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  • What’s On: August

    It's not our usual bumper crop but here's a sampling of 13 cool things to do this month.

  • Body anxiety post lockdown

    Worried about meeting up with friends because you've put on a few pounds? It's a post lockdown thing. We chatted to The Mindful Cook for advice.

  • 10 Pubs With Gorgeous Gardens

    Praise be, the pubs are opening – and just in time for summer weather! Here are 10 of the best pub gardens to enjoy a socially-distanced sip in across Norfolk. Cheers!

  • Best Summer dresses!

    Need the perfect summer dress for your socialy distanced soirée? Here's our pick of the best from our local Norfolk boutiques.

  • Let’s go OUT OUT!

    I've been chatting to lots of people about their reopening plans and here are a few of my local recommends to get you safely started. #INLOVEWITHLOCAL.


    Five conversations you need to have with your parents sooner rather than later.

  • 20 gift ideas for under £20

    Hodge Podge in Hethersett have helped us get creative with our lockdown gifting. Fancy a lucky dip? One lucky reader will win a selection of our top 20 gifts worth £150.

  • Best Picnic Spots in Norfolk

    Quick the sun's out - grab your tartan blanket and head out to one of our favourite picnic spots across the county.

  • 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!

  • Is it time to try an online school?

    With many children struggling to study at home and doubts over September start dates, specialist ‘virtual’ schools are gaining huge traction - but what do they offer that’s different?

  • 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. PLUS read on for £2,888 of sultry summer goodies to give away).

  • Top tips on love in a Corona climate

    The confinement we're experiencing right now can make even the most rock-solid of relationships creak. Read on for our expert guide on how to keep love (and lust) going.

  • 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. (PLUS £2,888 of sexy summer goodies to give away).

  • 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.

  • Arghhhh I can’t stop eating!!!

    None of my summer shorts fit and I still can't stop stuffing my face. Thankfully The Mindful Cook is on hand with these 3 easy emotional eating tips.

  • 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.

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

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Fun Finder

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

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

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