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  • Muddy Meets: Rachel Murphy, founder of Women + Waves

    Muddy chats to the founder of the Cornish female surf collective about all things surfing including her love of Cornwall, why we should all be joining her on a water retreat and what happened when H&M got in touch about a surf collaboration.

  • Pitch Up & Peace Out

    You’re never far from a campsite in Cornwall, which means there are lots of options for laidback breaks by the sea. But how to choose? Ask a local of course! Or even better, ask the discerning, style-savvy locals who hang out on Instagram. Each of these gorgeous indie campsites has been personally recommended (or tried out by Muddy editors) and chosen for their locations, facilities, views and atmosphere — with plenty of glamping options for camping softies too.

  • 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).

  • Bude Sea Tide Pool Cornwall

    5 Cornish Tide Pools & Lidos

    Take a dip at the beach without braving the waves. Cornwall’s pretty tide pools and lidos are ideal for kids and less confident swimmers.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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