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  • Arboretums and autumn gardens in Surrey

    All change! The trees are turning from green to gorgeous red-brick, crimson and gold - and the best places to see them are these beautiful local arboretums and gardens.

  • 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.

  • Surrey: where to go, what to see

    From the big-beast tourist destinations to our cool insider alternatives, read on for our pick of 16 unmissable attractions in Surrey.

  • Days out! Bocketts Farm Park

    For a family friendly day out, head to Bocketts Farm Park. Here are 9 things to know before you go.

  • Top places to stop on your way to the South West

    Driving down to your staycation and need a lunch pit-stop or runaround with the dog/kids? We've sniffed out the best places to stop near the south-west's major routes.

  • Ahoy there, Captain!

    Life slows down on the water, and the GoBoat experience from Kingston-upon-Thames is one of the most relaxing and enjoyable days out you'll have.

  • 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.

  • 10 summer day trips

    Fancy something a bit different for the afternoon? Pack a picnic, bundle the kids in the car and head off to one of these family fun sites for the day.

  • Muddy’s Insider Guide to the Isle of Wight

    This sunny little Island may be small in stature but it's packed with amazing things to check out. We've got the top tips on how to discover the real Isle of Wight.

  • This way to the beach: 18 seaside trips from Surrey

    Oh I do like to be beside the seaside... from splashing in the sea to ice-creams on the beach, we've rounded up the best beaches in driving distance of Surrey.

  • 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.

  • The Muddy insider guide to Norfolk

    Summer holidays incoming! Read our brand new and brilliant curated guide to Norfolk, with luxe SPF brand Saltee, and start planning your staycation (PLUS enter our sexy £2,888 summer giveaway!).

  • Muddy’s insider guide to Devon

    If Devon's on your holiday hit list this year you'll be needing our totally brilliant insider guide to the county. PLUS we have £2,888 of summer goodies up for grabs!

  • The Muddy insider guide to The Cotswolds

    Prepping for a staycay this summer? Our curated guide to The Cotswolds is packed with our-in-the-know tips and up-to-date openings. Just add sandals and sunshine. PLUS read on for £2,888 of sultry summer goodies to give away).

  • The Muddy insider guide to Cornwall

    Planning to staycay this summer? Our curated guide to Cornwall is packed with our in-the-know tips and up to date openings. Just add flipflops and sunshine. (PLUS £2,888 of sexy summer goodies to give away).

  • 58 staycation self-catering stays

    Planning a staycation for when lockdown eases up? It's your resident travel agent here with 58 gorgeous self-catering stays across the 24 Muddy counties.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The 37 coolest party palaces

    Got a big birthday celebration looming? Or fancy a weekend away with your squad? We've sniffed out the 37 dreamiest party palaces across the land, available for exclusive hire. Grab your gang and let's go!

  • Muddy reviews: Fowey Hall, Cornwall

    Muddy's Kerry Potter headed to this stunning Cornish corker (and inspo for Toad Hall in The Wind In The Willows) for a weekender with her brood. Here's the brand new Muddy verdict.

  • 40 Quirky Stays for Summer

    Fancy an escape that's a leetle bit different? From yurts to lodges, shepherd's huts to helicopters (not even joking!), the Muddy editors have pulled together the most charming, unusual escapes across 21 counties. Book in once you've taken your jaw off the floor.

  • St Ives – the dreamiest staycation in the UK

    As I was going to St Ives, I met a man with seven wives. OK, not really. What I did meet with though was a whole lot of FUN! Here's six reasons why you should take a trip to the Cornish coast this summer.

  • 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?

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