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  • Walk the Bluebells of Northants

    Who doesn't love a bed of bluebells? Here are a few of our faves; where are yours?

  • Waendel walking on sunshine

    Muddy 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 route

  • It’s a gin thing!

    “First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you,” said F. Scott Fitzgerald (author of The Great Gatsby and a lil’ hero of mine). The writer’s liquor of choice was gin, which he reportedly believed could not be detected on the breath. “Mother’s ruin”, as it is often known, has […]

  • The Music Barn – Kettering’s hottest festival

    The Music Barn Festival at Cranford is back for its sixth year and it's a blinder of an event!

  • Best cottage stays in Cambs!

    Muddy Cambs has pulled together some tip top holiday cottages that all come with waterside locations – better still they’re in the big sky countryside of Cambridgeshire (a mere hop skip and a jump from Northants.

  • 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?

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