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  • Fine dining in Buckingham?

    You betcha! Nelson St restaurant has buffed its interiors, refined its menu big-style and is now offering food ‘flights’. Fasten your seatbelt (and loosen your trousers, you know you want to) we’re ready for take off.

    • The Chequers pub, Marlow

      Cant get a seat at The Ivy Marlow Garden? Meh, who cares? Head across the road to The Chequers...

    • Sheep on Sheep Street

      Nothing woolly about this stylish Stow hotel, restaurant and baaaar (oh come on, that's brilliant). Read the Muddy verdict.

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  • Park life! Muddy’s favourite green spaces

    School’s out and it’s National Parks Week, so here at Muddy we’re celebrating the best green spaces in our neck of the woods. Grab a blanket, a ball and some kids (well, they’re optional) and breathe in that lovely fresh air.

    • Forest Holidays

      Luxury cabins set in Forestry Commission woodland in the most stunning parts of the UK. And... breathe.

    • Romantic getaway

      We've scoured 16 counties for the most gorgeous romantic couples stays, so you can put some oh-la-la into your leisure time.

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  • Work driving you nuts?

    Feeling a bit ‘meh’ about work? Reading this when you should be writing a report? (Naughty!) Or maybe you’re dreaming about changing careers completely? Whatever your job dilemma, we have a book for that.

  • Kids
  • My Favourite Places: Victoria Wellington from Sojo Kitchen

    Foodie? Vintage lover? Victoria Wellington of Sojo Kitchen caterers hears ya. Here are a few of her favourite places, both near and far. Happy travels.

    • My Favourite Places

      William Stonor's family have owned stately home, Stonor Park, near Henley, for a whopping 850 years, so it's fair to say they have a fair bit of local knowledge! Here are the places he loves most

    • CRIME SCENE

      Where does the Long Crendon-based crime writer Sharon Bolton love to spend her time? From London...

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