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    12 Perfect picnic spots for you and a pal

    Picnic spots are the HOTTEST social event to be seen at. We're now allowed to socialise with a +1 on a park bench with a picnic (whoo hoo!) so let's do it with style shall we? These supremo snacking spots come with stunning views and nearby cafes and pop-ups if you're packing light.

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    Superflashy Newsflash

    What's hot on the block this month? Look no further than your Superflashy Newsflash ... your resident Muddy newshound has been on patrol and we have some great stuff for you this month. Read on not to miss out ...

  • 48 Mother’s Day afternoon teas that deliver

    Can't give mum a hug? This is a close second: tiny sandwiches, a lot of clotted cream, and an optional bottle of fizz. Here are the 48 best afternoon teas for delivery and takeaway around the country.

  • 40 of the best indie coffee roasters

    Can't function without your morning brew? Try one of these delicious artisan blends, from indie coffee roasters across the Muddy counties, to kickstart your day with a caffeine boost. 

  • The 20 best beachside eats

    Make the most of the British summer at one of our Muddy-recommended coastal eateries. Napkin at the ready? Let's do this!

  • The Cricklade Club

    Want to feel like you’re at home but with better food and no clearing up? Get yourself down to this new culinary hotspot in Wilts.

  • 31 Below, Marylebone

    You can keep Oxford, Bond and Kensington - it's Marylebone High Street and its new watering hole, 31 Below, all the way for me!

  • February’s Best Eats

    Been caning the credit card? Then swanky dinner dates are probably off the menu this month. Cue the Muddy-approved cheap, chic dining spots.

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    Foodie flash!!

    Elasticated trousers on, here are the latest, greatest food happenings near you, as brought to you by the nosiest blogger around!

  • Swim. Eat. Spa

    A lazy swim in a turquoise infinity pool, followed by a glass of wine and some delish tapas. Sound good to you? Thought so. Then pop yourself over to Bristol’s quirky, fabulous Bristol Lido.

  • Monty & Mabel’s

    Popping over the border, Wiltshire's first doggy cafe is absolutely.… wait for it… the cat's whiskers. Muddy Wiltshire's Joanna sniffs it out.

  • Vinnie’s Eatery

    This new plant-based restaurant in Cheltenham has breezy Vancouver style and food that tastes so damned fine you'd never know it was good for you.

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