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  • A fairy tale stay

    Muddy goes all 'Rapunzel' and checks into an impressive 15th Century folly for the night with panoramic views over a famous Civil War battlefield.

  • Winter boltholes

    Pack that overnighter and give yourself the break you deserve, with 37 curated cosy breaks across the Muddy counties.

  • Need a romantic weekend away?

    We make a break for the border, with Muddy's Sophie checking in to the recently refurbed Woburn Hotel in Beds for a romantic weekend. Ooh la la!

  • Girls’ weekend getaways

    Try these 30 awesome spas, inns, bars and retreats across the Muddy counties and reconnect with your bezzies in style.

  • Thinking about your next holiday?

    Well, if you go down to the woods, you'll be sure of a big surprise. In a good way, mind. Luxury log forest cabin with extra treats for Muddy readers? Let's go.

  • Five star freebies

    Three weeks to go this summer and it's good news for Staycationers - no charge for kids to eat or stay at superluxe Stoke Park this month. Book up and chill out!

  • Gin Heaven at The Feathers, Woodstock

    Take one 17th century hotel, add a 400-strong gin bar, mix in one of the prettiest towns in Oxfordshire, and you're ready to be intoxicated by The Feathers Hotel.

  • 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.

  • Party in The Shires!

    Countryfile Live is back at Blenheim Palace next month, and this year it's throwing a special summer party. If you want to join John Craven in the mosh pit, read on.

  • Six great beach daytrips

    No plans for a sunny day? Get thee to the beach - it's nearer than you think. Here are our six favourites, all doable from landlocked Oxon and Bucks.

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