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    Muddy goes alpaca trekking

    Combine a pack of camelids with the prettiest villages in the Cotswolds and what do you get? The coolest experience this side of Peru. Muddy Glos Editor Sophie swapped heels for hooves for a morning's alpaca trekking.

  • woman in leaves

    10 Awesome autumn walks

    Hot chocolate by the gallon, cosy woollen scarves and scrunchy leaves beneath your wellies ... hello autumn! Little compares with an autumnal walk. Read on for the best places to go for a colour-popping stroll.

  • surfing

    Review of The Wave – Muddy goes surfing

    Fancy catching some waves without a five-hour traffic jam to get there? Then head to The Wave in Bristol - the narliest surf this side of Melbourne. Wannabe surfer Muddy Glos & Worcs Editor Sophie went along to road test the riptide.

  • field

    20 wonderful Spring walks

    It's National Walking Month! Sling on your boots, pack the flask, and get a much needed boost on one of our wonderful walks near you.

  • man woman

    7 steps to better sleep

    You've downed a chamomile tea, ignored your phone for an hour and mentally shoved your 900th sheep over a gate - but still can't get to sleep. Sound familiar? Time to pandemic-proof your sleep, with our guide to getting some Z's during lockdown.

  • woman bra

    8 of the best… bras for running

    Running the one thing keeping you sane? Just for you we've rounded up (er, excuse the pun) the best high support running bras - all perfect for your daily exercise hit.

  • 8 of the best… bras for running

    Running the one thing keeping you sane? Just for you we've rounded up (er, excuse the pun) the best high support running bras - all perfect for your daily exercise hit.

  • The coolest biking gear for lockdown miles

    Unleash your inner cyclista with our roundup of the best kit to wear on your daily cycle. Let's go!

  • couple kissing

    Top tips on love in a Corona climate

    The confinement we're experiencing right now can make even the most rock-solid of relationships creak. Read on for our expert guide on how to keep love (and lust) going.

  • Gotta Have It

    Planning a garden Easter egg hunt? Better hide this one from the kids - it's the UK's first Cannabis Easter Egg. Ready, steady, munchy!

  • 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).

  • Working (out) from home: 5 on-demand exercise classes

    Tear your eyes away from Netflix and get moving with these streaming fitness classes. No excuses now!

  • Pamper day? Four luxe London wellbeing destinations

    Feeling frazzled? London day trips aren't just for shopping/drinking/sightseeing - get thee to the city for a turbo-charged wellbeing fix.

  • Three bonkers wellbeing trends for 2020

    Will you be, um, honouring your vagina this year?

  • Six of the best walks and pubs

    Great walks and great pubs for winter – and they're equally good for spring, summer and autumn. That's your Sundays sorted!

  • 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

  • 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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