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  • 24 hours in Matera

    Have you seen the new James Bond 'No Time To Die' trailer with the car chase scenes around Matera? I was in this European City of Culture 2019 just a few months back, checking out the best places to go (but of course!). Make mine a martini, shaken not stirred while I tell you my insider tips to the coolest city you've probably never heard of!

  • Muddy’s Insider Guide to the Isle of Wight

    This sunny little Island may be small in stature but it's packed to the brim with amazing things to check out. We've got the top tips on how to discover the real Isle of Wight.

  • 40 Quirky Stays for Summer

    Fancy an escape that's a leetle bit different? From yurts to lodges, shepherd's huts to helicopters (not even joking!), the Muddy editors have pulled together the most charming, unusual escapes across 21 counties. Book in once you've taken your jaw off the floor.

  • St Ives – the dreamiest staycation in the UK

    As I was going to St Ives, I met a man with seven wives. OK, not really. What I did meet with though was a whole lot of FUN! Here's six reasons why you should take a trip to the Cornish coast this summer.

  • Day at the beach, anyone?

    The sun has got his hat on (at long last) so we're thinking impromptu daytrip to the coast. Who's in?

  • Muddy goes wild in London

    Think a family trip into London is more hassle than it's worth? Think again! Here's how I nailed 9 hours in London with my kids and made it the best day out we've had in ages.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • Winter boltholes

    Pack that overnighter and give yourself the break you deserve, with 37 curated cosy breaks across the Muddy counties.

  • Girls’ weekend getaways

    Try these 30 awesome spas, inns, bars and retreats across the Muddy counties and reconnect with your bezzies in style.

  • Fancy a weekend away in Kent?

    Course you do! We've teamed up with Southeastern to give you the lowdown on the Garden of England's hidden gems. PLUS we're giving away a luxe weekend stay there worth £500! Aren't we nice?

  • The Muddy Guide to Antigua

    I escaped the snow in February for a week in Antigua - and with 365 beaches to choose it was hard work (*cough*). The result? Your replete guide to where to stay, put your beach towel, eat and sightsee in this most laidback of Caribbean islands.

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