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Original Wild

Muddy says: Paddle boarding, SUP (stand up paddle boarding), canoeing, kayaking, climbing or abseiling in the centre of Bath and around with your family, friends – even your dog!

Adventure days

Safe and Sound Shooting

Muddy says: Family-run clay pigeon shooting and more for the whole family – kids, teens, adult novices and experts – near Pensford, just outside Bristol

Clay pigeon shooting

The B&B Doctor

Muddy says: Thinking about running your own B&B? Caroline Nolder, the UK's leading B&B consultant and experienced B&B owner, will tell you everything you need to know


Mill on the Brue Outdoor Activity Centre

Muddy says: thrill-seeking activities in 25 acres of fields, woods and river valley in Bruton. With thoughful instructors, an holistic approach and environmentally aware – this must be the best outdoor centre in the UK

Activity days

Spark Serenity

Muddy says: this professional de-clutterer and organiser – and KonMari consultant – will come and help sort out your home, your workplace and even, maybe, your life.


Lodestone Property

Muddy says: 21st century estate agents: proactive, responsive, with unparalleled local knowledge and offering a truly personalised service

Estate agents

Piers Keating Restoration

Muddy says – with over 30 years in the restoration and conservation business, Piers can restore almost any piece of furniture to its former splendid glory.

Furniture restoration

Grand bedroom with ornate furniture with Wells Cathedral through the large window

Swan Hotel, Wells

Muddy says: This 4-star independent hotel has been in the Michelin Guide since 1911, has over 100 gins in the bar – and one of the best views in the whole of the West Country.


Bride with floral headdress

Amber Pritchard at Little Thatch Florist

Muddy says: Amber creates stunning innovative flowers for every occasion.


Emily Fairweather Photography

Muddy says: Award-winning photographer Emily Fairweather specialises in natural and fun images of families and children in vivid colour and striking black and white, as well as stunning natural photographs of weddings in a unique and personal style.


Postscript Frome

Postscript is one of the most exciting new indies in one of the best indie towns in Somerset, offering an exciting and developing blend of traditional and high end stationery and print services together with an invigorating craft section.


Deborah Johnson Photography

Muddy says: 15 years' experience as a professional photographer under her belt, makes her the ideal person to approach with your photographic assignments


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