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  • Fancy a break this half term?

    Need to make a fast getaway? Don’t move a muscle till you’ve checked out my pick of 8 last-minute family breaks in the West Country.

  • Thinking about your next holiday?

    Well, if you go down to the woods, you'll be sure of a big surprise. In a good way, mind. Luxury log forest cabin with extra treats for Muddy readers? Let's go.

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    A romantic overnighter with a twist

    Muddy's Kerry Potter got married at The Tythe Barn in Launton, North Oxon, a decade ago. She returns - with her husband (yep, he's still tolerating her, phew) - for a sleepover at the venue's new shepherd's hut.

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    Hello campers

    The West does it best when it comes to camping and glamping! Here’s our definitive guide to the sweetest spots to pitch up in Cornwall, Devon and Somerset.

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    Vacation staycation

    If you go down to the woods today you're sure of a big surprise - namely, these fantastic forest holidays, complete with a special Muddy discount.

  • 7 fab local music festivals

    Hey music lover! Load up with pear cider (leave the wellies at home, you won't be needing them), and check out the best local summer music festivals. See you down the front...

  • Forest Holidays

    Beautifully-appointed, luxury cabins for families set in stunning Forestry Commission woodland in the most stunning parts of the UK. And... *breathe*.

  • Cool camping

    Have you given a thought to summer camping yet? Those yurts, lodges and cool glampy sites get booked up waaaaay in advance, so to give you the early heads up, here are the 25 best places to start your search, as chosen by the people in the know – the regional Muddy editors.

    • The Muddy Summer Festival Guide: Oxon, Bucks & beyond

        I’m a dedicated Glastonbury lover from the *ahem*  comfort of my sofa – I had an awesome front row of Chris Martin for starters, and let me tell you, the toilet facilities are way better. But whether you’re a namby-pamby glamper like me or a hardcore roll-in-mud and wet-wipes-at-dawn music-fan, here’s the Muddy Guide […]

    • Try this: Cool camping in Longridge, nr Marlow

      Excited to tell you about this because it is a great option for low-hassle camping – and lord knows in the not-very-tent-friendly Muddy family we like the sound of that! I’ve wrote a few weeks ago about the children’s activity days at Longridge (nr Marlow) that run through summer (see my post here), but it’s […]

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