubba bubba!

    • Raw Pixel free image

      Back-to-school essentials

      Summer hols over? Oh, what a *shame*! Sort your kids with our pick of everything they need for the new school term - and then it's a party round at mine.

    • Sweetest summer fashion

      There's no shortage of gorgeous children's companies, but high street brand Joules is our pick for the best-dressed kids on the beach.

  • No, Tom, Noooooo!

    Is this the most excruciatingly cringey celebrity advert ever? Quite possibly Mr Hiddleston, quite possibly!

    • 2 Favourite North Coast Dog Walks

      Sandy Wallis launched her Cornish boot business, Trailback after designing her perfect dog-walking boots. So who better to stomp around the local area with?

    • World Cup Wonders

      Far be it from us to objectify the World Cup's hottest footballers. Instead we've found you the smartest. Seriously!

Muddy Stiletto Awards 2019

Be part of the UK’s most prestigious local lifestyle Awards in 2020

Follow us

For the ultimate Muddy experience, see what we're up to on social!

Little Black Book

Our A-Z of the grooviest local businesses to help make your life easier

View the businesses
Home icon Back Home

The Urban Guide to the Countryside - Cornwall