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  • Gastro Heaven!

    30 of the best cookery courses across the Muddy counties to tantalise your tastebuds, and impress even the fussiest dinner guest.

    • Coppa Club, dining igloos, igloo dining

      Igloo dining pods come to Brighton!

      Cosy up for winter wonderland dates and parties in Coppa Club's trio of pop-up pods in The Lanes.

    • Cool coastal seafood

      Family-run restaurant Crabshack near Worthing Pier is a great spot summer or winter, serving up quality seafood on a wooden deck or in a cosy cabin-like interior.

    • Great Sussex Roasts

      From their own organic farms to cosy surrounds or special menus, these pubs and restaurants stand out for a Sunday roast

    • Coppa Club, Brighton

      Large and loungey, Coppa Club has landed in Brighton. Make a dinner date or linger in an armchair over a coffee, cocktail or light bites

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

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Fun Finder

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

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  • The 37 coolest party palaces

    Got a big birthday celebration looming? Or fancy a weekend away with your squad? We’ve sniffed out the 37 dreamiest party palaces across the land, available for exclusive hire. Grab your gang and let’s go!

    • Muddy reviews: Fowey Hall, Cornwall

      Muddy's Kerry Potter headed to this stunning Cornish corker (and inspo for Toad Hall in The Wind In The Willows) for a weekender with her brood. Here's the brand new Muddy verdict.

    • Hidden gem – Denmans Garden

      Looking for top tea and cake or garden inspo? You'll find both at this boutique oasis at Fontwell

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  • How to do sofa chic

    Never mind all the parties, the thing we’re most looking forward to this Christmas is hunkering down at home. Here’s what we’ll be wearing – just accessorize with a book and mince pie.

    • Shake up your style

      Throw out the rule book, become a fashion rebel and ring the changes this festive season - voilà, our top style tips for rebooting your wardrobe.

    • Party like you mean it

      Harvey Nichols has come up trumps this season so here's my wishlist to whet your whistle. Plus win £500 worth of party clobber!

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  • Making work work for you

    Back at your desk after summer fun and not really feeling it? We hear you. Here’s some food for thought from the autumn’s hottest self-help book by ex Elle journalist turned author Lotte Jeffs.

    • Early years tips

      Those halcyon first years at school are also a crucial learning time. So, how best can you...

    • ice rinks in Sussex, skatingin Sussex, pop-up rinks in Sussex

      Ice, ice baby!

      Get set to glide with Muddy's round up of 2019 seasonal rinks in and near Sussex

  • Q&A with Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson

    The Sussex resident, starring in a show for half term, talks books, performing, fave local attractions and buying a post office

    • All About Gok

      The fashion guru hits the decks at Lingfield Park Racecourse later this month, as well as presenting a Best Dressed award. Here's 10 things you may not have known about Gok...

    • Muddy Meets Shappi

      Shappi Khorsandi on her Skittish Warrior tour, how NOT to be funny and why you should do things that scare you (hell yeah!)

    • The Guilty Feminist hits Brighton

      Love the podcast? Good news - its creator is coming to Sussex. We grabbed talented comedian Deborah Francis-White for a chinwag.

    • Celebrating celebrants

      Just what does a celebrant do? Muddy spoke to a Sussex ceremony star all about the special occasions she's helped create

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