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  • Your one-stop-shop for mindfulness…

    How's the New Year, New You going? Maybe Rushden Lakes can help you out...

  • Muddy checks out 25 cool places to camp

    Those yurts, lodges and cool glampy sites get booked up waaaaay in advance, so heres a heads up on 25 best places to start your search.

  • At Canoe2 – the kids are alright!

    Fun on the Nene never looked so good!

  • Finca you for the memories – Muddy visits Lanzarote

    Finca de Arrieta is wonderful for families, couples, travellers and most holiday-makers, it's a broad church and it definitely gets the Muddy seal of approval.

  • London exhibitions to visit

    It's 45 mins away via train, so even we Northants types like to head down to the smoke every now and then. Well it's a change of scenery isn't it?

  • Summer guide to outdoor cinema

    Back by popular demand, a summer guide to the fantastic outdoor cinemas and theatres dotted around Northamptonshire and its borders. Muddy intern Maddy Morgan takes a look at what this wonderful county has to offer in terms of al fresco viewing! Highgate House, Fri 11 Aug Highgate House are transforming the front lawns of their grounds […]

  • Muddy loves: cinema under the stars

    Make a night of it and stay over. A film with fizz in hand and a warm bed two minutes away felt like a mini-holiday!

  • Life a’Fermyn at the Woods

    It's a beautiful spot - picturesque picnics, Butterfly gardens, glorious views and mysterious woodland walks. You really can make a day of it.

  • Wouldn’t you though?

    Time to pimp up your patio? I've just discovered this range of funky deckchairs and cushions that will help your garden get its groove on...

  • 7 brilliant beer gardens

    Suns out, Guns out? Not for this demure Muddy, however I will be frequenting a beer garden should the rain hold off, and there's some suitably welcoming spots to choose from.

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