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: A gorgeous, converted barn that's perfect for parties, corporate events or weddings. Hey, we love it so much one of our team got married there.
Muddy says: This Grade II-listed hotel and function room, standing at the gates of Waddesdon Manor, is a refined, tranquil spot for lunch, afternoon tea or dinner.
Muddy says: A world-class museum that hosts loads of events and is available to hire to give your wedding, Christmas party, reception or whatever, a unique backdrop and sprinkle of magic.
Muddy says: For those who like their champagne bigger and better! We’re loving this well-priced online company, dealing only in magnum sizes, that’s facilitating the Muddy habit in bubbles, cider, gin and port.
Muddy says: Excellent private chef Rebecca Barrett, tested by the whole Muddy team - charming and unflappable in person and offering inventive, inspiring food.
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: A stunning self-catering house and gardens with the wow factor licensed for weddings in the Chiltern Hills.
Muddy says: Specialising in wedding reportage, Wendy Aldiss creates characterful, natural and beautiful photography that captures all the emotion of the day.
Muddy says: A mobile bakery offering mouth-watering brownies, pastries and muffins served fresh out of their oven at your event.
Muddy says: A picturesque, extremely flexible wedding and party venue in a stunning setting near Marlow, Buckinghamshire. No vision too eccentric for these guys, and we love them for it!
Muddy says: Cocktails ahoy! Book this stylish, shiny mobile van and the trained Tipsy Flamingo mixologists for parties in Buckinghamshire and beyond (they'll travel anywhere for a good party apparently).
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: A gorgeous chocolaterie, with branches in Thame and Wendover. Good luck extracting your drooling children from within.
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: Easily searchable and well priced catering by a dream team of chefs who clean up after themselves. Because we don't always want to be in the kitchen at parties.
Muddy says: Stylish, sweet, photogenic and oozing retro style, Beryl deserves an invite to every garden party. This vintage caravan can be hired as both a photo booth.
Muddy says: An absolutely stunning Cotswold manor house estate, ideal for private parties, civil ceremonies or wedding receptions. I'm eyeing it up for my significant next birthday.
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: Planning a party? Raise a glass to the clever folk at Sojo Kitchen. A can-do, flexible attitude and made-to-measure service includes marquee hire, venue styling and first-rate catering.
Muddy says: Laidback and lovely riverside cafe in Goring which also doubles as a private party venue. Book for a stylish and slick afternoon tea, lunch or three-course dinner.
Muddy says: specialising in films for social & documentaries for families, this Oxfordshire-based company has work and play covered.
Muddy says: Freshly baked, perfectly iced, cleverly creative, these sweet treats are a cut-above your usual bourbon biscuit. For birthdays, christenings, weddings - or just because.
Muddy says: Fancy tying the knot somewhere with proper historic pedigree? This Grade I-listed pile was once a hangout for Henry VIII no less - his ghost sometimes even swings by.
Muddy says: Glitzy top-tier caterers worth getting your glam on for. UK-wide pop-ups from these party pros always sell out so advance booking's advised.
Muddy says: Raymond's Blanc's pitch-perfect Oxfordshire institution needs no introduction. Thirty years of two Michelin stars, beautiful kitchen gardens and top-tier gastronomie.
Muddy says: Bunting and bespoke cupcakes served with a smile from a retro pink camper called Lily. Ideal for parties with a fun twist.
Muddy says: Elegant Oxfordshire wedding venue hosting dreamy yoga, health and relaxation retreats - prefect for a pre-nup pamper ahead of your big day.