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Days out

  • 15 perfect picnic spots in Surrey

    Pack your scotch eggs and lashings of ginger beer - we're heading to these 15 outdoor beauty spots across Surrey to enjoy lunch al fresco.

  • Smell the roses: 10 gorgeous summer gardens to visit

    Need some glorious garden inspo or just an indulgent day out? Here's your check list of must-see National Trust rose gardens, with art, photography, poetry and plenty of cake along the way.

  • 13 lovely local vineyards to visit

    Sunshine, glorious countryside and home-grown tipples – now that’s what we call a Muddy outing! Taste and explore this English Wine Week (18 – 26 June) at these brilliant vineyards around Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex, Kent and Berkshire.

  • Alfresco film nights

    Pack the Pimms, a picnic rug and a brolly and prepare for a summer of fun. Three of our favourite activities – watching a film, lounging outside and getting tipsy – are all available in one delicious bundle. Don’t miss your summer 2022 movie marathon, with a steady stream of outdoor cinema nights in Surrey. […]

  • Let’s go boating on the River Thames

    Life slows down on the water, and whether you're with a bunch of mates or have the family in tow, the GoBoat experience from Kingston-upon-Thames is one of the most enjoyable days out you'll have.

  • 12 brilliant things to do in Dorking

    Fancy a Surrey getaway or day trip? Buzzy Dorking should be your number one destination, thanks to its serious foodie creds, beautiful countryside and excellent shopping.

  • Review: the Easter trail at Hatchlands Park

    Looking for something to entertain the kids this Easter? The good old National Trust have come up trumps with cracking nature trails. And quicker than you can say Easter bunny, Muddy nipped along to review the opening weekend.

  • Muddy goes backstage at Goodwood Revival

    Goodwood Revival is one of THE social events of the year - an epic day of classic cars and vintage fashion with a backdrop of motor racing. But what goes on behind the scenes?

  • The 10 best places to see blossom this spring

    Spring has sprung and it’s time to get outdoors! Read on for our guide on which local National Trust gardens to visit with friends and family to enjoy this season’s most spectacular blooms.

  • Five luxe and local ways to say ‘I love you’ to mum

    Treating your mum? Hope to be treated yourself? (We can hope!) Either way, we have some brilliant ideas to spoil that lady in your life this Sunday 27 March.

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