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  • Man the forts! The best castles near Surrey

    Ready for a right royal day out? We've rounded up 10 of the coolest castles in reach of Surrey that are open for business. Tiara at the ready, let's go!

  • Best alfresco outings within 2 hours of home

    Walking is so Lockdown 3.0. As of March 29, we’re ready for some new outdoors activities with friends or family - here are 36 new ideas all within 2 hours of home.

  • Delight in the daffodils: Surrey’s best displays

    They're the cheerful little trumpets that herald the arrival of spring and here are six of the best places in Surrey to see them right now.

  • 10 perfect picnic spots in Surrey

    Starting this week, picnics are THE hottest social event. Dig out your hamper and waterproof blanket, and order a bite before from one of these divine Surrey cafes.

  • 11 British staycations to inspire your travel

    An exotic adventure might be top of your travel wish list, but with foreign travel still in doubt we're turning our wanderlust closer to home. Here are 10 UK holidays worth checking out.

  • Luxury glamping and llama trekking

    For a staycation with a difference head to The Merry Harriers in Hambledon - where you can stay in a shepherd's hut and trek with llamas. We're giving away a trekking experience and stay for two people.

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    15 places to go in Surrey during lockdown

    We’ve been locked down during a dark, dank month and yet we still need to get outside for some fresh air and exercise. Enter stage left with Muddy wellies, our pick of the 15 finest family days out throughout Surrey.

  • Plan your next holiday

    There's nothing quite like an enforced lockdown to make feet itchy and the desire to travel even greater. But is it a good idea? We asked travel expert Emily McCormick.

  • Holiday in the hills: Muddy reviews Barnett Hill

    As holidays abroad are seemingly off the agenda - a staycation has never looked so good. And this country house hotel in the gorgeous Surrey Hills is the perfect getaway for couples and families.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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