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  • Gettin’ hitched?

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  • Superflashy newsflash!

    If it's going down in Somerset – or ever so slightly beyond – we're going to know about it. Now you are too!

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

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      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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      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!

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