What’s on in Essex this August?
The social calendar’s full and celebrating summer! From sunset theatre and street festivals to chilled vibes in the vines, here’s what’s on locally this month.
Best pick your own farms in Essex
It’s peak PYO season, so grab your straw hat and wicker basket, and take your pick from this bunch of fruity farmsteads.
Where to get your water sports fix this summer
When the heat’s on, it’s time to hit the water. Keen to take the plunge and try something new? Here's some of the county’s best hobbies to dive straight into…
Muddy review: Amy Gordon Skin Clinic and Beauty Boutique
Now’s the time to blitz sun spots and wrinkles so you can ring Christmas in, blemish-free. I hit the Amy Gordon Skin Clinic in Colchester’s North Hill to test out its cutting edge Crystal Clear Elite Frozen Facial.
All that glitters! Bonkers sequin tote bags
Lockdown uniform of jogging bottoms and tatty T losing its appeal? Time to get some sparkle back. First step: this bag from Maldon native Anya Hindmarch.
The parent’s guide to surviving exam results…
...because it's not just the kids who will be bricking it on the GCSE and A level results days this year, right?
The Muddy Insider Guide to Cornwall
Planning a trip to Cornwall this summer? Our curated guide is packed with in-the-know tips and up-to-date openings. Just add flipflops and sunshine.
And the Best Place to Live in Essex is…
A historic market town with pretty streets, independent boutiques, cosy pubs and an easy commute to London got the most votes from our readers.
The Muddy Stilettos guide to hangover cures
Socialising is back (and so are the hangovers). From gravy granules to cold lager, we asked some Muddy hell-raisers for their emergency remedies.
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