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  • Vegan Spa Star

    Anyone else dreaming of a Spa Day? Want to leave your body glowing and your conscience clean? Read our review of the Vegan Spa Day at Cowley Manor and C-Side Spa.

  • 6 of the best… candle subscriptions

    Ooooh, something smells lovely! These clever candle subscriptions make a thoughtful winter gift (even if it's for yourself - shhhhh, we won't tell).

  • J’adore/ J’abhor

    Feeling it for 2020's New Year's Resolutions or think they're a total waste of time? Muddy ed-in-chief Hero and HQ staffer Nancy duke it out.

  • Check-in for a 2020 Super-spa break

    I'll tell you what I want, what I really really want... a massage, mani and Jacuzzi please, and make it snappy.

    • Winter walks, jaunts and pubs!

      Climbing the walls with this cold weather? It's time for walkies! Here's where the Muddy Glos team will be running for the hills this winter

    • The dreamiest day off ever?

      When was the last time you had a 5 star luxury spa day? Too bloody long ago, I'd hazard! We sent author Clover Stroud to try The Langley and she nearly didn't ever come home.

    • Ready to get your zen on?

      From the physical benefits to the emotional ones, there are many reasons to practice yoga – Muddy picks the brains of Stroud Yoga Space's Rachel Mellish to find out why

    • Ready for winter? Ready for Pilates?

      When all you want to do is crawl under the duvet and hide from winter, Lucy Whitehead from One Grove in Cheltenham persuades us that Pilates is the way to fitness, energy and winter wellbeing

    • #InLoveWithLocal

      We're all for shopping at local indies at Muddy and we know you are too - step away from Amazon and read on for how together we can turn this impulse into a bonafide movement. Get involved!

    • Have you tried pilates?

      It can make you feel relaxed, elated and get you into seriously fit shape - so what's stopping you?

    • Spa time!

      Summer's over, we've all gone back to work and, quite frankly, I'm in need of a spa day. Who's with me? Here's the Muddy guide of the best pamper spots across the Muddy counties. 

    • Hunters Moon

      Feeling the need to unwind? Want to support a stylish local UK business? Strike a light and relax as hard as you can with these recycled, vegan candles from Oxon-based Hunters Moon.

    • How to be happy in 2019

      New Year, new chance to give yourself a great big shot of positive energy with one of these 28 inspirational ideas.

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