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FRI 21 – SUN 23 SEPTEMBER 2018

MON 17 – SUN 23 SEPTEMBER 2018

SEPTEMBER 2018

Little Black Book

The latest handpicked businesses we think you’ll love

  • The Seaside Boarding House

    Jurassic coast cliff top restaurant and rooms, with an Alistair Little menu and views across shimmering Lyme Bay

    • 12 lovely pubs

      The Muddy pick of the best Somerset pubs with groovy gardens and other cool outside spaces. Is your favourite here?

    • Kitchen at Jordans Courtyard

      Come and linger at the laid back new cafe from the clever people who brought you Langport's Kitchen at the Wharf

    • Le floating French restaurant

      Once a working barge, nearly a floating botanical garden, and now one of Bristol's iconic restaurants. Let's hop onboard Glassboat Brasserie!

    • On the Brook

      Bruton's newest cafe serves excellent coffee, quirky breakfasts, lunches and brunches with a French twist – and has views to sigh for

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  • Gettin’ hitched?

    Do it here! Muddy road tests awesome private wedding house The Copse, near Henley

    • Make a splash!

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

    • 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...

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  • Best foot forward

    15 ways to rock your footwear this month, from garden parties and weddings to the ultimate girls’ night out.

    • Wrist watch

      Perfect beach or festival accessories, these cheery bracelets in a huge range of colours help empower women in Mexico

    • Hooray for high-waisted bikinis

      Feel at your best on the beach this summer in a super flattering high-waisted bikini. Suits...

    • Muddy gets the chop

      From catwalk to countryside: the Somerset hairdresser cutting the mustard – and your hair. We've a cut, blow dry and products worth £90 to give away.

    • Go brown – be green

      About as far away from the fakery of Love Island lip fillers as it's possible to get, here's our list of natural skin and beauty stuff to pack in your suitcase

  • Go see this: Sylvia

    Celebrate 100 years of votes for women by watching this seriously kick-ass, hip-hop happening musical about the women at the heart of the movement

    • Books away!

      Need a book for your hols? Mr B's Emporium in Bath have put together a list of six – with a special offer for Muddy readers

    • West End Kids

      Heading to the big smoke this summer hols? Keep the Mudlets entertained with our pick of the best kids' theatre in London

    • One reason to live in Somerset…

      ...the amazing houses! Like this vast Victorian vicarage with glorious grounds in a Somerset village not far from England's smallest city of Wells.

    • Blooming marvellous

      From fashionista at American Vogue to a muddy field in Somerset – no wonder Georgie Newbery's flowers are cut above gorgeous

  • Wellbeing
    • Release your inner diva!

      In the hands of the Divine Divas, you don't have to be skinny, young or super confident about your body to look Muddy gorgeous – it's the ultimate makeover

    • Somerset’s super spas

      Make a 'to do' list: work your way around five of Somerset's best luxury spas.

  • World Cup Wonders

    Far be it from us to objectify the World Cup’s hottest footballers. Instead we’ve found you the smartest. Seriously!

    • 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

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