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  • Cliveden

    Where can I take the kids during lockdown?

    Yep, we’re feeling it too. We’ve been locked down during a dark, dank month and yet we still have children who need fresh air and exercise. Calling all options: now is the time to present yourselves.

  • 12 brilliant local family walks

    If your house starting to resemble an obstacle course, it's time to force everyone outside. Here are our favourite Muddy walks in Bucks & Oxon.

  • Headline walks in Bucks & Oxon

    Looking for a walk worthy of front page news? Check out these eight headline-grabbing walks from the highest points and best views to the coolest local landmarks

  • Tales of the riverbank: 12 places to hit the water

    Calling all waterbabies! With temperatures at 30c and rising, here are the best ways to cool off waterside in Bucks and Oxon.

  • 20 of the best spring walks near you

    It's National Walking Month! What better way to celebrate than striking out on one of these lovely lockdown-friendly circular walks across Bucks & Oxon

  • The best bluebell hotspots

    Our local woodlands are carpeted in brilliant blue blooms, so here's where to catch them while they last - with nearby pit stops thrown in for good measure!

  • A beautiful walk in Burnham Beeches

    Just a quickie really to let those of you who aren’t in South Bucks know about Burnham Beeches, one of the loveliest, most family-friendly spots for woodland walking I’ve come across around these ‘ere parts. The image above was taken by me, no filters or funny tricky photoshop stuff. This is really what it looks […]

  • A day at Waddesdon with the kids

    I was up at Waddesdon Manor a few weeks ago and was so pleased with my photo I thought I’d share it! There’s always so much fun stuff going on at the Manor (did you make it to Feast on the weekend?) but actually the day I came with the kids we just hung out […]

  • A country walk bang in central Oxford

    I did this lovely little walk and pub combo last week and put it on the radio – which, ahem, I’m sure you all listen to at 7am on a Saturday morning. But, just on the miniscule off-chance that you prefer a lie-in, I’ll tell you about it here, because in a couple of months […]

  • Muddy walks: the Marsworth canal

    I’ve had a very odd experience with this post, in that I thought I’d written it months ago. Anyhow, turns out I hadn’t *sigh*. But looky here, it’s a lovely walk along the canal from Marsworth (just over into Herts) that I was put onto by my friend Ellie, who took her kids one day […]

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