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  • Norfolk Restaurant Week

    Whilst I haven’t personally eaten at all 80 restaurants taking part this year (give me time) I have sampled a few and here are some of my favourites!

    • The White Horse, Blakeney

      A charming coastal pub with a modern and tasteful uplift. The menu will appeal to all ages - making it perfect for mid walk nibbles, a traditional family Sunday lunch or a cosy evening meal with friends.

    • 18 Best Afternoon Teas

      From the traditional to the quirky, check out our guide to the best tea and cake in Norfolk.

    • The Grove Hotel, Cromer

      With its emphasis on fresh local food, the relaxed fine dining experience and its beautiful location and gardens, The Grove Hotel in Cromer has cemented its place in our list of top foodie haunts in Norfolk.

    • The best brunch in town

      The most lipsmackingly indulgent meal of the day and we have 47 of the best ones to tempt you with, from vegan to full English, flat white to green detox. Just add friends and a hangover.

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  • 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!

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      No. Twenty 9

      Drink, eat and sleep in the company of Hollywood royalty - this places oozes so much vintage style and glamour you'll feel like a movie star yourself!

    • The Norfolk Mead Hotel

      With its own spa, eight acres of gorgeous grassy meadows and a frontage onto the River Bure, this Muddy Award winning Boutique Stay is the perfect place to get away from it all.

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  • Muddy 💕 hearts 💕 Harvey Nicks!

    Harvey Nichols has certainly come up trumps this season. Here’s my wishlist – all of which is currently a bargainous 15 or 30 percent off. Come on, let’s go shopping!

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      Pyjama time!

      It's suddenly dark, cold and wet outside - let's hunker down and cheer ourselves up with some chic new pyjamas.

    • Twinsies with your pooch

      You'd be barking mad to miss H&M's new knitwear line allowing you to outfit twin with your doggy. Woof!

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      Gotta Have It

      Counting the days until Christmas? We can help with that. Voila, five of the best luxe beauty advent calendars!

    • Norfolk Spa Guide

      It's National Spa Week and we've rounded up the best of the bunch in Norfolk. All you need to do is sit back, relax and find your next bit of 'me' time!

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  • Making work work for you

    Back at your desk after summer fun and not really feeling it? We hear you. Here’s some food for thought from the autumn’s hottest self-help book by ex Elle journalist turned author Lotte Jeffs.

    • Freelance mum? 

      Muddy spent the evening with author of The Freelance Mum and chatted to five local business women to get all the inside tips on going self employed.

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      Flexible working

      Full-time working mum and Muddy founder Hero Brown on flexible working.

    • Hanging at Holkham

      The new ropes course at Holkham Estate was a rip roaring success with the Muddy household and a big high five for creating something that keeps all ages amused! 

    • Your ultimate Autumn Walks guide

      Grab your kids, your besties, your dog and anyone else who is free to join you on our first Autumn Walks initiative with Joules - and win coats and wellies for the whole family!

  • Meet the woman who’s declared war on plastic

    We met Beth Noy, the founder of Plastic Freedom, an online shop collating the best plastic-free brands around. She’s got some brilliant advice for us all.

    • Muddy meets Lisa Angel

      Lisa Angel is the queen of personalisation and we got the lowdown on her favourite Norfolk places and tips on how to be a succesful mumtrepreneur!

    • Everyone’s talking about…

      Jude Law, baby! Or should that be his itty bitty very pretty papal white budgie smugglers? Banish your other half for five minutes and ogle the trailer in peace.

    • When Muddy met Shappi

      Comedian Shappi Khorsandi discusses new tour, her tips on how NOT to be funny and why you should do things that scare you (hell yeah!)

    • The Guilty Feminist

      Love the podcast? Good news - its creator is coming to a theatre near you this spring. We grabbed super-talented comedian Deborah Francis-White for a chinwag.

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