Muddy says: A gorgeous chocolaterie, with branches in Thame and Wendover. Good luck extracting your drooling children from within.
Muddy says: Teens not sure what creative path they want to pursue at uni? Here's their solution - a super-useful five day summer course, for 15 - 17 year olds, to give them the advice and support they need.
Muddy says: One of the UK's top micro pig breeders, Kew Little Pigs in Amersham, South Bucks, also offers piggy 'experiences' - school visits, parties, PR and even TV appearances.
Muddy says: A sure-fire way to get them off the iPad, this epic obstacle course and festival in Henley is always a massive hit with kids.
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: Dessert cafés are all the rage and your little people will love Creams in Xscape MK for its bubble waffles and Oreo-everything.
Muddy says: Such a great idea - pretty hair bangles work as well on the wrist as in a ponytail in a range of different charms and colours.
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: Get your kids off their screens with this vast collection of brilliant toys, games and other resources all aimed at educating your kids through play.
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: Stay safe and stand out from the crowd in these glow-in-the-dark fun beanies plus doggie gators, coats and jumpers.
Muddy says: An inclusive, friendly, go-the-extra-mile performing arts school for children and adults in Witney.
Muddy says: Want to stand out in your friends' inboxes? These personalised video invites are fun, easy and quick to make.
Muddy says: Parents of young children, breathe a sigh of relief. These clever craft and party boxes allow your 3+ kids the creativity they love - and you don't have to lift a finger!
Muddy says: There's upmarket childrenswear aplenty at this charming Old Amersham independent boutique.
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: A groovy local fashion brand for kids 0-10 years, based in Marlow, Angel and Rocket sells from its own bricks and mortar store and into the likes of John Lewis.
Muddy says: Cross one thing off your party to-do list with these Oglee Poglee kids' party bags - art and crafty gorgeousness at a mere £4 a pop.
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.
Muddy says: Mother's Little Helper in the school holidays, this activity centre lays on bushcraft, watersports and orienteering for Master and Little Miss Muddy to let off steam.