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Kids

  • School holidays ahoy!

    Feral kids? Check. Valium? Check. All you need now is the Muddy Top 10 child-friendly days out in Bucks & Oxon!

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    Go Ape with your kids

    Trying to get your techno-obsessed kids 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!

  • Splash! 6 outdoor swimming spots

    You might just have noticed that it's a bit hot out there. So it's a good time to dive into our guide to the best open water swimming locations in Bucks and Oxon. Just kindly refrain from bombing, running or petting please!

  • 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.

  • Best summer holiday courses for kids

    Organised what to do with your kids over the next 8 weeks? Oops! Never fear, Muddy has your back with our timely guide to the best kids courses. Book em in pronto!

  • 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.

  • Jacob’s Plough, Bicester

    Best-selling crime writer Sharon Bolton turns her forensic eye to this stylish, family-friendly pub in Bicester. Finger print brush and evidence bags at the ready, she's going in...

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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.

  • Need a seaside fix? Six great beach daytrips in under 3 hours

    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. Just don't forget the sunscreen, lobster face!

  • Jump to it!

    Fancy sky-diving without the risk to life and limb? Muddy heads to iFLY in Milton Keynes for the ultimate VR experience. Trust me, your kids will LOVE it.

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