The slick Dog & Badger pub/restaurant in Medmenham, near Henley has added six luxe hotel rooms for an appealing 30 second stagger back to the room. Budge up, I’m sleepyRead more
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Overstretched parents, tech-addicted kids and, shockingly, exercise levels dropping from the age of seven – what can be done to help children get moving again?Read more
You can’t beat London’s museums for a culture fix. So unleash your inner Brian Sewell and check out these must-see Spring exhibitions – featuring Grayson Perry, Hockney and, um, Arnie’s Terminator suit.Read more
Apparently it’s the end of the road for the ‘work life balance’ (or lack of). In its place, the buzz word is about ‘blending’ – but do you have what it takes to fully mix business with pleasure?Read more
Closer than Cornwall, as sunny as Salcombe and with some seriously impressive coastline, put North Devon on your getaway list with our insider guide to where, what and howRead more
Take one 10th century stunner, add an award-winning restaurant, boutique rooms and a quintessential Cotswold location. Now add gin, book up and enjoyRead more
If you always stay on the spire side of Oxford, it’s time to venture across the Magdalen Bridge to the best pubs, bars and shopsRead more
Fancy a jaunt up to Bard country? Richard Bean’s riotous new play ‘The Hypocrite’ (he of One Man, Two Guvnors fame) stars Caroline Quentin and Mark Addy and is an RSC corker….Read more
The Muddy Best Schools Guide is here to steer you towards the right school for your child. Next under the microscope? The Abbey School – one of the best day girls’ schools in the country doncha know.Read more
Seeking literary inspiration? Muddy’s professional bookworm Kerry Potter is here to help with her April picks, so clear space on your Kindle or bookshelves pronto. And if you have any recommendations of your own, we’d love to hear from you – what are you reading right now? What’s been abandoned on your bedside table for months? Bookish musings in the comment box below please!Read more
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