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    12 Celeb businesses in Glos – go star spotting!

    Ever wondered what celebs get up to in their spare time? Well, as it happens, several run successful businesses in Cheltenham and Gloucester. We've scouted out the cream of the crop, check out these entrepreneurial stars on your doorstep.

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    Insider guide: 11 best indie sipping spots

    Love a sundowner in the sunshine? Cheltenham and Gloucester have put themselves firmly on the map for top class taprooms, distilleries and artisan tipple-ries. Check out our insider guide to the best places to take your tankard this summer.

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    Better than socks! 12 Father’s Day experiences

    Can't bear to buy the man in your life yet another aftershave? Pick up one of these days out in Glos & Worcs instead, from husky dog trekking to Michelin-style dining and the Red Devils - you'll get mega brownie points (and hopefully an invite…)

  • Think you know your local gems? Try our hitlist…

    Culture, eating out, shopping, things to do, beauty, fitness... here's your super-local guide to the Muddy Awards 2022 finalists in your area. See who's in your area.

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    16 Best veggie eats in Glos & Worcs

    It's National Vegetarian Week! Whether you're a veggie, vegan or just v-curious? Get your local healthy fix at one of these foodie joints that put the plant-based front and centre and pack a punch on flavour.

  • Fabulous foodie trail in the Forest of Dean

    Foodies rejoice! We have something that will really get you drooling. The Delicious Dean Tastebuds Trail is a culinary itinerary which takes you on a gastro-fabulous ride through the Forest of Dean. Who knew it was a hotbed of artisan produce? Here's the secret map.

  • 20 Beautiful pub gardens

    Head for the best sipping spots in the shires with our curated pick of the best pub gardens. From rustic retreats to Ibiza-vibe terraces.

  • Review: Wild Thyme & Honey, Ampney Crucis

    Cotswolds corker! Brand new for this year and showing all the honey-stoned charms you'd expect of an historic 16th century inn (with some multi-million pound mod-cons), read on and book in. You'll love it.

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    Bottoms up! 8 Best bottle shops

    Bored of guzzling the same old Pinot Grigio? Meet the hip new bottle shops. Booze shops of yore have had a reboot; pick up a Pinot, feisty new gin or crafty beer at one of these bespoke bottle boutiques. Here's our hand-picked guide to the 8 best in Glos & Worcs.

  • Review: The Hare & Hounds, nr Newbury

    A little bit of country, a little bit of rock 'n' roll. The Hare and Hounds is a boutique inn with 30 stylish rooms, fuss-free food and a focus on fun - Muddy Berkshire editor Rachel checks in.

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    20 Ways to say I love you on Mother’s Day

    Treating your mum? Hope to be treated yourself? Either way, we have some brilliant ideas to spoil the lady in your life on 27th March. From afternoon tea set to a grand piano to glorious gardens, cool classes and a mamas & mimosas spa day (ooo!). Find some lady-shaped fun here.

  • 52 roasts with the most across the Muddy counties

    Why bother basting potatoes with goose fat when this lot do it so much better? Grab your gang and head to one of these gorgeous gastropubs across the Muddy counties.

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