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  • Fox and Hounds

    A classy village inn with a rep for great seasonal food – Muddy loosens the waistband and tucks in.

    • Tapas, wine and theatre

      Tapas at the Top Bar is perfectly placed to round out your theatre evening - with a pre-show supper or post-show tipple.

    • Mullins Coffee Shop

      I've hit on a great place for lunch in Dorking. Wanna know more? Yes? Huddle in, I've got lots to tell.

    • A family retreat

      Just a year since new owners revamped the food and spruced up the styling, this locals' favourite is back on the gastropub menu.

    • Notes on a wine tasting

      Do you know your Chianti from your Claret? Until recently, I was a wine dunce - but a tasting at Cellar Wines has changed that.

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  • Broadway Barn

    Superbly styled, this 200-year-old barn in Ripley is perfect for a romantic or relaxing break.

    • Stay at the Stag

      A relaxed country inn with seven charming rooms for an appealing 30 second stagger to bed after...

    • Have pooch, will travel

      Woof! Thirty-eight dog friendly stays in the UK to cater for the fur baby in your life - from hotels to pubs and cottages.

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  • A love of pre-loved

    With the rampant consumerism of Black Friday behind us, here are seven reasons why we love to buy pre-loved clothing.

    • Ring-a-ling-ding

      We've gone mad for metallics this season - but the classic appeal of Jon Dibben jewellery means it'll last a lifetime.

    • Kick-ass KITRI

      Swishy jumpsuits, cool day dresses and shirts with an edge. We'll take everything at KITRI, thanks.

    • Pamper for a cause

      A pamper package that helps raise money for a neonatal charity in Surrey - I'd say a big 'yes' to that. Thank you Polished.

    • Polish and glitter

      I'm super excited to tell you about French and Drench, a deluxe mobile nail salon in east Surrey.

  • See this: Peter Pan

    Silly costumes, lots of flying, a brilliant crocodile, shouting out and a good old singsong – this is family panto at its best.

    • November books

      Attention book worms! Monocle on - here are this month's top tomes, especially for you.

    • Rules for Living

      This darkly funny play is at the Rose Theatre, Kingston until 18 Nov - and it's a real cracker says John Clarke.

    • For Love or Money

      This daft comedy about greed is Barrie Rutter's last act Northern Broadsides theatre company - and it's a fine tribute.

    • A classic tale

      Head Around The World in 80 Days in this clever and fabulously funny adaptation of Jules Verne's classic at Yvonne Arnaud.

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    • Cook this!

      Here's a scrumptious Donna Hay weekend lunch recipe for you - and a chat with the super-chef herself.

    • Spotlight on Somerset

      Pretty countryside, quirky towns, good schools, fab properties – just some of the reasons Somerset is a great place to live.

  • Wellbeing
    • Body Harmonies Massage

      How do you like your massage treatments? I'll take my kicks any which way I can get them, but I am partial to a home-based treatment.

    • Magic hands & yoga glow

      At Mary Ann Weeks Aveda Salon and Spa in Guildford, you can book for a massage then truly recharge your batteries at a yoga class.

  • Fix your career crisis

    Work driving you nuts? Stop sitting at your desk dreaming of greener grass. We’re here to help with five ace new self-help books

  • Kids
    • What new parents need

      Buying for baby can be baffling. But a new baby service will tell you what you need. And what you don't.

    • Little girl playing in a pretend supermarket at Little Street, Frimley,

      Little Street

      A little world for small people. Dr Sarah Wilson took her daughter to Little Street in Frimley - it got a big thumbs up.

  • Meet the author

    Surrey writer Fliss Chester spills the beans on the first of three hot and steamy novels published this week.

    • 5 mins with Laura Rogers

      As 'Rules For Living' takes to the stage at Kingston's Rose Theatre, we caught up with Bad Girls actress Laura Rogers.

    • Meet the author: Roz Morris

      Roz Morris has sold more than 4 million books worldwide as a ghostwriter and under her own name. Here we chat about her new novel, 'Not Quite Lost'

    • Dancing queen

      Former Strictly judge Arlene Phillips, reveals the goss ahead of her new show Arlene: The Glitz, The Glamour, The Gossip which is touring the UK.

    • Queen of the kids’ stories

      Miranda Larson, writer and directer of 'The Night Pirates', shares some secrets about writing for kids.

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