My Favourites heart

My Favourites

Save your favourites with a single click and you’ll never forget a brilliant Muddy recommendation.

THINGS TO DO. ARTS. EAT. TRAVEL. FASHION. BEAUTY. KIDS. HOME

Get the inside line on what’s unique, special and new near you, straight to your inbox across 25 counties

Abroad

  • St Lucia beyond the beach

    The Caribbean island is a honeymoon favourite but packs plenty of adventure besides, perfect for active couples and families.

  • Northern Lights guaranteed

    Always fancied aurora-chasing? Read how to up your chances of seeing something amazing with the cruise offering another go if you're disappointed.

  • Cruising with kids

    Cruising is not just for pensioners - some lines go all out to attract families. Find out about typical children's activities onboard and some of the adventurous places you could visit.

  • YUM! Foodie cruises

    The latest trend afloat is all about quality dining with international bistros and top chefs getting in on the act

  • Country Kids, France

    Children and adults are equally well-catered for on a Country Kids holidays in France with everything from a wine cellar and a spa to daily farm animal feeding on site.

  • China in your hands

    China on your bucket list but looking a bit daunting? Get the lowdown from the experts

  • Stress-free Disneyland Paris

    If you're looking ahead to Autumn half term or later and considering Disneyland Paris check out our tips for queue-busting and more

  • Say namaste to an Asian hotel in Alicante

    An Asian-themed hotel right in the centre of Alicante? Meet Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa

  • How to cruise in serious style

    Take your mind out of the gutter, I’m talking about holidays. Hey, I saw you roll your eyes and do that whole ‘Pah! I don’t do cruises thing’. But have you heard about the new kind of cruise – boutique river cruises? I did one last year up the Mekong through Cambodia and Vietnam and it […]

  • Adventurous new flights from Gatwick

      From most places in the county a Gatwick flight is going to be a holiday clincher. But while flying from right here in Sussex is  handier than Heathrow, if you’re after something a bit more adventurous than a fly-and-flop in the sun, your choice is pretty limited. So, much excitement at Chez Muddy when […]

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

Read the reviews

Fun Finder

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

Read more
Best Places to Live 2020

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

View our picks
Back Home

The Urban Guide to the Countryside - Sussex

Reader Treats Just For You!