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December 2019

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  • Gastro Heaven!

    30 of the best cookery courses across the Muddy counties to tantalise your tastebuds, and impress even the fussiest dinner guest.

    • Has your fave restaurant made the list?

      The list of Michelin star winners, that is. The prestigious 2020 awards have just been announced. Take a look at the full line-up for the West Country.

    • 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.

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

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Fun Finder

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

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  • The 37 coolest party palaces

    Got a big birthday celebration looming? Or fancy a weekend away with your squad? We’ve sniffed out the 37 dreamiest party palaces across the land, available for exclusive hire. Grab your gang and let’s go!

    • Fancy a break this half term?

      Need to make a fast getaway? Don’t move a muscle till you’ve checked out my pick of 8 last-minute family breaks in the West Country.

    • Review: Dreamcatchers, St Mawes

      Muddy headed to Dreamcatchers in St Mawes for a more'ish self-catering seaside stay and concierge service to boot.

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    #InLoveWithLocal | Muddy Favourite Shops

    To help you get involved with our #inlovewithlocal initiative this Christmas, here are some of our fave independent shops across the Duchy.

    • How to do sofa chic

      Never mind all the parties, the thing we're most looking forward to this Christmas is hunkering down at home. Here's what we'll be wearing - just accessorise with a book and mince pie.

    • Shake up your style

      Throw out the rule book, become a fashion rebel and ring the changes this festive season - voilà, our top style tips for rebooting your wardrobe.

    • J’adore / J’abhor

      This week's Muddy heated debate: whether or not to embrace a full head of grey hair. Eeeek! or chic? We duke it out.

    • 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.

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  • Three easy wellbeing tips to try today

    Running around like a loony? Brain fried? Stress overload? It can’t just be me, right? In the interests of our collective sanity, I’ve sniffed out some great advice to help us restore balance. And breathe…

    • Are you an imposter too?

      Self doubt, anxiety and an inability to believe in your own success. I've just been there and it's not pretty. Here's how to stop it happening to you.

    • 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.

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    How Helen Glover does it

    Champion rower, mother, partner to Steve Backshall and all round marvel – Muddy meets Helen Glover to talk fitness, family and breaking her Olympic gold medal (oops).

    • Meet the woman who’s declared war on plastic

      We met Beth Noy, the founder of Plastic Freedom, an online shop collating the best plastic-free brands around. She's got some brilliant advice for us all.

    • 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!

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