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  • Waddesdon Wonder

    Just back from the press launch of Christmas Carnival at Waddesdon Manor and I'm telling ya, it's a total winner. Check out the show!

  • 10 Autumn pubs with walks

    Is there anything better than a beautiful Autumnal walk that ends in a pub lunch? (spoiler alert: NO). Here's my starter for 10 if you want to stroll and scoff your way across Bucks & Oxon.

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    Go Ape with your kids

    Trying to get your techno-obsessed kids to look up at the world? Muddy's Sarah o'Hanlon does one better and sends her three teens high into the tree tops at Go Ape in Black Park. Guess what? They LOVED it!

  • West End Kids

    Heading to the Big Smoke this summer hols? Put your feet up while you keep the little people entertained with our pick of the best kids' theatre in town.

  • The best open air theatres

    Go on, breathe in the culture! The Bard, Jane Austen, Lewis Carroll and Edith Nesbit get the outdoor theatre treatment in some of the loveliest locations in Bucks & Oxon this summer. Don't forget your picnic...

  • Make a splash!

    Hey hot stuff! Bit sweaty? Break out the Muddy bikini, we’re diving in. Read on for the best outdoor water fun in our 'hood.

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    Wicker basket packed?

    On the back of National Picnic Week we're scoffing scotch eggs and heading off to Bucks & Oxon's 20 top picnic spots.

  • Six great beach daytrips

    No plans for a sunny day? Get thee to the beach - it's nearer than you think. Here are our six favourites, all doable from landlocked Oxon and Bucks.

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