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Kids Outdoors

  • Day at the beach, anyone?

    The sun's making an appearance this weekend (at long last) so we're thinking impromptu, socially-distanced daytrip to the coast. Who's in?

  • Splash! 9 outdoor swimming spots

    It's getting hot in here, so take off all your clothes! Now dive into our guide to the best open water swimming locations in Bucks and Oxon. Just kindly refrain from bombing, running or petting please.

  • Muddy’s best winter walks

    Wrap up warm and go in search of your own winter wonderland! Here's where the Muddy team will be striding across Bucks & Oxon.

  • Get yer skates on!

    Ice ice baby! Nothing like a whizz around a rink to make you feel festive (followed by a mulled wine obvs). We've rounded up the best ones for your skating pleasure.

  • Outdoor learning rules

    Today’s kids spend half the amount of time playing outside per week than their parents did. Read these 5 ways to harness outdoor learning from Chandlings head Christine Cook and brandish them at your school office!

  • If you go down to the woods today…

    ...you're sure of a big surprise. Namely these luxury self-catering cabins, complete with a Muddy discount. Fancy a little break?

  • Summer hols saviours!

    Desperately seeking summer holiday activities for your little darlings? The good news is there's loads going on and you're not too late. Sporty, arty or just plain feral, we've got something to suit all tastes.

  • Summer’s best outdoor theatre

    From Shakespeare to Dickens to Austen and beyond, there's an al fresco production for everyone this season. Bring your brolly, a sense of humour and a sneaky bottle of Pimm's and enjoy.

  • No more couch potato kids

    Overstretched parents, tech-addicted kids and, shockingly, exercise levels dropping from the age of seven - what can be done to help children get moving again?

  • HALF TERM 2017 – Outdoor fun for families

    Want to get the kids off their devices and into the fresh air? Here’s my pick of the best local heritage properties, gardens and grounds. National Trust options At Stowe Landscape Gardens (above)  near Buckingham, there’s a fun take on their kids’ trails with different choices for kids to make: will they pick the naughty path, the path […]

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