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Xmas

  • Your alternative advent calendar guide for 2020

    Move over, chocolate. From gin to jewellery, and options for men and minis, here are the best alternative advent calendars to count down the festive season.

  • Where to see Santa in Cornwall 2020

    Meet the man in red himself as he appears across Cornwall - sometimes by sleigh, but even by steam!

  • Cornish Gift Guide / Experiences

    No need to wrap these up - just click and download.

  • J’adore/ J’abhor

    Homemade Christmas decorations - part of the festive fun or a totally twee step too far? Two Muddy staffers duke it. What do YOU reckon?

  • Cornish Gift Guide

    Got a particularly tricky person to buy for? Give them something Cornish this Christmas.

  • Cornish Real Christmas Trees

    Sustainable, smells great and grown in Cornwall, we've some of the best places to get your mitts on a real tree this Christmas.

  • #InLoveWithLocal this Xmas

    We're all for shopping at local indies at Muddy and we know you are too - step away from Amazon and read on for how together we can turn this impulse into a bonafide movement. Get involved!

  • Gift guide: for her

    Aunts, mums, grandmas, sisters and your girl posse all covered for Crimbo, plus some spot-on suggestions for gifts to self. Ho ho ho.

  • How to tablescape like a pro

    Tablescaping basically means making your dining table look nice in case some bugger Instagrams it. Here's how to wow your guests this Christmas.

  • This month

    December 2019

  • Kernow Alstroemeria Christmas Box

    Who doesn't feel cheered up by a vase of flowers especially this time of the year - step forward the alstroemeria. Vibrant, bright, and grown in Cornwall.

  • Gift Guide: For nippers

    Treat the little people! 26 brilliant pressies to wrap under the tree for kids this Christmas.

  • Cornish Booze Cupboard

    Get into the festive spirit (ahem) with these Cornish tipples.

  • Gift Guide: Tweens & Teens

    Those pesky tweens and teens are a nightmare to buy for - but we think we've nailed it for you! 25 gifts that might even get you more than a grunt of thanks on Christmas Day.

  • Christmas gift guide: for him

    What to buy the man in your life? Hey, easy peasy! Here's our curated 'Best for Blokes', as chosen by Muddy editors across our 22 gorgeous counties.

  • Close up of wreath with dried hydrangea Three Acre Blooms

    Cracking Cornish Christmas Wreath Workshops

    Deck your door with boughs of holly! These local festive craft classes are hugely popular so, quick, book now!

  • Christmas rapping

    Watch out John Lewis! IKEA's and M&S's Christmas adverts are bonkers and brilliant! Watch, laugh and tell us your favourite.

  • Santa comes to Cornwall 2019

    Book your tickets to keep the kids happy with a meeting with the man in red himself.

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