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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.

  • 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.

      • Muddy Reviews: Blue Monkey, Cawsand

        When in Rame... relax and explore from this stylish and spacious holiday home in Cawsand. Perfect for families, staycations and weekends by the sea.

      • Family-friendly rentals

        It's the Easter holidays, you need to reconnect with your fam, and we have just the thing to help - 30 gorgeous self-catering cottages across the Muddy counties! How does a last minute staycation sound?

      • Holiday bliss over the bridge

        Perched on its own private island above Newquay's Towan Beach, this luxurious family rental is one of a kind. And the views take some beating.

      • Manor House Campsite: Trewan Hall

        Pitch up this summer at a very special campsite that’s perfect for children, and a short hop to north Cornwall’s beaches.

      • Carn Mar Holiday House polzeath Cornwall

        Sneak a peek inside Cornwall’s hippest holiday rental

        Two shiny new awards say Carn Mar in Polzeath is Cornwall's best self-catering stay. So naturally, Muddy had to have a nose around. Care to join me?

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