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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 8 of the best cheap eats in Northants

    Feeling the January pinch but desperate to get out of the house and sack off being a slave to the stove? We've cherry picked 8 of the most bargainatious local eateries to keep you smiling.

  • Eat the rainbow! The best vegan food in Northants.

    Vegan curious? Sticking to a mostly plant-based diet could be beneficial for your health and the environment, so we hear. Get your vegan fix at one of these brilliant foodie joints.

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    How to ace Christmas lunch

    If the idea of laying on Christmas lunch for 16 extended family members and their multifarious dietary requirements brings you out in a cold sweat then fear not! We grilled top chef Sam Squires of Hibiscus for his top tips to save the spuds and your sanity.

  • Review: The Willow and Brook, Apethorpe

    This picturesque former pub has gone full gastro and is bursting with warmth and soul. We settled in for the evening to taste test the new winter menu.

  • 6 cosy roasts with the most in Northants

    Can't be bothered to baste potatoes with goose fat? I hear you. Instead grab your gang and head to one of these local gastropubs and let the experts do the hard work.

  • Your festive guide to the big smoke this Christmas

    Eat, drink, and be merry in the capital this festive season with our holly jolly hitlist. From glam pop-ups and glittering fairgrounds to cocktails and carols, here's the best of the best.

  • 10 of the best party venues in Northants

    Big do on the cards? Whether it's a family gathering, birthday bash, hen do, Christmas shindig or even a wedding, we've picked 10 of the most unique venues in Northants to wow your guests.

  • Insta-worthy places to eat in Northants

    Now we're all going out out, naturally we want to shout about it. Be the envy of your followers at these photogenic local hotspots where the backdrop is as good as the food.

  • Best beaches in the South & South West

    Heading south for the summer? Then you'll be needing our guide to the 18 best beaches including the inside line on the best activities, foodie joints and sundowner spots.

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    Spa review: Whittlebury Park Spa and Hotel

    Who doesn't deserve a spot of over-indulgent post-lockdown pampering? We checked in for the heavenly full works at Whittlebury Park's Spa and Hotel. And relaax.

  • Muddy review: The Walled Garden Feast at Lamport Hall

    Restaurants are all well and good, but luxe safari style dining is all the rage daahling, don't you know? We dropped in on the latest pop-up sensation in Lamport Hall's stunning walled garden to find out what all the fuss is about.

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    Valentine’s Day deliveries

    Holding out for a hero? No need, we've found you 9 noble knights in shining armour or, at the very least, in cardboard takeaway boxes, to inject some foodie romance into your Valentine's Day.

  • Launch review: The Pig, Harlyn Bay, Cornwall

    On its opening day, Muddy's ed-in-chief Hero Brown was the first to eat lunch at the brand new Pig hotel in Harlyn Bay (what a trooper!). So what was the verdict - and is it worth a trip to North Cornwall?

  • Restaurants with rooms

    Dreaming of a foodie getaway? We've scoured the Muddy counties for hotel stays with serious culinary credentials for when lock-down lifts. Tuck in.

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