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FRI 22 – SUN 24 JUNE 2018

MON 18 – SUN 24 JUNE 2018

JUNE 2018

  • Cafe on a farm: Silver’s Pantry

    The Irish chef who said goodbye to Gordon and Jamie and left London for the good life in rural Somerset

    • Scoffin’ at The Trough

      Yeovil's a bit of a desert when it comes to good places to eat. But newly opened The Trough, down a lane on the outskirts of town, is a little oasis (and has a fab shop too).

    • The Ivy Bath Brasserie

      Super relaxed all-day dining with a large helping of Art Deco glamour in the middle of Bath – you may want to stay all day

    • crab lobster tian starter somerset food

      Guess who’s coming to dinner?

      ...someone to cook it! Transform your dinner party hosting experience with a private chef

    • afternoon tea cakes

      Shall I be mum?

      Another macaroon? Don't mind if I do! The 33 best afternoon teas – as chosen by our 17 rather-full-now editors.

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  • The Castle Inn, West Lulworth

    Rustic luxe pub with rooms, food by a Blumenthal protégé and just two minutes walk away from the stunning Jurassic coast. I’d say the dream combo for a weekend away…

    • Somerset’s bluebell hotspots

      Our local woodlands are carpeted in brilliant blue blooms, so here's where to catch them – while they last – with nearby pit stops thrown in too!

    • Muddy Insider Guides

      On your travels? Pack our in-the-know local guides to the cool, quirky and unmissable towns and cities across the Muddy counties

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    • Gotta Have It

      Cult beauty brand alert! We've got our Muddy fingers in a LOT of Beauty Pie's luxe products this week, and we're going back in for seconds.

    • Feeling Buffed

      A langourous wallow under a warm waterfall in Taunton. Seriously. In the Vichy water treatment room of the Buff Urban Day Spa, that is

    • Supper sorted!

      This week's Speedy Supper comes from Muddy favourite, Donna Hay. It's fast, it's healthy and it's such a cinch even a child can make it.

    • Cook THIS for dinner

      Would madame care to try our new meat-free Moroccan special? It is National Vegetarian Week, after all.

  • Wellbeing
    • Feeling Buffed

      A langourous wallow under a warm waterfall in Taunton. Seriously. In the Vichy water treatment room of the Buff Urban Day Spa, that is

    • Yoga: a beginner’s guide

      Looking for a little mindfulness in your life but not sure where to begin your yoga journey? Read on to start releasing your inner yogi (or yogini!).

  • My favourite places: Tim Henman

    Tim Henman, party animal – who’d have thought it? Ahead of Wimbledon, the British tennis legend talks wine, his local hangouts and, er, more wine with Muddy

    • beautiful south pink hair band

      A little time with Alison Wheeler

      Lead singer with British pop band The Beautiful South is on tour with new line-up The South – and the first stop is Yeovil

    • Levison Wood would

      He's trudged the length of the Nile, dodged Honduran gangsters – and then the explorer and TV presenter braved Weston-super-Mare...

    • Artist hangouts

      Somerset/Wilts installation artist Bruce Munroe, whose work has been shown at the V&A, the Guggenheim and the Eden Project talks family, food and living the simple life with Muddy

    • Yeovil Lit Fest top picks

      With over 40 writers, comedians and assorted celebs on the bill at this year's festival, here are Muddy's favourite five

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