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  • Weekly watchlist: the 10 best things on TV this week

    Comfies on! We've compiled ten of the best things on TV this week, ripe and ready for you to binge. From monster-packed rom-coms to Oscar-buzz dramas, it's your pick...

  • 12 of the best things to do within 2 hours of home

    Are you ready to (gasp) leave your local area? From treetop adventures and wildlife hotspots to Britain's busiest port, here are the 12 best outdoors things to do within 2 hours of Norfolk.

  • 58 things to glam up your garden

    Garden parties are go, people! But, oh God — is that really the state of the patio? Glam up the garden and impress your guests with these 58 must-have garden objects.

  • The Painted Barn

    My Favourite Places: Salt Interior Design’s Holly Pagani

    Muddy catches up with interior designer Holly on her top spots across the county - from hidden gastro gems to Alpaca walking.

  • Six of the best takeaway Sunday roasts

    Prefer to be lounging on the sofa than scrubbing pots and pans this weekend? I hear you! Let's have a proper chef do the Sunday dinner for you then, shall we? Here's six of Muddy's favourite takeaway roasts from the best spots around Norfolk.

  • Wealth – how to get it, grow it, and keep it in the family

    From university fees to care homes and to buying property, families are stepping in like never before to beat the tax man and help their relatives. Here's what you need to know to join them.

  • And the Best Place to Live in Norfolk is…

    The votes are IN and counted, and you - our lovely Muddy readers - have decided where the best place to live in Norfolk is....

  • What makes a world-class beer? We know!

    Ever wondered what the difference is between an ale and a lager, or fancy showing off your brewing knowledge in the next pub quiz? Let's ask the Master Brewer from Norfolk institution Lacons.

  • The Indie Store

    The talented locals behind The Indie Store

    As we gingerly step back into the real world, it's more important than ever to support local. Here some of our Indie Store businesses recount their journey and show what makes them special

  • Letterbox cheer: best gifts by post

    Share the love in lockdown (we’re almost there!) with one of these fun letterbox gift ideas, from book bundles and candles, to beauty boxes and wine.

  • The Harper

    Superflashy newsflash!!

    Hey lady, heads up for the cool stuff coming up. New openings, great pop up food and a bit of culture. All on your Muddy radar.

  • The Neptune

    Local restaurants who made it to Michelin 2021

    We have an impressive fifteen Michelin 2021 listings for Norfolk so get your pen and calendar at the ready and let's meet the county's gastro glitterati.

  • Half-term hack: the best online courses for kids

    Run out of ways to entertain the kiddos? Check out Muddy's list of the best online classes and workshops that you can do from anywhere across the country, just in time for half-term.

  • Alexa’s got a new, hunky look

    Seen Amazon's new Alexa ad? You're not going to want to miss it. Hello, Michael B. Jordan. We're desperate to know when we'll be able to purchase something like this IRL...

  • 5 ways you can master your finances

    It’s February and you’re still skint. In this most miserable of months cheer yourself up by plotting your ultimate financial comeback. It's easier than you think!

  • Boredom begone: online courses & classes to do right now

    Bored at home? No longer! Muddy's been hard at work finding you the very best online class to do in your county. From computer coding to nipple tassels, we've got it all.

  • wellbeing, woman wild swimming

    Five wellness tips to get you through lockdown life

    Feeling overwhelmed with the balancing act of homeschooling / WFH? We're with you lady, but listen up - with these five top tips from local wellbeing expert and zero waste wonder-woman, Cata Parishwain, we can all take a daily breather and learn a bit of self-love.

  • 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.

  • couple kissing

    Is your sex life suffering in lockdown?

    Is lockdown 3.0 wrecking your sex life and pushing your relationship to the limits? We hear you. Read on for our expert guide on how to Covid-proof your love life.

  • harry styles

    Is that who I think it is…?! Our favourite music video cameos

    In need of some light-hearted fun? Er, hell yeah! Here, check out Harry Styles and Phoebe Waller-Bridge dancing around in sparkly suits (plus five more brilliant music video cameos).

  • Ultimate dream properties for 2021

    Let's face it. We’ve been staring at our walls, like, forever and we’ve completed every last bit of DIY imaginable. So you know what that means? That’s right: time to move. See if any of these incredible properties take your fancy.

  • Is it time to start your own business?

    2020 has forced many of us to radically rethink our careers, goals and dreams. Muddy meets four inspiring women who took control and started their own businesses during Covid. Is it time we joined them?</a

  • Fancy a Weekend Escape?

    Well, you're in the right place! Check out brand new, brilliant guide to help you find the perfect break - from a relaxed family hotel to countryside self-catering, easy day trip or a special occasion space. Now go forth and staycay!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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