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  • A boutique masterpiece

    The Artist Residence in the hamlet of South Leigh, Oxfordshire with its slick styling and cleverly chosen art, is a welcome antidote to traditional Cotswolds inns. Muddy loves.

  • Special Muddy hotel deal!

    January getting you down? Hey, book a holiday! We've snaffled some brilliant Muddy extras for stays at Luxury Family Hotels if you book before 31 Jan. Read on for three reasons to be very cheerful.

  • Out-of-Season Scilly with Kids

    Cornwall meets the Caribbean on this unspoilt archipelago just 28 miles from Land's End. Here are my top tips for visiting with the family in 2019.

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    The Porch House, Stow

    We came, we ate, and we loved the gorgeous exterior, romantic nooks and roomy spaces of The Porch House, Stow.

  • Sheep on Sheep Street

    This Stow-on-the-Wold hotel, restaurant and bar looks like a period drama on the outside – and on inside the scene is set for stylish, urbanite fun.

  • What’s the Cotswolds vibe?

    Love the Cotswolds? Here's our guide to our favourite Cotwolds market towns, and where to stay when you visit

    • Winter boltholes

      Pack that overnighter and give yourself the break you deserve, with 37 curated cosy breaks across the Muddy counties.

    • Girls’ weekend getaways

      Try these 30 awesome spas, inns, bars and retreats across the Muddy counties and reconnect with your bezzies in style.

      • Cotswold House Hotel

        This boutique townhouse hotel in Chipping Campden gives its country house cousins a run for their money.

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        Helen Browning’s Royal Oak

        Homespun charm, yummy, wholesome food and dreamy rooms to overnight in, there is NOTHING not to like here!

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