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

Hotels & Inns

  • Review: Great Fosters

    Half term is coming and if ever a getaway was needed, it's now. For a fairy tale fantasy, head to Great Fosters in north Surrey, where there's plenty to keep kids and parents happy.

  • Review: Barnett Hill Hotel

    As holidays abroad are being cancelled left, right and centre - a staycation has never looked so good. And this country house hotel in the gorgeous Surrey Hills is the perfect getaway.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 10 Valentine’s Day escapes in Surrey

    The annual day of love is here again and whether you loathe or love it, we're happy for any excuse to book a luxury night away. Here is our run down of 10 of the best places in Surrey to spend Valentine's with your loved one.

  • 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?

  • A romantic overnighter – with a merry twist

    The Merry Harriers is a traditional country pub with a couple of quirky twists - not least the luxury shepherd's huts to overnight in and the chance to go trekking with llamas.

  • The Mulberry Inn

    Big flavours and a big friendly welcome is the order of the day at this newly zhushed up Surrey country pub owned by Chris Evans.

  • Sands at Bleak House

    Fabulous food, an extensive drinks menu and a 30 second stagger to bed - there's nothing bleak about this chic boutique hotel on the edge of Horsell Common.

  • Hurtwood Hotel

    Homespun charm, dreamy rooms to overnight in and a five-star breaky - there's nothing not to like here.

  • Warren House

    We love this attractive Victorian manor hotel with beautiful gardens that's close to London but feels a million miles away. Oh and it's a great spot for conferences or weddings.

  • The Running Horses

    Excellent food and a stylish place to spend the night at this quirky historic inn in a classically English village.

  • Riverside luxury

    Looking for a relaxing spa break that's not going to take hours to get to? I know just the place.

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 - Surrey

Reader Treats Just For You!