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  • Fancy a family weekend of R&R?

    De-frazzling in bucolic surroundings while scoffing homemade brownies? Sounds like our perfect weekend. Muddy's Jo buzzes off to Noke, South Oxfordshire, to investigate.

  • Muddy stays: The Fleece, Witney

    Cocktails in the Cotswolds? Well, if you insist. Muddy whizzes to Witney to check out a sleek gastro-pub with rooms.

  • Day trippers

    Half term's nearly here (*smiles through gritted teeth*). Please the little people and save your sanity by checking out these 23 top family day trips.

  • Hampshire hotel hotty

    Shall we count the ways we love you Chewton Glen? Nah, we'll be here for days. Instead, here's what you need to know about this coastal classic spa and hotel destination.

  • Out-of-Season Scilly with Kids

    Cornwall meets the Caribbean on this unspoilt archipelago just 28 miles from Land's End. Here are Muddy's top tips for visiting with the family in 2019.

  • Going anywhere nice on your holiday?

    How about one of these gorgeous self-catering properties in the South West? Not only do they look pretty, they all come with the option for learning something new or getting a wellbeing fix. Bonus!

  • Your 2019 holiday inspo

    Going anywhere nice on your holidays? Don't answer that until you've read Muddy's guide to the coolest travel trends for the year ahead.

  • Regally yours: The Crown at Woodstock

    Author Clover Stroud heads to this Scandi-meets-heritage reworking of a 18th century inn - and has a right royal time of it.

  • Booking your family hols?

    Don't do anything til you've seen Flight Centre's first Family Adventures brochure - and put yourself in the running for a £20k dream trip!

  • Brighton’s Rock ‘n’ Roll hotel

    We like nothing more than a quirky and cool weekend bolthole, and there's plenty of both to be had at Brighton's unique Hotel Pelirocco. Muddy books in.

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