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  • Sip and stroll! Get your caffeine fix with a winter Cornish walk

    Grab your bestie and your walking boots - we're taking you on the most gorgeous walks around Cornwall, many with sea air and some even with a cup of coffee en route.

  • We’re going on a ghost hunt: spooky places near you

    It's that time of year when the veil between the two worlds grows thin so time to explore the region's shadowy past. Tip: Take a torch and extra batteries.

  • 22 Muddy-approved attractions in Cornwall

    From the big-beast tourist destinations to our cool insider alternatives, read on for our pick of unmissable attractions in Cornwall.

  • 5 Accessible Autumn Walks

    Love the outdoors? Us too, and we think everyone should be able to enjoy the gorgeous Cornish countryside, so we've rounded up some accessible walks, perfect for autumn.

  • Top 5 beaches for bellyboarding in Cornwall

    Fancy a spot of bellyboarding? We asked Jamie Johnston of Dick Pearce Bellyboards to give us the inside line on his favourite beaches.

  • autumn mist early morning river Lerryn

    Autumn in Cornwall

    With the kids back at school, Cornwall is quieter, slower and it's a beautiful time of year to make a trip - but what to do? Muddy to the rescue to make the most of Cornwall in Autumn.

  • Book now: 10 European-style staycations

    Love a continental jaunt but staying in Blighty this year? These 10 UK holiday spots have a distinctly European feel - can you guess where this is?

  • Launch review: The Pig, Harlyn Bay, Cornwall

    On its opening day, Muddy's ed-in-chief Hero Brown was the first to eat lunch at the brand new Pig hotel in Harlyn Bay (what a trooper!). So what was the verdict - and is it worth a trip to North Cornwall?

  • Where to stop on your way to Cornwall & the South West

    Driving down to your staycation and need a lunch pit-stop or runaround with the dog/kids? We've sniffed out the best places to stop near the south-west's major routes.

  • Top places to stop on your way to Cornwall and the South West

    Driving down to your staycation (or escaping Cornwall and heading up country) and need somewhere to have lunch, walk the dog, let the kids run or even take a nap? We've sniffed out the best places to stop near the south-west's major routes.

  • 15 unmissable things to do in Cornwall

    Whether it's your first time in Cornwall, or you're a local looking to explore something new, we've rounded up Kernow's unmissable beaches, days out, attractions and places to while away an afternoon or two.

  • porthcurnick beach

    Top kid friendly beaches

    With 400 miles of Cornish coastline, from sandy bays to hidden coves full of rockpools, we're spoilt for choice when it comes to beaches - but where to head with the kids for a day out at the beach?

  • 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.

  • Mini break anyone? The best hotel deals to book now

    If you're hankering for a few days away from your own four walls, then you'll need these mini break deals from hotels across the Muddy counties. Race you to check in.

  • The Muddy insider guide to Norfolk

    Summer holidays incoming! Read our brand new and brilliant curated guide to Norfolk, with luxe SPF brand Saltee, and start planning your staycation (PLUS enter our sexy £2,888 summer giveaway!).

  • Muddy’s insider guide to Devon

    If Devon's on your holiday hit list this year you'll be needing our totally brilliant insider guide to the county. PLUS we have £2,888 of summer goodies up for grabs!

  • The Muddy insider guide to The Cotswolds

    Prepping for a staycay this summer? Our curated guide to The Cotswolds is packed with our-in-the-know tips and up-to-date openings. Just add sandals and sunshine. PLUS read on for £2,888 of sultry summer goodies to give away).

  • The Muddy insider guide to Cornwall

    Planning to staycay this summer? Our curated guide to Cornwall is packed with our in-the-know tips and up to date openings. Just add flipflops and sunshine. (PLUS £2,888 of sexy summer goodies to give away).

  • 58 staycation self-catering stays

    Planning a staycation for when lockdown eases up? It's your resident travel agent here with 58 gorgeous self-catering stays across the 24 Muddy counties.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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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