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I'm Lily, editor of Muddy Norfolk, here to bring you the quirky, cool and downright unmissable in the area.

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Gotta Have It

Add these feel-good limited edition buys to your basket ASAP to look gorgeous and support breast cancer charities this October. Two birds, one stone - yes please.

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Weekend Escapes

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It’s all about the staycay! Our handpicked selection of the hippest hotels, pubs, restaurants and cottages to help you book that well-deserved break

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Little Black Book

Want to support local? Our curated pick of the most creative, unique and brilliant businesses near you.


  • 👉 check out the very talented chef @andyparlecatering_norfolk for his #fridaynight #supperclub 🥘 see his page for this week’s menu and email to get your order in xx
  • 🎃Whether you're @ivynorwich tippling a #spiced #latte with a dash of rum (keep it coming) or throwing yourself down a #ski-slope inside an inner tube @norfolksnowsportsclub Muddy's got you covered for #fun and #games this week! Link in bio🎃
  • Think your village or town is the Best Place to Live? Prove it! Take a photo of your area to be in with the chance of winning a personalised family portrait and framed photo of where you live shot by internationally renowned, award-winning photographer @paulwilkinsonphotography worth a sweet £670. 
Don’t worry, you don’t have to be Annie Liebovitz to enter, just take a picture - it can be of anything from beautiful vistas, to your favourite pub or cool local landmark - and post it on Instagram with the hashtag #MuddyBestPlacesToLive with a short description on why you love where you live. Remember, we won’t be able to see your entries if your Instagram is set to private so make sure you set it to public for the duration of the competition so you don’t miss out.
All entries will be judged by internationally renowned Lifestyle & Location Portrait Photographer of the Year Paul Wilkinson and Muddy’s Ed-in-Chief Hero Brown. You have until 20 Nov to enter.
Head to the link in bio for the full T&Cs and to check out Muddy’s current Top 200 Best Places to Live.
  • 🍁🦕having some half term fun @roarr_dinosauradventure 🍁🦕#kidsdaysout #norfolkdaysout #halfterm
  • 🛏️Don't you just want to crawl into that bed? Well you're in with a chance just head over to our Reader Treats on Muddy for this mega-luxe #weekend #stay @Hants bolthole limewood worth £1800🛏️Go go go!
  • Rise and grind! Supercharge your morning by trying one of these delicious #artisan blends from #indie #coffee #roasters across the Muddy counties, as well as Norfolk's own @kofracoffee and @greysealcoffee. Head over to Muddy Norfolk for the full feature
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  • Designer vs dead ringer: the leather edit

    Designer vs dead ringer: the leather edit

    Leather is top of the trends this season but the real deal can be a *leetle* unfriendly when it comes to your credit card. Cue our edit of the best dupes for the hottest designer pieces.

    • Trend alert! White-hot boots to buy now

      Trend alert! White-hot boots to buy now

      Forget your usual black and brown, there's a new colour on the block when it comes to winter boots and we're loving it. Here are eight white pairs to add to basket.

    • Sustainable fashion gets sexy

      Sustainable fashion gets sexy

      Ethical, eco and everywhere - with the likes of Selfridges now pushing a new sustainable outlook, here's where you can rewear, repair and renew your wardrobe in style.

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

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Weekend Escapes

Making plans? Find your perfect Pub, Inn, Hotel, Café, Restaurant or Bar across the Muddy counties.

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Best Places to Live 2020

The insider’s guide to the Top 200 places to live outside London

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Be part of the UK’s most prestigious local lifestyle Awards in 2020

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Little Black Book

Our A-Z of the grooviest local businesses to help make your life easier

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