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Summer

  • Day at the beach, anyone?

    The sun's making an appearance this weekend (at long last) so we're thinking impromptu, socially-distanced daytrip to the coast. Who's in?

  • Splash! 9 outdoor swimming spots

    It's getting hot in here, so take off all your clothes! Now dive into our guide to the best open water swimming locations in Bucks and Oxon. Just kindly refrain from bombing, running or petting please.

  • Read THESE! Muddy’s sun-lounger picks

    Still undecided on which books to cram into your suitcase (or onto your Kindle). The Muddy crew have some super summer suggestions for you.

  • Pirates, Pants…

    ... and Wellyphants. A lovely interactive kids' exhibition featuring Nick Sharratt's iconic illustrations at Henley's River & Rowing Museum.

  • Hooray for high wasters!

    Feel at your best on the beach this summer in a super flattering high-waisted bikini. Suits you!

  • 22 Fab Family Day Trips

    Hey day trippers! We've scoured the best places to take the fam within 2 hours of Bucks & Oxon. Off you go - just make sure you're back before tea.

  • School holidays ahoy!

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

  • 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.

  • What book are you taking on holiday?

    Never mind the holiday wardrobe, let's sort out your holiday reading. Here's the Muddy top 10 summer tomes. Save space in that suitcase!

  • 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!

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