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The latest handpicked businesses we think you’ll love

  • The Bull Inn, South Brewham

    From the people behind international art gallery Hauser & Wirth and the Roth Bar & Grill, this trad Somerset pub is family and dog friendly with top notch pub classics on the menu and a plethora of games and activities in the sunny gardens

    • 46 stunning pubs for summer

      Everyone knows that one of summer's great pleasures is sipping a cold one in a pretty al fresco pub setting. So here's the best of the bunch across all the Muddy counties. Cheers!

    • The Kingsdon Inn, nr Somerton

      Laid back country pub on a village green with English comfort classics, fresh fish, seafood – and boar bolognaise – on the menu

    • Street food heaven

      Chewy churros, sensational seafood, delicious dim sum, perfect paella and more: the UK's touring collective of scrumptious street food comes to Somerset and Dorset

    • The Five Dials, Horton

      A Somerset country pub with sunny food, a warm welcome and a Mediterranean suntrap patio garden. It's beginning to feel a lot like summer.

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  • Dunkery Beacon Country House

    Come and be be cosseted at this former hunting lodge – and MI6 safe house – with fine food, fine wine and the whole of Exmoor at your feet

    • Wet wet wet!

      Where to cool off when the heat is on: the Muddy pick of the best lidos, water parks and wild swimming near you

    • 40 Quirky Stays for Summer

      From yurts to lodges, shepherd's huts to helicopters (not even joking!), the Muddy editors have pulled together the most charming, unusual escapes across 21 counties. Enjoy!

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  • In all your Finery

    Need a summer party frock? This under-the-radar label majors in cool dresses and jumpsuits. We’ve got £500 worth of Finery goodies up for grabs for 10 lucky Muddy readers – that’s £5k worth of foxy fashion!

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    • In the artist’s studio: Emma Rose

      Emma Rose had a career in London – in the theatre, film, dance and photography – before she discovered her true vocation: in front of an easel

    • Through the keyhole

      A sprawling quirky property bursting with character ready to be transformed into the home of your dreams – with your own business too if you wish – in Somerset's most fashionable town

  • We’ve got mail!

    What have we got here then? The 50 most inspirational women in the UK – including Keeley Hawes, Dina Asher-Smith, Jaqueline Wilson, Thomasina Miers, and *splutter* Muddy’s high priestess Hero Brown

  • Incredible, edible art

    Channel 4’s Extreme Cake Maker, Wells-based Zoe Burmester, swapped a behind-the-scenes career in TV and film to create showstopping celebration, wedding and event cakes that tell a story

    • Wonder women

      On International Women's Day, 22 inspirational female entrepreneurs from Somerset and Dorset share their tips for setting up on your own

    • max westall

      Max Westall, dancer

      *The* iconic modern male dancing role is the Swan in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake - so what does it take to make it? Max Westwell reveals all.

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