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    30 stunning holiday rentals - from castles to follies, estates to manor houses. Yes Jeeves, you may serve the tea.

  • NORTH DEVON WEEKENDER

    Closer than Cornwall and as sunny as Salcombe, put North Devon on your getaway list with our insider guide to where, what and how

  • Big and Beautiful

    Looking for a gorgeous holiday stop for families or larger groups? Hang on, I'll just get out my magician's hat and wand and, er... abracadabra! The best rental properties across 18 counties, conjured up by your in-the-know Muddy editors...

  • 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.

  • COOL & QUIRKY STAYS

    From treehouses to shepherd's huts, caravans to churches, our pick of the UK's most unique holiday lets

  • The 16 best riverside holiday cottages

    Beach holidays in Britain always come with that anxious niggle at the back of your head – will it tank down for the whole week? Well, how about an inland lake or river holiday as an alternative? The Muddy editors who happen go to be landlocked (*sob**) have scoured their counties for some stonking rental […]

  • Best UK beach cottages

    Tired. Sick of working. Dreaming of the beach. Yup, it's time to book the Great British Coastal Escape and we've done all the hard work for you.

  • Ready to book your escape to the coast?

    Dreary, freezing January evenings are made for summer holiday planning – I can’t be the only one already dreaming of cocktails al fresco, snoozing on sun-loungers and those days when the sun soars up beyond eye level, can I? This year I’m planning to take the Muddy tribe to Devon or Cornwall (to avoid airport-based […]

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