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Days out

  • Beach day! Seaside trips that are doable from Bucks & Oxon

    We may live in a landlocked region but we can still make it to the beach within three hours! Here are our favourite day trips now the sun has arrived - grab your flip flops and get ready to rise at dawn.

  • The best lidos, splash pools and inflatable parks

    It's hot hot hot out there. But Muddy knows all the coolest places - in both senses. Here's our pick of local lidos and fun parks. Dive in...

  • Where to pick your own in Bucks & Oxon

    Grab your straw hat and wicker basket: it's summer in England, which means it's time to PYO. From sumptuous strawberries to green veg to blooming bouquets, here's where to pick 'em.

  • The Chilterns: epic family days out & mini-breaks

    Hey, we've got an AONB on our doorstep, so let's make the most of it! From adventures with animals to timeless traditions, here's what to do in the Chilterns this summer.

  • The Muddy insider guide to Milton Keynes

    Officially a city as of June 2022, this 1960s vision of roundabouts and green space has far more to it than meets the eye. Read on for the best places to eat, sleep, drink and more in MK.

  • Your bang-up-to-date insider guide to Oxford

    Staycationing this spring? Then you'll be needing Muddy's amazing insider guide to the city of dreaming spires, including the tourist classics and hipster hangouts.

  • 16 lovely light trails in Bucks, Oxon, and beyond

    You glow, girl! At least, you will at one of these fabulously festive light trails to visit within an hour and a half of home. Scarf on, boots strapped: let's admire some twinkling.

  • 10 free things to do this summer

    On a budget? A bit of insider knowledge (open gardens, cultural gems, where to play sports...) is all you need. Don't miss these 10 free things to do this summer in Bucks, Oxon, and beyond.

  • 50 best things to do within 2 hours of home

    Are you ready to (gasp) leave your local area? From safari parks and city skylines to Europe's tallest high ropes, here are the 50 best outdoors things to do within 2 hours of Bucks and Oxon.

  • Oodles of Boodles!

    Ah Boodles, how I love you. Not just for the jewels and champers (though frankly it all helps). But also because Djokovic is playing his only pre-Wimbledon tennis tournament here. Book quick!

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