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  • 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.

  • 7 free things to do this summer

    Summer funds might be running low but there is still plenty to squeeze out of summer right here in Bucks & Oxon. Shall we take a look?

  • 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?

  • Oodles of Boodles!

    Ah Boodles, how I love you. Not just for the jewels and champers (though frankly it all helps). But also because Djokovic is playing his only pre-Wimbledon tennis tournament here. Book quick!

  • London calling!

    Love the idea of going into London but find it all just a leetle bit daunting? Make life easy on yourself with our Top 10 tips on how to have a cracking time in the city this Easter.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • Insider Guide to Oxford

    Planning to visit the City of Spires? My definitive guide gives you everything you need to know, including the tourist classics and hipster hangouts.

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