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  • 12 best afternoon teas in Cambs

    It’s National Afternoon Tea week and to celebrate here’s our round-up of the best places to scoff scones in Cambridgeshire

    • The best brunch in town

      The most lipsmackingly indulgent meal of the day and we have 47 of the best ones to tempt you with, from vegan to full English, flat white to green detox. Just add friends and a hangover.

    • The 20 best beachside eats

      Make the most of the British summer at one of our Muddy-recommended coastal eateries. Napkin at the ready? Let's do this!

    • 46 stunning summer pubs

      Fancy sipping a cold one in a pretty al fresco pub with friends or fam? Here are the best of the bunch across the Muddy counties.

    • The Green Man, Thriplow

      This community-owned village pub 8 miles south of Cambridge has it all with its own micro farm, a dizzying array of craft ales and - oh joy! - a free taxi service at the end of the night.

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Making plans? Find your perfect Pub, Inn, Hotel, Café, Restaurant or Bar across the Muddy counties.

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  • 40 Quirky Stays for Summer

    Fancy an escape that’s a leetle bit different? From yurts to lodges, shepherd’s huts to helicopters (not even joking!), the Muddy editors have pulled together the most charming, unusual escapes across 21 counties. Book in once you’ve taken your jaw off the floor.

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  • Gotta Have It: Slogan T-Shirts

    Too busy to say it yourself? Lacking the vocab to express your feelings after a long day battling spreadsheets or sprogs? Let a classic slogan T do it for you.

    • Gotta Have It

      A chic, sexy, stylish... suitcase? Yep, really. Meet the cult luggage brand that's flying high this summer. Check it out before you check it in.

    • J’adore/ J’abhor

      So, what's the hot topic currently creating emotional fracking by the office water cooler? This week - velcro sandals!

  • Best kids’ movies this summer

    With the weather a bit unpredictable, it’s a good week for a cinema trip. It’ll keep ’em quiet for a couple of hours while you have a sneaky snooze, right?

    • The top 10 books of the summer

      Don't pack your suitcase or load up your Kindle until you've read this! Muddy's books editor Kerry has picked the 10 best books to get stuck into on holiday.

    • Music festivals in Cambs and beyond – book now!

      It's time to get the hunter wellies and cut off shorts out and head to your nearest muddy field to sing-a-long to your favourite music acts. Here’s our pick of the best summer festivals, both local and slightly further afield. Race you to the front!

    • Awesome books you’ll want in your suitcase

      June's best new books are a corking bunch, including Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert's breathtaking new novel. Check out Kerry Potter's reviews - and then win the whole lot!

    • The best open air cinemas across Cambs

      No-one goes to the actual pictures anymore! These days it's all about taking your chances with the Great British weather and watching your favourite movie stars under the stars

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    • Waitrose gin tasting? We’re in!

      Brand new, this service from Waitrose combines our favourite things - gin, friends and hanging out at home. See how Muddy's Ed-in-Chief, Hero Brown, got on and book up pronto this summer, it's a blast!

    • Property Flirt

      Take a snoop round this modern masterpiece in Ely. The question is: can you guess the price?

    • Run for the hills!

      Actually don't just yet - let me tell about these brilliantly inspiring running books first to motivate you to pull on your trainers. Plus, fun local races to sign up for!

    • The UK’s Top 9 super spas

      I'll tell you what I want, what I really really want... a massage, mani and Jacuzzi please, and make it snappy. I'll put on the fluffy white robe and assume the position.

  • Muddy meets Nik Kershaw

    Nik Kershaw is laconic, laid-back, and *very very* funny – read on for his views on Live Aid, embarrassing his kids, the Let’s Rock the Moor pecking order and (OMG) being a grandfather!

    • Muddy meets Tom Kerridge…

      ... and talks Pub in the Park, which kicks off over the border in Herts in Sept, and work life balance issues - yup, he has them too!

    • Muddy meets Terry

      Cheer up Terry, you're on Muddy Stilettos! We met the ska legend for a chat about The Special's new album, tour and what's on Terry's playlist. And guess what, he's coming to Cambridge.

    • MUDDY MEETS SHAPPI….

      ...Shappi Khorsandi on her new Skittish Warrior tour that is coming to Cambridge THIS WEEKEND, get your tickets now!

    • Enjoy your trip, Naomi?

      Check out this bizarre but visually brilliant short film by legend Nick Knight starring La Campbell. One hell of a way to promote a hotel! Whaddya think of it?

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