The Muddy household looks forward to this weekend for lots of reasons. It’s dog and kid friendly, you don’t have to be super-fit to take part, and there are numerous watering holes on every routeRead more
We’ve got glamour, we’ve got St Georges day and the rug rats have gone back to school! The county has more than its fair share of indoor and outdoor fun on offer, so pour a coffee, pull up a pew and enjoy the silence while you plan your week’s fun!
Las Vegas Party Night, Whittlebury Hall, 7.30pm, 21 April
You’ve looked after the kids but the Easter holidays are over and it’s ‘you’ time.Read more
This year Muddy Stilettos Northants is teaming up with Althorp Food and Drink Festival, May 6 & 7 to find out who is the people’s favourite exhibitor at the weekend event. From sausages to sauces, wine to water buffalo, if you’re at the event, pick out your winner – with over 40 to choose from.Read more
I said it last year, but is there a food festival in such scrumptious surroundings as one of the most beautiful, private stately homes in the UK, Althorp House? Right on our doorstep, laid out on rolling green hills, miles from the madding ‘Northamptonshire’ crowd, it’s going to be a foodie paradise.
Following on from a deliciously unforgettable event in 2016, this year’s Althorp Food and Drink Festival promises to be another unmissable, mouth-watering experience; and fortunately we’ve got it earlier this year, Sat May 6 and Sun 7.Read more
Have you given a thought to summer camping yet? Those yurts, lodges and cool glampy sites get booked up waaaaay in advance, so to give you the early heads up, here are the 25 best places to start your search, as chosen by the people in the know – the regional Muddy editors.Read more
Mothering Sunday – A day out for Mums, Sons, Daughters and anyone inbetween…
They come in all shapes and sizes, we love them, and they can drive us mad but on this day more than any other we celebrate them all. There are a host of lovely lunches already planned for our Northants Mums, but I ask you, is there a more idyllic setting for a celebration of maternal appreciation than the rolling Northamptonshire countryside and a trip up or down the Welford road?Read more
It’s almost March, and I don’t know about you, but I’m still paying off the excesses of last Chrimbo (I really don’t remember ordering proper Champagne in the restaurant that time, doh). In a bid to counteract me sitting at home and feeling sorry for myself, Muddy contributor Lucy Banwell has curated the best free days out in Northants. No excuse Mudsters, wellies on!
A long walk or cycle around this ancient woodland near Corby is good for the soul, the waistline and the wallet!Read more
Pinch punch first of the month. This week’s What’s On has us running from one side of the county to the other like a March Hare. We’ve got gorgeous gardens, beautiful spring bouquets and should it get a bit nippy out there we’ve got plenty of Northants arts and culture to keep us company. We’ve even got a Northants to London day planned. Goodbye February – Spring has almost sprung. Yippee.
Status Update, Royal & Derngate, Friday/Saturday, 8pm, 24-25 Feb
We know facts.Read more
Didn’t quite make it to skiing this half term? Nope, me neither! But who cares, for we have delights aplenty in Blighty and not just out on our doorstep. Here are some great options if you fancy a day trip out.
Half term week for schools in Warwickshire is 20 – 24 Feb fact fans, so this week is a grand tim for Bucks/Oxon families to head up to Warwick Castle during its relatively quieter week.Read more
Has there ever been a better combination than romance and bored children? This week’s What’s On deals with the paradox of Valentines Day and half term hitting us like a Perfect Storm. Put another way, perfect Mums and Dads, should get, nay DESERVE, a bit of fun time after days of distracting the little ‘uns. Allow us to show you how…
The Soul Weekender, Stanwick Hotel, 10-12th February
Hands up who know’s the roots of Northern Soul?Read more