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Finalists

You’ve voted, we’ve counted (and counted, and counted, and counted…) and the Muddy Awards Finals, in association with Healthily and our local partner Lightfoots Solicitors, are LIVE! 

A massive THANK YOU for taking the time to support your awesome local businesses this year – over 500,000 of you nominated in the first round of the Awards and, frankly, the response has blown our socks off. And, whilst we wish every brilliant business nominated could make it through, there can only be five finalists in each category and it’s up to you to decide who wins the coveted Regional Award. Each Regional winner will also be considered for the first ever National Muddy Awards to find the ‘best of the best’ across all 28 Muddy counties – so there’s even more reason to show your support this year! 

The Awards close on 15 June 2022 at 5pm – so if there’s a business you love, make sure you VOTE!

OK, you want to see who made it through? Course you do! Meet your worthy Bucks & Oxon Finalists:

ART GALLERY 

Ayres House Studios (Wallingford)
Turville Studios (Turville)
Albion Fields (Little MIlton)
Darl-e and the Bear (Woodstock)
Jessie’s Art Shed (Eynsham)

BAR

Soirée (Walllingford) 
The Market Cellar Door (Oxford)
Grapes & Tomatoes (Carterton)
Angels Cocktail Bar (Oxford)
The Manor (Aylesbury)

BEAUTY SALON

Cecily Medi Spa (Marlow)
Peppermint Lime (Watlington)
Mulberry’s (Beaconsfield)
Twelve the Green (Chalfont St Giles)
With Love Liberty (Buckingham)

BOOKSHOP

Mostly Books (Abingdon)
Gulp Fiction (Oxford)
The Wallingford Bookshop (Wallingford) 
The Book House (Thame)
Marlow Bookshop (Marlow) 

BOUTIQUE STAY

The Wild Rabbit (Kingham)
Vanbrugh House Hotel (Oxford)
The Five Arrows (Waddesdon)
The Highway Inn (Burford)
The Crown (Woodstock)

BRIDAL STORE

Lisa Carrington Couture (Milton Keynes)
Pure Couture (Beaconsfield)
Anna MacDonald (Thame)
White Lace & Butterflies (Great Missenden)
Ellie Sanderson (Beaconsfield) 

CAFÉ

Chiltern Velo (Chesham)
The Old Shed (Charlbury)
No 25 (Benson)
Colombia Coffee Roasters (Oxford) 
Barn Kitchen (Prestwood)

CHILDREN’S BUSINESS

Amazing TeePees (Wantage)
Atticus & Hope (Henley)
Calm Little Minds (High Wycombe)
We Are Pop (Banbury)
House of Fun (Oxford)

DAY SPA 

The Langley (Iver)
Kubu Spa (Henley)
Bicester Hotel & Spa (Bicester)
The Old Dairy Retreat (Upper Heyford)
Bodhi Tree Spa (Gerrards Cross)

DESTINATION PUB

The Angel at Burford (Burford)
The Oarsman (Marlow) 
The Boxing Hare (Swerford)
The Red Lion (Northmoor)
The Carpenter’s Arms (Burford)

FAMILY ATTRACTION 

The Cotswold Wildlife Park (Burford)
The Oxfordshire Museum (Woodstock)
Ninja Warrior UK (Milton Keynes)
The Story Museum (Oxford)
Tumblestone Hollow (Stonor)

FARMSHOP/DELI

Pavilion Fine Foods (Henley)
Blue Tin Produce (Ipsden)
Wells Farm Shop (Abingdon)
Kitchen Food Co (Oxford)
Peterley Manor Farm (Prestwood)

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR 

Vivienne Rounsley (Abingdon)
Rhys Jenkins (Bicester)
Becci Allen (Haddenham)
Will Stallwood (Bisham)
Jenny Rudak (Amersham)

FLORIST 

The Thatched Florist (Aylesbury)
Velvet & Blooms (Henley)
Foxglove Studios (Marlow)
Victoria Jane (Burnham)
Studio 39 (Hazlemere)

HAIR SALON

Headonist (Milton Keynes)
Marc Antoni (Henley) 
Dorata (Marlow)
Brendan O’Sullivan (Amersham)
Evri One Salon (Woodstock)

HOTEL/INN

The Old Bank Hotel (Oxford)
The Relais (Henley)
Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons (Great Milton) 
The Langley (Iver)
The Randolph Hotel (Oxford)

JEWELLER

Stella & Wolf (Chesham)
Wendy Penrose Jewellery (Shiplake)
Boo Contemporary Jewellery (Olney)
Fullard Fine Jewellery (Marlow)
Charlotte Berry Jewellery (East Hendred)

LIFESTYLE STORE

Hebe Homestore (Wantage) 
Norsk Living (Haddenham)
Sara Hughes (Marlow)
The Shop (Witney)
Thomas Tyrrell (Prestwood)

LOCAL FOOD/DRINK PRODUCER

Abingdon Distillery (Abingdon)
Blossom Sweet Cakes (Hughenden)
Cranston Pickles (Oxford)
Flour & Fold (Faringdon)
The Orange Bakery (Watlington)

NEW LIFESTYLE START-UP

Kobe Steakhouse (Milton Keynes)
Old Sun Rum (High Wycombe)
Table 13 (Wheatley)
Kitchen Food Co (Oxford)
Django’s Smokehouse (Didcot)

PHOTOGRAPHER 

Poppy Carter (Aylebury)
Imogen Florence Photography (Oxford)
Megan Daisy (Henley)
Laura Witherden Photography (High Wycombe)
Megan Guard (Thame)

RESTAURANT 

Orwell’s (Binfield Heath)
Pluma (Amersham)
The Alice (Oxford)
Artichoke (Amersham)
Five Little Pigs (Wallingford)

SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS

FourState (Marlow)
Non Plastic Beach (South Stoke)
The Pantry At 51 (Prestwood)
Oxford Wood Recycling (Abingdon)
Nephele Bags (Bicester)

THEATRE/ ARTS VENUE 

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre (Aylesbury)
New Theatre (Oxford)
The Arches (Olney)
Wycombe Swan (High Wycombe)
Chipping Norton Theatre (Chipping Norton)

WEDDING VENUE 

Horwood House (Little Horwood)
Oxford Town Hall (Oxford)
Dorney Court (Dorney)
Hedsor House (Hedsor)
The Dairy at Waddesdon Manor (Waddesdon)

WOMEN’S FASHION STORE 

Fabric (Amersham)
Minox (Oxford) 
Un Dimanche a Paris (Marlow)
The Forge (Wendover)
Heidi & Hudson (Gerrards Cross)

YOGA/PILATES STUDIO 

Pila Yoga (Marlow)
GM Yoga (Bourne End)
Grace & Gravity (Wallingford) 
The Yoga Barn (Charlton)
The Pilates House (Aston Clinton)

VOTE HERE

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