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3-20 MAY 2022

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I'm Maddy, editor of Muddy Sussex, here to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in the area.

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Gotta Have It

When one destination isn't enough, try several! Now throw in luxury accommodation, spa, gym, restaurants and activities for the whole gang, and raise a cocktail to your new travel BFF - the cruise.

Gotta have it

Muddy Awards 2022

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The Muddy Awards are GO! Show your plucky local indie businesses some love by nominating them now - nominations close 20 May

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Culture

Little Black Book

Want to support local? Our curated pick of the most creative, unique and brilliant businesses near you.

Travel

  • Six beautiful beach huts to book in Sussex

    Six beautiful beach huts to book in Sussex

    Kick back and relax by the sea in style, in your own private beach hut! Perfect for sunny family getaways, seaside meals and special occasions. We’ve sniffed out some of the best in Sussex

    • The best cruise holidays for 2023

      The best cruise holidays for 2023

      When one destination isn’t enough, try several! Now throw in luxury accommodation, spa, gym, restaurants and activities for the whole gang, and raise a cocktail to your new travel BFF – the cruise.

    • 23 of the best places to holiday in the UK

      23 of the best places to holiday in the UK

      Staycationing this summer? Then you’re going to want to check out our bang-up-to-date insider guides to these top towns and cities across the Muddy counties.

Home

  • 8 gorgeous new gardening books

    8 gorgeous new gardening books

    Bountiful borders, striped lawn and artfully placed sculptures here we come, but first, sit down, grab a coffee and get lost in the sublime pages of these beauties (those weeds can wait another hour or so)

  • Wellbeing

    • 16 stunning bluebell walks in Sussex

      16 stunning bluebell walks in Sussex

      Blooming ‘eck! Bluebells are popping up in their thousands across Sussex. Here’s where to find the best of them on your sprightly springtime walk.

    • Wild swimming spots in Sussex and beyond

      Wild swimming spots in Sussex and beyond

      Fancy a dip? Now the weather is warming up it’s way it’s time to don your wetsuit and try nature’s swimming pools. We’ve picked some of the loveliest spots in Sussex. Flowery swim caps on let’s dive in!

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Life

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  • 🌴 Miami? LA? Nope, West Sussex! Love this @andy.gardner.photography
  • ❤ The door to knowledge - seeing red at Prebendal School, Chichester
  • The battle for the best Local Food/Drink Producer is ON! Nominate the dedicated foodies who bring you the 🥚, 🥩, 🍺, 🍾, 🍷, 🧀, 🥕 and more at the link in bio now.  #MuddyAwards2022 #InLoveWithLocal @wearehealthily and local sponsor @sealifebrighton
  • ♟❣LOVE the alfresco chess tables we spotted in East Grinstead this week. Fancy a game?
  • Want to say a big thank you to the Hair Salon that always leaves your locks feeling fresh? 💇‍♀️ Then NOMINATE it for a coveted Muddy Award at the link in bio - and chop chop! - the nominations stage closes on 20 May 2022.  #MuddyAwards2022 #InLoveWithLocal @wearehealthily @sealifebrighton
  • 🧡 Hastings has the best quirky shops for a rummage 

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Fashion

People

  • My Hove, by celebrity hairdresser Andrew Barton

    My Hove, by celebrity hairdresser Andrew Barton

    Want to know a star stylist’s Sussex secrets? Course you do! So we asked TV snipper Andrew Barton for his Hove hot-spots.

    • Back of the net! Partridge is coming to Sussex

      Back of the net! Partridge is coming to Sussex

      The one and the only Alan Partridge is back on stage with a show he describes as a cross between a TED talk and West Side Story. Muddy caught up with Coogan ahead of his Brighton shows in May.

    • What’s cooking?

      What’s cooking?

      We ask some of the best chefs in Sussex to spill all about their work, lives, and recommendations for eating well locally. Dishing it this week is Johnny Stanford from AG’s Restaurant, Alexander House near East Grinstead.

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

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Weekend Escapes

Making plans? Find your perfect Pub, Inn, Hotel, Café, Restaurant or Bar across the Muddy counties.

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Best Places to Live 2020

The insider’s guide to the Top 200 places to live outside London

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Muddy Stiletto Awards 2022

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Little Black Book

Our A-Z of the grooviest local businesses to help make your life easier

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