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Day Trips

  • 11 Autumn walks with pubs

    Is there anything better than a beautiful Autumnal walk that ends in a pub lunch? (spoiler alert: NO). Here's my starter for 10 if you want to stroll and scoff your way across Bucks & Oxon.

  • Into London: the capital reopens

    With the tourist count at an all-time low, now is the time to swerve the endless queues and enjoy London's cultural bounty.

  • Man the forts! The best castles within 90 minutes

    Ready for a right royal day out? We've rounded up 12 of the coolest castles in Bucks, Oxon and beyond. Tiara at the ready, let's go!

  • The best lidos and splashparks

    Hey hot stuff! Bit sweaty? No probs, use our pick of the best pools and river spots to cool down in. Just add sun lotion.

  • 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?

  • What’s on this week in Bucks & Oxon

    No plans? Muddy's weekly what's on guide is back, baby, with a mix of openings, events and online gems all from local venues to keep you entertained.

  • Stonor Park

    5 reasons we’re loving Stonor this summer

    One of our favourite family haunts, Stonor Park near Henley may not be opening its historic house for a little while, but there’s a raft of cool stuff going on in the grounds we think you'll love.

  • The best places to park your picnic

    Pack your scotch eggs and lashings of ginger beer - we're heading to these 17 outdoor beauty spots across Bucks and Oxon to enjoy lunch al fresco in time for sun this weekend.

  • Stonor Park

    What’s on outdoors (yes, really!)

    The time has finally come to put on some real clothes (joggers don't count, sorry) and have some fun in the fresh air - at a social distance, of course.

  • Sun, sea and social distance

    Sun's out and we've got the green light for a socially distant day out. Here's 9 beaches, less than two hours away – remember to apply lashings of common sense and SPF.

  • 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.

  • 7 perfect days of summer – just add gin!

    Ableforth's Bathtub gin looks cool, tastes even better and will rev you up for a summer of fun. Here, win a case (yup, six bottles of it!) and find out for yourself.

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