Activities

  • Step away from the screens

    Overstretched parents, tech-addicted kids and, shockingly, exercise levels dropping from the age of seven – what can be done to help children get moving again?

  • Waendel walking on sunshine

    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 route

  • 10 brilliant things to do this week…

    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, […]

  • High Five Northants – Bargain Days Out

    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. […]

  • Muddy Guide – 9 great day trips for half term

    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. Warwick Castle Half term week for schools in Warwickshire is 20 – 24 Feb fact fans, […]

  • Half Term Fun…

    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. […]

  • What’s on : Muddy guide up to 11 January

    Wakey Wakey!! It’s 2017 and we’re already picking up the pace here in Muddy Northants. This week there are some great events in the offing and lots of brilliant places to visit in our county.  It’s a big year for Muddy Stilettos too as we’ll be one year old in February and we’ve just been […]

  • What’s On 16-22 December

    We’re nearly there, but it’s not too late to let somebody else make your Christmas truly special before we head to the big day itself. Let Northamptonshire’s finest show you a merry, heartfelt christmas. Five centuries of Christmas, Canons Ashby, 10-18 December It wouldn’t be Christmas without a dig into Christmas past at Canons Ashby. […]

    • What’s On: 24 – 30 Nov

      Well here we go.  It’s officially time to start thinking about making the most of the festive scene here in Northants (I’ve already lost two Xmas presents I thought I was being organised in buying). This week the Muddy Guide has a flavour of good times and boogie, as well as some classy performances and more than […]

    • The Muddy Guide: Nov 17 – 23

      Hello Mudsters.  This week’s What’s on guide brings you sparkle in many varieties – People, Venues, Events and Charity.  It’s a great time of year, and it’s a great county to be in too.  Don’t forget to sign up to Muddy Alerts on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.  With so much going on, not all […]

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