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  • 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.

  • 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?

  • Have pooch, will travel

    Woof! Check out our suggestions for 38 perfect dog-friendly stays in the UK, from hotels to pubs and inns to cottages, to cater to the fur baby in your life.

  • Ding Dong!

    Our guide to the most dreamy and funky places to get yourself wed, from Cornwall up to Norfolk - including Sussex, natch!

  • Sussex pubs with great gardens

    When the weather's playing ball you'll want some space to lounge or keep kids and dogs happy while you sip. Here’s my pick of pubs that win on outdoors space.

  • Weekender at The Gallivant, near Rye

    The Gallivant near Rye is a gorgeous, hip haven for you and your other half. Beach, fine dining and a massage hut...? Hell yeah!

    • Blue Door Barns French-style stay

      Put some ooh-la-la into a weekend away at this Firle Bed-and-Breakfast with chic vintage decor

    • Spread Eagle, Midhurst

      Fancy preparing for layer removal with a spa day, or holing up and fine dining in cosy surrounds? The Spread Eagle Hotel at Midhurst has you covered either way and it's so historic Elizabeth I stayed here!

      • The Driftwood, Bexhill

        Stylish new boutique hotel and Austrian restaurant The Driftwood has opened handily close to the De La Warr Pavilion, local vintage shops and Hastings. It's even dog-friendly!

      • New spa & afternoon tea

        A cosy new spa in an old seafront cellar and a show-stopping afternoon tea at the stylish Brighton Harbour Hotel

        • Chic sleeps and Sunday roasts at Rathfinny Wine Estate

          Ever keeled over on a settee hugging a bottle of Pinot Noir? No, me neither <cough>. Anyway, here’s a much more sophisticated way to sleep with wine. Rathfinny vineyard perched in the South Downs has some gorgeous cosy-yet-stylish accommodation in the Flint Barns on site. It’s perfect for either a house party or a rejuvinating […]

        • Muddy Stays: The Barn at Roundhurst

          Remember that dramatic wedding scene at the end of The Graduate when Dustin Hoffman bangs on the glass at the top of the church? I had to fight the urge not to recreate it when I stayed over at The Barn at Roundhurst recently. Just look at this epic lounge/restaurant space with a glass-fronted snug […]

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