Bored to the back teeth of being cocooned in jeans and huge jumpers? Yup, us too. Which is why we’re thrilled to announce a brand new competition to reboot your wardrobe for Spring. Fancy a whopping £500 gift voucher to spend at chic, elegant womenswear brand Winser London? Of course you do. Not only will they kit you out beautifully, they’ll show you how to wear your new goodies too – the prize also includes, should you fancy it, an afternoon of personal styling at either the Marlow or Gerrard’s Cross boutique, complete with a celebratory glass of fizz.Read more
Happy St David’s Day! Happy Spring! Happy first day of the month! And happy days to one very lucky Muddy reader who is about to float off with a luxury weekend at Another Place The Lakes in Ulswater, The Lake District.
Thousands of you entered this one – I guess everyone needs a holiday! – but the winner is (*drum roll*)…Read more
There can only be one winner to the fabulouso dinner for two at Heston’s The Crown pub and a roll down to Bray Cottages’ 5 star collapse pad and the lucky dabber is none other than…Read more
We do try to push the boat out on prizes for you to win, but we’ve had we had one so delicious it was literally bobbing over the water. But check out this lakeside view!
Another Place The Lake in Ullswater in the Lake District is the most ridiculously gorgeous, luxurious, stylish hotel we’ve seen in a very long time and we’ve nabbed a two night stay, worth nearly £800, for one lucky Muddy reader (and your plus one obvs).Read more
I think it’s only right and proper to begin 2017 with a Heston nosh up and a night away, don’t you?
I reviewed The Crown in Bray last summer and absolutely loved it. A Heston eaterie (part of his Fat Duck group), The Crown is a gorgeously atmospheric 16th century building with all the requisite nooks, crannies, fireplaces and higgledy-piggledy spaces, with food that’s awesome, as you’d expect.Read more
Looks like Christmas has come early on Muddy this year – 10 tickets to the Country Homes & Interiors Christmas fair at Stonor Park near Henley, on Fri 25- Sat 27 Nov 2016, have floated down the chimney if any of you feel like claiming them!
It’s the first time this event has taken place and knowing the tasteful offering of Country Homes and Interiors mag it promises to be superslick and classy stuff.Read more
Fancy staying in the castle where Henry VIII and Ann Bolyn honeymooned? Thornbury Castle is a stonking 500 year old Tudor beauty on the edge of the Cotswolds, reviewed by yours truly a few months back (here, remind yourself!).
Anyway, I’ll be damned, and off her with her head …. er whoops, what I mean is, flippin heck, Luxury Family Hotels have only gone and offered Muddy readers the chance to win a luxe two night stay here worth £1000, including breakfast and a three course dinner for two adults!Read more
In I float, a vision of loveliness, wearing my flounciest, bouffiest sparkly fairy dress, waving my magic wand – brrrrrrriiing! – giving you the chance to win the kind of prize I’d sell Prince Charming for.
Stoke Park is the hotel where Bridget Jones romped on the four poster with Daniel Carver (and where I later snored my way through in replica big pants); where Daniel Craig acted his ears off in Layercake; where James Bond played golf in Goldfinger.Read more
I don’t know about you but I’m knackered. It’s so tough at this time of year to keep going, with the weather turning, and work cranking up and Christmas around the corner. Somehow this year I’ve not managed to take many holidays. Bad Mistake. Although I like hanging out at home, I’ve realised recently how important physically getting away is – it somehow clears the mind and leaves you so much more relaxed.Read more
Ah, how lovely, a Muddy competition! It’s been a while hasn’t it? Life kind of got in the way in May, June was a blur and blimey, here we are in July.
This is a two week flash £225 comp, because it’s kind of holiday sensitive and you’ll all be off to exotic climes pretty soon while I’m festering away in my garden paddling pool (nope, not joking, that’s the Muddy summer vacation right there).Read more
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