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  • Cool down with 15% off Forest Holidays

    Beautifully-appointed, luxury cabins for families set in stunning Forestry Commission woodland in the most stunning parts of the UK. And… breathe.

    • Packing clever

      Professional holiday packer Natasha Musson's hot top tips for getting everything you need in that suitcase

    • Best UK beach cottages

      Tired. Sick of working. Dreaming of the beach. Yup, it’s time to book the Great British Coastal Escape and we’ve done all the hard work for you.

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    And finally….

    To round off the Muddy Stilettos Awards 2017: a very pink Winners’ Drinks bash at The Castle Hotel in Taunton.

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    30 QUIRKY STAYS IN THE UK

    Luxe break? Heritage holiday rental? Or is it all about the location? For pure fun value, little can beat a really quirky stay.

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    7 English wine facts

    English Sparkling Wine is the new champers, it’s official. So what better time to get stuck in. Chateau Walthamstow? It has got a ring!

    • Beetroot carpaccio salad

      Impress your guests with this pretty summer salad, courtesy of the chef at The Red Lion Inn...

    • Property Flirt

      Release your inner estate agent and guess the price of this period town house with contemporary features, glorious walled garden– and studio annex

  • Wellbeing
    • 7 REASONS TO DO PILATES

      It can make you feel relaxed, elated and get you into seriously fit shape - so what's stopping you?

    • STAYING POWER

      How to keep going when you want to give up. Bath and Wells-based personal trainer Zita Alves explains how

  • JOE SWIFT’S APRIL GARDEN JOBS

    TV presenter, author and gardener Joe Swift is coming to Somerset to reveal how a guitar strumming yoof became one of the UK’s top garden designers (and maker of superb meringues). That’s in his one man show ‘A man about the garden’.I asked him what I should be doing in my own terribly overgrown garden at this time of year.

    • SOMERSET OLYMPIAN HELPS MUDDY OFF THE SOFA

      Meet one of the UK's top female rugby players, Somerset-born Danielle Waterman...

    • MUDDY MEETS: TOYAH WILLCOX

      Muddy Stilettos has been hanging out with the stars (excuse me while I douse myself in a Guinness World Record sized pinch of salt) - and this particular one is performing in Bridgwater this month.

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