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  • Kingsdon Inn, Kingsdon

    Muddy says: Chocolate box 17th century thatched pub with a menu inspired by English comfort food and southern Italian cuisine – wild boar bolognaise, anyone?

  • Thermae Bath Spa

    Muddy says – six floors of sensational spa, natural thermal waters, a multi-sensory wellness suite, and a rooftop pool with views of the city. Say no more.

  • Cheddar Gorge & Caves

    Muddy says: Cheddar Gorge-ous more like, with wildlife and views up on the cliff top; awesome rock formations and evidence of prehistoric humans down in the caves

  • Melissa Hill Home Styling

    Muddy says – this Taunton-based interiors expert will help you create a beautiful space to live in or launch your home onto the market with a bang

  • The Barn

    Muddy says – cutting edge treatments, state-of-the-art products, holistic therapies and luxurious rustic retreat, all rolled into one at this beauty salon in Somerset's Mendip Hills

  • Bath Boutique Stays

    Muddy says – the best way to discover a city is to live like a local; a local living in a gorgeous luxury house or apartment slap bang in the middle of the coolest part of town, that is.

  • Channel Adventure

    Muddy says – all kinds of exciting activities on the sea, on rivers and on dry land – from stand-up paddleboarding to moonlit runs – for kids of all ages and adults

  • Averys Wine Merchant

    Muddy says – Bored of supermarket plonk and feel like you’re grown-up enough to get a bit more knowledgeable about what you’re filling your wine o’clock with? Follow us…

  • Longleat

    Muddy says – Could this be the very best family day out in the whole of Wilts? Yup, we reckon so!

  • Settlers Stores

    Muddy says – it's tweed, readers, but not as we know it: this is bespoke, luxury Scottish tweed teamed with rich velvets, denim and vibrant African print

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