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  • 22 Muddy-approved attractions in Sussex

    From the big-beast tourist destinations to our cool insider alternatives, read on for our pick of 22 unmissable attractions in Sussex.

  • Muddy stays: Drakes of Brighton

    Your go-to hotel to get the romance on, for a girly weekend or just to hang out in Brighton, the most eclectic city in the UK with its array of gorgeous eats, quirky cultural offerings, seaside activities and nightlife.

  • The Cat Inn, West Hoathly

    A genuine destination pub with spacious and quirky rooms, that oozes charm and quality and showcases the best of Sussex produce and hospitality.

  • Launch review: The Pig, Harlyn Bay, Cornwall

    On its opening day, Muddy's ed-in-chief Hero Brown was the first to eat lunch at the brand new Pig hotel in Harlyn Bay (what a trooper!). So what was the verdict - and is it worth a trip to North Cornwall?

  • Top places to stop on your way to Cornwall and the South West

    Driving down to your staycation and need a lunch pit-stop or runaround with the dog/kids? We've sniffed out the best places to stop near the south-west's major routes.

  • (Wo)Man the forts! Castles and hillforts to visit in Sussex

    From crumbling ruins to moated fortresses straight out of the Chaucer era and stunning hilltop views, here's where to go for your history (and Instagram) fix.

  • Life’s a beach! The best places to hit the water in Sussex

    Bustling beaches, watersports, lidos and quiet, sandy havens - dive in at our pick of the best coastal and open-air hotspots around Sussex.

  • The White Hart, South Harting

    Fill your cup, both literally and figuratively, at this cosy country inn tucked away in the heart of one of Sussex's prettiest South Downs villages. High end pub fare, a charming and friendly atmosphere and a blissful night's sleep await.

  • 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.

  • Mini break anyone? The best hotel deals to book now

    If you're hankering for a few days away from your own four walls, then you'll need these mini break deals from hotels across the Muddy counties. Race you to check in.

  • Happy Campers! 10 Sussex camping and glamping hotspots

    Whether you want an off-grid break in a woodland glade, family fun by the beach or a luxury back to nature getaway, we've got your summer of camping and glamping covered with these gems.

  • 15 gorgeous pub gardens in Sussex

    It's been a while - more than 100 days, actually - but the pubs are open again. Here's where to enjoy an al-fresco tipple in Sussex.

  • Is this the dreamiest garden in Sussex?

    Brush up on your garden design or just relax in stunning surroundings at Denmans, a romantic and intimate Sussex country garden.

  • The Muddy insider guide to Norfolk

    Summer holidays incoming! Read our brand new and brilliant curated guide to Norfolk, with luxe SPF brand Saltee, and start planning your staycation (PLUS enter our sexy £2,888 summer giveaway!).

  • Muddy’s insider guide to Devon

    If Devon's on your holiday hit list this year you'll be needing our totally brilliant insider guide to the county. PLUS we have £2,888 of summer goodies up for grabs!

  • The Muddy insider guide to The Cotswolds

    Prepping for a staycay this summer? Our curated guide to The Cotswolds is packed with our-in-the-know tips and up-to-date openings. Just add sandals and sunshine. PLUS read on for £2,888 of sultry summer goodies to give away).

  • What’s Open

    Catch up with all of Muddy's handpicked local attractions that have flung their (outdoor, socially distanced) doors back open. Hurrah!

  • The Muddy insider guide to Cornwall

    Planning to staycay this summer? Our curated guide to Cornwall is packed with our in-the-know tips and up to date openings. Just add flipflops and sunshine. (PLUS £2,888 of sexy summer goodies to give away).

  • 58 staycation self-catering stays

    Planning a staycation for when lockdown eases up? It's your resident travel agent here with 58 gorgeous self-catering stays across the 24 Muddy counties.

  • Restaurants with rooms

    Dreaming of a foodie getaway? We've scoured the Muddy counties for hotel stays with serious culinary credentials for when lock-down lifts. Tuck in.

  • Dog-friendly stays

    Have pooch, will travel? Here are 43 stays across the Muddy counties that are all Fido-friendly to bookmark for a later date.

  • Special Muddy hotel deal!

    January getting you down? Hey, book a holiday! We've snaffled some brilliant Muddy extras for stays at Luxury Family Hotels if you book before 31 Jan. Read on for three reasons to be very cheerful.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A cool Cornish hotel – without the crowds

    The Polurrian on the Lizard has had a style makeover - and then some. Fancy winning a 3 night £1800 stay at Cornwall's best kept secret?

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