Muddy says: Rowing isn't a sport that many kids get to try, but a great sport for fitness as well as building confidence, determination and resilience, and these courses by OJRC aim to deliver on all counts.
Muddy says: Not only can you explore the museum's collection of local artefacts, enjoy their visiting exhibitions and get hands-on in the interactive Roald Dahl Gallery, you can now get married there too.
Muddy says: A fabulous compact museum all about Dahl and his famous characters, with a packed schedule of activities including storytelling and arts and crafts.
Muddy says: If you can't jet off to the mountains, try the next best thing at Snozone Milton Keynes where you can ski on real snow, have lessons or just go for fun. They'll even bring the snow to you for a snowy event or party.
Muddy says: A large site in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside for learning all-terrain driving plus corporate events and team building activities such as archery, quad biking, axe throwing and zorb football!
Muddy says: Not many activities that can involve a family from toddler through to teen and beyond, but the adrenaline-fuelled tree top adventure of Go Ape in the beautiful Black Park, south Bucks, is one of them.
Muddy says: An inclusive, friendly, go-the-extra-mile performing arts school for children and adults in Witney.
Muddy says: A sure-fire way to get 'em off the iPad, this epic obstacle course and festival is always a massive hit with kids.
Muddy says: Toddler groups at the village hall lost their lustre? We love the sound of Mini Professors, a fun, educational pre-school science class in Didcot, Wallingford and Abingdon.
Muddy says: Truly creative kid-approved parties featuring design-your-own rockets, witches brews and paint-your-own giant polar bears. Genius glue and glitter-filled gorgeousness.
Muddy says: Hoverboards, rocket launchers, dry ice, explosions: these kids' parties go off with a proper pop. Bonus points for the weird-science slime and sherbet to take home at the end.
Muddy says: A must for all die-hard Thomas the Tank Engine fans, this little railway centre offers the chance to take a trip on a full-size or miniature steam engine.
Muddy says: Get them away from catching Pokemon and outdoors instead catching clues. These guided trails offer Sherlock-style capers or spy missions for families to carry out together.