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

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Gotta Have It

Out with the scratched melamine, in with stylish cups, cocktail shakers, candelabra, and cutlery. Here's our guide to the wow accessories that will make your alfresco meal sparkle

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The Spring Edit

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The UK’s most creative and unique independent shops, makers and producers local to you.

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  • Shazia Mirza is back in town

    Shazia Mirza is back in town

    She’s an ex-science teacher – “I hated them, they hated me” – yet former student Dizzee Rascal still calls her Miss. This fierce comedian pulls no punches – we catch up with Shazia Mirza as she heads to Norwich.

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

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  • Best pub gardens in Norfolk

    Best pub gardens in Norfolk

    OK people, time to renew our gin membership! Social drinking is back and we’re taking it outside. Well what did you think going out, out meant?Pints and prosecco a go-go! So where are we meeting?

    • Top 50 gastropubs 2021 revealed

      Top 50 gastropubs 2021 revealed

      What better week for the reveal of the country's best gastropubs than the start of lockdown easing? Here are the 5 winners in and around Norfolk - phones at the ready to bag your table.

    • Try this light but warming spring supper

      Try this light but warming spring supper

      Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's healthy take on this Scottish fish soup makes for a quick and hearty but healthy supper that's perfect for cool spring evenings.

  • Muddy stays: Cley Windmill
  • Muddy stays: Cley Windmill


  • 👋 Hello dining indoors, cinema trips, theatre jaunts and hugs!
  • I’m not smiling, that’s just my Resting Beach Face.
No need to frown with Muddy’s lowdown on where to find Norfolk's best supply of Vitamin Sea. See ya beaches!
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  • How big, how blue, how beautiful...Norfolk’s bluebell woods seem even more magical this year.
Did you know almost half the adults in the UK say being close to nature helps them cope with stress? For #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek here’s where to find some wonderful Norfolk bluebell walks. @mentalhealthfoundation has some brilliant ideas for connecting with nature too. And breathe...

  • We loved looking at (and salivating over) your entries for our #MuddySpringBakes contest this year, and now the judges scores are in. The winner of a £250 voucher to spend on fabulous kitchen gizmos and gadgets at @lakelanduk is…. @kazweedon with this adorable bunny bunt cake! Almost too cute to eat...
  • To all our friends in hospitality who’ve had to close because of the rain, hang in there! Grey skies are gonna clear up...see you in tomorrow’s sunshine!
  • We have a fab Reader Treat for you!
Anyone else feeling a bit lacklustre? 🙋🏿‍♀️🙋🏼‍♀️🙋🏻‍♀️🙋🏽‍♀️🙋🏾‍♀️ Rosanne is a yoga teacher who integrates a deep knowledge of Chakras with her own practice. One Muddy Newsletter Reader will win an amazing Chakra Reading with Rosanne, including a uniquely personal report full of bespoke ideas for reconnecting with the very best version of yourself. Remember how good that felt?!
This Treat is brilliant for anyone interested in truly understanding the ebb and flow of their own energy.
Want to know more? Then head to Muddy Norfolk Reader Treats on the website! And breathe...

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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Little Black Book

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

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