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  • 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.

  • Gotta Love the National Trust

    Free entry and car parking to most National Trust open spaces - here's where to head in Cornwall if you want to get outdoors and breathe!

  • Muddy Eats: The Gurnard’s Head

    My ultimate destination pub, in beautiful West Penwith! Go for the fish, go for the wine, go for the scenery. You won’t be disappointed.

  • 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.

  • Muddy Stays: Crantock Bay Apartments

    Well thought out self-catering luxury apartments with access to spa and bistro, looking out over the North Cornwall coast and next to the West Pentire wildflower meadows.

  • Holiday planning? 10 European-style staycations

    Love a continental jaunt but staying in Blighty this year? These 10 UK holiday spots have a distinctly European feel.

  • 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.

  • Muddy Stays: Watergate Bay Hotel

    Beautifully designed and super stylish with immense sea views and sunsets, Watergate Bay Hotel makes a luxe beachside break.

  • Call me Cupid! 46 romantic stays across the Muddy counties

    In the mood for love? Of course you are, pussy cat! Here, allow us to assist with the rumpy pumpy with 46 romantic boltholes across the Muddy counties.

  • Wellness Holidays | Home & Away

    Daydreaming about future holidays? Before you book, capitalise on your new-found enthusiasm for fitness with an active break.

  • sitting room at Chapel House Penzance

    Muddy Stays: Chapel House, Penzance

    A former arts club and listed Georgian building turned boutique townhouse by the sea on Penzance's Chapel Street makes a welcoming home from home.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • Muddy reviews: Fowey Hall, Cornwall

    Muddy's Kerry Potter headed to this stunning Cornish corker (and inspo for Toad Hall in The Wind In The Willows) for a weekender with her brood. Here's the brand new Muddy verdict.

  • Is this the quirkiest, coolest hotel ever?

    You don't get many hotels more unusual than this. Muddy sets sail for one of the most unique stays we've ever undertaken at No Man's Fort.

  • Muddy’s Insider Guide to the Isle of Wight

    This sunny little Island may be small in stature but it's packed to the brim with amazing things to check out. We've got the top tips on how to discover the real Isle of Wight.

  • 40 Quirky Stays for Summer

    Fancy an escape that's a leetle bit different? From yurts to lodges, shepherd's huts to helicopters (not even joking!), the Muddy editors have pulled together the most charming, unusual escapes across 21 counties. Book in once you've taken your jaw off the floor.

  • 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?

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