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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

Want to do Veganuary without giving up cheese and chocolate? Here's your loophole: go vegan with your beauty routine instead with these eight kind-to-animals brands.

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

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


  • 👩‍❤️‍👨 Is lockdown 3.0 sending a wrecking-ball into your relationship and sex life? It's never felt harder to keep the show together. Muddy to the rescue - we chat to three renowned intimacy experts for their brilliant tips on pandemic-proofing your love life. Link in bio 👆
  • 😍Will I be more like a gazelle if I wear these? YES. 🏃‍♀️Okay, maybe not, but I'll look the part. Check out Muddy's top fitness gear. Link in bio 👆 Nike Air Zoom SuperRep 2👆
  • 🐶How cute is this little chap? Even cuter when not covering you in mud from that beach walk. Head over to our Indie Store to nab this on trend doggy beach towel for your next coastal adventure @woofersandbarkers🐶
  • Yoga queen Lucy Edge gives us the lowdown on glam vegan eats to where to sip a sundowner - what more could a Muddy gal want? Oh - yes 15% OFF your first YogaClicks buy! 
YogaClicks @lucyedgeyoga Erpingham House Flint Hair Bread Source Norwich Market Norwich Cathedral
  • Fancy a treat at the end of Lockdown P3? How's about a luxurious night away @thehoninghambuck with a three course meal and a beer tasting session to welcome SS21? Not long left so get your skates on and head over to our Reader Treats 🏃‍♀️👆 Link in bio
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  • Ideas to get your finances into shape for 2021

    Ideas to get your finances into shape for 2021

    The beginning of the year is always about renewal, resolutions and healthy regimes. But the fallout from Covid has shown how financial wellbeing is also vital – and too often overlooked. Muddy limbers up for a money MOT.

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    • Stop fussing! And other lockdown lessons

      Stop fussing! And other lockdown lessons

      Parenting can be a little fraught when you're essentially under siege in your own house. So we decided to talk to our young people to find out what they think we could be doing better.

    • 6 reasons to consider InterHigh

      6 reasons to consider InterHigh

      If you're one of the many parents considering an alternative to mainstream education right now, virtual school InterHigh could be the answer to your prayers.

  • Muddy stays: Cley Windmill
  • Muddy stays: Cley Windmill
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  • Best fitness gear for 2021

    Best fitness gear for 2021

    New year, new fitness routine? We’re with you! Here’s the Muddy edit of stylish sportswear and accessories that’ll have you in tip-top form in no time.

    • Gotta have it! Carrier Company Dungarees

      Gotta have it! Carrier Company Dungarees

      Up your gardening game with these gorgeous dungarees - made from cotton drill and built to last, these will take you from veg patch to posh picnic in style.

    • 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.

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  • My Favourite Places: Lucy Edge

    My Favourite Places: Lucy Edge

    Lucy Edge is an ex ad agency strategist turned yoga writer and entrepreneur. Her memoir Yoga School Dropout recorded her encounters with the Indian gurus of the East before she moved to East Anglia – to a Georgian farmhouse on the border of Norfolk and Suffolk.

    • My Favourite Places – Norfolk blogger Cookie

      My Favourite Places – Norfolk blogger Cookie

      Her down-to-earth and reassuringly funny mishap-mum blogs, reviews and insta posts offer insight, advice and relief to many Norfolk mums. Muddy gets the lowdown on Cookie's (@cookiecrumblesuk) top places to visit across the county.

    • How to run well by a pro marathon runner

      How to run well by a pro marathon runner

      Need some work-out motivation? You’re in the right place. Muddy talks to endurance athlete Nick Butter about how to motivate yourself out the door and onto an exercise regime.

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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Muddy Stiletto Awards 2019

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

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

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