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  • 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!

  • 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

  • Spring Cleaning for the Soul

    It's autumn, and it's the perfect time to look after yourself with these inspirational wellbeing retreats, courses, spas and festivals in Glos and Wilts

  • 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.

  • How’s your social life?

    Fancy a new gym/spa/membership club combo in the oh-so-smartest country hotel? We've got it sorted.

    • woman yoga

      10 unlikely benefits of yoga

      Flexibility, mindfulness, relaxation, strength – yeah, yeah, we all know yoga does that, but what about these health perks?

    • woman in 1970s retro tracksuit on race track about to sprint

      Let’s get physcial!

      Don't worry we haven't recreated THAT Olivia Newton John video. But we have tested out the best sportswear around.

      • Hot to trot!

        Make your fitness resolutions stick! This sportswear is so damned nice you’ll want to strut around (er, exercise) in it 24/7!

      • two women on Reformer Pilates

        Pilates power

        It gives you ballerina grace, turbo boosts your body and mind, and can roll back the years. Why it's time to take up Pilates!

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