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  • 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?

  • Six great beach daytrips

    No plans for a sunny day? Get thee to the beach - it's nearer than you think. Here are our six favourites, all doable from landlocked Oxon and Bucks.

  • 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.

  • Insider Guide to Oxford

    Planning to visit the City of Spires? My definitive guide gives you everything you need to know, including the tourist classics and hipster hangouts.

  • Ski Luxury for Less

    Hankering after the holiday but don't want to donate a kidney to afford the lift pass? Check out our top tips on how to save while you ski.

  • Have pooch, will travel

    Woof! 38 perfect dog-friendly stays in the UK, from hotels, pubs and inns and cottages, to cater to the furry baby in your life.

  • Lush green scenery and a thatched roof hotel with a swimming pool in the foreground

    2 days left to grab up to 40% off luxe Family Hols

    Was summer a staycation washout? In that case you may want to feast your eyes on Turquoise Holiday's Family Sale - up to 40% (yes, you read that right) off stunning holidays in the Maldives, Mauritius and South East Asia. See you on the sun lounger!

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