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Kids Outdoors

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • Day at the beach, anyone?

    The sun has got his hat on (at long last) so we're thinking impromptu daytrip to the coast. Who's in?

  • Half term saviours

    Harassed parents, breathe! The hols are nearly here, but we know exactly to keep the kids entertained across Bucks & Oxon - from film courses and cookery days to the best theatre and days out.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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?

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